Articles by: Corey Deiterman

The Body Deliver Punishing Set in Austin, TX (SHOW REVIEW)

The Body have now spent almost twenty years at the forefront of avant-garde and experimental metal, working along the way with bands like Thou, Full of Hell, and Lingua Ignota, who opened for them on ...

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Quicksand and Glassjaw Serve Up Nostalgia and Heaviness in Austin, TX (SHOW REVIEW)

At first glance, Quicksand and Glassjaw don’t seem to make perfect tour mates. Quicksand was an early adopter of post-hardcore in the grunge soaked early 90’s, and their tone reflects it. They broke up quickly, ...

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Animal Collective Offer Up Intimate Journey Through ‘Sung Tongs’ and More in Austin, TX (SHOW REVIEW)

Animal Collective has always stuck to the fringes of mainstream music, even when experiencing a massive surge of popularity about a decade ago following the release of their most pop-oriented material to that date, Strawberry ...

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Neurosis and Converge Hold the Torch For Metal and Hardcore in Austin, TX (SHOW REVIEW)

Is hardcore built to last? Back in the heyday of punk, the late ‘70s, and on through the early ‘90s, there was a distinct attitude that if you played heavy music, you weren’t going to ...

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Twitching Tongues, Show Me the Body and Vein Make For Stacked Hardcore Bill in Austin, TX (SHOW REVIEW)

Dramatic circumstances surrounded this show at Barracuda in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday night, as rising metal superstars Code Orange were pinned to headline, only to drop out due to a medical emergency thirty minutes before ...

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Hop Along Offer Effervescent Yet Melancholy Rock Sound in Austin (SHOW REVIEW)

Philadelphia’s Hop Along has quietly carved out a name for themselves over the course of four albums since 2005’s debut Freshman Year. That name, now, seems highly appropriate, as with their newest release, Bark Your ...

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Turnstile, Touche Amore, and Culture Abuse Make For Solid Trio of Hardcore Fun in Austin (SHOW REVIEW)

Hardcore lineups in 2018 don’t come much more stacked than the one that hit Austin, Texas, on Tuesday, April 24 at Barracuda. The buzz surrounding headliners Turnstile has been palpable, gracing magazine covers and receiving ...

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Screaming Females Deliver Quick and Powerful Set in Austin (SHOW REVIEW)

New Jersey punk rockers Screaming Females hit Barracuda in Austin on Saturday, April 21 with a straight punch in the mouth on Saturday night. Don’t worry. It felt great. The gritty power trio has cut ...

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Molotov Revels in Politically Charged Punk, Hip-hop and Humor in Austin (SHOW REVIEW)

The Mohawk in Austin brought Mexico to Austin, Texas on Tuesday, February 27 with the booking of Mexican superstars Molotov. Though they don’t come up in conversations quite so much stateside, their legacy spans back ...

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Screaming Females’ ‘All At Once’ Is Sprawling, Satisfying and Precise (Album Review)

  By their seventh album, most bands are winding down into a comfort zone that will largely appeal to the core base of fans they developed earlier on in their career. Screaming Females buck this ...

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