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Vanishing Life – “People Running”

The former Thursday frontman and current United Nations/No Devotion singer Geoff Rickly founded the Brooklyn label Collect Records, and Texas Is the Reason’s Norman Brannon runs it. But those guys aren’t the only punk rock fixtures involved in the label. Walter Schreifels is a hardcore legend thanks to his time in Gorilla Biscuits, and he’… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 6, 2014 - 10:55 am

Quicksand, Title Fight @ Fonda Theatre, Hollywood 1/22/13

After a surprise set last year at the Revelation Records 25th Anniversary show and a blistering set at FYF Festival, Quicksand continued their well-received reunion with a skull-crushing set at the Fonda Theatre, sounding just as vital as they did in the ’90s. It should be noted that Quicksand recently re-released their two albums SlipMore »

By: Andrew Youssef / January 23, 2013 - 4:08 pm

Report & Photos From FYF Fest 2012

Ever since I was old enough to complain, my dad took great pleasure in the act of dragging my always-resistant ass to music festivals. A summer full of glorious music for him meant a summer full of unstifled groans from me. His taste in music back then — folk, folk, and nothing but folk –… More »

By: Aaron Lariviere / September 4, 2012 - 4:52 pm

Watch Reunited Quicksand Play Fallon

Back in June, New York post-hardcore warriors Quicksand, broken up since 1999, played staged a surprise reunion at the Revelation Records 25th anniversary show. They’ve got some more reunion shows coming up, and last night, they appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. Between the show itself and the online-bonus portion, they played two song… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 23, 2012 - 9:52 am

Watch Quicksand Reunite At Revelation Records 25th Anniversary

After Gorilla Biscuits broke up and before he formed Rival Schools, Walter Schreifels led the great New York post-hardcore band Quicksand. Quicksand mastered an emotive but muscular form of seesawing judder — more moshed-out than Fugazi, but rhythmically trickier and more open-hearted than their New York Hardcore peers. They’re also the band who headlined the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 11, 2012 - 10:44 am