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Top 10s of the year from members of Melvins, Palms, Byzantine, Primordial, Oni, Gozu

Posted by on December 19, 2016

We’ve gotten a lot of great music this year, and while you may have been following along with our list of the best music of 2016 as according to us, the artists that made some of that music should have a say in it as well. That’s why we reached out to a handful of […]

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Spotlights streaming new EP

Posted by on December 8, 2016

If the name Spotlights rings a bell, it should The Brooklyn-based duo spent a few weeks on the road with Deftones and Refused this past Summer and did a tour diary for us. It was refreshing and exciting to read their entries, as it was their first big tour and they were as psyched to […]

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Spotlights Tour Diary: The End!

Posted by on August 25, 2016

  Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights just wrapped up a several-week run supporting Deftones. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. The band wrote a tour diary for us chronicling their two weeks on the road. In this final installment, the band play their last shows on the tour […]

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Spotlights Tour Diary: The band become direct support!

Posted by on August 16, 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 fifth installment, the band head  to […]

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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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Review and photos: Deftones, Refused, Spotlights impress Boston, Asbury Park

Posted by on August 11, 2016

If you were alive and listening to heavy music in the ’90s, you probably owned albums by Deftones (probably Around the Fur) and Refused (definitely The Shape of Punk to Come). While Refused broke up just after the release of that seminal 1998 album, Deftones soldiered on, despite the loss of bassist Chi Cheng, who died in […]

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Spotlights tour diary: bringing us up to date in Baltimore, Coney Island, Philly, CT

Posted by on August 9, 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 the […]

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Spotlights tour diary: Deftones, Refused tour begins!

Posted by on August 4, 2016

  Earlier this week, Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights started a  two week run on the road supporting Deftones and Refused. It’s a dream come true for the two principle members, married couple Mario and Sarah Quintero. We’ve enlisted the band to write a tour diary for us chronicling their two weeks on the road. Check out […]

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Tour Diary: Spotlights muse on opening for Deftones, Refused

Posted by on August 1, 2016

  Starting tomorrow (2), Brooklyn “sludge/gaze” band Spotlights will begin 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. In addition to their regular live drummer, Josh Cooper, they’ll also be joined for some of the dates by Primitive […]

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