San Francisco’s Stoic Violence have their brand new debut 12″ available now from Katorga Works and Video Disease. It’s a split 12″ released through both labels that has the band leaving the gnarly dirty sound from their demos and embracing the use of a studio and a cleaner recording approach. You can check out one of the tracks – “Wretched Existence” – from the 8-song record below for a better idea of what we’re talking about. The self-titled album is loaded with chainsaw riffage and fuzzy bass and what more could you ask for? You can snag it from either label right now – here or here – but you should probably get on it sooner than later. As all KW releases go – you can also download it in-full for free right here.
You probably already know West Coast hardcore label Iron Lung Records as a synonym for Total Control, but they are also building their roster easterly with Berlin’s Diat. The sound of the German trio is not too far off the pool of British punk and post-punk that Total Control draws from, ie. Killing Joke and Crisis. However, Diat explores a…
In the all-too-apt words of Bill Watterson, the days are just packed. Wow, Ghostface Killer and Raekwon are at Marathon tomorrow, so that will be incredible. For those lamenting old Nashville, Friday is a classic Nashville night with our sweet queen Dolly Parton will be Ryman-rocking meanwhile our favorite mom-country artist Shania Twain will be stadium-rocking at Bridgestone. Not to mention, the same night heavyweights Hans…
We told you on Monday that we would have some big news for Freakin’ Weekend coming up, and the time has come. To start things off, above this lil chunk of text is our poster for this year. NO, it doesn’t say Freakin’ Weekend anywhere on it. NO, it doesn’t list any of the bands….