MADUS @ The Viper Room
Normally, when I interview bands, all they want to talk about is the next upcoming cool thing that they are doing. Even though I asked about all the cool stuff, MADUS got pretty insightful about who they were and what they plan on doing as musicians. And I really respect these guys for being so candid. They are normal guys that just happen to be talented musicians and run a sick band.
BOSTON: First off, how long have
Pandora held their second annual Pandora Holiday Discovery Den this Saturday at the Grand in the Manhattan Center. Rudimental, Kiesza, and The Neighbourhood were all set to perform.
With Pandora’s main HQ located in NYC, we were fully expecting them to pull out all the stops. They teased about it being an open bar event, but with a free, all-ages party it didn’t seem feasible. Regardless, the light sticks were out, photographers in hand, and in a huge venue, Pandora was looking to kickstart the holiday/end of the year concerts with a bang.
With this party, Rudimental were first up in what
Have Mercy, through MTV! Stream, has released the single, “Two Years.” “Two Years” is the third single off their upcoming A Place of Their Own album which is set to release on October 27th via Hopeless Records.
A Place of Their Own is a much more mature album so far than their original LP, The Earth Pushed Back, when the band admitted to not knowing what they were doing (in terms of of direction of the LP). Brian Swindle has come to a place of his own in leading the vocals for Have Mercy. So far A Place of
Viva! Pomona! Our favorite small festival in our own backyard is back for another weekend of shows. The Viva Pomona music festival has previously been host to such great bands as The Lovely Bad Things, Tijuana Panthers, The Ugly Kids, and The Urinals.
This year’s list of bands performing include: Thee Oh Sees, Crystal Antlers, FuzZ, Chicano Batman, The Lovely Bad Things, Terry Malts, Winter Break, Souvenirs, The Younger Lovers, Cogito, The Frights, Los Blenders, Santoros, Michael Rey and the Woebegones, The Dead Ships, Salvador and the Unicorn,
Midwest hardcore’s finest, Expire, released their new banger Pretty Low through Bridge 9 Records. Packed with anger in every word and heavy bass, this new album fails to disappoint.
We all remember Pendulum Swings as one of the top hardcore albums of 2012 and now, two years later, the much anticipated Pretty Low will be up for grabs on June 17th. Midwest hardcore at it’s finest, Expire’s Pretty Low is something that you will not want to miss out on. Catch it on Bridge Nine records.
One album I cannot seem to stop listening to lately, although a couple of months late to the game, is Defeater’s Letters Home. It is definitely on my top list of hardcore albums brought in 2013 by a long shot as the vocalist’s passion and the instrumentalists’ originality work in perfect harmony. The first song of the album,Bastards
Five O’Clock Shadows at the Edge of the Western World
Dangers-Five O’Clock Shadows at the Edge of the Western World
As continuation of a previous post, here is the complete album review of Dangers’ Five O’Clock Shadows at the Edge of the Western World (referred to as Five O’Clock from now on).