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In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2018

Another year gone by means a few dozen more popular bands broke up, but not Coldplay. (No offense to them but imagine how psyched people…
Scott Lapatine | December 12, 2018 - 12:19 pm

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Hether Fortune – “Forget The Night”

Last month, Hether Fortune put out her first solo song, "Sister," since her punk band Wax Idols went on an indefinite hiatus. Today, she's back…
James Rettig | March 19, 2019 - 5:28 pm

Hether Fortune – “Sister”

Last year, the Oakland punk band Wax Idols went on an indefinite hiatus, which has allowed its leader Hether Fortune to focus on her own…
James Rettig | February 20, 2019 - 11:38 am

Wax Idols – “Crashing”

Hether Fortune, leader of the Oakland-based postpunk band Wax Idols, used to play in White Lung. But that really gives no indication of how Wax…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2018 - 12:25 pm

Wax Idols – “Mausoleum” Video

Most of us can only hope that, when we die, postpunk bands will be using our graves as a playground. Wax Idols are out here…
Tom Breihan | March 28, 2018 - 12:10 pm

Wax Idols – “Scream”

The Oakland-based band Wax Idols have been releasing music since 2010, and their sound has matured significantly, going from feverish post-punk to muscular, confident dream-pop.
Tom Breihan | March 8, 2018 - 10:43 am

Read Bleached’s Can You Deal? Zine Feat. Liz Phair, Hayley Williams, Tegan Quin, & More

Bleached's recent Can You Deal? EP was released alongside a zine of the same name that features essays, art, and poetry from a stacked list…
James Rettig | April 10, 2017 - 2:57 pm

Notorious AIDS Drug Price Gouger Is A Post-Hardcore Figurehead

On Sunday The New York Times published a distressing story about Turing Pharmaceuticals jacking up the price of a drug called Daraprim from $13.50 to…
Caitlin White | September 22, 2015 - 3:34 pm