Ogre Smash Death Boom's misleading, albeit fantastic, name had us thinking we were in for some aggressive, dark, perhaps cynical or sarcastic hardcore punk.
Boston cross-genre darlings Art Decade are celebrating the release of their cinematic debut full-length, 'Western Sunrise.'
Crown Point, rising stars of Portland's 2013's alt-rock scene, are giving a new meaning to the term "road dog" with their record-breaking itinerary.
Pioneers of their own "water pop" genre, Louisiana's Super Water Sympathy "synthesize classic symphonic ambience with modern rock’n’roll anthems" for a humble indie-pop sound that still seems majestic at times, ready to fill the airspace of an arena.
New Zealand soul-fusion powerhouse Six60 bring us 'Run For It,' a single recently endorsed by ESPN. The group, which brings its impressive live show to SXSW this year, blends soul, rock, roots and EDM. It's led by a fantastic vocalist whose style evokes Motown artists of the past.
Classic pop duo Chalk and Numbers are vinyl-dream-dazed escapist doo-wop at its finest.
In a city known for aggressive music and deadly subzero temperatures, Climactic hold high the torch passed down from Anal Blast, With Dead Hands Rising and Martyr AD.
Milwaukee's Beer City Hearts are "a rock 'n' roll band with some pretty simple influences."
With the March Divide's epidemically catchy single 'Jose Cuervo,' Dead Letter Records maintain their reputation as champions of the most American of Americana and rock.
Minnesota newcomers Five Stories Unfold have thrown their hat into the ring of aggressive pop acts rising in the ranks all around the Twin Cities.