Killswitch Engage: Interview with Mike D’Antonio

It’s going to take more than crappy computers and jacked-up hard drives to keep Killswitch Engage’s melodic metal from the masses. Every time this five-piece is finished and ready to hand over a new record to their label, Roadrunner Records, something always goes wrong. But 10 years and five records …

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Interview with Jeff Apruzzese of Passion Pit: It Pays To Have Good Manners

Growing up in the suburbs of Red Bank and Little Silver, NJ, Jeff Apruzzese was never allowed to road trip it to concerts like Tennessee’s hippie fest, Bonnaroo. Instead he spent his summer bagging bagels at Brooklyn Bagel, listening to bands like The Beatles and Led Zeppelin. But now as …

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Reggie And The Full Effect @ Highline Ballroom

NEW YORK, NY—Emerging on stage with his body and arms stiffly wrapped, a mummified James Dewees played his final New York City show as Reggie And The Full Effect to a less-than-packed Highline Ballroom on Sunday, September 7.

Dewees transformed into alter-ego Fluxuation as the NYC stop on the Farewell …

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Interview with Dragonforce: Ready For A Beatdown?

Vocalist ZP Theart is a heavy-drinking outspoken South African who resides in London. Bassist Frédéric Leclercq is a Frenchman whose mild-mannered demeanor is in staunch contrast to his wild stage antics. Together they’ve spent weeks jetting between North America and Europe in support of the Aug. 26 release of the …

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Interview with Thursday: Ringing In The New Year

The last time Thursday played a New Year’s Eve show was almost 10 years ago, in a New Brunswick basement, and Poison The Well were on the bill. Fast forward to 2007 and the habitual New Jersey post hardcore sextet are playing Starland Ballroom this New Year’s Eve with Circa …

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Interview with Madball: Flying The Flag For NYC Hardcore

For more than two decades, Madball have championed the chugging grooves and straightforward sincerity that helped to lay the foundation of NY hardcore.

These legendary kings of the genre continue their anthemic mix of old and new school styles on their sixth full- length album, Infiltrate The System, released …

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Hatebreed @ Toad’s Place

The annual metal and hardcore Stillborn Festival closed out the year at Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT, on Dec. 31.

The lineup included Crowns Of Kings, Signs Of Hope, Dead By Wednesday, Bateman, The Distance, Glassjaw and New Haven’s hometown hardcore heroes Hatebreed.

Billed as the reunion of New …

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