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20 post-hardcore bands who took concept albums to the next level
20 post-hardcore bands who took concept albums to the next level
Post-hardcore is especially rich in concept albums. Perhaps that’s because the immense vocal palette—from tender crooning to raw screaming—lends itself to expressing emotions. The music similarly matches. Sure, metalcore can deliver crushing breakdowns, but it rarely gets as intimate as this companion genre. There’s also the...
Top 20 hardcore bands with deeply inspirational lyrics
Top 20 hardcore bands with deeply inspirational lyrics
Hardcore bands are often praised for heavy instrumentals, but their lyrics are equally as important to the music quality. The artists working in this genre have often gone through life experiences leading them toward this type of music, and expressing their emotions in their lyrics reflects their skills in capturing the sentiment of so many people who feel rejected by mainstream music’s hard-focus
The 50 best albums of 2019 in alternative, punk, alt-pop and beyond
The 50 best albums of 2019 in alternative, punk, alt-pop and beyond
The time has come for the collective internet to narrow down their favorite albums of 2019. With more releases than we can count dropping in any given year, from DIY garage bands to the biggest of pop artists, the task is large. This year kept our attention with a slew of choices, so here’s what stood out. Chec...
Top 10 concept albums worth immersing yourself in
Top 10 concept albums worth immersing yourself in
Diving into the meaning behind a band’s lyrics can offer a glimpse into what influences an artist. However, sometimes an album with a fully realized vision driving it can reveal things you never knew. Whether it’s the inspiration a band draw from in their word choice or some historical background you didn’t know about a certain topic, concept records are some of the most fun things to listen to on
The Amity Affliction welcome Defeater drummer Joe Longobardi to lineup
The Amity Affliction welcome Defeater drummer Joe Longobardi to lineup
In a new Facebook post shared earlier this afternoon, the Amity Affliction have announced that Defeater drummer Joe Longobardi will officially be joining the band on a "full-time basis." The news follows the recent departure of the band's last drummer Ryan Burt, who left the band after they revealed that Burt had "been fighting some mental demons of late,” and being on the road had
Alcoa and Choir Vandals stream split EP on Bridge Nine—exclusive
Alcoa and Choir Vandals stream split EP on Bridge Nine—exclusive
AltPress are exclusively premiering the latest entry from Bridge Nine Records—a split EP between Alcoa (Defeater frontman Derek Archambault's alt-country band) and Midwestern indie arrivals Choir Vandals. On the former's side, there are two previously unreleased B-sides from 2015's Parlour Tricks, while the Vandals offer two new tracks to follow their own EPs. PRE-ORDERS (OUT NOV. 4): ... Read Mor
Defeater release video for evocative single, “Divination”
Defeater release video for evocative single, “Divination”
Boston hardcore band Defeater are sharing a brand new music video for their Abandoned single, "Divination." You can view the visuals below, via Substream Magazine. Abandoned, which was released through Epitaph Records on August 28, can be purchased now through the band's webstore. Defeater frontman Derek Archamb ...
Defeater share video for new single, “Unanswered”
Defeater share video for new single, “Unanswered”
On August 28, Boston hardcore act Defeater will release their fourth studio album, Abandoned, through Epitaph Records. Today, the band is sharing a new single, titled "Unanswered," with a video (via Noisey) that features a black and white array of performance footage from the band's various stops around the world, along with a few shots of the quintet taking in the scenery in various are
The Saddest Landscape begin recording new album with Defeater’s Jay Maas
The Saddest Landscape begin recording new album with Defeater’s Jay Maas
The Saddest Landscape have entered the studio with Defeater's Jay Maas to begin work on what will be their fifth full-length album. Fans looking to stay up to date with the band can subscribe to their mailing list. Feature: The Saddest Landscape’s “In Love With The Sound” The Saddest Landscape are comprised of Andy Maddox (Vocals/Guitars), Aaron Neigher (Drums), Andy Farrell (Bass), Daniel Danger

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