Category: Reviews

Hear the New Desert Sharks Single, “CrazyCrazy”

Hear the New Desert Sharks Single, “CrazyCrazy”

For fans of: Bikini Kill, The Runaways, Girl In A Coma If you’re craving a riot-grrrl-esque jam to get your party started, look no further than NYC’s Desert Sharks’ new single, “CrazyCrazy!” Off their upcoming EP “Template Hair,” out June 24th on Manimal, “CrazyCrazy” is the perfect edition to any in-your-face rock playlist. Channeling the great Kathleen Hanna, frontwoman Stephanie [...]

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Crucified Barbara Takes A Stand Against Violence In “To Kill A Man” Video

Crucified Barbara Takes A Stand Against Violence In “To Kill A Man” Video

Stockholm four-piece Crucified Barbara has just released their new video for their in-your-face smash, “To Kill A Man,” and the timing could NOT have been more perfect. The aggressive, take-no-prisoners video comes in the wake of endless debate concerning women’s safety and overall rights (triggered by the recent Isla Vista mass shooting), and compliments the kickass track to perfection. The [...]

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Dead Waves – Oracles of the Grave

Dead Waves – Oracles of the Grave

Queens, New York hard grunge three-piece Dead Waves is back to melt faces with their new single, “Oracles of the Grave!” Produced by Steve Albini (Nirvana’s In Utero), “Oracles of the Grave” is the first we’ve heard from Dead Waves since their stellar 2013 EP, “Take Me Away,” and sees the bands already heavy sound get impossibly darker. Recorded in [...]

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HolySexyBastards – Devil Woman

HolySexyBastards – Devil Woman

For fans of: Red Hot Chili Peppers, White Stripes, The Darkness There are a few basic requirements you have to have in order to maintain a successful band: great sound, solid musicianship, and a rad name. Luckily for us, HolySexyBastards have all three. The Venezuelan trio will blow you away with their newest album, “Devil Woman,” released independently on BandCamp, [...]

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Seven – Lost In The Deep Sounds Of Space

Seven – Lost In The Deep Sounds Of Space

For fans of: Palma Violets, Jaguar Ma, Sultan Bathery. We’re feeling particularly spacey on this dreadful Monday, so what better way to come down from the weekend than with the trippy, intergalactic sounds of Seven’s new EP, “Lost In The Deep Sounds Of Space?!” The French quartet’s album comes a little under a year after their first stellar EP, “Beware!,” [...]

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Lemonbait – Lemonbait EP

Lemonbait – Lemonbait EP

For fans of: Nirvana, Pixies, Breeders. Pop quiz time! What do you get when you mix citrus, Pixies, and early White Stripes? If you said Lemonbait, you’d be right! The teenage alt-rockers released their EP back in October, and we’re kicking ourselves for just finding it now! The album kicks off with “Shiver,” a Bleach-era Nirvana-sounding track with the vocals [...]

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Concert Review: Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang

Concert Review: Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang

Woodstock, a town already saturated with musical history was about to host a man who can best be described as progressive rock’s luxuriant magician, Les Claypool. Claypool hasn’t lost any momentum since the early 90’s with the beginnings of Primus. He proves himself to be a real musician’s musician that truly seems to not be afraid of anything. On the [...]

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Bruce Springsteen- High Hopes

Bruce Springsteen- High Hopes

    For fans of: Eddie Vedder, Gaslight Anthem, Parker Millsap Bruce Springsteen’s latest studio album, High Hopes is both a battle cry for the future while recalling themes from the past. The album’s new material is anchored by older tracks, American Skin (41 Shots) and The Ghost of Tom Joad are reworked and refreshed, thanks to some help from Rage Against [...]

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Pond – Hobo Rocket

Pond – Hobo Rocket

If you’re looking for some groovy, jam-worthy, psychedelic rock, look no further! Pond is back with their fifth studio album, “Hobo Rocket” and it’s out of this world! The seven-track record fades in with the multi-genre jam, “Whatever Happened to the Million Head Collide?” The tune builds anticipation before exploding into a trippy, riff-rattled chorus at around 1:20. “Whatever Happened [...]

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Marathon – Marathon

Marathon – Marathon

Indie dream-pop lovers, allow us to introduce you to your new favorite band: meet Marathon, a five-piece from Lebanon, PA that’s catching ears with their genre-bending tunes. The best part about Marathon? They just released their debut self-titled LP here for exactly $0! And really, who can say no to that?! “Marathon” kicks off with the hurried yet relaxed “Off [...]

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Dead Waves – Take Me Away EP

Dead Waves – Take Me Away EP

Are you feeling particularly aggressive today? Are you fed up with people and the world in general? Great news! So are Dead Waves, the delightfully screamy NYC-based trio, and they’ve just released their new “Take Me Away” EP on Bandcamp! “Take Me Away” opens with “Planet of Tribes,” a rabble-rousing track that makes you feel like you’re getting stomped on [...]

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