Mammoth Grinder Use Old-School Thinking to Push Death Metal Forward on 'Cosmic Crypt'

“My week has been kind fucked,” Chris Ulsh admits.   His death metal/punk brainchild, Mammoth Grinder, is about to unleash Cosmic Crypt, the band’s first LP with renowned metal label Relapse. A week later, they will be

No Age Are Back to Not Taking Themselves Seriously on 'Snares Like a Haircut'

A decade ago, No Age defined everything that was great about late ’00s indie rock; the duo’s first three releases, Weirdo Rippers, Nouns and Everything in Between blended stripped-down experimentation with snooty punk rock, gaining overwhelmingly positive

The Rap Map: Meet 5 Talented Artists From Houston

Over the past seven months, our Rap Map series has ventured across six different U.S. cities, highlighting a handful promising artists in each market. As your faithful rap cartographer, I can write with confidence that Houston’s rap

Michael Blackson Unloads On Kevin Hart [VIDEO]

Late last year, Kevin Hart called out his friend Michael Blackson for trying to "capitalize" f Hart's cheating scandal. Blackson seemed genuinely upset that Hart would liken him to an IG model. The sting is still there

Maxo Kream’s ‘Punken’ Is Authentic Trap Music at Its Finest

When T.I. titled his sophomore album Trap Muzik, there was no specific sound or brand associated with the word. To a degree, he solidified trap’s initiation into mainstream hip-hop consciousness. He translated the rubber band men and Cadillac-riding dope

How Jeff Rosenstock Is Trying to Cope in Trump's America

Brooklyn punk Jeff Rosenstock is calling on his fellow Americans to be better citizens amid a deeply divided U.S. political landscape led by “a bully in the White House.”   The veteran band leader, formerly Bomb the

New Music: Maxo Kream – Punken

Maxo Kream starts his 2018 f with a new project. He drops 14 new tracks on Punken and continues to show f his ability to tell a story in his raps. The Houston artist pairs himself with hard-hitting

Meet Blind Matty, the No Warning Guitarist-Turned-Cowpunk

Though long-removed from their heyday, blues and country scenes thrive all around the world, including in Toronto. One the city’s more intriguing new country acts is a familiar face, though not necessarily to the city’s cowpokes: Blind

Meet the Nude Dogs, Young Toronto Rockers Who Want to "Fuck Shit Up"

To get what Toronto rockers the Nude Dogs are all about, you don’t have to look much further than their name, which vocalist/guitarist Kali-Ann Butala describes as “bitches baring it all.” Filled with punk speed, gritty vocals and a

Instagram Gallery: Tinashe's Hottest Selfies

According to the infamous Hollywood perma-fixture Paris Hilton, the following photo her and Britney Spears is a historical moment in the inception the Digital Age. This photo is no ordinary photo, in fact, it is the earliest record