EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE: D.C.’s Sideshow Cinema Deliver A Double Dose Of Frenzied Post-Hardcore With New Singles

Flesh & Bone Records, based out of Chicago, is an indie label that should be on the radar of anyone interested in ambitious, creative heavy music. This year alone we have already debuted tracks ranging from the brooding slowcore of Brady, to the upbeat, “posi-djent” of HARM LESS, the lush…

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Post. Festival’s Organizers Explain Why the Midwest is the Perfect Place for Post-Rock (Plus Single-Day Tickets & Set Times)

In case you missed it, we announced a couple of months ago that Heavy Blog will be sponsoring Post. Festival, the US’s only (and thus also premier) major post-rock/metal/whatever festival on October 19th and 20th at Indiana City Brewery Co. in Indianapolis, IN. The festival is shaping up to be an incredible event, featuring the likes of The Appleseed Cast, Outrun the Sunlight, Heron, This Patch of Sky, and far more. I wanted to talk to the festival organizers about what fans can expect from the weekend, about what makes holding a post-rock festival in the US a more daunting challenge than in Europe, and about why they believe the genre of post-rock is as strong as it’s ever been and only getting stronger.

Post Rock Post // June 2018

Hello, I have returned! All the thanks to my brother from across the world, Eden, for taking ownership of this place for the past couple of months while I experienced multiple large life events (honeymoon, moving to a new state/metro area, getting a new job). I am back though to deliver you all the best in all things post-rock and metal. And I am doing so at an excellent time because I come bearing an awesome announcement!

PHOTOS: Atsuko Chiba, Au Revoir—April 7th, 2016 @ Door No. 3, Chicago, IL

Post-rock’s evolution from shoegaze has certainly been a fulfilling musical passage, spawning some Heavy Blog favorites including Explosions in the Sky, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Outrun the Sunlight, In Each Hand a Cutlass, Maiak, and literally countless others. We’re blessed to constantly be discovering new artists, especially in the post-rock…