After several crazy weeks, things cool down on the release front this weekend—the last of July, in case you’ve been slacking on your summer metal binge and need a kick in the ass. As always, however, quality reigns over quantity, and in that respect, we are doing just fine once again.
Photo: Elrow in Ibiza, Spain It’s raining. It’s pouring. We’re stuck inside, and it’s BORING. Sure, this forecast is the pits, but it’s times like this that I’m reminded of the yins and yangs of life. After all, we wouldn’t know excitement if there was no calm, happiness if there was no sadness and sunshine […]
What do a fire breathing dragon, a pirate ship and Bassnectar all have in common? Aside from being collectively badass, you can also expect to see all three of these things at BangOn!NYC‘s Elements Music & Arts Festival on August 11th! What you won’t find there however is loud corporate presence or uncomfortable crowds. It’s a refreshing break […]
Originally I was feeling guilty about missing the last two release weeks, which were absolutely packed with flashpoint metal records…then I took a look at this week’s lineup. Yeah, sorry, not sorry. WHAT TO HEAR: Let’s start this week at the fucking bottom with Mutilation Rites’ scathing new full-length, Chasm (Gilead Media). A crusty grind […]
There’s a new way to get ghosted. And this kind doesn’t leave you lonely and confused, frantically re-downloading every new dating app your co workers have been obsessing over for the past month. In fact, it will provide the exact opposite effect, and also provides an explanation for the not so inconspicuous signage that you’ve […]
Apologies for the brief break, the World Cup really proved to be far too exciting. Though speaking of breaks, I’m actually in Edinburgh to see my first favourite band this weekend, but for those of you still in our own great city, here are the best options!
This is the first summer in a while that I’ve been in New York for uninterrupted weeks at a time. I have no trips on the calendar for the foreseeable future. While there is a small part of me that is itching for some world exploration (not to mention the urge to GTFO altogether after […]
You’re probably hungover, so I’m not going to bore you with the normal drivel. What I will say is, I hope you had a wonderful day off from work. Even if you’re feeling less than patriotic these days, you can still enjoy a little R&R away from the office. For those of you who didn’t […]
Another peek at a poster for this season of @summerscreen in McCarren Park ! A personal fave, Jawbreaker, will be screening on July 11th💕 A post shared by Bethany Robertson (@loveless_designs) on Jun 12, 2018 at 12:13pm PDT It’s almost that time of year again. Yes, the 13th annual SummerScreen hits McCarren Park July […]
As we stumble, bleeding out and going septic, into our annual celebration of America, let This One Goes to Eleven provide the soundtrack to our geo-political angst. Hot dogs sold separately.