Venom’s 1989 ‘Prime Evil’ era line-up (guitarist Jeff “Mantas” Dunn, vocalist/bassist Tony “Demolition Man” Dolan and drummer Anthony “Abaddon” Bray), now under the moniker Venom Inc., have announced a brand new full-length LP entitled ‘Avé’. After months of anticipation, ‘Avé’ … Continue reading Venom Inc. Announce New LP – North American Fall Tour Dates
With the release of ‘Scathed’, it was decided to run this little feature on Gridfailure by you for several reasons. One, the prime directive here is always to laud the artists we dig, with the faith that people will run … Continue reading GRIDFAILURE: David Brenner’s Systematic Deconstruction of Sound
White Reaper’s eponymous debut EP played at a fast pace with relative urgency using a well-suited lo-fi vocal approach. It kind of reminded me of a young 21st century Midwest Ramones. After upping the game with the last album, ‘White … Continue reading WHITE REAPER: Tony Esposito on the World’s Best American Band
This spring, Sarah Shook & the Disarmers released their debut LP ‘Sidelong’ with Bloodshot Records. Musically, the band takes threads from Americana, neo-traditional country, folk, rock & roll, and fabricates a sound that’s familiar enough to be accessible on a … Continue reading SARAH SHOOK: A Darker, Rock & Roll, Sweaty Kind of Country
Here’s a new cut, called “How to Boil an Egg,” from Courtney Barnett. She recorded this cut while doing demos for her new LP, still yet to have much more new light shed on. The track itself is one that … Continue reading A (Kinda) New Song From Courtney Barnett – New LP TBA
Check out this video that Sweet Spirit just released for, “The Power”; it was the lead single from their second full-length release, ‘St. Mojo’. Think, maybe, a no-holds-barred, pop/rock & roll anti-diva singing with equal parts heart/soul/balls/irreverence that meets up … Continue reading NEW VIDEO: SWEET SPIRIT’s “The Power” – Big Glam Pop, Motherfucker
Aggronautix has announced a run of a new version of their extremely popular Throbblehead likeness of the Descendents’ Milo Auckerman. The mini v1 model is a mini version of the long out of print, and sold out, Milo Throbblehead v1. … Continue reading New Descendents’ Milo Throbblehead From Aggronautix Revealed – You’re Welcome!