Tag: Roadside Monument

October 29, 2021

Song of the Day: Mr. Bishop's Fist - Confuted System

The one, the only, the legendary hardcore band from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mr. Bishop’s Fist only released one 3-song demo, and had 2 compilation appearances, before they broke up and moved to the Pacific Northwest. So why include the band here when they made such a small impact? Well, despite their limited output, the band actually had an incredible impact. First, because the songs were so good, so brutal, so raw and real, fans and collectors to this day still talk about the band.… Continued →

August 14, 2020

Song of the Day: Roadside Monument - On Molasses Lake

Emo seems to be a genre that people either love or hate. Heck, even most of the bands who played in the genre didn’t want to be associated with the name for one reason or another. While Roadside Monument toyed around with various genres like indie rock (Beside This Brief Hexagonal), math rock (I Am the Day of Current Taste), and fusions of the two (Eight Hours Away from Becoming a Man), they also stayed just close enough to the emo genre to never fully break free from the tag.… Continued →

March 13, 2020

Unwed Sailor release new video

Instrumental indie rock super group Unwed Sailor has released a new video to accompany their single “Camino Reel.” The song comes from their soon-to-be-released album Look Alive, and their recent material finds them rocking out a little bit more than in the past. But don’t, worry those layered melodies are still present! The band features members/ex-members of Roadside Monument, Norma Jean, and Living Sacrifice among others and have been going for 20 years or so.… Continued →

January 14, 2020

Left Neglect (Ft. Members of The Merbabies, Roadside Monument, Focused, Pedro the Lion, and Blenderhead)

A worthy new band has arrived on the music scene – Left Neglect and they are garnering the kind of critical acclaim that bands years deep into their careers dream about. This band features members who have played in bands like The Merbabies, Other Desert Cities, Roadside Monument, Focused, Pedro The Lion, and Blenderhead to name a few. What comes immediately to mind on “Children”, the title track off the band’s 6 song Ep is Chris Bowden’s knack for connecting with a listener through a sonic blast of melodic, indie-leaning, sometimes off kilter rock n’ roll.… Continued →

June 20, 2017

Roadside Monument Reunite and Play Recent Show

Critically acclaimed 90’s Post Hardcore act, Roadside Monument, recently reunited and played a show in Seattle. The band is playing music again which should definitely excite long time fans and energize those new fans that have just discovered the band through digital music outlets. Check out this article on NPR Music about the band’s recent reunion and read up on more history as well as where the band is heading. Check out their Facebook page and make sure to “like” it.… Continued →