Extinction A.D.

Stomping Grounds: Rick Jimenez (Extinction A.D.) on Mastic, New York

Sometimes a little change goes a long way and in the case of Extinction A.D. a little change is what it took to graduate from their hardcore band, This Is Hell, to a new, full-blown metal beast. Taking cues from powerhouse ‘80s era thrash and metal juggernauts, their LP Faithkiller is a devastating debut that punches the genre into the … More »

Microwave share video for “but not often,” ready split with Head North

Before both bands go off and take over the entire world, Atlanta’s Microwave and Buffalo’s Head North will release a split 12-inch via SideOneDummy and Bad Timing Records on October 9. The split features multiple new songs from both bands, including Microwave’s “but not often,” the first new song from them in over a year. The video, currently premiering on … More »

Petal share “Sooner,” tour (2015)

Run For Cover Records announced today that they will release Shame, the debut LP from Pennsylvania’s Petal on October 23.  Noisey is streaming “Sooner”, the first track off the album today, saying of singer/songwriter Kiley Lotz, “Petal sounds like the space where Lemuria and Waxahatchee would meet; the crossroads between listlessness, earnestness and endurance.” Shame is currently available for pre-order via Run For … More »

Girlpool share video for “Pretty,” tour (2015)

Today Girlpool have released a video for “Pretty,” directed by Allyssa Yohana.  The song is from their critically acclaimed debut album, Before The World Was Big, out now digitally and physically via Wichita Recordings. The band has also expanded their Fall tour to include dates with Alex G, Joyce Manor, Eskimeaux and Told Slant.  All dates below. 10/5 Boston, MA @ Middle East (Downstairs) … More »

Young Empires share video for “The Gates, tour (2015)

Young Empires’ debut album The Gates is set for release this Friday, September 4 (Votiv). Flood Magazine premiered the stream and you can listen in full now on Soundcloud.  It’s a triumphant tour de force, deftly delivering chant-worthy choruses and weaving together head-bobbing beatcraft with avant-pop melodies.      LISTEN to “The Gates” via Soundcloud. The past several months has seen the Toronto band share album tracks including the … More »

L7 reunite for shows (2015)

The infamously fierce, feminist pioneers of American grunge punk, L7, came back into the spotlight upon the announcement of their documentary film, L7: Pretend We’re Dead, fully funded by fans across the globe via Kickstarter. Often credited as a leading force behind the grunge movement of the late ‘80s and for their influence on riot grrrl bands of the early … More »

Andy Gabbard (Photo by Sven Kahns)

Video Premiere: Andy Gabbard, “Fluff”

Brimming with creativity, Fluff by Andy Gabbard, his debut release as a solo artist on Alive Naturalsound Records, isn’t moving beyond what Andy has done, or will continue to do with Buffalo Killers. Sometimes, ultimately, you find yourself with extra moments and more ideas than one band can develop. So naturally, it made perfect sense to give that inward creative need an outlet. Fluff is … More »

Whenskiesaregray announce U.S. tour dates (2015)

Baltimore emotional hardcore trio Whenskiesaregray announce the first leg of their upcoming full U.S. tour, including dates with Estates. This is the first full tour in support of the band’s self-titled Mayfly Records debut LP since it’s release earlier this year. This LP can be heard below in full and purchased from the Mayfly Records webstore. 9/3 | Hammonton, NJ – DAV … More »