Payday 2 DLC Review

(Editor’s note: This review covers Payday 2‘s Armored Transport DLC and Gage Weapon Pack #01 DLC. Payday 2 is available on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360.) I’m a big fan of Payday and Payday 2, and I bought these two packs with great anticipation.  First let me say that Armored Transport nets you three new weapons, four presidential masks and … More »

The Estranged

From The Horse’s Mouth: Mark Herman and Keith Testerman (The Estranged) on The Estranged

The Estranged formed in Portland, Oregeon back in the summer of ’06 by Mark Herman (vocals, guitar), Derek Willman (bass) and Keith Testerman (drums). All three were in legendary Portland band Remains Of The Day, and various members are/were in notable Portland bands such as From Ashes Rise, Hellshock, Lebenden Toten, and more. Continuing in The Estranged’s tradition of mutating … More »

Eyehategod, Ringworm, Enabler tour shapes up (2014)

Eyehategod, Ringworm and Enabler‘s upcoming tour has been shaping up. Here’s the dates to have surfaced online ahead of an official reveal: 05/29 Fayetteville, NC – The Drunk Horse 05/30 Charlotte, NC – Chop Shop 06/01 Philadelphia, PA – Underground Arts 06/05 Boston, MA – Brighton Music Hall 06/06 Bay Shore, NY – Even Flow Bar & Grill 06/08 Erie, … More »

The Singles share “Inamorata”, tour (2014)

Los Angeles’ garage-pop duo The Singles share their karaoke inspired, alcohol fueled video for “Inamorata” this afternoon via A.V. Club. The T. Rex informed single, “Inamorata” fittingly kicks off The Singles’ Look How Fast A Heart Can Break with a fervor for riffs straight out of the gospel according to Marc Bolan. The Singles are currently touring the US throughout April and … More »

Skating Polly tour with White Fang (2014)

Born from an impromptu jam at a Halloween party in 2009, Skating Polly is a punk/rock/pop duo made up of stepsisters Kelli Mayo and Peyton Bighorse. On their second album Lost Wonderfuls (produced by Exene Cervenka and mixed by Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock), the Oklahoma City-based band revealed itself as a wildly vital force in the resurrection and reinvention of classic punk rock. For their newest release, Fuzz Steilacoom (out Feb. 25), … More »