Dayton, Ohio rockers Hawthorne Heights can’t wait for summer to come. Not only are they on this year’s Vans Warped Tour, they have a brand new album coming out called Zero, their fifth as a band.
Guitarist/vocalist Chip King and drummer Lee Buford keep moving up the ladder of duos that manage to sound like seven angry metal beasts. As The Body, the Portland twosome creates some massive, teeth-shaking mayhem. Their new EP on At A Loss, “Master, We Perish,” features three longish tracks that stomp and grind and satisfy on […]
So what was all this hew and cry and Sic Alps going pop? The three songs on this 12 inch may have a bit more coherent melodic sense that some other tracks in the band’s basket, but they also are so firmly rooted in muddy psych and backwoods improvisation that fans of last year’s debut […]
Once, a long time ago, I had the idea of doing a weekly (or, at the very least, a bi-weekly) column here on Music Emissions dedicated to metal and only metal…
Denmark teens Iceage do not reinvent their sound on their sophomore release. Hell, not only does “You’re Nothing” not stray very far from their debut “New Brigade,” is more often than not does not stray very far from 1981 Los Angeles. But as indebted to hardcore as they are (and post-rock, shoegaze, etc) the band […]
Welcome to another edition of Unsigned and Wound Up, volume 10 ladies and gents. The top three vote-getters will receive a professional review from a staff writer. The top vote-getter receives an interview feature.
Guards will join Portugal. The Man on tour in June and July, rounding out a busy couple of months on the road that includes dates with Palma Violets, Best Coast, Alt-J, and appearances at Lollapalooza, Primavera Sound, and more. On tour in support of their new album In Guards We Trust (Black Bell Records), the New York-based band just performed […]
The one and only electronic duo Daft Punk are finally back! In anticipation of their new record Random Access Memories out May 21, here is their very first official single from the upcoming project. It’s called “Get Lucky”, and features special guest Pharrell Williams. You may remember they teased us with those SNL TV ads a while back. […]
The Black Angels used lights and a lot of hard rock to electrify the crowd at Newport Music Hall in Columbus April 17. A capacity crowd enjoyed the concert, which saw the band use odd lighting in the background to excite the audience. The lighting used different colors, although it often went to black and […]
Another Planet Entertainment, Superfly Presents and Starr Hill presents, in a partnership with the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department, are very proud to announce the lineup for the sixth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. The world’s only gourmet music festival that Rolling Stone called “one of America’s best,” will once again take […]« go back — keep looking »