Category Archives: Interviews

GRIDFAILURE: Echoes And Dust Premieres “Outlander Harvesters” Video; Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II Out Now On Nefarious Industries – Earsplit Compound

New York’s GRIDFAILURE has created a video from the outfit’s new album, Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II – the second title in an ongoing five-album concept series – which saw release in June through Nefarious Industries. The video for “Outlander Harvesters” sees its premiere through…

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(((O))) Interview: David Brenner From GRIDFAILURE (+ Eclusive Video Premiere) – Echoes and Dust

“GRIDFAILURE makes music that is as harsh and unsettling as it is hypnotic so it is quite apt that their dystopian noise has yielded their crushing, latest album Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery II on Nefarious Industries during these uncertain and unprecedented times.” – Echoes…

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FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY: The Sleeping Shaman Premieres “The Plan” Video With Interview From COVID-19 Quarantine In China; Livestream Booked For This Friday – Earsplit Compound

[photos by Roman Meisenberg] Wenzhou, China-based alt/grunge rock duo FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY has issued a video for “The Plan,” through a premiere hosted by The Sleeping Shaman. The debut of the video is adjoined by an exclusive interview and photo feature…

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FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY: PureGrainAudio Premieres “Go Outside” Video From China/US-Based Duo; Debut Album To See Reissue Via Nefarious Industries – PureGrainAudio

US/China-based FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY has issued a new video for “Go Outside,” which is now playing through a premiere hosted by PureGrainAudio. “Go Outside” comes from FUCK YOUR BIRTHDAY’s Blow Out The Candles And Make A Split – a split EP with Chinese punk trio…

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Avant Punk Rockers CINEMA CINEMA Return With CCXMD (Album Stream + Interview) – PopMatters

“…a sweeping release that is undoubtedly punk in spirit while also including doses of ambient and free jazz. If the New York City music scene has long been about marrying the raw aggression of frustrations of urban life with the…

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Exclusive Premiere: EL DRUGSTORE “Moral Curve” – Mathcore Index

“EL DRUGSTORE “will immediately ensnare you with its jagged, yet groove-laden riffs, and dissonant, Gorgutsian lurches. […] The Golden Age Of Bad Ideas sees the band honing in on the heavier, more head-spinning aspects of their sound, and increasing them tenfold.…

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MetalBite Premiere: BLACKTHORNE – ‘Blackthorne’ full album stream

“Fueled by historical occurrences leading up to the current times, BLACKTHORNE through their self-titled album, aim to stomp out all things they detest socially. Taking refuge under the political umbrella, the Twin Cities quintet bring with them a voice echoing through…

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The Doorway To Interviews THOSE DARN GNOMES

THOSE DARN GNOMES discuss origin stories, musical influences, and the San Diego scene with Clint Listing of The Doorway To. We can’t even make this stuff up… “My house was broken into about three years ago, just before our second…

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Premiere: San Diego’s THOSE DARN GNOMES Up the Weirdness Game With “Birds” – PopMatters

“A collision of avant-garde jazz, the wild, wooly experiments of composer Harry Partch, Beatnik poetry, shattered noise, shards of black box theater, the sinister weirdness lurking behind the childlike chaos of The Muppet Show. Somewhere in there are moments of…

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GRIDFAILURE: Cvlt Nation Premieres “Exsanguination Of The Utopians” Video; Solo Outfit Confirmed To Score Horror Short Film HARMLESS – Earsplit Compound

[photos by Liz Ciavarella-Brenner] Lower Hudson Valley solo outfit GRIDFAILURE has released a new video for “Exsanguination Of The Utopians,” the closing track on one of the unit’s recent albums, Sixth Mass-Extinction Skulduggery I — the first in a five-album series —  which saw…

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