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Down & The Melvins: Twice The Sludge

Southern metal semi-supergroup Down (if you’re not a metalhead, you’re probably only going to recognize the name Pantera) probably wouldn’t exist if The Melvins hadn’t blazed the slow and heavy trail first, and...
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Jonas Sees In Color: My Name Is Jonas

Whether we need any more sensitive boy songwriters or bands with the name Jonas in them is still up for debate, but as long as the teenage girls of the world demand it, there will always be a market for the you...

fun.: Aim And Ignite

The world of power-pop suffered a savage blow when The Format announced an indefinite hiatus (music industry lingo for “break-up”) in February of 2008. The band’s penchant for sticky pop hooks was balanced with...

The Bronx: Mariachi El Bronx

Remember the commotion The Bronx stirred up at their inception? The band had a major label bidding war on their hands after their second show and signed with Island Def Jam with barely a dozen shows under their...
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Bat For Lashes In NYC

Bat For Lashes’ Natasha Khan (for all intents and purposes, Bat For Lashes is Natasha Khan) has a knack for maintaining the delicate balance between gothic moodiness and precious pop. The British singer’s maste...

Oneida @ Maxwell’s

HOBOKEN, NJ—Parking sucks in Hoboken. Let’s just get that out of the way. After driving around for close to an hour, weaving around numerous double-parked vehicles, my friends and I finally gave up and shelled ...
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Grindcore Overload

A Brooklyn-based heavy music series masterminded by Boredoms’ 77BOADRUM performance organizer Adam Shore is set to kick off with three of the greatest artists in grindcore history. Repulsion will play their lan...