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Meet the new lead for ‘Pacific Rim 2’

The sequel to Guillermo Del Toro’s monster versus machine film, Pacific Rim, will feature John Boyega as the leading man. Boyega, who is most likely known to the world as stormtrooper turned rebel Finn, is gaining traction after his breakout performance in last year’s incredibly anticipated film, The Force Awakens. Speaking on the casting, Del […]

REVIEW: Thrice return with powerhouse new record, ‘To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere’

Artist: Thrice Album: To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere Genre: Rock It’s been a while since we’ve heard any new music from Thrice, but they’ve welcomed us back with complete and utter ease in “Hurricane,” the first track off of the band’s ninth LP, To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere. With buzzed guitars […]

REVIEW: Nothing undress what it means to be “shoegaze” on new LP, ‘Tired Of Tomorrow’

Artist: Nothing Album: Tired Of Tomorrow Genre: Alternative, Rock Though it’s only been two years in between albums for Philly-based alt-rockers Nothing, it feels as if the band has aged much more than that. Striking headlines over the past few months, the band’s tired motifs have not only personified their music, but almost every outlook […]

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Stream Nothing’s new LP, ‘Tired Of Tomorrow’

Nothing are streaming their new LP, Tired Of Tomorrow, just over a week in advance over at NPR. The Will Yip-produced work continues from the band’s much loved debut, Guilty Of Everything. Consistent with huge tones, dreamy vocals and melodies, and a lush production, Tired Of Tomorrow is a powerhouse album that will be sure […]

REVIEW: Henrietta offer quality indie rock on ‘Paper Wings’

Artist: Henrietta Album: Paper Wings Genre: Indie Rock Label: Animal Style I was a big fan of Henrietta‘s debut, The Trick Is Not Minding. Playing nothing like a debut, the band create incredibly emotional business, drowned in massive guitars and gritty vocals that are sure to bring up discourse on Pedro The Lion. On their […]

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Thrice release “Black Honey” from upcoming LP

Thrice have released the newest track off of their highly anticipated ninth release, To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere. “Black Honey” follows the previously released “Blood On The Sand,” and shows the band keeping up with the aggressive choruses, but adding more to the diversity of their upcoming release. Talking to NPR about the […]

REVIEW: Poly-Math – ‘Melencolia’

Artist: Poly-Math Album: Melencolia Genre: Post-Rock, Math I have always found it difficult to assess deep work, so when given the chance to listen to Poly-Math‘s new album, Melencolia, the three-track, near-thirty-five-minute epic seemed like a daunting task. But, once fully embraced by the tantalizing musicianship, Poly-Math made the journey that of a breeze. Opener […]

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Warner Bros. CEO confirms development of solo Batman film

Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice has garnered an incredibly mixed reaction. Critics have generally disliked the film, while fans of the DC universe have found solace in the tone and setting Warner Bros. have built up for future films. One aspect of the film that has been universally praised though, is Ben Affleck’s Batman. […]

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Deftones release atmospheric new track, “Hearts/Wires”

Deftones will be releasing their eighth full-length album, Gore, on April 8. Ahead of its release, the band is streaming a new track, titled “Hearts/Wires.” Having already gotten a good sonic mix with the two tracks released thus far, “Hearts/Wires” adds even more versatility to the upcoming release. With atmospheric guitar, infectious melodies, and swirls […]

REVIEW: O’Brother – ‘Endless Light’

Artist: O’Brother Album: Endless Light Label: Triple Crown Genre: Rock Get your ice packs ready, because you’re about to headbang relentlessly into the night. O’Brother return with their third LP, Endless Light, an album that is toned down from the abrupt heaviness of Disillusion and mixed with a little more light and air to make […]

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Thrice return with gritty new track, “Blood On The Sand”

Thrice have returned, and it is fantastic. The band introduce us to their long-awaited ninth LP, To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere, with lead single “Blood On The Sand,” a gritty powerhouse that takes us from Major/Minor all the way back to The Artist In The Ambulance. Being the first taste of new material […]

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O’Brother stream ‘Endless Light’ a week ahead of release

Prepare to bang your head, because O’Brother are streaming their momentous new LP, Endless Light, a week early via Red Bull. Beginning with the blistering “Slow Sin,” Endless Light begins with thundering fashion, before heading into a wonderfully Deftones-esque groove. Fans will be sure to revisit “Bloodlines,” “Deconstruct,” and “Your Move,” as the awesome, previously […]