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The Rockometer: S/T by OBN IIIs

OBN IIIs OBN IIIs Tic Tac Totally With a sound faithfully schooled in MC5, The Stooges and the New York Dolls, then fine tuned from too many stops in garage and punk bands in Austin and Denton, Texas to count, the OBN III’s may be unlikely saviors of Rock ‘N’ Roll. Hell, they may not [...]

The Bronx – Ribcage

L.A. punk champions The Bronx are hanging up their mariachi hats long enough to put out their fourth studio LP, The Bronx (IV). To celebrate the album’s upcoming release, the band has posted an explosive new track “Ribcage,” which is available below for your streaming pleasure. The Bronx (IV) hits shelves February 4th via ATO. [...]

The Rockometer: S/T by Metz

Metz S/T Sub Pop Metz have the right references. Listen closely to their self-titled debut and you’ll hear reminders of Mudhoney, The Jesus Lizard, Fugazi, and even Nirvana’s Bleach. Metz have the right home in Sub Pop Records, and one of those references, Mark Arm of Mudhoney, works at Sub Pop and is on record [...]

The Super Vacations

My introduction to the Super Vacations came by way of a 7″ split that I received in the mail. I hadn’t heard of either band on the split, and had no idea what to expect when I put the needle down. The driving rhythms and psych-tinged guita…

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