Yearly Archives: 2016


“The night is short. It weighs heavy, but the light always awaits us,” begins the tagline from vocalist Chibi about THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE’s eighth album DIAMONDS (Metropolis Records; release date: March 27, 2020). A darkly poetic line which could easily describe the band and their music.  While often exploring the lower octaves with minor chords and midnight […]

The Birthday Massacre


    Thin with prominent cheekbones, a baritone voice, and a penchant for gloomy poetics, Peter John Joseph Murphy (born 11 July 1957) is an English singer and musician. He was the vocalist of the rock group Bauhaus and later went on to release a number of solo albums, such […]

Peter Murphy


  Since their humble DIY beginnings in 1981, Osaka, Japan’s Shonen Knife have been building a faithful following of rock enthusiasts and alternative rock elite, their relentless journey securing the band’s place as one of the pioneer ambassadors of Japanese rock music and culture on the international stage. The rock […]

Shonen Knife


   the-sounds.com THE SOUNDS Maja Ivarsson – Vocals Jesper Anderberg – Guitar / Keyboards Felix Rodriguez – Guitar Johan Richter – Bass Fredrik Blond – Drums For a band whose history as a band spans a little over two decades, Swedish indie rockers THE SOUNDS sure don’t sound like it. Resonating […]

The Sounds



    yellowcardrock.com     “When saying farewell, it is hard to know where to start, especially when there are so many reasons not to say it, but the time has come to share this news,” said YELLOWCARD in a unified statement. “After countless discussions and months of thought, we have decided that it […]

Yellowcard