Scavengers is an upstate NY crust/hardcore band conceived in early 2016 by current and ex members of First Blood, Recon, Hell Mary, You and I, NY in 64, Lariat and Forgery. As you may have gathered from this (only partial) pedigree, these dudes are not only busy on the music front, but also may have been around the block a time or two. It turns out that is a crucial ingredient in churning out a fully competent and thoroughly blistering 20 minutes of crust laden hardcore, which they have in the form of their debut LP Progress to Oblivion. Continue Reading
So as you may or may not have heard, Long Island, New York’s Prog/Sludge/Party Wunderkind Moon Tooth are coming out with their debut full length Chromaparagon next week, with a release party at St. Vitus in Brooklyn on February 4th. Combining instrumental and melodic virtuosity with songwriting chops that have garnered well-earned comparisons to Mastodon, Living Color, Dillinger Escape Plan, and many more musical pioneers, Moon Tooth will be finding themselves a household name before long. I had the chance recently to ask vocalist John Carbone and Guitarist Nick Lee about the album, the band, and well, find out what the hell a Moon Tooth is.