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The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Every week the Stereogum staff chooses the five best new songs of the week (the eligibility period begins and ends Thursdays right before midnight). This
Stereogum | June 28, 2019 - 4:22 pm


The Best Stereogum Interview Quotes Of 2015

We interviewed a lot of people in 2015. I know this because, in order to compile this list, I read upwards of 60 Q&A's with…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | December 31, 2015 - 2:35 pm


Q&A: Torche On Sci-Fi Sounds And Feel-Good Metal + “Restarter” (Stereogum Premiere)

For the past decade, Torche have confounded listeners while delighting them at the same time. Are they metal? Pop? Punk? Pop metal? Does it even…
Justin M. Norton | February 11, 2015 - 11:01 am

More Torche stories

Watch Torche Rip Through Two Songs On Seth Meyers

Underground metal bands don't really get booked onto late-night talk shows -- not even if they're really good underground metal bands, with big, accessible hooks…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2019 - 9:03 am

Stream Torche’s New Album Admission

For a decade and a half, the Miami band Torche have walked a strange line. They exist within the context of the extreme metal underground,…
Tom Breihan | July 12, 2019 - 3:17 pm

Torche – “Admission”

In a couple weeks, Torche are releasing a new album, Admission, the Miami group's follow-up to 2015's Restarter. We've heard two songs from it already,…
James Rettig | June 25, 2019 - 10:06 am

Torche – “Times Missing”

Last month, Miami pulverizers Torche announced a new album, Admission, the follow-up to 2015's Restarter. At the time, they shared lead single "Slide" and today…
James Rettig | June 4, 2019 - 10:38 am

Torche – “Slide”

The great Miami band Torche have been around since 2004, when they rose from the ashes of hardcore monsters Floor. In that decade and a…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2019 - 11:26 am

Stream Whatever Nevermind: A Tribute To Nirvana’s Nevermind

Robotic Empire has put together a second Nirvana tribute album for Record Store Day. The first one was released for last year's RSD, and had…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 10:46 am

Torche – “Annihilation Affair” Video

Torche's latest album, Restarter, is a chugging beast. It's "darker, heavier, and moodier" than a lot of their previous work, as bassist Jonathan Nuñez told…
Patrick Hosken | March 26, 2015 - 1:50 pm

Stream Torche Restarter

The Florida band Torche have found a home in the metal underground, but "metal," at least in its current definition, isn't really an adequate term…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2015 - 11:00 am

Torche – “Loose Men”

"Loose Men" is a pretty hilarious thing to name a song when your band's frontman is one of the few openly gay men in underground…
Tom Breihan | January 26, 2015 - 12:25 pm

Torche – “Annihilation Affair”

The Miami metal band Torche will return next month with Restarter, another album of towering melodic anthems. If you've heard any of their previous albums…
Tom Breihan | January 5, 2015 - 9:52 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

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…
Stereogum | December 12, 2014 - 6:17 pm

Torche – “Minions”

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…
Tom Breihan | December 8, 2014 - 11:18 am
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