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Failure announces first new album in 19 years, premieres "Hot Traveler" -- listen

Last year, alt rockers Failure reunited for their first tour in 19 years. Turns out the jaunt was just part of a much larger comeback: Today, the band’s announced a brand new album, … 175 more words


The Hyena Kill [Interview]

With a hotly tipped Hyena Kill showcase happening in London at the Stillery tomorrow evening, vocalist/guitarist Steven Dobb and TMMP got talking about said show, chaos, and swimming with sharks… 424 more words


Without Real String or Fish - Shriekback (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

A new Shriekback album isn’t merely a chance to revel in some wholly original music; it is also a journey through some great lyrical landscapes. Here they seem meander between analogies of the modern world and darker futuristic predictions; that travel from looking for “an echo of a Bowie tune” in Berlin to a new world that lies beyond a Metropolis described in a Clockwork Orange style language of their own invention. 211 more words

Reviews - Music

Prelow : Mistakes Like This (Skizzy Mars Remix)

If you’ve heard Prelow’s debut EP Why Does Everything Happen So Much you’ve probably heard the most popular track off the Extended Play: “Mistakes Like This.” It’s an incredible song that incorporates the best aspects of multiple genres such as indie rock, summer wave and rap. 196 more words


Punk Was Never An Insult

Today is the last day in the current run of punk rock, I promise. So I might as well finish up with some actual punk. The Replacements are less known for their punk output than their more commercially successful alt-rock output, but for their first couple of albums, they really exemplified the spirit of suburban punk. 346 more words


Joy Division: Unknown Pleasures

Talk about your classic early Alt-Rock or Post-Punk, however you want to categorize it, album.  I fell in love with this album several years after it’s release.   205 more words

Joy Division

A Big Black Tribute To Your Home Town

You know a band has anger issues when one of their softest songs is about getting so bored in their home town that they set themselves on fire, but what else would you expect from a punk band. 224 more words