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Substances, death, and purpose fueled Culture Abuse for their most imaginative release yet

It’s roughly 9pm on a Thursday night inside Seattle’s Funhouse, and Culture Abuse have finished sound check for one of their last tour dates opening for the enigmatic Self Defense Family, leading into the release of their 6131 Records full-length debut, Peach. Standing front and center is the band’s vocalist, David Kelling, who’s shifting his […]

Julien Baker Announces Spring Headlining Tour

Memphis, Tennessee singer-songwriter Julien Baker has been penetrating the alternative music scene like no other upon the 2015 release of her captivating debut album, Sprained Ankle. The talented young musician has just announced the East Coast leg of her North American headlining tour. The additional dates also include a few shows in Canada and an appearance in […]

Runaway Brother To Replace Somos On Dads Tour

As Boston indie rock outfit Somos reported recently, they will be unable to join Dads on their upcoming U.S. tour in February. Taking their place, however, is an up-and-coming four-piece form Ohio who go by the name of Runaway Brother. This band shares a lot of sonic elements with Somos and are definitely worth checking […]

REVIEW: Dads – ‘I’ll Be The Tornado’

Artist: Dads Title: I’ll Be The Tornado Label: 6131 Records Genre: Emo, Indie Rock “Oh.. there we are,” I thought to myself as the two-minute mark hit track number one, “Grand Edge, MI.” Drummer and vocalist John Bradley’s familiar, eerie falsetto finally made its way into Dads’ new record; a vocal watermark etched onto their […]

Stream ‘I’ll Be The Tornado,’ the New Album From Dads

Man, Dads sure have changed a lot since the release of American Radass (this is important) back in 2012. One of the first bands to climb to national relevancy during the (ugh) emo revival, the East Coast duo have been flag-bearers of the movement ever since, whether they asked for it or not. If I didn’t know better, […]

Dads Premiere New Song, “Chewing Ghosts”

Emo duo, John Bradley and Scott Scharinger, also known as Dads, have just premiered a new track entitled “Chewing Ghosts.” This new track is off of their upcoming record, I’ll Be The Tornado, which is due out on October 14. A pattern is being formed based on these new releases. This pattern involves the band’s […]

Dads Stream “Fake Knees”

It’s hard to explain how Dads rose from underground sensations to being a band on the verge of taking the nation by storm, but at some point in the last year or so something changed. Their music has stayed the same, as has their thrilling live show, but the way people react to their creativity […]

Dads Announce Sophomore Album; Offer “But” for Free Download

Just in time for the upcoming three-day weekend, Dads have provided the perfect track for you to throw on repeat as you pack your bags and hit the road for your destination. In conjunction with their announcement of their upcoming album, I’ll Be the Tornado, “But” is currently streaming through 6131 Records’ Bandcamp page, and […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 2/9-2/15

Classic punk fans, get ready to empty your wallets. This week’s edition of Weekly Wax is full of reissues from the golden age of the Epitaph Records catalog, including early releases by Pennywise and Millencolin, as well as the first Punk-O-Rama compilation. That’s not all: Fat Wreck Chords also launched preorders for a box set […]

Blistered Stream “Rusted” And Announce Signing To 6131 Records

Blistered is one of the latest bands to break out of Tampa, FL’s flourishing hardcore scene, and their exceptional ability to create some of the most crushing music hasn’t been ignored seeing as how they’ve just been signed to 6131 Records. To go along with the recent announcement of this new found label home, the […]

UTG TV: Strife Believe Hardcore Youth Will “Carry The Torch”

Under The Gun told you when we’d posted Strife’s newest music video that we’d be talking to them soon. When we caught up with the band at Revolution in Amityville, NY, we were able to take some live footage and sit down with vocalist Rick Rodney for quite some time. If you haven’t seen the […]

Better Off Premiere “Keeping Watch”

Better Off will be releasing their debut album, (I Think) I’m Leaving, September 24 via 6131 Records and Blood & Ink Records. They partnered up with New Noise Magazine to stream a band new single off the album, titled “Keeping Watch.” Listen to the song by heading right here. “Keeping Watch” is a catchy alternative […]