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STRAND OF OAKS’ LATEST ISN’T JUST SAD BASTARD MUSIC

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“The lyrics don’t give up and I didn’t want the music to either. I feel a lot of joy and celebration in the record, even if a lot of the themes are pretty dark.” Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: GEOFF RICKLY OF UNITED NATIONS

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“I realized I had to make United Nations mean something. It had to be more than just a band; it had to be an art project, it had to say something, it had to have some sort of relevance.” Continue reading

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ROYAL BLOOD: BEYOND THE MERCH

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The oft-repeated story of how Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders wearing their t-shirt during his performance at Glastonbury Festival last year somehow played a critical role in their breakthrough is, well, bollocks. Continue reading

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REVIEW: KING BUZZO AT BRIGHTON MUSIC HALL

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Even though it’s unplugged without Dale, Jared, or Coady, if you’re a fan of the Melvins then you’ll enjoy what Osbourne is doing with This Machine Kills Artists. Continue reading

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MASKED IN MYSTERY: AN INTERVIEW W/ THE ENIGMATIC TOBACCO

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“I’ve never been comfortable with the idea of the world owning your work once you put it out there, so messing with people at every turn is my way of keeping it fun.” Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: KING BUZZO (OF THE MELVINS)

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I had some criticism, and I think this is hilarious, “the record just sounds like the Melvins without the rest of the band.” Well, duh! The fuck you think it’s going to sound like? No shit, really? Continue reading

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BAR HAVOC: WELL, I GUESS THIS IS GROWING UP

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When did we go from carefree children to grown children with a lot of serious responsibility? Continue reading