When one contemplates about all that's great in heavy metal, High on Fire should be one of the first bands that comes to mind. The group initially emerged from the ashes of post-Sabbath stoner metal luminaries Sleep. But faster, louder, and meaner than its forebear, High on Fire's always managed t ... More >>
Trash Talk is undoubtedly one of the most hyped bands in (and out of) hardcore right now. The Cali crew is the product of spending most of this past decade in a van, traveling across the country to crush audiences, night after night. However, recent years have seen the group enjoy some serious c ... More >>
Mick and Keith might look chummy. But they ain't.Yesterday, Crossfade reported on Steve Albini's recent beef with Odd Future. Here's the gist: After getting stuck on an airport shuttle with the rambunctious hip-hop collective, the notoriously cranky producer and musician wrote a post on his r ... More >>
Over the weekend, famed producer and seasoned independent rock veteran Steve Albini had some choice words for Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All. OFWGKTA and Albini's own Shellac were both booked for Primavera Sound in Barcelona and ended up sharing some time together on an airport shuttle. A l ... More >>
Google "Big Black" if this isn't hilarious to you In our Moving Units column, Mike Ramirez at Fort Lauderdale's Radio-Active Records graciously keeps us up-to-date and comments on the current releases flying out of his store each week.Two was the magic number last week, and things have only ... More >>
photo by Josh SiskA virgin encounter with the Israeli rock trio Monotonix inspires extreme gut-level reactions. First, there's the fact that often, one can smell the band coming -- these guys spend a lot of time on the road, far away from home. Then, there's this motley crew's looks, which are ha ... More >>
Pity the hapless hipster who wanders into Sweat Records this Saturday night looking for a copy of Vampire Weekend's Contra. In an unusual but welcome change, the evening's in-store takes a turn away from the mellow indie and towards the grimy, in a four-band show organized by local trio Green Sky ... More >>
No one would ever accuse Chris Palko, the New York rapper who goes by Cage, of coming across as warm and cuddly. From the beginning of his career on the circuit, he's mined his own set of personal traumas for musical gold. He's long discussed his fucked up childhood to end all fucked up childhoods ... More >>
Our look at recent South Florida releases returns.
Iggy and the Stooges are back and still searching to destroy.
The Weirdness (Virgin)
The Go! Team chops, mixes, and raps
Eradicating pressure-cooker paranoia with Your Enemies Friends
The Blackened Air "Touch and Go"
Pigface celebrates a decade of detritus from the industrial underground
Minnesota minimalists Low minor in chamber pop, major in Mormonism
They're Buck, and they're back: Dallas's hottest guitar band cuts the competition to the quick