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On Tuesday we posted our 70 Favorite Songs Of 2014, but technically, 2014 isn't over yet. (Yes, it's true!) This week brought some real good songs, three of them from some heavy hitters who might…   Read Story »
Harmonicraft, the last album from the kickass melodic Florida riff-metal band Torche, was a total triumph. It's nearly three years old now, but the band will follow it up with a new album called…   Read Story »
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 »