This blog uploads some of the finest in hardcore, punk, metal, alt rock, rap, shoegaze, and just about anything else that we think is essential. Along with the uploads, the blog will feature essays about each respective band's importance. Every band has a story. Every band came from somewhere. Every band has a place. It is not enough to simply understand why they sound good, but how they arrived at sounding as good as they did / do. The bands posted here are important. If you don't have them, you should.