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Drummer Spotlight with Dug “The Mouth” from Murphy’s Law; Album Reissues on the way! #nyhc

What do you say to a drummer in a three-piece suit?
 “Will the defendant please rise?” Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether or […]

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Download Grandfather and Eminence’s new albums right here, right now! @eminenceband @thesyndotcom

From Brooklyn to Brazil, Live High Five has got you covered! Right now, you can download and/stream new album by one of the best bands to come out of NYC in a while, GRANDFATHER’s In Human Form. And while we’re at it, why not cop yourself a copy of Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s maniac metalheads, EMINENCE’s new […]

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Drummer Spotlight w/ DANNY SCHULER from BIOHAZARD @biohazarddfl @Pearldrumcorp @sabian_vault @vaterdrumsticks

How can you tell when a drummer’s at the door? He doesn’t know when to come in Drummers always get a bum rap. Why is that? Ever seen a good band with a shitty drummer? No. Know why? BECAUSE THEY DON’T EXIST.  Drummers rule! We hit stuff, get peoples’ butts shaking, and ultimately determine whether […]

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Interview with Tyler from A Great Big Pile of Leaves @AGBPOL; New album on @Topshelfrecords out NOW!

Brooklyn, NY 4-piece indie-rock band A Great Big Pile of Leaves just released their brand new record, today July 2nd. Like right now, you can go and get it and be one of the very first people to hear it, besides their already growing fan base who are probably waaay ahead of you in the […]

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Interview with Marc Wasserman from Bigger Thomas; Playing #APPLESTOMP @irvingplaza @asbestosrecord

NY/NJ’s Bigger Thomas is one of many, many acts that will be taking the stage at Irving Plaza from May 31st through June 1st for the first installment of The Apple Stomp (that I personally hope becomes an annual event.) Representing my first interview with a 9-piece band (Slipknot wasn’t available,) Bigger Thomas are celebrating […]

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John Joseph (Cro-Mags) asks a serious question. Please watch and r/t @jjcromag #nyhc

John Joseph, frontman for the legendary Cro-Mags, has sent out a PSA via Youtube asking for help feeding the homeless in Tompkins Square Park. If you’ve ever been to NYC and/or TSP, you know how tough some of the people in the area have it. Forget that NYC is a mecca for greed and profitability… […]

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Interview with John and Gabriel from Consider The Source. Playing @CatskillChill next weekend!

“Sci-Fi Middle Eastern Funk, ” as New York City’s Consider The Source describe themselves, kind of makes me think about Bootsy Collins riding on the Millenium Falcon hovering over Saudi Arabia. Seriously though, can’t you just visualize it? Maybe not, but if a power trio takes this much effort to define their sound, I can […]

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“Dig That Opener” with The Pimps of Joytime

Brooklyn, NY’s The Pimps of Joytime have been making some good strides in the music world over the past few years. Featuring a collection of fine musicians and a healthy dose of musical variety in their sound, the group is determined to bring their infectious beat and melody to crowds looking for a good time. […]

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