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Tag Archives: Quicksand

Review: Quicksand impressively soldier on as a trio in Philly

Posted by on September 25, 2017

In the early 2000’s, as hard music withered on the vine, there were certain bands I was completely convinced I would never see together again… the Misfits classic lineup, Into Another, The Pixies… and Quicksand. While Into Another and the Misfits have had success and the Pixies started strong but then quickly derailed into a […]

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Quicksand’s Tom Capone tried to steal 43 items at CVS, band continuing touring as trio

Posted by on September 15, 2017

This hasn’t been the best of summers for the metal community. In fact, it’s been brutal. Between Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington and Todd Honeycutt‘s suicides, the deadly RV crash Adrenaline Mob faced, and Decapitated’s recent accusations of kidnapping and rape, we hope the fall will be better. While we are looking to find something to laugh […]

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Quicksand guitarist arrested for shoplifting

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Things were looking bright for Quicksand after announcing their extensive tour, the longest run since their reunion in 2012. Prior to this run, the group revealed the exciting news that they signed with Epitaph records to release their new album Interiors sometime later this year. It has been well over twenty years since their last […]

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Get illuminated by a new Quicksand song

Posted by on August 22, 2017

Yesterday, Quicksand teased the fact that not only did they have their first full length album since 1995 coming out soon, but they’d signed to Epitaph to release it. Interiors will be coming at some point this year, and while the brief snippet of music yesterday teased a song, today via Spotify, that song, “Illuminant,” was […]

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New Quicksand coming on Epitaph

Posted by on August 21, 2017

A few years back, ’90s band Quicksand reunited for a 2012 tour. The band, equal parts metal, hardcore and emo, featured Gorilla Biscuits guitarist Walter Schriefels and were a formative influence on their peers like Deftones, which  bassist Sergio Vega became a member of following Chi Cheng’s death. Earlier this year, they announced an extensive […]

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Quicksand to hit road on longest tour since reunion

Posted by on June 26, 2017

If you’re a child of the ’90s, specifically, the one that watched both Headbangers Ball and 120 Minutes, you’re likely a Quicksand fan. Forming in 1990, the band, which features former Gorilla Biscuits frontman guitarist Walter Schrefels, released a pair of albums before breaking up in 1995. In 2012, the band reunited and have played a handful of […]

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Spotlights Tour Diary: Boston, Asbury and a meeting of hardcore legends

Posted by on August 12, 2016

  Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights are in the middle of two weeks on the road supporting Deftones and Refused. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. The band is writing a tour diary for us chronicling their two weeks on the road. In this third installment, they hit […]

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Back at it again with Brooklyn’s House of Vans (Sleep, Converge, Quicksand)

Posted by on May 10, 2016

Although they didn’t really start to get popular until the late ’70s and early ’80s, Vans are celebrating their 50th anniversary this year. And if you live in the New York area like we do, you’re more than likely familiar with the House of Vans in Brooklyn. Located in Greenpoint, for the last few years, the […]

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Thursday reunite to play Wrecking Ball Fest; Quicksand, L7 also playing

Posted by on March 22, 2016

There are so many festivals happening that to make one stand out, you really need to do something to differentiate it from the rest. The New York Times just wrote about that, stating they’re not going to Coachella or Bonnaroo any more because of the overall sameness of the the artists playing all those festivals and […]

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Today in WTF: CBGB opening restaurant in Newark Airport

Posted by on December 21, 2015

When you think of CBGB’s, you think of a lot of things: The birthplace of punk rock in New York City, hardcore matinees, a forgettable film that came out a few years back, and of course, the Newark Liberty International Airport. Wait, what? Scratch that last one, but according to Gothamist, the infamous Bowery nightclub […]

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