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Photos: AFI & Nothing live at Union Transfer

Monday, March 6th, 2017

AFI and Nothing recently ripped through Philadelphia’s Union Transfer venue for an exuberant audience with our very own Dante Torrieri…Read More


Resume Transmission: At The Drive In stream new song ‘Governed By Contagions’

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Resume Transmission: ‘GOVERNED BY CONTAGIONS’ is the first new song from seminal rock/post-hardcore outfit At The Drive In in 16…Read More


Fight Amp announce shows + new photos

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Philadelphia Noise-rock outfit Fight Amp have re-emerged with new show announcements as February will include a Brooklyn, NY performance with…Read More


Faith No More Music Videos & New Photos

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Faith No More’s first new album since 1997’s Album of the Year, Sol Invictus (Reclamation Recordings/Ipecac Recordings), arrived in May…Read More


Mutoid Man to Tour US in August in support of debut LP, Bleeder

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Mutoid Man is excited to announce a headline tour in support of its newly released debut full-length, Bleeder (Sargent House).…Read More


New Music Now XV

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Blow The Scene‘s New Music Now column kicks off Summer 2015 by taking a look at an exciting grouping of…Read More


Lightning Bolt drop first new material in 6 years, Full US Tour Spring 2015

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Over the course of its two-decade existence, noise duo Lightning Bolt has revolutionized underground rock in immeasurable ways. The pair…Read More


No Machine (feat Billy Rymer of Dillinger Escape Plan) offers debut EP at pay what you want

Monday, October 13th, 2014

No Machine, a new 3-piece alt-metal project featuring Dillinger Escape Plan drummer Billy Rymer, have just offered up a debut…Read More


The Joy Formidable Philly Photo Exclusive

Monday, April 29th, 2013

The Joy Formidable brought their massive sound and incredibly energetic show to Union Transfer along with the bands Blood Red…Read More


New Music Now X

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

Blow The Scene‘s New Music Now column kicks off 2013 by taking a look at an exciting grouping of new…Read More


New Music Now I

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

We look at new music from Assembly Of Light Choir, Masakari, Grin and Bear It, The Chariot, Circa Survive, Minus The Bear, and Murder Construct, with loads of free music samples!


Title Fight, Pianos Become The Teeth, Self Defense Family Photo Gallery

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Kingston PA’s Title Fight have become regulars here at Blow The Scene with their infectious blend of hardcore and pop…Read More


Riot Fest Philadelphia Photo Gallery

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

Riot Fest East conquered Philly this past Saturday with a line-up that bridged the divide between old and young fans…Read More


Review Rundown I

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Review Rundown I featuring just the brass tacks info and free streaming music samples of new LPs by Iron Lamb, Night Birds, Grin and Bear It, Maker, Brutal Truth, and Rotting Out.


Caveman August Tour Preview

Monday, July 25th, 2011

New York’s Caveman have announced the digital release of their debut album CoCo Beware on September 13th, followed by the physical CD and vinyl release on November 15th. This will follow a August tour run accross the US with The War On Drugs.


Philly Spotlight Quiet Arcs

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Our Spotlight series continues with a focus close to home this month, as we caught up with Philadelphia’s up-and-coming post-hardcore…Read More


North Korea, Sainthood Reps Photo Gallery

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

North Korea (Ex-Envy on The Coast, Dillinger Escape Plan, The Rivalry) stopped by the Barbary on July 10, 2011 with Sainthood Reps and New Jersey’s Bamboo Houses. Full photo gallery is up! Enjoy


Q & A Spotlight with Chicago noise rockers Big’n

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

For our latest Spotlight Q & A we have caught up Chicago noise rockers Big’n, as the band has just dropped a new E.P., Spare The Horses, on the AfricanTape label. Big’n and AfricanTape were kind enough to supply us with a streaming edition of the new album for your listening pleasure. If you dig it, stop on by their bandcamp or Africantape and buy a copy. Enjoy!


Cave In Release New Song Sing My Loves

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Massachusetts’ post-hardcore heroes Cave In, have just dropped a brand new song, “Sing My Loves,” which will be featured on the band’s forthcoming album White Silence, hitting streets May 24, 2011 via Hydra Head Records.