Andrew Miller

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  • 7 years ago | Concerts

    Mellowness might be anathema to Louisville's Coliseum, judging by its reckless velocity and nihilistic harangues. "My lungs are filled with fumes... There's no air in this city/I need something pure," Ryan Patterson sings on 2004's "This Mind Lock...

  • 7 years ago | Concerts

    When a friend asked Owen Ashworth for a collection of gloomy original tunes, the fledgling composer responded with a mixtape he christened Casiotone for the Painfully Alone. The name stuck when he began playing solo gigs, accompanied by gently pul...

  • 8 years ago | Concerts

    Metalcore representative Killswitch Engage combines a blitzkrieg bottom end that hunts with the springing fury of Pantera, labyrinthine Scandinavian metal melodicism, and agile yet sophisticated structures that showcase the band's hooks with more ...

  • 8 years ago | Concerts

    To visit Whole Wheat Bread's MySpace page — which pairs a profile photo of three unsmiling black men with streaming strains of fast, melodic punk — is to suspect an elaborate hoax. Not because black dudes can't play punk (Bad Brains ob...

  • 11 years ago | Reviews

    No Doubt's best record, Return to Saturn, played like an unofficial Bridget Jones soundtrack. Gwen Stefani is jealous of cuter women, greets her birthday with grim gravity, clings to an unfaithful man, and frets: Who will be the one to marry me? H...

  • 14 years ago | Reviews

    On paper, it's an intriguing concept: Two of punk's best-known bands cover each other's material, with Rancid injecting street-smart credibility into NOFX's snarky melodicore tunes and NOFX adding levity to Rancid's titanic Clash-inspired sound. W...

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