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Tampa stoner-metal trio Floor was formed in 1992 by guitarist/vocalist Steve Brooks, guitarist/bassist Anthony Vialon, and drummer Betty Monteavaro. A year later, Monteavaro was replaced by Jeff…   Read Story »
The new Torche 7" drops this week via Volcom, just 10 days after the band wrapped up a monthlong North American tour, and four days prior to them heading out for a two-month trek across mainland…   Read Story »
May has been a pretty intense month around here. Memorial Day Weekend brought Maryland Death Fest to Baltimore, and attendance was mandatory for any metalhead who wanted to keep his cred pass.…   Read Story »
If Friday and Saturday felt a little lite in the hip-hop department, Sunday was like an all you can eat buffet. I indulged quite a bit, but before the hip-hop marathon started, Sunday may have had…   Read Story »
Torche's last full-length outing, 2012's Harmonicraft, was an absolute beast, but since then, they've stepped up their game yet another level on 7-inch one-offs like the fucking ridiculous…   Read Story »
With Harmonicraft, Torche made one of the year's best albums -- had it not been on Stereogum's Top 50, where it plainly deserved to be, it absolutely would have been included on our list of the…   Read Story »
This was an amazing week for videos, but not a great week for videos with anything in common with each other. Here's the only narrative I thread I can pull from the five videos below: Two of them are…   Read Story »
Torche are simply not the sort of metal band to put magical elves and ogres in their music videos. So when the glowy-eyed beasties do show up in their new clip for the soaringly catchy dude-metal…   Read Story »
It's the last week of April, and so it is time for a look back at the month's best free MP3s that also happen to work well as a single, sequenced mix. This zip file finds the common ground between…   Read Story »
Name: Torche Progress Report: Steve Brooks talks about the band’s new album Harmonicraft. Sludge-pop metalheads Torche are having a busy 2012. Not only did the band make waves by having a bat…   Read Story »