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Punk Island 2019 (Review + Photos)

This past weekend Punk Island returned to Randall’s Island in all it’s sweat-soaked glory. The DIY festival’s 12th(ish?) year saw its return to Randall’s Island for the second year in a row, with over 35 more bands then the 2018 [...]

June 26, 2022 Live, Reviews

A Deer A Horse, Dezorah, Language & ESSi Played Alphaville

Last week, rockers A Deer A Horse, Dezorah, Language & ESSi brought the heavy to Alphaville in Brooklyn, NY. Check out all of the action below and steam A Deer A Horse’s just released new single, “Smokejumper,” which SIMGE wrote [...]

June 24, 2022 Live, Reviews
Teen Mortgage

Premiere: Teen Mortgage - Life/Death

Photo Credit: Roxplosion Hailing from D.C., duo Teen Mortgage are all killer no filler. Their new EP, Life/Death (premiering today on SIMGE), showcases the guitar/drums combo’s knack for crafting earworm hooks at breakneck speeds, save the mid-tempo menace of the [...]

June 20, 2022 New Music, Reviews
The Y Axes

Stream: The Y Axes - No Waves

Photo Credit: Dave Mcmahon It’s been a few years since we last featured San Francisco rockers The Y Axes, and in that time they seem to have only improved in their craft of creating anthemic alt. Their new album, No [...]

June 7, 2022 New Music, Reviews

Hot Blood Celebrated The Release Of Fear of a Unified Public At The Saint

Hot Blood released their latest album, Fear of a Unified Public, on February 22nd. After a reschedule in March, their release celebration show went down this past Friday night at The Saint. Also on the bill for the evening were [...]

May 20, 2022 Live, Reviews
Little Vicious

Stream: Little Vicious Hits You Right With “Sweet Sorrow” | New LP out 5/17

I just got back from the country, so what better time to mention the upcoming Little Vicious release entitled Dark Country. Being that I was in the country for some R&R, coming back and hearing this put me full steam [...]

May 16, 2022 New Music, Reviews

SIMGE On The Scene: Catty, Plaid Dracula, & Nice Knife Played Sunnyvale

I hit Sunnyvale on Saturday night for Tetchy, Catty, Plaid Dracula, and Nice Knife. Of course, the L train not-a-shutdown is in full effect these days, so getting there took a little planning. Thus far I had been successful in [...]

May 14, 2022 Live, Reviews
Speak In To My Goodeye

One From The Road: Badflower, Deal Casino and Fencer in Johnson City, TN

Deal Casino has not played around these parts since the middle of December, and with very good reason. They guys have been traversing the country for the better part of the last 7 months and falling in love with life [...]

May 13, 2022 Live, Reviews
Skinny Girl Diet

Album Review: Skinny Girl Diet – Ideal Woman

It’s easy to make a really loud rock and roll record. People like Dave Grohl have made entire careers out of “loud” as a descriptor. What is infinitely more difficult, however, is to make a loud record that has weight. [...]

April 22, 2022 New Music, Reviews

Listen: Bryan Wood changes gears with Learning Curves

2018 was a transformative year for B.Wood. Aside from leaving his former band to pursue a perpetual path of music and working his debut solo release, Bryan Wood embarked on a two month national tour with his friends in The [...]

April 16, 2022 New Music, Reviews