Tag Archives: KEN mode

Fight Amp don’t quit, but are ex everything

Posted by on June 18, 2015

Fight Amp have released their first video from their latest album, Constantly Off, which came out earlier this month. The music video is for the song “Ex Everything,” and it leans heavy into the analog / film realm. Said the band to New Noise Magazine about the video: “If you aren’t already aware, we sort of have […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 16 – Madness of an Architect

Posted by on June 16, 2015

This week is when things get serious. Now is the time when the summer schedule really starts to grow towards its peak. Prepare yourselves for the rush that is coming, because it will be here sooner than you think.   High on Fire, Luminiferous (eOne) High on Fire is a phenomenon unlike any other. This band […]

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Metal Power Rankings: On the Lamb

Posted by on June 13, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. In a little more than a month, Lamb of God […]

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KEN Mode just liked fire

Posted by on June 1, 2015

KEN Mode have been going through many things lately. They were blessed with some really tight jeans which made them control their management but failed when they ended up with some dead actors. The explanation for all those things is very simple: They just liked fire. “I just liked fire” is the new track off their upcoming album Success […]

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KEN mode slow down for Dead Actors

Posted by on May 19, 2015

KEN Mode have already released three songs from the upcoming album, Success. Due out June 16th on Season of Mist, they’ve released a music video for “Blessed,” and streamed,”Management Control,” and “These Tight Jeans.” Now the band is offering an audio stream of “Dead Actors,” the last track on the nine-song album and it’s a slowed down, almost “spoken […]

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KEN Mode successfully offer their Management Control

Posted by on May 14, 2015

Canadian band KEN Mode keep the gears rolling towards the release of their new album Success by debuting a new track “Management Control” via SPIN. The trio have evolved a bit away from the hardcore that’s defined their career so far, branching out into a bit more of a noise-rock mode on the album, which was produced by […]

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Ken Mode have a Jean-ius plan

Posted by on April 23, 2015

KEN Mode’s forthcoming album, Success, seems like somewhat of a departure for the band . Recorded by Steve Albini, it seems like it’s a little less on the hardcore side and a little more on the noise rock/Amphetamine Reptile side of things. Take, for example, “These Tight Jeans,” a song that’s streaming now on NPR. […]

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KEN Mode are officially blessed

Posted by on March 30, 2015

The official debut video from KEN Mode’s new album Success just came out and it’s been worth the wait. We’ve heard “Blessed” before, but now we get to hear the Steve Albini (Nirvana, Oxbow, Zao) produced track with visuals by director Christopher Mills, who has worked with Tegan & Sara, Rush, Interpol, and Modest Mouse. Vocalist and guitarist Jesse Matthewson told Exclaim about the new […]

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KEN Mode unveil teaser trailer for next album

Posted by on March 11, 2015

[youtube]http://youtu.be/zCrNIYQxk8Q[/youtube] Will Steve Albini be the secret of KEN Mode’s Success? The legendary producer was behind the board for the  band’s forthcoming sixth album, and today the band unveiled a short, artfully shot trailer. You don’t really get a sense of what the album will sound like from the trailer, as it’s a dissonant collage of sound, […]

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Neil Fallon weighs in on cell phones at concerts

Posted by on October 9, 2014

Clutch vocalist Neil Fallon recently did an interview with Pop Culture Madness, and he spoke a bit about cell phone use at concerts. “Music recorded is a static thing. Every time you listen to ‘Four Sticks’ by Led Zeppelin, it’s gonna sound the same, but if you have the opportunity to see a band, that live […]

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