Tag: Post Punk

July 26, 2019

Song of the Day: Altar Boys - You Are Loved

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: this is one of the greatest songs our scene has ever produced! It gets straight to the heart of what it’s all about: “Hey I’m talkin’ to you/Yeah, I’m trying to get through/God cares about you more than think . . . You are loved! You are loved!” It was the first song I ever heard from the Altar Boys, in the late 80s. Ironically, it was on a metal compilation where I first heard them. Though the song is nowhere near metal, it has that late 80s post-punk/power pop sound from SoCal that has loads of energy.… Continued →

November 25, 2017

September 28, 2017

July 26, 2017

Calling Down Fire - Sailor's Creek (Post Hardcore from Virginia)

I’d like to bring attention to this new post-hardcore group out of Virginia called Calling Down Fire. They are dropping their new Ep “1865” this Friday through New Breed Collective. Check out this new song “Sailor’s Creek” below and then buy/stream the Ep when it goes live. For fans of: Comrades, Saosin, Defeater, The Fall Of Troy, Superheaven). Purchase on bandcamp here. Continued →

June 21, 2017