The Seattle-based indie rock band Wimps has this impeccable way of make short, vivacious songs about the most specific of things that happen to all of us in our everyday lives, but we sometimes don't even acknowledge its presence.
Boy From the Crowd is a hard-rocking duo from the U.K. Their style of music has been described as punk, punk meets blues, blues meets punk and garage band blues. However it's described, it's loud, visceral and hits like a hammer.
Together Pangea is formed by the type of boys that you always had a little bit of a crush on in high school: a little bit out there, but bad boy good looking all at once. After a killer record release last year, I had high expectations for the band's newest LP, and was not disappointed.
At some point in your life you'll meet a couple who just so completely gets it right, it permeates throughout all they do. Nate and Tessa Allen of the band Destroy Nate Allen are this couple, and their love story unfolds in the music of their latest album Glow In The Dark.
Punk music in its purest form projects an element of danger and disruption, rage and revolt. It is music with the power to jolt the listener awake. Maybe 2013 will be the year British post-punk wakes people up.
That's the mirrored dilemma facing ALL metal, grunge, and other articulations of today's hard rock, as the film A Band Called Death reveals. It began in the early '70s. It was in Detroit. It was Black.