2 years ago | Hardcore
Thrice are nothing if not groundbreaking. For the better part of two decades, the O.C.-based four-piece have consistently rewritten the rule book for the post-hardcore movement they helped define. From the often emulated but never replicated sound...
3 years ago | Punk, but, Like, the Pop Kind
It's been a tumultuous decade for Death from Above 1979 . Following the release of their acclaimed first album in 2004, the dance-punk duo, composed of a bassist and a drummer, have behaved something like an L.A. celebrity couple: They had a rocky...
4 years ago | Punk
Any punk band worth their weight in bruises always has one common denominator: a batshit crazy frontman. And Trash Talk's Lee Spielman ranks up there with the best. Signed to Odd Future Records, the hardcore punk band has become infamous around th...
4 years ago | Hardcore
In the mid-2000s, heavy music was in an odd place. Formula was king, with cookie cutter bands featured at Hot Topics and pictured on teens' bedroom walls. It was a real business. Iowa-based hardcore punk quintet Modern Life Is War was born into th...
5 years ago | Metal
The metal community are a passionate bunch. Step out of line, and you'll get the horns. Just ask Deafheaven. The San Francisco natives turned heads with their 2011 debut LP Roads to Judah (released on Deathwish Inc), but not everyone was thrilled....
5 years ago | Punk
After five years fronting hardcore band The Bronx, cherubic Angeleno native Matt Caughthran and his band did something bizarre, risky and potentially brilliant. They formed a mariachi group. Mariachi El Bronx would go on to open gigs for Foo Fight...