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Stereogum’s 90 Favorite Songs Of 2018

Each December, in an effort to celebrate outstanding achievements and commemorate The Year That Was, the pop culture media industrial complex foists lots of lists…
Stereogum | December 11, 2018 - 11:01 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

I don’t know what part of the country you’re reading this from, but chances are it’s been a week straight of storms and/or oppressive humidity.
Stereogum | July 27, 2018 - 4:14 pm


Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2017

If you've been reading Stereogum for long enough, you may have noticed something about your Stereogum staffers: We don't agree on shit. We argue constantly,…
Stereogum | December 11, 2017 - 11:49 am

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Counterparts – “Purer Form Of Pain” & “Strings Of Separation”

Last year, the Ontario metalcore face-destroyers Counterparts came out with Nothing Left To Love, a majestic shit-ripper of an album. Since then, frontman frontman Brendan…
Tom Breihan | June 22, 2020 - 10:46 am

Stream End’s Debut Album Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face

The New Jersey-based band metallic hardcore End make some truly ugly music. A few years ago, Counterparts frontman Brendan Murphy got together with Fit For…
Tom Breihan | June 5, 2020 - 12:04 pm

End – “Fear For Me Now”

We are now less than a month away from the release of Splinters From An Ever-Changing Face, the band End's full-length debut. This is good…
Tom Breihan | May 14, 2020 - 11:03 am

End – “Covet Not”

Brendan Murphy leads the metallic hardcore band Counterparts, and Counterparts are plenty heavy. But when Murphy wants to make something really heavy, he assembles End,…
Tom Breihan | April 23, 2020 - 10:36 am

End – “Pariah”

Counterparts frontman Brendan Murphy has another band, a sort of heavy-hardcore supergroup called End. He's in End with Fit For An Autopsy guitarist Will Putney,…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2020 - 10:46 am


Counterparts – “Separate Wounds”

Nothing Left To Love, the sixth album from metalcore powerhouse Counterparts, will arrive at the top of November. When they announced it last month, they…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2019 - 10:39 am

Counterparts – “Wings Of Nightmares”

A couple of years ago, the Ontario metalcore band Counterparts released the majestic and brutal LP You're Not You Anymore, and it was one of…
Tom Breihan | August 26, 2019 - 9:17 am


Counterparts – “Selfishly I Sink”

You don't need to be a skate nerd to know Nyjah Huston, but if you don't know Nyjah Huston, it's probably pretty safe to assume…
Michael Nelson | August 23, 2018 - 11:15 am

Counterparts – “Monument” Video

I'm back in the office now, but I'd been in Cape Cod for the last six days prior to this one, and during that time…
Michael Nelson | July 25, 2018 - 1:31 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2017

We made it! Well, we mostly made it. The world could well end in the next 25 days. But we've made it through 11 months…
Stereogum | December 5, 2017 - 11:00 am