Posts Tagged ‘riffs’

  • Closet Disco Queen – Sexy Audio Deviance for Punk Bums

    Mar 27, 17 • Introducing, mp3's, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Closet Disco Queen – Sexy Audio Deviance for Punk Bums
    Closet Disco Queen – Sexy Audio Deviance for Punk Bums

    Now, that's a great EP title, seriously - well done the lads from La Chaux De Fonds. Closet Disco Queen are on some kind of bizarre quest to make sure you're dripping in sweat. No, not through fear, but through their turbo-charged raw, untamed power. ...

  • Reasons why you should watch the unaired pilot of Two Minutes To Late Night

    Jun 25, 16 • Features, Introducing, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Reasons why you should watch the unaired pilot of Two Minutes To Late Night
    Reasons why you should watch the unaired pilot of Two Minutes To Late Night

    What do you get if you combine the idea for a talk show that doesn't take itself seriously, a thrash metal house band, copious amounts of drinking, Ben Weinman, lots of corpse paint and pointless weather reports? Two Minutes To Late Night of course!...

  • UXO – UXO

    Apr 17, 16 • Features, Introducing, mp3's, News, ReviewsComments Off on UXO – UXO
    UXO – UXO

    UXO is a project formed by Steve Austin of metal/noise/haters of everything, Today is the Day and Chris Spencer of Wreck-merchants, Unsane with the help of bassist Aarne Victorine and drummer Patrick Kennedy (who jammed with Austin in the band Taipan). UXO isn't a comfortable listen by any means - it twitches and snaps like a hair-trigger temper on an unpredictable mob Capo...

  • Mutoid Man – Bleeder

    Jul 18, 15 • Features, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Mutoid Man – Bleeder
    Mutoid Man – Bleeder

    Well, if this doesn't punch a wet, viscera-coated hole through your chest, I don't know what will. Mutoid Man are Stephen Brodsky, Ben Koller and Nick Cageao. You'll be familiar with Brodsky - him of Cave In fame, making huge crushing space rock jams (Big Riff!), Koller briefly drummed for Cave In before becoming the stickman for noise-hardcore thrash-merchants Converge...

  • Stolen Nations – Smoke Signals

    Oct 28, 14 • Features, News, ReviewsComments Off on Stolen Nations – Smoke Signals
    Stolen Nations – Smoke Signals

    Stolen Nations are going to tick a lot of boxes for people. A two piece, comprised of Jon Terrey (ex-The Chariot) on guitars, vocals and Kris Rochelle (of Listener) on drums, they're sound is an ever-shifting amalgamation of grunge, punk, stoner and even post rock thrown into the mix. ...

  • Arms & The Man – …Are Nothing But Animals

    Sep 1, 14 • Features, News, Reviews, VideosComments Off on Arms & The Man – …Are Nothing But Animals
    Arms & The Man – …Are Nothing But Animals

    Arms & The Man deliver three tracks explicitly stating why they're "doing it like the bands they grew up on", with ardent, dynamic power. Their new EP, ...Are Nothing But Animals, returns to funny town with a truckload of riffs, self-deprecation, arrogant swagger and er...wolf punching...

  • The Austerity Program – Beyond Calculation

    Jun 24, 14 • Features, Introducing, ReviewsComments Off on The Austerity Program – Beyond Calculation
    The Austerity Program – Beyond Calculation

    New York's The Austerity Program are the audio equivalent of Mr Wrench and Mr Numbers sent to 'take care of things'. Absolute evil if there ever was? Quite possibly. Beyond Calculation, the newest album from guitarist Justin Foley, bassist Thad Callabrese and a drum machine is a razor-sharp offering seething punk rock...

  • Floor – Oblation

    May 27, 14 • Features, News, ReviewsComments Off on Floor – Oblation
    Floor – Oblation

    So, you're waiting for the new Torche album huh? This should quench that thirst. Steve Brooks and Co. return with more riffs, sludge and doom-pop, including a songs about a war party, Don Quioxte's horse and finding that perfect man. Floor are back - let's get lower than before...

  • Wild Throne – Blood Maker

    Mar 25, 14 • Features, Introducing, Reviews, WelcomeComments Off on Wild Throne – Blood Maker
    Wild Throne – Blood Maker

    Hailing from Bellingham, Wild Throne are vibrant, technicoloured chaos. This chaos though, has for the most part, some structure - it doesn't feel totally thuggish, smashing things for the sake of smashing them; there's determination, relentless pace and twists and turns at every chord, every drum beat and every sung/screamed/whispered word...

  • Tussk – Par T Animal

    Mar 17, 14 • Introducing, News, ReviewsComments Off on Tussk – Par T Animal
    Tussk – Par T Animal

    Good people, you're in for a treat come April 11. Staffordshire's Tussk, release their new EP, Part T Animal and it's going to kick your arse. Founded back in 2010 (thanks Facebook), this five-piece of beards, tattoos and beer-hair bridge that gap between swaggering, southern rock, throaty, guttural hardcore all packed beneath a wall of meaty riffs and thundering drumbeats...