PHOTOS: Comeback Kid, Reign Supreme, & Suburban Scum — June 12th @ First Unitarian Church in Philadelphia, PA

It’s not often that we cover straight-up no frills hardcore punk. It’s seemingly the anti-thesis of extreme prog that primarily catches our attention. Diversity is always good though, and if you ask photographer Maclyn Bean, the hardcore punk shows are more fun to shoot due to the energy and informal,…

Relapse Records Announce New Signing, Columns

Whenever Relapse Records announces a new signing, we pay attention. The latest group signed to the label is Charlotte, NC based band Columns. Despite the “plurals” name cliche, you can rest assured that Relapse haven’t started signing djent bands; Columns are pure grind brutality, featuring Wretched/Glass Casket vocalist Adam Cody.…

Hey! Listen To Loss Of Self!

I’ve said time and time again that while I’m still sorta fresh to the black metal genre, I tend to love avant garde and post-black metal the most. The blend of black metal’s bleak extremities with the atmosphere of post-rock and the off-putting weirdness of avant garde music makes for…