A Place to Bury Strangers buzzes and growls through "Never Coming Back" with no regard for noise ordinances, and it is, as is so often the case, a love-it-or-hate-it kind of situation.
Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis has written an arresting, confrontational, and oftentimes beautiful biography of the notoriously cagy musician.
Evocations of death and loss dominate the Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and their progressive approach incorporating rock music's history across their career into new album Wrong Creatures.
An avant-garde classic or a sneering joke? Third Reich 'n Roll may be over 40 years old, but it still sounds like it's been beamed down from the future.
Melkbelly splices insanely supercharged punk energy with noise-band drums and super catchy pop melodies. It's a bewildering, intoxicating sound which has caught the attention of underground Chicago audiences. We ask singer Miranda Winters how it works.
Dinosaur Jr. delivers a classic Gen-X sound that resonates through the ages, and there are few other artists in modern music that can rival this kind of alt-rock power.