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Clutch share “We Strive For Excellence,” announce fall tour
Clutch share “We Strive For Excellence,” announce fall tour
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. Read more: Lamb Of God announce new album ‘Omens’ along with 2022 tour "'We Strive For Excellence' looks back fondly on childhood summers filled with grand plans gone awry, inexplicable bruises, untre
10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
10 best emo albums of 2011, from Taking Back Sunday to Sleeping With Sirens
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 ... Read Mor
Reach NYC team up with Stitched Up Heart for “Last Surrender (Remix)”—watch
Reach NYC team up with Stitched Up Heart for “Last Surrender (Remix)”—watch
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.  Read more: Ch...
Warped Tour has a traveling museum thanks to photographer Lisa Johnson
Warped Tour has a traveling museum thanks to photographer Lisa Johnson
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. When music fa... Read
Quicksand’s ‘Interiors’ channels inherent optimism, 22 years later
Quicksand’s ‘Interiors’ channels inherent optimism, 22 years later
Quicksand Interiors 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 ...
Taste Of Tuesday: Go-karts, relationships and metal vs. punk with Quicksand
Taste Of Tuesday: Go-karts, relationships and metal vs. punk with Quicksand
Taste Of Tuesday: Go-karts, relationships and metal vs. punk with Quicksand 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
Weekly Playlist #39: Riot Fest 2013
Weekly Playlist #39: Riot Fest 2013
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.  CONTRIBUTORS Rachel Campbell Scott Heisel  Brian Kraus  Brittany Moseley  Cassie Whitt  AFI - "17 Crimes" Playing: Chicago September 15 and Denver Septe
Watch footage from Quicksand’s NYC reunion show
Watch footage from Quicksand’s NYC reunion show
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“