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Bib – “The Fool”

Bib sound like a fucking mess. The cultish Omaha band make an ugly, slapdash form of hardcore punk -- one so raw and nasty and…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 2:45 pm

Anna Calvi – “Don’t Beat The Girl Out Of My Boy” (Feat. Courtney Barnett)

Back in 2018, the tough and intense British singer Anna Calvi released her album Hunter. Since then, Calvi has moved onto other projects, like scoring…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 2:19 pm

Stream Fly Anakin’s New Album At The End Of The Day

For a few years now, the members of the Richmond, Virginia rap crew Mutant Academy have been steadily cranking out ridiculously solid throwback rap music.
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 1:00 pm

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Grammys 2020: Performances Ranked Worst To Best

What a sad, fraught, fucked-up night of television. The week before this year's Grammy Awards, the show had already become a vast neon-lit symbol of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 12:05 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: The Doobie Brothers’ “What A Fool Believes”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 10:34 am

Meek Mill – “Letter To Nipsey” (Feat. Roddy Ricch)

The Grammys can be tone-deaf about a lot of things -- most things -- but the show got at least one thing mostly right last…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 9:55 am

Watch Mick Jagger In The Trailer For Art World Thriller The Burnt Orange Heresy

Over the decades, Mick Jagger has maintained a spotty and inconsistent acting career. This makes sense. Jagger has another job that's kept him plenty busy,…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 9:32 am

Lil Nas X – “Rodeo (Remix)” (Feat. Nas)

When Lil Nas X first emerged out of the mists of the internet a year ago, the world had a lot of questions. One of…
Tom Breihan | January 27, 2020 - 8:56 am

Grammys 2020: Billie Eilish Wins All Four Major Awards

Billie Eilish, who turned 18 in December, is now the second person ever to sweep all four major Grammy categories. Earlier in the evening, Eilish…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2020 - 11:46 pm

Watch Sada Baby Freestyle & Discuss Nickelback With Kenny Beats

One of the best things on the internet is still The Cave, the weekly rap-freestyle show from producer Kenny Beats. On every episode, Kenny welcomes…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 3:35 pm

Stream Glean’s Demo 2020

Glean are a young hardcore band from San Diego with a big, chunky, melodic sound. In their seesawing dynamics and their bruised, passionate hooks, Glean…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 1:03 pm

YG Arrested On Robbery Charges

The California rapper YG has been arrested and charged with robbery. According to TMZ, LA County Sheriff deputies raided YG's San Fernando Valley home early…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 12:54 pm

Stream Higher Power’s New Album 27 Miles Underwater

There's something fascinating about the very idea of the hardcore band that has the potential to cross over. It's not an easy thing to do!
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 12:36 pm

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Bee Gees’ “Tragedy”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 10:34 am

Taylor Swift Discusses Eating Disorder In New Documentary

Next week, the new Taylor Swift documentary Miss Americana will debut on Netflix. The film will reportedly feature the new song "Only The Young," Swift's…
Tom Breihan | January 24, 2020 - 10:25 am

Comments from Tom Breihan

Closer to Spacehog "In the Meantime" than Helmet "In the Meantime" tbh
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January 24, 2020 on Stream Higher Power’s New Album 27 Miles Underwater
"final countdown" goes extremely hard. y'all are tripping.
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January 24, 2020 on The Number Ones: Bee Gees’ “Tragedy”
whoops that was supposed to be a 9
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January 24, 2020 on The Number Ones: Bee Gees’ “Tragedy”
whoa it's like the dio logo where it says "devil" upside down
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January 24, 2020 on Lil Wayne Announces New Album Funeral, Out Next Week
different sounds, and pop smoke uses uk producers.
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January 22, 2020 on Eminem Is Still Angry, Weirdly Compelling On Music To Be Murdered By
Originally the whole idea was for the column to be like that. But then I got into these stories and kinda couldn't help myself.
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January 22, 2020 on The Number Ones: Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive”
sorry i only acknowledge hardcore bands
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January 22, 2020 on M. Ward – “Unreal City”
I work from home. They see me alllll the time.
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January 15, 2020 on Let The Roundup Begin: The Month In Hardcore – January 2020
I was hyping myself all up before the show like "I'm gonna get in there!" And then shit started up and I was like "no. nope. I'm good over here."
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January 15, 2020 on Let The Roundup Begin: The Month In Hardcore – January 2020
Say hi! I don't know anyfuckingbody! Are you the guy with the title belt?
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January 15, 2020 on Let The Roundup Begin: The Month In Hardcore – January 2020
Rodgers & Edwards wrote & produced "We Are Family."
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January 15, 2020 on The Number Ones: Chic’s “Le Freak”
Yeah, I know about Marc, used to read him a lot when I was coming up. I never met him, and I think he was already in LA when I first moved to NY, but we had some friends in common.
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January 8, 2020 on The Number Ones: Anne Murray’s “You Needed Me”
damn, you're right, i do.
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January 3, 2020 on Thoughts On The 2020 Coachella Poster
imagine me being only 6'7
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January 3, 2020 on Thoughts On The 2020 Coachella Poster
A truly great music book. Chuck was one of my favorite writers long before I went to work for him.
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December 30, 2019 on The Number Ones: A Taste Of Honey’s “Boogie Oogie Oogie”