From The Horses Mouth: Dälek, want to set some things straight!!!

“I seen some questions on social media…I wanted to take some time to speak on what’s going on right now and to squash any bullshit before it is ever whispered or spoken. As you may now know, I will be touring in 2015 as Dälek. The line up for this tour will be myself, along side original Dälek DJ:  rEk on … More »

The Black Antler

From The Horse’s Mouth: Alex Weinhardt (The Black Antler) on 100 Wolves

In mid-2009 a duo of musical veterans from Columbus, Ohio, teamed up to form The Black Antler, a return to their metal and hardcore roots.  And considerable roots they had, guitarist/vocalist Adam Lowe, and drummer Alex Weinhardt cut their teeth in a buttload of celebrated indie and underground bands including Six Gallery, The Phantods, Inept, To Dream of Autumn to … More »

Hot Nerds ready Strategically Placed Bananas for Three One G Records

Three One G Records celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2014 and the game-changing, San Diego-based label, owned by Justin Pearson of The Locust, Retox, All Leather, Some Girls, Head Wound City, Swing Kids, and more, is busy as ever in 2015, kicking off the year with the debut LP by Hot Nerds. Titled Strategically Placed Bananas, Hot Nerds’ first full-length hits March 10 on Three One G. Pre-order the album, here. Like … More »

Swami John Reis and The Blind Shake team for Modern Surf Classics

Swami John Reis has joined up with The Blind Shake to create an album paying tribute to the classic surf and rock n roll instrumentals of the 1960’s and the more introspective music of the 1970′s surf films and update the genre for today’s more credible, discerning and extreme, modern surfer with their new album Modern Surf Classics, out January 27 on … More »

Call Of The Void share “Ageless,” tour (2015)

Call Of The Void recently announced a new LP for Relapse Records, and now the band has unveiled the title track, “Ageless” (see Lambgoat debut). Listen/Post: “Ageless” The band unleash another ferocious blast of sonic destruction with their forthcoming effort Ageless. A pummeling fusion of crusty grind, sludgey hardcore and groove injected metal, Ageless was recorded and mixed by Andy Patterson (Subrosa, Eagle … More »

Algiers readies self-titled debut for Matador

Algiers will release their self-titled debut album later this year on Matador. Listen to “But She Was Not Flying” here: http://matablog.matadorrecords.com/2015/01/22/algiers-but-she-was-not-flying-february-nyc-dates/ Algiers fuses the rapturous call and response of millenarian gospel, the bellowing urgency of 60s protest soul and the unhinged ferocity of no wave into a visceral music. With an aesthetic informed by sonic revolutionaries from Nina Simone to … More »

Cult Leader begin work on new LP, tour (2015)

Salt Lake City’s Cult Leader is a band that needs little introduction.  After the early 2013 dissolution of their prior band, metallic hardcore mainstays Michael Mason, Casey Hansen, and Anthony Lucero were joined by bassist Sam Richards to form a brand new beast: Cult Leader. Cult Leader released their debut, Nothing For Us Here, last April via Deathwish Inc.   … More »

Griever share “The Tie That Grinds” from Our Love Is Different

The newest Griever track, “The Tie That Grinds,” is now streaming here via Decibel Magazine. The song appears on new album Our Love Is Different, out February 24 on Vitriol Records. Consisting of two members of former Deathwish Inc hardcore act Lewd Acts, the San Diego band bashes out a gruff, driving, bittersweet racket that nods to their local Swami … More »