Top Music of the first half of 2013

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Top 15 Albums – First half of 2013:

1. Rational Anthem: Whatevermind
2. R.A. The Rugged Man: Legends Never Die
3. What-A-Nights: What-A-Nights LP
4. Paper Dragons: Die To Please
5. Big Eyes: Almost Famous
6. Iron Reagan: Worse Than Dead
7. Peeple Watchin': Somethin’ Ta Tell Ya
8. Rough Kids: The State I’m In
9. Dead North: Teenagers
10. Sugar Stems: Can’t Wait
11. Broadway Calls: Comfort/Distraction
12. Christopher Lee: Charlemagne: The Omens of Death
13. Bad Religion: True North
14. Shirks: S/T
15. NONA: Through The Head

Top 10 EPs – First half of 2013:

1. Night Birds: Maimed For The Masses
2. Martin: The Worst Part
3. Pity Party: Do A Little Dance
4. creeps: Our Time
5. Iron Chic: Spooky Action
6. Invitational: Fucking Dangerous
7. Science Police: You Are Under Arrest in the Future
8. Wargames: 9 Trax / No Nightmare
9. Bankrupt: Goodbye Blue Monday
10. The Fur Coats: Goddamn, I’m a Handsome Man!

Top 10 Splits – First half of 2013:

1. Lipstick Homicide/Turkletons
2. Smokejumper/American Lies
3. Mean Jeans/Big Eyes
4. Toys That Kill/Future Virgins
5. Brick Mower/Black Wine
6. Rad Company/Tight Bros.
7. Pity Party/Bad Mammals
8. Matt Pless & Melissa Lucciola
9. A Page Of Punk/Werewolves On Motorcycles
10. Mikey Erg/Barrakuda McMurder

Top 5 Demos – First half of 2012:

1. Boys: Demo 2013
2. Black Tower: Demo
3. Whiff: Winter Demo 2013
4. Kinder Words: Demo 2013
5. The Little Richards: Down The NHT Demo

REVIEW: Black Tower: Demo

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Black Tower demoEver wonder if some guys from some pop punk bands got together and started a metal band? Well it turns out that the results are pretty great. Black Tower is made from members of Crusades, Creeps and Visitors, and goddamn it is good. If I were to guess what pop punk bands had members in this band I think Crusades would be my first guess not only because of the metal influence in their album but just because it sounds a lot like the metal parts in the Crusades album. It’s clean vocal heavy metal, almost verging on power metal. This is metal at its fucking best. I can’t get enough of this. If more metal bands like this were around today metal would be in a much better shape than it currently is. If you like metal, and I mean good metal not that shit that passes for metal then Black Tower is a band that you want to get on right now.

1. Dark Lord
2. Winter
3. The Dragon Flies
4. Night Siege

Get it from Black Tower HERE

Insubordination Fest Line-up

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Insubordination Fest Pre-Show
June 24th

The Ottobar
2549 N. Howard Street
Baltimore MD 21218

MC Chris
Automatics, The
Charlie Brown
Dirt Bike Annie

Insubordination Fest 2010
June 25th and 26th

407 E Saratoga St
Baltimore, MD 21202

American Steel
Baracuda McMurder
Be My Doppelganger
Beatnik Termites
Blacklist Royals
Black Wine
Chinese Telephones
Dead Mechanical
Dear Landlord
Flamingo Nosebleed
Impulse International
Jetty Boys
Kepi Ghoulie and Friends
Less Than Jake
Max Levine Ensemble
Methadones (Playing “21st Century Power Pop Riot” in it’s entirety)
Night Birds
Noise By Numbers
Off With Their Heads
Smoking Popes
Teenage Bottlerocket
Varsity Weirdos

Canada Invasion at the Insubordination Fest 2010
Presented by Merman Records
Friday June 25th

Sonar, Second Stage

Old Wives
Roman Line

There are still a few bands TBA, I will update this list as they are confirmed.


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