Interview with This Will Destroy You: Looking To Score

If you are a Brad Pitt fan, you might have heard of this instrumental outfit from Austin, Texas. How, you might ask? “The Mighty Rio Grande,” a track off of This Will Destroy You’s self-titled release, was featured in the 2011 movie, Moneyball. Two years later, the band was …

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An Interview with Arch Enemy: A New Revolution Begins

Arch Enemy has always been a funny band to me. Not ha-ha funny, just you know, funny. When you think of the stereotypes of metal, you may think the music is all very heavy and very extreme. And despite what some older generations might say, metal isn’t “just noise,” it …

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Interview with Pallbearer: Slow Riffs On The Fast Track

Ah, doom metal. First brought on by Black Sabbath, and continued by bands like Candlemass and Saint Vitus. This subgenre is one that pays tribute to the slow, heavy riff, down-tuned guitars, and a hint of despair. Pallbearer erupted with their 2010 demo which would go on to form their …

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An Interview with The Gaslight Anthem: Creating Their Own Reality

The New Brunswick punk rock scene is truly something special. After producing young bands like Streetlight Manifesto and The Bouncing Souls, it continued with The Gaslight Anthem. This is a scene heavily embedded in underground, basement shows, and local acts taking their music to havens like The Court Tavern. It’s …

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An Interview with Ace Frehley: Still In The Groove

I grew up on classic rock. This also means that I have heard my fair share of the classic “Rock And Roll All Nite.” But if you dig deeper into the KISS catalog, you will find a number of timeless hits featuring infectious licks and riffs from guitarist Ace Frehley. …

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An Interview with Earthless: Ready To Rumble

Earthless are an instrumental band from San Diego, California, that plays psychedelic/blues rock. Along with many of their labelmates from Teepee Records, they bring back the sound of the 1960s and 1970s while still making their music unique and modern. Back in October, Earthless released the five-track double LP, From

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Interview with The Shrine: The Daily Grind

With the way technology and the music industry have changed, we have seen a burgeoning display of do-it-yourself culture in music. Bands are able to do a lot more on their own, in terms of managing their own careers, than ever before. Local and upcoming acts can do everything from …

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Mastodon @ Terminal 5

MANHATTAN, NY—2014 appears to be a busy year for Mastodon. Not only do they welcome their latest full-length, Once More ‘Round The Sun, but they also have a full year of touring. In May, they decided to hit the road with their friends in Gojira and Kvelertak before promoting …

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An Interview with Umphrey’s McGee: Ahead Of The Curve

As digital technology has evolved over the past 20 years, programs and websites promoting piracy have left an enormous impact on the recording industry. So much so, that bands and record labels have placed a strong emphasis on live performances and merchandise for profit. As upcoming bands and independent labels …

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An Interview with Tombs: In Their Prime

I first saw Tombs open up for Pallbearer and Baroness at Union Transfer in 2013. I was blown away by the band and the crushing riffs that led me right to their Pandora radio and Spotify section. The hype for the band’s 2014 release, Savage Gold, was cited as …

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