Album Review

Malarchuk – s/t

Malarchuk EP

Emerging from a dark cavern somewhere beneath the earth, one of the top groups in Buffalo’s metal scene, Malarchuk have unleashed their new self titled EP. It’s a winding journey that carries you through heavy riffs, some 70s prog rock goodness, and doom rock passages that are held together strong by engaging melodic progressions. Making…

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Tonight: Slowdive

Slowdive

Shoegaze magnates, Slowdive will be making a stop at the Town Ballroom tonight in support of their brand new record, Slowdive. Released in May, this is the English pioneers’ first full length release after their last LP from 1995, Pygmalion. The self titled record is everything a Slowdive fan could want after a reunion. Delivering on what…

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Album Review

Huns – Vom Fruhling

The Buffalo trio Huns give you what you need and none of the filler with their eclectic brand of instrumental rock/metal. Finding your fix for instrumental music that strikes a balance between interesting and listenable can be a challenge. Sometimes, that sonic pendulum can swing. A song may simply be a repetition of the same…

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Album Review

Dirt War – Loss

Dirt War - Loss

Cascading down from some place on high comes falling to earth, hardcore doom rockers Dirt War with  their newly released EP, Loss. Formed from the missing and severed limbs of various Buffalo groups, it’s possible you haven’t heard Dirt War yet. Their last recording was a Demo from 2015. But after giving Loss a listen, it…

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New Music

Passed Out Release New Single “Bukouski & Brautigan”

Passed Out - Bukouski & Brautigan

Local darlings, Passed Out are gearing up to shake things  up with their new single, “Bukouski & Brautigan”. The new single comes off their upcoming EP, The Aforementioned and How it Pertains to Absolutely Nothing. The song is a strong showing for the band. Their sound continues to solidify form into a cohesive ball of punk…

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Album of the Week

Zillion Eyes – Demolished

Buffalo sludge rockers, Zillion Eyes are front and center with the release of their latest, Demolished, that came out mid September. Zillion Eyes are no newcomers to the scene either, the project consists of former members of Sonorous Gale and Ancients of Earth.  The trio showcase a solid collection of heavy riffs on this five track outing. For those that may…

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Tonight: Against Me!

Punk all-stars, Against Me! are making their way tonight to the Town Ballroom (change of venue from the Waiting Room) for what’s going to be an incredibly special night for fans of the band, and those into the scene Against Me! have been pioneering for almost over 20 years. The band are still going with…

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Tonight: Pile

Tonight the 9th Ward will be playing host to Boston’s Pile, touring on the heels of their latest LP,  A Hairshirt of Purpose. Pile are never ones to disappoint and their new record is more of the same high octane ferocity. They’re one of those special kinds of groups, the kind that makes their name on…

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Tonight: Beach Slang

Tonight Mohawk Place is the spot for a total rager that’s descending onto Buffalo when Philly’s Beach Slang come into town.  Beach Slang are dropping a new EP titled, We Were Babies & We Were Dirtbags, which is a tonal shift for the ear-splitting post-punk group. The new EP features cellos and pianos and an all…

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Tonight: Bleeders

BLEEDERS

Tonight Deep Space 8 will be home to a chaotic night of jams when Bleeders come through town. Bleeders are a feminist punk band out of Kutztown, PA and are coming off their latest release, We Hate Men. They are a group you got to experience live as their profound energy isn’t something to pass…

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