Krista Gjestland

Krista Gjestland

MANAGING EDITOR

EMAIL: [email protected]

LOCATION: Ypsilanti, MI

BIO: Music-obsessed drinker with a writing problem.

Stream: Remainders debut ‘Remainders’ in full

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Pittsburgh’s Remainders are streaming their debut full-length Remainders in full a few days ahead of the album’s release on A-F Records. Remainders follows up the four-piece band’s 2014 debut EP Fine Exits. The album was recorded at the Braddock Hit Factory with Dave Rosenstraus and mixed and mastered by Derron Nuhfer (Against Me!, Discount, HWM). The band also features members of a slew of other Steel City bands including World’s Scariest Police Chases, Incommunicado and Playoff Beard. Listen to Album Name below: Remainders by …

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Video: Anti-Flag “To Hell With Boredom,” plus Australian tour dates with Scott Reynolds

Anti-Flag

Pittsburgh’s Anti-Flag has released a video for “To Hell With Boredom” alongside a handful of Australian and South Asian tour dates. The blisteringly short track comes from the band’s most recent album, American Spring, which released in 2015. The video was filmed this past summer in the Czech Republic by Maxim Frolov and was edited by Frolov and Fedor Ganyushkin. Watch “To Hell With Boredom” below: The tour dates, below, are the start of the band’s 10-year anniversary celebration of their 2006 album For Blood …

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Premiere: Remainders stream “Trying Too Hard” from A-F Records debut

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A-F Records‘ newest band Remainders are debuting their first track “Trying Too Hard” from their upcoming self-titled LP. Packed full of gritty melody with a penchant for honest post-adolescence lyricism, this Pittsburgh-based band is one I’ve had in heavy rotation since snagging their debut EP in 2014. I’ve been getting hints at this full-length for about a year, so I’m really excited to hear this come to fruition on AF. Remainders follows up the four-piece band’s 2014 debut EP Fine Exits. The …

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Premiere: Wolves&Wolves&Wolves&Wolves debut full album ‘The Cross and The Switchblade’

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North Carolina post-hardcore punks Wolves&Wolves&Wolves&Wolves are getting you through your mid-week slump with a full stream of their new full-length album The Cross and the Switchblade. The Cross and the Switchblade is the follow-up to the four-piece band’s 2015 EP Scars and 2014 debut full length Subtle Serpents.  Listen to The Cross and The Switchblade below: The Cross And The Switchblade by wolves & wolves & wolves & wolves The Cross and the Switchblade officially releases digitally this Friday, Sept. 16. Vinyl is …

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News: MakeWar signs to Red Scare, announces ‘Developing a Theory of Integrity’

MakeWar

New York three-piece MakeWar have announced they’ve signed to Red Scare for their upcoming full-length, Developing a Theory of Integrity. The album is the band’s follow up to their 2015 self-titled full length from Black Numbers. Red Scare’s Toby Jeg gave us a little background on the band: Some folks will see these South Americans playing punk rock and they’ll say, “Build a wall!” We saw the trio and said, “Let’s give ’em a record deal and get these badass hermanos …

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Premiere: Otto Mann debuts new song “Crispin Glover Look-A-Like”

Otto Mann

Chicago four-piece Otto Mann are kick-starting your Labor Day weekend with a brand new track, “Crispin Glover Look-A-Like.” The song is the second from their upcoming full-length debut, Lousy Weather. The LP serves as a follow up to their debut release, EP1, which dropped in 2015. Singer Vince Abette had this to say about “Crispin Glover Look-A-Like”: This song, which was written last on this album, is a kind of franken-song. The lyrics were used from songs Nic and I …

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News: Riot Fest announces Chicago daily schedule

Riot Fest

Riot Fest has announced their daily schedule lineup for this year’s Chicago festival, set for Sept. 16-18. Check out the hour-by-hour lineup and plan your weekend here. Haven’t got tickets yet? Don’t worry, we’re running a contest for a pair of FREE three-day passes here. Sign up to win here. We’ll also be hosting a booth in the Windy City, so make sure to find us for some merch and sweet hangs! After parties for Chicago were announced last week. You can …

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News: Suicide Machines announce California tour dates with Left Alone

Detroit’s seminal ska-hardcore band The Suicide Machines have announced a trio of rare California tour dates later this fall alongside Left Alone. The band officially took an indefinite hiatus in 2006, but have been playing a handful of reunion and local shows periodically since 2009. Their last album, War Profiteering is Killing Us All, in 2005. Needless to say, West Coasters, if you want to see the Suicide Machines this will likely be your only chance for a while. Tour dates:   …

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