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Coliseum's great 2013 LP, Sister Faith, was the best and most refined work of the Louisville band's decade-long career, a simmering, rattling LP of tense, textured melodic post-hardcore in the Jawbox…   Read Story »
A couple of months ago, we gave Album Of The Week to Sister Faith, the latest platter of fuzzed-up and riff-hungry post-hardcore from the Louisville trio Coliseum. The band's already made a few…   Read Story »
Stuff like this is the reason the A.V. Club's "A.V. Undercover" video series exists: Louisville post-hardcore warriors Coliseum, who landed a recent Album Of The Week with their ferocious Sister…   Read Story »
This used to be what indie rock sounded like. During the 1990s, Elephant 6 and Belle And Sebastian were outliers, and the genre (which really was more genre and less loose lifestyle appellation)…   Read Story »
After experimenting with three formats for the Monthly Mix -- MP3 zip, Spotify playlist, Soundcloud set, etc. -- in March we finally came upon a solution that pleased everyone: all of them. And so,…   Read Story »
For years, the Louisville trio Coliseum have walked the line between fuzz-blasted riff-metal and clangorous post-hardcore, and their new album Sister Faith, recorded with brutal clarity by the former…   Read Story »
In a few weeks, the Louisville power trio Coliseum will release Sister Faith, their latest album of clangorous, hard-charging, metallic punk rock. We've already posted their album tracks "Black Magic…   Read Story »
The three tracks we've heard from Coliseum's forthcoming Sister Faith -- "Black Magic Punks," "Doing Time," and now "Fuzzbang" -- suggest the band's new LP has a good chance of being their very best.…   Read Story »
The excellent Louisville trio Coliseum were responsible for one of 2010's most exciting releases, House With A Curse -- a raging inferno of massive hardcore anthems with enough energy to power a…   Read Story »
The Louisville stomp-rock power trio Coliseum play a sort of metal/punk hybrid that also draws on the ragged precision of fellow Louisville band Slint; they're a band worth paying attention to. In a…   Read Story »