Interview with Dustin Kensrue of Thrice: Back To Basics

After playing together for more than a decade, never thinking their band would become what it has when they started, Thrice have come full circle with their latest Vagrant Records release. They seem to have done it all, the fast-paced garage punk, the stripped down melodic vibe, the structured setting …

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The Almost: Monsters Within

Created by Underoath’s Aaron Gillespie, The Almost debuted their first full-length, Southern Weather, two years ago to a welcoming crowd. Now, about to release their second offering, Monster Monster, on Nov. 3, Aaron and Co. are hitting the road in support.

Recorded in Nashville, the album hardly resembles …

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Cartel: Bursting The Bubble

Since first making an appearance on the scene in 2003, Georgia-based band Cartel has become a well-known mainstay in the music industry today. Having appeared as one of MTV’s first Band In A Bubble, they’ve certainly managed to break free from isolation and spread their music to the masses.…

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Push Play: Where For Art Thou Romeo?

Starting off with a bang, the newest band to emerge onto the scene is Long Island bred group Push Play. At Just 19-years-old these guys are already creating quite a buzz and eager fans are anticipating the release of their debut full-length, Found, set to be released through …

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A Clear Blurr’s Vision Of Success

With their new album, Trigonometry, set to be released on Sept. 29, and after being praised in AP and Seventeen magazines, Edison-based band A Clear Blurr certainly have their sights set on the big picture.

Their single, “Barely Breathing,” is already a radio-friendly hit with a music video to …

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Union County Music Fest: A Family Fest

Union County Music Fest has entered its 12th year and things just seem to be getting bigger and better. With a new location, Oak Ridge Park in Clark, NJ, free admission, plenty of family fun activities and music galore, this is surely a weekend event not to be missed. …

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Razorlight: Young And Strong

Five years young, the latest band to pop out of the British music scene is Razorlight who, in such a short amount of time (they formed in 2002), have catapulted their musical career into the forefront of the UK music scene. After making a name for themselves in the packed …

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Leathermouth: Vord Vomit

No point in hiding from our problems—that doesn’t solve a damn thing. Apparently Frank Iero (My Chemical Romance) feels the same way and when in need of some sort of outlet for his anger and frustration regarding the current state of the world, he formed LeATHERMØUTH along with fellow musician …

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Clutch @ Bowery Ballroom

NEW YORK, NY—I was trying to make my way to The Bowery Ballroom to catch what would have been a kick ass show, had I seen the whole thing, and to start Labor Day weekend off with a bang. I blame the Holland Tunnel and the obscene amount of traffic …

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Family Values @ PNC Bank Arts Center

It’s kind of ironic that they call it the “Family Values Tour” since that famous four letter “F” word (you know what I fucking mean) was just as much a part of the tour as any other headlining act of the day. Although, what American family do you know that …

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