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Altered Beast, “Falling Apart,” from Altered Beast (Blak Skul Records, 2017)
Kansas City hardcore outfit drops some serious mosh on us.
The History of Nemesis Records, by Patrick Kitzel (Reaper Records, 2017)
A deep dive into the label (and man) behind records by Insted, Brujeria, Uniform Choice, and much more.
Top 5 Maynard James Keenan Tracks, by Cliff Hodson (Supermassive)
Digging through the eccentric singer's discography.
Rachel Rosen (Indecision, Most Precious Blood, Milhouse, Caninus, The Wage of Sin)
"The first record I remember going to buy on my own was the Rockwell album with 'Somebody's Watching Me' on it."
Power Trip, Nightmare Logic (Southern Lord, 2017)
Crossover conquerors don't mess with there annihilative formula.
10 Deadly Sins of Local Opening Bands, by Jason Wisdom (Death Therapy)
Our musician readership will appreciate this one.
Ras Israel Joseph I (Bad Brains)
The vocalist on their Rise album looks back at his time in the band.
Quick Hits: Trip Machine Laboratories, Dose: 30 - Dose: 32
A look at the latest trio of releases from Trip Machine Laboratories...
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Discolor, “Burn Out,” from No Shelter (Self-Released, 2017)
A catchy, heavy, and moody emo-tinged jam from this up-and-coming Smithtown, NY group...
Singing the Khmer Rouge Blues
In the 1980s, tape-traders around the world helped catalog and preserve a nearly lost music scene...
A Death in Queens
On what would have been his 49th birthday, an old friend pays tribute to a NYC original.
Top 5 Double-Drummer Bands of All Time, by Set and Setting
When it comes to percussionists, these metallic post-rockers have great taste.
Iron Reagan, Crossover Ministry (Relapse Records, 2017)
Attitude Adjustment and Cryptic Slaughter-like riffs are always welcome.
Absolution, Juxtaposition (Wardance Records, 2017)
Influential NYHC group drops a new EP to start 2017 off right.