Clutch have dropped their new single, "We Strive For Excellence." A new Clutch album is also in the works.
In a press release, frontman Neil Fallon shared the meaning behind the track.
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"'We Strive For Excellence' looks back fondly on childhood summers filled with grand plans gone awry, inexplicable bruises, untre
To properly dissect the best emo albums from 2011, one must not be afraid to use the term “emo” broadly, as this style of music can take shape across multiple genres. In 2011, emo was arguably at its lowest point commercially, as the mid-to-late 2000s boom had slowly faded away at the turn of the decade, followed by the genre’s dip into happier and more neon territory. However, due to ...
Reach NYC have released a new video for their latest single, “Last Surrender (Remix).” The new track also features Alecia "Mixi" Demner of Stitched Up Heart.
Additionally, the band made their triumphant return to the stage this past weekend, appearing at the Welcome To Rockville festival alongside artists such as Spiritbox, A Day To Remember, Korn and more.
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Already evolved from its origins yet not as crystalized as the 2000s wave in its sound, post-hardcore in the ’90s was a special kind of life form. These guitar intros will help you find your way into this unique decade for the genre. Check them out below.
The chances are statistically ironclad that when your eyes lock on anything related to the Vans Warped Tour, it will be accompanied by a photo taken by Lisa Johnson. She’s not only built a career chronicling participants in America’s rock scene, but she’s also turned into the de facto archivist for the traveling punk-rock road show that Kevin Lyman put together 25 years ago.
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Glassjaw and Quicksand have announced a summer co-headlining tour.
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The tour kicks off July 7 in Pontiac, Michigan, and wraps up Aug. 3 with a hometown Br
Maybe it’s too early to say, but 2017 could very well be looked back on as a landmark year for metal. It feels as though metal is slowly regaining traction in the mainstream, similar to the status it held in the ’70s and ’80s. Some may decry t
The last time Quicksand released a formal LP, Bill Clinton was in office. 1995’s Manic Compression lead off with a bashing track called “Backward” that was noticeably less dense than their prior work—intentionally brittle and wiry at points, opting for dissonance to replicate punch, rather than hip-hop cadence and raspy vocals. Twenty-two years later
New York-based hardcore band Quicksand haven't released a new in album in 22 years, but that's all about to change with the announcement of Interiors.
Check out when it's releasing, plus listen to their newest single, "Illuminat," below!
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Editor's note: In its origins, the TASTE OF CHAOS tour was frequently deemed "Winter Warped" by both fans and organizers. The 2006 road show took place in the late winter and early spring, featuring lineups populated by some of the most diverse voices in the scene, including bands like My Chemical Romance, the Us
Riot Fest have announced the 2013 aftershows that take place across four Chicago venues to follow up the fest, which takes place September 13-15 at Humboldt Park.
Tickets go onsale this Friday at 11 a.m. CST. View the full schedule, which includes shows by Against Me!, An
Riot Fest is right around the corner with the Toronto dates coming up this weekend and both Chicago and Denver following shortly after. Here are a few of the songs the AP editorial staff would like to see played at Riot Fest this year.
AFI - "17 Crimes"
Playing: Chicago September 15 and Denver Septe
Converse have posted a live video of Quicksand performing Slip opener "Fazer" during their recently wrapped concert series. The shows took place in San Francisco, CA leading up to the opening of their new retail store in the city.
Check out the video below and a free download of the recording on Soundcloud.
Converse have launched a free concert series, Converse Represent, which will take place at Slim's in San Fransisco June 23 - 27.
The five-day series aims to celebrate musical diversity, and will feature both established and up-and-coming artists.
A partial video of Quicksand's NYC reunion set can be viewed below. The videographer has made a petition to lift Bowery Ballroom's "no recording" rule when bands specifically grant permission, as he was ejected from the show early for filming.
Below you can view the setlist and watch a portion of Quicksand's reunion show at the Bowery Ballroom on August 24.
01 – “Omission“
02 – “Unfulfilled“
03 – “Head To Wall“
04 – “Fazer“
05 – “Too Official“
06 – “Freezing Process“
07 – “Brown Gargantuan“
08 – “Lie And Wait“
09 – “Delusional“
10 – “Divorce“
11 – “Slip“
12 – “Thorn in My Side“
13 – “Backward“
14 – “Hypno Jam With Dan“
Watch several videos from seminal post-hardcore outfit Quicksand's recent reunion performance at Revelation Records' 25th Anniversary show below. The performance took place in Pomona, California and was the band's first time playing together since their breakup in 1999.