Review: Less Than Jake – Greetings & Salutations

Review: Less Than Jake – Greetings & Salutations
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Whether you’re holed up at the Missionary Training Center or just dream of being there someday, this latest collection from Gainesville’s favorite ska-punk sons will help you get through those lonely nights. … read more

Local Review: SubRosa – More Constant Than the Gods

Local Review: SubRosa – More Constant Than the Gods
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Haunting in their beauty, SubRosa are simply one of the best bands in dark and heavy music. More Constant Than the Gods follows the highly celebrated No Help For the Mighty Ones, and carries on the same level of excellence found on that album. … read more

Liturgy: Transcending Black Metal

Liturgy: Transcending Black Metal
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Hunter Hunt-Hendrix may be the most hated man in metal at the moment. His essay Transcendental Black Metal has become the subject of much derision. However, Aesthethica, the second album from Hunt-Hendrix’s band Liturgy, has garnered just as many positive reviews from metal outsiders as it has negative reviews from the kvltest of the kvlt. I spoke with Hunt-Hendrix about the new album and how he’s dealing with all of the attention Liturgy has been receiving. … read more

Review: Kvelertak – Nattesferd

Review: Kvelertak – Nattesferd
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Kvelertak = The Sword + Mastodon + Black Star Riders … read more

Review: Piñata Protest – El Valiente

Review: Piñata Protest – El Valiente
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Opening with a 45-second intro declaring Piñata Protest “los mas chingones de la musica norteña punk,” El Valiente certainly delivers on that description.  … read more

CLC Band: The Mooks

CLC Band: The Mooks
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Pop punk has always been a home for young, loud, snotty weirdos who don’t mind their rebel music being filtered through The Beach Boys, bubblegum, comic books and shitty horror movies. The Mooks have been doing their part to keep pop punk alive in Utah since 2008, and at Craft Lake City, they’ll unleash their firestorm of cuteness upon the masses. … read more

Review: Sundowner – Neon Fiction

Review: Sundowner – Neon Fiction
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Themes of coldness, loss and drifting permeate the album, but there is a wistfulness that seems almost hopeful. Neon Fiction lacks some of the more aggressive songs from previous Sundowner albums, but it is easily the most consistent and fully realized album under the name yet. … read more

Review: Inter Arma – Paradise Gallows
Review: Torche – Restarter

Review: Torche – Restarter
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Torche = Big Business + Black Tusk + Kylesa  … read more

Local Reviews: Fever Dreams

Local Reviews: Fever Dreams
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Even though they’re from St. George, I’m pretty sure that anytime Fever Dreams play a show in their hometown, we’d be able to hear ‘em all the way up in Salt Lake. This is dirty, mean, evil shit. … read more