Interview with Clutch: Ready To Conquer Earth

As most of us already know, Clutch are probably one of the hardest working bands out there today, as they’ve been going nonstop since their beginnings as a hardcore band in the early ’90s. With no shortage of activity in their repertoire, they’re currently touring the globe once more. I …

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The World/Inferno Friendship Society’s Hallowmas @ Warsaw

BROOKLYN, NY—Despite any natural disaster, there will always be things that cannot be destroyed. The things that I speak of are, of course, traditions. Every Halloween, The World/Inferno Friendship Society put on a very special party, which is known as Hallowmas. Although each and every Inferno show is both unique …

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Interview with Title Fight: Receiving Their Green Belts

It seems more and more these days that the term “post-hardcore” is returning in a new form. One may have not heard this term used too often since the Fugazi days but post-hardcore now holds a completely different meaning, and Title Fight are the perfect example of what is now …

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Converge: All We Love We Leave Behind

Ever since the new album from Converge hit my ears for the very first time, I knew it was something special. In fact, it’s been a total obsession of mine for the past week or two, as I haven’t been able to listen to anything else.

The 14-track masterpiece of …

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor @ Rams Head Live

BALTIMORE, MD—A chance to see Godspeed You! Black Emperor live has been a dream of mine ever since I was turned on to them by a good friend of mine. In the very beginning weeks of the springtime, my dear girlfriend sent me a picture she took off her computer …

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An Interview with Converge: Getting Straight To The Point

On Oct. 9, 2012, hardcore punk band Converge released a new record via Epitaph Records, All We Love We Leave Behind. It was clear to me that all the hype the CD received wasn’t for naught, as it proved to be fantastic and extremely original.

I was fortunate enough …

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Stallone: American Baby

Stallone are a group comprised of ex-members from bands Torche and Cavity. They’re a band made up of four musicians who, from the sound of it, just want to have a good time playing their music. The genre is strictly that of the instrumental, heavy metal nature. Their brand new …

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The Liza Colby Sound @ Mercury Lounge

MANHATTAN, NY—I was told by a dear friend of mine about a band that he had recently played a gig with called The Liza Colby Sound. He told me that there wasn’t anything stupendous about them as far as originality though for what they do, they do it well. My …

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Minus The Bear @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ—An adventure to the Starland Ballroom was something I was most certainly excited about, and seeing Minus The Bear made it all the sweeter. As soon as I heard that MTB were playing a show locally with Caspian, I knew right away that I was going. I prepared months …

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The Casualties: Resistance

It seems like genres tend to morph into sub-sounds of what they used to be these days. This is not the case, however, with The Casualties’ latest record, Resistance. The New York band’s ninth full-length studio album brings out a rebellious vibe that has been present in their music …

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