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  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Julie Christmas, the alternately angelic and aggressive singer for the artfully noisy space-sludge outfit Made Out of Babies, rated a full-page photo in Revolver's March 2006 "Hottest Chicks in Metal" issue. Christmas says that this accolade promp...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    Tunnel Vision Brilliance could prompt purchases with its cover alone, as long as designers supplement its disturbing imagery (lumberjack-like Scott Reeder floating shirtless in amniotic fluid) with a sticker that reads "The solo debut from the bas...

  • 9 years ago | Music News

    "Bro Hymn," from Pennywise's self-titled, full-length 1992 debut, ranks among the most singular songs in punk history. None of the group's peers could pull off such a staggeringly earnest ode to friendship: Bad Religion is too brainy, Green Day to...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    The last time Xiu Xiu toured the Midwest, Caralee McElroy, one of the band's multi-instrumental members, was the focus of a mosquito feeding frenzy -- from which she emerged with almost a hundred itchy bumps. Tedious tour-van commutes enhance the ...

  • 10 years ago | Music News

    For the Esoteric, whose Lawrence, Kansas, home/studio burned to its foundations in late February, the nomadic lifestyle has become an indefinite necessity. Less than two weeks after the faulty-wiring-provoked conflagration, bandmembers started pla...

  • 13 years ago | Music News

    "True love is a blessing/True love is a curse," begins one song on Johnny Dowd's latest disc, The Pawnbroker's Wife, and even though Dowd addresses the highs (largely in past tense), he's more comfortable scraping emotion's depths. A discomforting...