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Let's Go METZ!

The widespread success of METZ caught the Canadian rockers by surprise

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
 It’s often hard to discern what the hell frontman Alex Edkins is raging on about, but it doesn’t matter much when your frontal lobe is blown off via the trio’s lacerating racket, which sounds like In Utero-era Nirvana on fast-forward or Fugazi at its immersive, air-raid-siren best.  

Paint It Black

L.A.’s Warpaint unveils new material at MidPoint from anticipated sophomore album release

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 25, 2013
 Warpaint emits a hypnotic, groove-based blend of textures and emotions that could only have sprouted from the fertile imaginations of its four members. There’s a mysterious, unpredictable element to the band’s lush vocals and mood-altering soundscapes that is all its own.   

Literary: Eddie Trunk

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Radio DJ and TV host Eddie Trunk is an unabashedly enthusiastic lover of Heavy Metal. The New Jersey native has made it his mission to champion his musical genre of choice, and he’s been doing it in  

Big Star: Nothing Can Hurt Me

0 Comments · Thursday, September 19, 2013
Big Star specialized in heartfelt, tuneful Rock music driven by the blissful twin vocals of co-founders Chris Bell and Alex Chilton and a guitar sound heavily influenced by the band’s Southern su  

Titus Andronicus

Sept. 24 • Southgate House Revival (Revival Room)

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Patrick Stickles’ impassioned yelps are impossible to ignore. The frontman for New Jersey-based Indie Rock outfit Titus Andronicus sounds as if he’s on fire, fueled by the passion of his dense, richly detailed lyrical concerns, which range from the American Civil War and the dangers of contemporary capitalism to food fights and getting trashed.
  

Vaunted Visage

Garey Faulkner parlays a one-time bet into success as a beard model

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 18, 2013
The Amelia native and onetime pro BMX biker has parlayed his massive (and still growing) beard into something he never thought possible: a living.  
  

Literary: Joseph Bates

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Area author Joseph Bates’ just-published debut collection of stories, Tomorrowland, is getting sweet notices from a variety of sources, including local novelist and University of Cincinnati professo  

Music: Titus Andronicus with Lost Boy

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Patrick Stickles’ impassioned yelps are impossible to ignore. The frontman for New Jersey-based Indie Rock outfit Titus Andronicus sounds as if he’s on fire, fueled by the passion of his dense, ri  

The Cincinnati Film Festival Continues its Celebration of Films and Those Who Make Them

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
The Cincinnati Festival (CFF) kicked off its fourth year last weekend and continues through Sunday with screenings at various venues (though most will take place at Tower Place Mall). The festival boasts some 100 films (including 39 feature-length offerings) across numerous genres and styles, none more anticipated than the local premiere of Cincinnati native Tom Berninger’s Mistaken for Strangers, which screened Sept. 6 at Memorial Hall.  

Music: Rancid

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Rancid at 22? That’s a notion many purebred punks might scoff at, but this Berkeley, Calif., crew is still kicking despite dropping only one album, 2009’s Let the Dominoes Fall, in the last decade