The Age of Quarantine web series has launched in the wake of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from Saint Vitus Bar, closed down temporarily and in the interim, has started a new nightly interview series coming straight to your phones! Starting this week, Dave Castillo (Confines, Primitive Weapons) and Chris Enriquez (Spotlights, Revolver Magazine, Primitive Weapons, Total Meltdown) interview artists every night at 8PM for the duration of the quarantine! Credit where credit is due: this is Chris’ brainchild and we’re really happy to be involved. First up! Tonight, Monday (3/23) at 8PM EST on Instagram Live, Brian Cook of Russian Circles. Continue reading
Post-Rock/shoegaze stars Spotlights, hot on the heels of a recent mini-headline tour and an opening spot at one of the reunion shows in Brooklyn for Mr. Bungle, Spotlights has announced a new EP. We Are All Atomic will release via Blues Funeral and the Post-Wax labels on March 27th. New music will arrive soon. This is the bands’ first album since their acclaimed 2019 release, out now via on Ipecac Recordings. Korn, Faith No More, Scars on Broadway, and Helmet tour!
Korn and Faith No More are joining forces for a co-headline tour this summer! The bands will be supported by special guests Scars on Broadway, Helmet, Spotlights, and `68 on select dates. Produced by Live Nation, the coast-to-coast 26-city outing will kick off Aug. 7 in Denver, Colo. and make stops in Irvine, Phoenix, Dallas, Brooklyn, Toronto and more, before wrapping up with a performance at St. Louis’ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Sept. 17. Citi is the official presale credit card of the tour. As such, Citi cardmembers will have access to purchase presale tickets beginning Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 12:00PM local time until Thursday, Feb. 20 at 10PM local time through Citi EntertainmentSM. For complete presale details visit www.citientertainment.com. Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, Feb. 21 at 10AM local time at the link below. Continue reading
Post-Rock band Spotlights have shared a new digital single to their Bandcamp! ‘Sleepwalker’ was avaialble as a physical version of the album-only track on their excellent 2019 released Love & Decay (Ipecac Recordings). Teh band will begin a short US tour next month, including an opening slot on one of the Mr. Bungle Reunion shows (February 11th) in Brooklyn. Continue reading
Mr. Bungle is gearing up for their reunion shows in February in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City. The band will perform their 1986 demo, The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny in its entirety. It will mark the first time Mr. Bungle has performed in close to 20 years and the first time these songs have been played live in over 30 years. The band comprised of original Mr. Bungle members Trevor Dunn, Mike Patton, and Trey Spruance will be joined by Scott Ian (Anthrax, S.O.D.) and Dave Lombardo (Dead Cross, Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies) for the dates. Opening acts for the six shows will include Cattle Decapitation, Possessed, Hirax, the Melvins, Ho99o9, C*nts, and Spotlights,.The band posted to social media that they are working on cover songs for the show, and hopefully some other Mr. Bungle tracks will be played, since their final album, California, turned twenty years old in 2019. Once again, no further cities are being added to this mini-tour according to the bands’ spokesperson. Continue reading
Having been graced by the patronage of Aaron Harris and Chino Moreno for the last three years, Brooklyn couple Spotlights have shared the stage with the latter’s Deftones while still sailing under many radars. That may be about to change with the permanent appointment of live drummer Chris Enriquez and the release of sophomore album Love & Decay (Ipecac Recordings). Continue reading
Brooklyn’s genius post-Rock band Spotlights will release their full-length album Love & Decay April 26, Ipecac Recordings. The band has had several acclaimed EP’s, been on some impressive tours and featured at Roadburn Festival! You can hear their brand new song ‘The Particle Noise’ right now! Continue reading