I’ve Got Tissue Paper Feelings; An interview with Eric Slick of Lithuania

  Eric Slick and Dominic Angelella have been collaborating as Lithuania for about a decade, and yet until recently they’ve only had an EP (Heavy Hands) and a 7″ (Domesticated God) to show. The two friends are infinitely busy—Slick plays drums in Dr. Dog and Angelella writes songs for DRGN KING—but they finally orchestrated the time to record their first full-length album … More »


Stomping Grounds: Hank Shteamer of STATS on New York City, New York

    New Atlantis Records presents the August 7 release of Mercy, the debut full-length album by Brooklyn trio STATS. Founded in 2002 under the name Stay Fucked (from a line in Tropic of Cancer), STATS consists now of bassist/vocalist Tony Gedrich, guitarist Joe Petrucelli, and drummer/vocalist Hank Shteamer. This gang holds some heavyweight avant-rock credentials: Gedrich played in Extra Life and has collaborated with guitar phenom … More »


From The Horse’s Mouth: Keith Waggoner (ALL WALLS) on ALL WALLS

ALL WALLS is a new music endeavor from Keith Waggoner and Samson Crouppen of Holy Folk, an LA collective whose debut received praise from The Village Voice, USA Today, KCRW, LA Weekly, Pigeons & Planes and more. The production duo will release their self-titled debut on August 14 and recently unveiled the video for lead single, “The Spider (featuring GRÉTA)”. … More »

Pallbearer hit the road with High On Fire (2015)

Pallbearer have been on tour almost non-stop since the release of their monumental sophomore album Foundations Of Burden, which has been hailed as one of the best metal albums of 2014 by Pitchfork, NPR, Entertainment Weekly, SPIN and many more.  The band just returned from canvassing Europe, Japan, Australia, and the UK, where they headlined club shows as well as … More »

Insane Clown Posse release part two of the Marvelous Missing Link saga

Today, July 31, marks the unveiling of part two of the Insane Clown Posse’s Marvelous Missing Link saga. The “Found” chapter, the follow up to the smash “Lost” chapter released earlier this year, is now available at physical and digital stores nationwide. The Marvelous Missing Link (FOUND) is greeting the world following the wildly successful 16th Annual Gathering of the Juggalos music festival, which … More »

Grimace Federation release The Measure in Mixture, featuring Aesop Rock

Grimace Federation’s brand new EP release, The Measure in Mixture, featuring Aesop Rock, is out now! Unlike anything they have ever done, this limited 12-inch was pressed on transparent clear vinyl with a cloudy, white haze effect, and comes packaged with a free digital download card. Digital versions also available at iTunes, Fifth Element, Amazon and Google Play! For those unfamiliar, Grimace … More »

Miss May I share stream of Deathless, tour (2015)

Miss May I will release their long-awaited and heavily anticipated new record Deathless on August 7 via Rise Records. Today, the band has partnered with to give fans a chance to stream the record in its entirety a week before its debut. Stream Deathless now at The Deathless stream comes just days after the band premiered their … More »

Lil Dicky releases Professional Rapper

Hip Hip sensation Lil Dicky has scored the #1 ALBUM ON ITUNES with the release of his debut LP, Professional Rapper today. The Philly native has also premiered his video for the album’s title track, which features legendary Snoop Dogg, on The animated vignette tells the story of advertising executive/comedian, David Burd’s (aka, Lil Dicky’s) journey into discovering who … More »

Stern readies Bone Tuquoise for New Atlantis Records

With Stern’s debut album Bone Turquoise coming up next Friday, August 7, on New Atlantis Records, one more of the album’s gems has been premiered for your pleasure: stream “Your Level Best,” off Bone Turquoise, exclusively on PopMatters, here. In the words of PopMatters music editor Adrien Begrand: “Stern has created a surreal hybrid of gothic rock, DC post-hardcore, progressive rock, and post-metal, with a strong Faith No More influence tossed in, and … More »