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MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Anthony Pacheco (Dwellings)

Anthony Pacheco holds down the low end for the Modesto, CA rock band Dwellings. They’ve exploded into the scene thanks to their catchy vocal hooks, tasteful guitar noodles, and absolutely amazing rhythm section. With the release of their EP “Lavender Town” on the horizon and having

Artist Spotlight: Dwellings

Dwellings, an unsigned (but probably not for much longer) rock band from Modesto, California, is a band that you need to acquaint  yourself with. Now. Lame attempts at peer pressure aside, this band has become my latest obsession. Having only their debut single “Lemonade” to

Tour Announcement: Hotel Books and Icarus the Owl

*Image provided by Shannon Photography* This five date tour was just announced a few minutes ago and features Porterville, CA natives Hotel Books and Portland, OR natives Icarus the Owl. The tour will hit California, Arizona, and New Mexico in mid October. Check out the dates below

Dance Gavin Dance Fall North American Tour

Yesterday, Dance Gavin Dance announced their Fall 2016 US Tour! This run will be right before their 10 Year Anniversary UK/EU Tour with Good Tiger (and performances with Jonny Craig and Kurt Travis). Check out the dates for both tours below and be sure to grab tickets before

Underground Band Feature: Meteor City

Have you ever just sat there wanting to listen to something new but not knowing what exactly you wanted out of a band? Usually, that itch is barely satisfied for me by scrolling through my iTunes libaray, bandcamp, and YouTube until I find something cool to listen

New Sianvar & Stay Lost Tour

Yesterday (6/28), Sianvar, the progressive post hardcore or “swancore” super group featuring members of Dance Gavin Dance, Stolas, A Lot Like Birds, and Hail the Sun released the first single off of their upcoming album “Stay Lost” (to be released August 5th through Blue Swan Records). Fans

The Get Rekt 2our

Avoid the Void and For the Likes of You, both of which are a few of the best local bands the pacific northwest has to offer, are embarking on The Get Rekt 2our this August (Dates Below).  This will be their second time touring together after The

The Dear Hunter Act V and “The Final Act Tour”

Today (6/22/16) The Dear Hunter announced “The Final Act Tour” (Dates below), the release date for “Act V: Hymns With the Devil in Confessional” (Pre Order links below), and also released the first single off of Act V, “Gloria” (stream it on Equal Vision Records‘ Soundcloud below). In

Touché Amoré Return With “Palm Dreams”

When I think of post-hardcore music, Touché Amoré is the first name that comes to mind. They’re everything the genre should be. Loud, fast, angsty, and intelligent. Fans have been impatiently waiting since the 2013 release of Is Survived By for a release from the