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Amplified: Nepal’s Chepang grind their way into our hearts

Posted by on September 16, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] GRIND OR DIE. I love grindcore, for the sheer belligerence and incomprehensibility above almost anything else about it. Grind makes me, even as a total pinko teddy bear pacifist, want to immediately start slamming beers and […]

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Amplified: Ruin “Reopen” a can of groovy thrash

Posted by on September 9, 2016

  Amplified is a weekly column focusing on unsigned and local artists. If you think your band fits the bill, email us at [email protected] Mmm, groove. There was definitely a time that every band I listened to had to sound like Ruin, and I’m disappointed my teenage self didn’t know about them. Ruin’s style is mostly […]

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Amplified: Deathwish go over “The Precipice” on new song

Posted by on September 2, 2016

  Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] Hailing from my home state of Rhode Island, Deathwish make it immediately clear up front that their lineup is pretty ridiculously stacked in terms of technical ability on their newest track, “The Precipice.” This is […]

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Amplified: Gus MacArthur talks about first instruments, early inspirations

Posted by on July 29, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] California oddballs Gus McArthur recently released their debut EP, Chapter I: Hysterics From The Book of Gus, a truly fascinating cocktail of weirdness that effortlessly blends D&D-worthy folk, Bay Area thrash, neoclassical shred and some thoroughly […]

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Amplified Scene Report: Olathia talk haunted venues, beer, Cleveland community

Posted by on June 17, 2016

Amplified is a weekly column focusing on new and emerging artists. Got a band that fits the bill? Email [email protected] A band that’s been on our radar for a little while now is Cleveland shredders Olathia. They’re a modern take on super-melodic thrash, dynamic but with loads of room for shreddy guitar work and vocalist Chris […]

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