Buffalo Killers

Buffalo Soldiers: An interview with Zachary Gabbard of Buffalo Killers

When Sun Pedal Recordings released Heavy Reverie in the spring, fans of bearded, blues rockers Buffalo Killers believed they were enjoying their yearly helping of hook heavy, homegrown rock from the band. So it was a surprise this fall when the band announced that they’d finished the record’s follow-up, with Jim Wirt (Incubus, Fiona Apple) at Crushtone Studios in Cleveland, … More »

Cut Teeth

Top Ten of Twenty Fourteen: Cut Teeth

The creed of Cut Teeth is a simple one: to be loud and be loud together. The band began doing so while writing together in Chicago early 2011 when the combination of inheriting a practice space and taking a break from their other musical pursuits (The Red Knife Lottery, Monday’s Hero, The Felix Culpa, Stay Ahead of the Weather) created … More »

Cadaver Dogs

Top Ten of Twenty Fourteen: Cadaver Dogs

Earlier this year, Columbus, Ohio’s party rockers Cadaver Dogs released their blistering new album Too Much. During the course of the record, the duo deliver their road tested blend of grimey, glammed-up cuts. The band have spent most of the year, the last three actually, on the road and have had plenty of time to size up this year’s album … More »

King Tuff shares behind the scenes video for the making of “Danger In The Dark”

Here is a new behind the scenes video for the making of King Tuff’s “Danger In The Dark,” track with producer Harry Fraud. The single was released this summer as an unexpected accompaniment to his album Black Moon Spell. Since his breakout album in 2008, King Tuff has quickly ascended the ranks to become one of the most well recognized … More »

Such Gold shares video for “Faced”

Such Gold has premiered their new music video for “Faced” on FUSE (http://bit.ly/SuchGoldFacedvideo). The video was directed my Max Moore and is the first music video from their just released new studio album The New Sidewalk (Razor & Tie) – iTunes Store(http://geni.us/SuchGold). The New Sidewalk is the follow up to their 2012 debut album, Misadventures, which debuted at #6 on … More »

American Heritage share stream of Prolapse

Prolapse, the ravenous sixth full-length studio output from Chicago-based hardcore earthmovers, American Heritage, is now publicly available worldwide via Solar Flare Records. To dispatch the news of its release, mighty Decibel Magazine’s online entity, The Deciblog, is running a stream of the entire LP alongside a track-by-track deconstruction of the album’s six brand new originals and accompanying three cover tunes … More »

Russian Circles celebrate 10th anniversary with shows (2014)

Russian Circles celebrate their 10th year as a band starting this December with a series of special shows on the East Coast and Denver. Today the band announces more anniversary shows on the West Coast in January. Sargent House label mates Mutoid Man (a new trio featuring guitarist Stephen Brodsky of Cave In, drummer Ben Koller of Converge and bassist Nick Cageao) support … More »

True Trans With Laura Jane Grace wraps up

The three final episodes of season one of AOL’s hit new original series True Trans With Laura Jane Grace have rolled out today, Tuesday, November 25. The ten-episode series follows transgender pioneer and lead singer of the punk band Against Me!, Laura Jane Grace, who came out as transgender at the height of her music career in 2012. This unscripted … More »

J Mascis plays Tiny Desk Concert, tours (2014, 2015)

You can now watch J Mascis’s wonderful “Tiny Desk Concert,” featuring Tied to a Star tracks “Stumble,” “Drifter”/”Heal the Star” and the Dinosaur Jr. classic  “Little Fury Things” (from You’re Living All Over Me). Watch: J Mascis’s “Tiny Desk Concert” via NPR Musichttp://www.npr.org/event/music/365731818/j-mascis-tiny-desk-concert In related news, Sub Pop will release J Mascis’ cover of the Mazzy Star classic “Fade Into … More »