February 17, 2017 — Another strong year is in the books for heavy music, so strong that making a year end list seemed unfair to every release that we did not include in our lists.
December 9, 2012 — Southern California’s NAILS beautifully brings together the brutality and guitar sound of Stockholm death metal, grind, and hardcore into a singularly focused bulldozing sound. Three songs spanning a total of 6:30+ of this 7" release are just furious and take no fuckin’ prisoners.
August 22, 2012 — Hardcore heroes CONVERGE will be going out on tour this Fall in support of their upcoming album, All We Love We Leave Behind. Coming along for the ride are TORCHE, KVELERTAK, and NAILS and WHIPS/CHAINS for select dates.
January 13, 2011 — The full line up for this year’s Scion Rock Fest, which was just revealed to take place on March 5th in Pomona, CA, was announced today.
August 7, 2010 — The set times for this Sunday’s The Power of the Riff Festival at The Echo and Echoplex in Los Angeles have been announced… Echo Stage: SPIDER FEVER: 1:00pm-1:30pm RATS EYES: 1:45pm-2:15pm SEMEN SUNDAE: 2:30pm-3:00pm THE FUCKING WRATH: 3:15pm-3:45pm LECHEROUS GAZE: 4:00pm-4:45pm NAILS: 5:00pm-5:45pm EAGLE TWIN: 6:00pm-6:45pm NIGHT HORSE: 7:00pm-7:45pm
July 9, 2010 — On Sunday, August 8th, a host of loud, riff-heavy bands will descend upon Los Angeles for The Power of the Riff Festival. Curated by Greg Anderson (Southern Lord) and Sam James Velde (NIGHT HORSE), The Power of the Riff Festival was assembled with the intent to blur the lines between Metal, Hardcore, Punk and Rock music.