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Tag Archives: Quicksand

Metal By Numbers 11/22: Sensing the presence of Evanescence

Posted by on November 22, 2017

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I cannot hear Evanescence without thinking about Daredevil. I don’t mean the awesome newer Netflix series, I mean the 2003 film starring Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, which heavily featured Evanescence’s two biggest hits […]

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Ozzy, Foo Fighters, Avenged Sevenfold top Welcome To Rockville’s lineup

Posted by on November 7, 2017

On the heels of the official announcement of World’s Loudest Month, the first of many show lineups dropped yesterday. Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville kicks off the annual World’s Loudest Month festival series, April 27th-29th, 2018, when over 50 bands will converge on Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville, Florida. Leading the bill for the eighth annual […]

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Quicksand travel to the Cosmonauts with new video

Posted by on October 3, 2017

On Sunday, Quicksand wrapped up a tour in support of their forthcoming album, Interiors. It wasn’t an easy tour for the band, coming back with one less member than they started with and finishing as a trio. However, it was triumphant, given their sold-out two night stand in New York and Brooklyn and their ability to […]

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Review: Quicksand impressively soldier on as a trio in Philly

Posted by on September 25, 2017

In the early 2000’s, as hard music withered on the vine, there were certain bands I was completely convinced I would never see together again… the Misfits classic lineup, Into Another, The Pixies… and Quicksand. While Into Another and the Misfits have had success and the Pixies started strong but then quickly derailed into a […]

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Quicksand’s Tom Capone tried to steal 43 items at CVS, band continuing touring as trio

Posted by on September 15, 2017

This hasn’t been the best of summers for the metal community. In fact, it’s been brutal. Between Chris Cornell, Chester Bennington and Todd Honeycutt‘s suicides, the deadly RV crash Adrenaline Mob faced, and Decapitated’s recent accusations of kidnapping and rape, we hope the fall will be better. While we are looking to find something to laugh […]

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Quicksand guitarist arrested for shoplifting

Posted by on September 14, 2017

Things were looking bright for Quicksand after announcing their extensive tour, the longest run since their reunion in 2012. Prior to this run, the group revealed the exciting news that they signed with Epitaph records to release their new album Interiors sometime later this year. It has been well over twenty years since their last […]

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Get illuminated by a new Quicksand song

Posted by on August 22, 2017

Yesterday, Quicksand teased the fact that not only did they have their first full length album since 1995 coming out soon, but they’d signed to Epitaph to release it. Interiors will be coming at some point this year, and while the brief snippet of music yesterday teased a song, today via Spotify, that song, “Illuminant,” was […]

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New Quicksand coming on Epitaph

Posted by on August 21, 2017

A few years back, ’90s band Quicksand reunited for a 2012 tour. The band, equal parts metal, hardcore and emo, featured Gorilla Biscuits guitarist Walter Schriefels and were a formative influence on their peers like Deftones, which  bassist Sergio Vega became a member of following Chi Cheng’s death. Earlier this year, they announced an extensive […]

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Quicksand to hit road on longest tour since reunion

Posted by on June 26, 2017

If you’re a child of the ’90s, specifically, the one that watched both Headbangers Ball and 120 Minutes, you’re likely a Quicksand fan. Forming in 1990, the band, which features former Gorilla Biscuits frontman guitarist Walter Schrefels, released a pair of albums before breaking up in 1995. In 2012, the band reunited and have played a handful of […]

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Spotlights Tour Diary: Boston, Asbury and a meeting of hardcore legends

Posted by on August 12, 2016

  Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights are in the middle of two weeks on the road supporting Deftones and Refused. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. The band is writing a tour diary for us chronicling their two weeks on the road. In this third installment, they hit […]

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