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MUSIC VIDEO: Trophy Scars – “Archangel”

Trophy Scars are set to release their excellent new album, Holy Vacants, on May 6. The album’s latest single, the bluesy, progressive “Archangel,” recently received the music video treatment, and you can check out the clip after the break courtesy of Brooklyn Vegan. Much like the song, which plays a crucial role in the album’s […]

REVIEW: Trophy Scars – ‘Holy Vacants’

Artist: Trophy Scars Album: Holy Vacants Genre: Rock, Blues, Post-Hardcore Label: Monotreme Records Ambitious, high-concept records are nothing new in progressive post-hardcore. La Dispute and A Lot Like Birds have built careers on albums with deep, involved storylines, and Boys Night Out’s 2005 magnum opus, Trainwreck, is one of the genre’s crowning achievements, but the […]

Trophy Scars Stream New Song, “Gutted”

In the five and and half minutes of “Gutted,” the latest single from Morristown, New Jersey’s Trophy Scars, you’ll get gripping tempo changes, vivid and sometimes gory imagery, and some of the best guitar and bass tones in recent memory. In short, “Gutted” is everything that is great about post-hardcore, and you can stream it […]

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 […]

Trophy Scars Announce Release Date For ‘Holy Vacants,’ Launch Pre-Orders

After many delays (for good reason), New Jersey’s Trophy Scars have finally announced a release date for their long-anticipated follow-up to 2011’s Never Born, Never Dead EP. The band’s fourth full-length studio album, Holy Vacants, is set to drop on April 8 via Monotreme Records and this morning, the band and label have launched pre-orders […]