Experimental post-hardcore act Pierce the Veil has gone from a band on the verge to main stage scene-kings on the Vans Warped Tour. The band sits down with PopMatters to make sense of the wild ride.
"Lipstick Vogue" builds off themes established previously on This Year's Model, but here the Attractions are simply unrestrained.
The 95th Most Acclaimed Album of All Time has nine lives, cat's eyes, using every one of them and running wild. Counterbalance checks to see whether AC/DC's 1980 breakthrough ain't noise pollution after all.
Alex Paterson sits down to discuss his outfit's forthcoming collaboration with Lee "Scratch" Perry, as well as what he thinks of the Orb being an "ambient group" and which track of his he places above all others.
The most compelling reason to opt for the CD version of the Blur 21 box set is the inclusion of four rarities discs covering the span of the revived Britpop group’s history.
Recording an electronic-pop album in a cabin in the woods? Might seem unconventional, but it worked for Detroit-based Johnny Headband, who released sophomore album Who Cooks For You this past April.
This song's inconvenient placement in the This Year's Model track sequence might in part be responsible for its relative anonymity.
The 94th most acclaimed album of all time wants to rock your gypsy soul, just like way back in the days of old. Sail into the mystic with Van Morrison’s 1970 breakthrough album. Fantabulous!
The second entry in PopMatters’ List This series about Oasis’ career after the release of the critically maligned Be Here Now explores the band's best album tracks after that fateful album.
This ramshackle eight-piece has gone from a quiet acoustic project to a band whose melodic mastery and joyous texture has given way to one of the best albums of the year. And now, head Extensioner Joe Michelini tells us about how he views people as brain food, his professional envy of Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, and how the movie Avatar made him cry.