Texas metallers THE SWORD have announced that they will release their new album, entitled Warp Riders, on August 24th via Kemado Records. In early February, The…
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Associated Press reports: BRET MICHAELS could stage yet another comeback sooner than expected. Doctors say it is possible that Michaels, the outspoken 47-year-old former POISON frontman…
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RailWorks SD40-2 Burlington Northern Add-on is available on Steam.
The SD40-2 Burlington Northern shares the same basic superstructure as the SD38-2 as it uses the same 16-645E3 engine (with turbo charging modifications). The Dash 2 also has longer front and rear porches than other models, making for distinguishing features when comparing locomotives. Another alteration from previous designs is the three radiator grilles mounted on the roof, where previously there were only two.
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Bad Religion has announced a handful of dates in the UK beginning in August. The band has confirmed 3 dates at the beginning of the month and 2 at the end, leaving two weeks for the band to hit festivals in Germany and Hungary.
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SPV / Steamhammer will release horrorpunk band THE OTHER’s fourth album, New Blood, on May 21st in Germany, May 25th in Europe, and on August…
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BUFFALO THEORY MTL, the band featuring members from GHOULUNATICS and ARSENIQ33, have issued the following update: “We reached 21,000 profile views this week, which is…
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The Onion AV Club has put together a detailed article looking at the roots of emo. The article attempts to find the value in the much maligned genre by looking back at the forefathers like Sunny Day Real Estate, Rites of Spring, Jimmy Eat World, Mineral, Pixies, Fugazi and more.
Regarding Fugazi’s influence:
What Fugazi harnessed better than any other was the power of restraint. Hardcore had been all about balls-out intensity, but Fugazi’s twisty rhythms and patient calculation made the louder, more intense parts of songs that much more powerful.
Diary hovers in a difficult-to-find sweet spot, alternately contemplative and cathartic, an engrossing mix of melody, power, and atmosphere. For so many bands that came after Sunny Day Real Estate-who would essentially break up (for the first time) just months after the album’s release-Diary was the blueprint.
Check it out here.
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WARBEAST (formerly TEXAS METAL ALLIANCE), released their debut album, Krush The Enemy, on April 27th via Housecore Records. A new 10-minute promo video for the album…
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EXTREME’s official video for ‘King Of Ladies’, taken from the DVD Take Us Alive (released on Frontiers Records on April 23rd), can be viewed below. ‘King…
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Montreal-based thrashers OVIF have announced a gig at Café Chaos in Montreal, QC on June 18th. Also on the bill for the show are TALAMYUS, POTION…
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Swedish heavy metal act STEELWING release their debut album, Lord Of The Wasteland, today, April 30th via Noise Art Records, a division of Rock The…
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Chamberlain have been tapped to support Gaslight Anthem on their upcoming tour with Tim Barry. The 90s post-hardcore recently saw the reissue of their album, The Moon My Saddle and performed some reunion shows last year.
Chamberlain will join the bill beginning July 16th in St. Louis.
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