Articles By: Black Box Bob

Watch: Dr. Octagon "Octagon Octagon" Lyric Video

Watch: Dr. Octagon “Octagon Octagon” Lyric Video

Last I’d heard, Dr. Octagon had returned to somewhere in the future of the Virgo Supercluster to hang up his speculum and run a bikini waxing shack on the beach. Turns out, the Earth is in desperate need of his hip-hop skills, and so he’s gotten the band back together to deliver Moosebumps: an exploration into modern day horripilation on […]

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Listen: Deer Venom “All Right With Me”

Listen: Deer Venom “All Right With Me”

Seattle rocker Mario Barbetta‘s Deer Venom project kicks off the year with a killer new 4-song EP up now on Bandcamp. Last January we previewed the track “Not Today.” Though a self-recorded basement demo at the time, put together with fellow musicians bassist/vocalist Brian Salvage and drummer Radford Mason, the cut’s raucous energy was still more than evident. This past […]

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Listen: The Soft Moon "Choke"

Listen: The Soft Moon “Choke”

Luis Vasquez continues his downward spiral as The Soft Moon. On February 2nd, the artist will release his fourth studio album Criminal via Sacred Bones. From our first listen in on the LP with the track “Burn” this past October, we knew the record would be one of our favorite albums of 2018. “Choke” continues the darkly themed and personal […]

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Label News: Dirty Water Records to Re-Release The Cavemen’s Self-Titled Debut

Label News: Dirty Water Records to Re-Release The Cavemen’s Self-Titled Debut

Today’s news from Dirty Water Records comes with an FCC Warning about “heavy sex, drugs and anti-social references”–which means it’s right up our alley. New Zealand miscreants The Cavemen dropped their glue huffing, beer guzzling self-titled debut back in 2015 and the now legendary celebration of excess and debauchery is being re-released on January 30th via the punk label Dirty […]

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Watch: The Soft Moon "Burn (Official Lyric Video)"

Watch: The Soft Moon “Burn (Official Lyric Video)”

The Soft Moon has signed with Sacred Bones, and is currently readying his fourth studio LP Criminal for release on February 2nd, 2018. The upcoming record finds Luis Vasquez returning to work with producer Maurizio Baggio at La Distilleria in Bassano Del Grappa, Italy. Like on his 2015 LP Deeper (Captured Tracks), also produced by Baggio, Criminal finds Vasquez continuing […]

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Watch: Karger Traum "Familienlied"

Watch: Karger Traum “Familienlied”

Karger Traum is an electronic duo from Oklahoma City, and on October 20th they will release their Such A Dream cassette via the Atlanta-based label DKA Records. Comprised of members Blake Lusk and Taylor McKenzie, the pair first began working together when Lusk invited McKenzie to provide improvised vocals for his solo project, Holy Siege. Singing in German provided just […]

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Listen: Maximum Mad "Unmanned" (Photo by James Rexroad)

Listen: Maximum Mad “Unmanned”

Maximum Mad is a heavy and loud new edition to the Good to Die roster and on September 16th the Portland-based noise rockers will release their debut EP Dear Enemy. The band, which formed in the summer of 2016, features guitarists Mark Bassett (John Rambo, Diesto, Men Of Porn) and David Mullis (Kakihara), as well as bassist/vocalist Jayson Smith (El […]

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