This week, Hydra Head Records founder Aaron Turner announced the label's closing. The L.A. metal imprint -- by way of Boston and New Mexico -- is home to first-rate acts including Torche, Botch, Cave In, Harvey Milk and, occasionally, Converge. Co-founder Aaron Turner says that they'll stop putting ... More >>
You head over to a band's YouTube or Bandcamp page because your computer will never physically (or emotionally) recover MySpace giving it herpes, and Justin Timberlake be damned, you're never going back to THAT place.
Very interesting things are happening with the guitars, drums, and bass, ... More >>
Hydra Head phones it inSanta Claus is known for being a carols-and-hymnals sort of fella, but once the summer equinox hits, he's all black cut-offs, devil horns and doom-metal.
Why do you think he keeps that wicked beard? It's versatile.
As far as gift-giving goes, this one may be arriving ... More >>
In the unpredictable wake of music's digital rebirth, vinyl has experienced a modest boom in popularity, seen by many (with delicious irony) as a replacement for the awkward middleman that is the compact disc. INCHES seeks not only to review the output of L.A.'s healthy vinyl community (one populate ... More >>