A few years ago, NYC musician/publicist extraordinaire Curran Reynolds debuted his solo project, called Body Stuff, which was a total unexpected surprise. The endeavor is a departure from his previous work as the drummer for Today Is the Day and Wetnurse, as it combines industrial metal, post-rock and experimental drone with ’80s pop influences and haunting tones. As the mastermind and frontman of Body Stuff, Reynolds showcases a much more personal side of himself and the result is captivatingly brilliant. His new EP, Body Stuff 2, was recently released on Novermber 4 and features more of the harsh rhythms, dreamy melodies and dark, Michael Gira-esque vocals heard on the first Body Stuff EP. However, Body Stuff 2 also captures an eerie, isolated vibe, which reflects the remote surroundings in which the EP was written. In this recent interview with Svbterranean, Reynolds discusses the new EP, the circumstances surrounding the writing process and how it affected the themes present on the release. He also talks about his various influences, lyrical inspirations and much more. Continue Reading
Body Stuff (solo project of former Wetnurse and Today Is The Day drummer Curran Reynolds) has premiered a new track from upcoming EP, Body Stuff 2, via MetalSucks. “Cabin Song” is an ’80s-influenced post-rock/pop track, featuring heavy industrial riffs and haunting vocals. Check it out after the break. Continue Reading
UXO (Unsane, Today Is the Day) have premiered a new track from their upcoming self-titled record at Noisey. The new track, titled “This Won’t Take Long”, is full of bruising noise rock goodness. Unsurprisingly reminiscent of Unsane, the track churns out abrasive, metallic clanging riffs at a steady but calamitous pace. Check it out at this location now.
UXO is available today via Reptilian Records. Order here.
UXO – the new noise rock group featuring Unsane‘s Chris Spencer and Today Is the Day‘s Steve Austin – have premiered a new track from their upcoming self-titled album at Stereogum. The new track is titled “Redlegs” and it combines the strengths of both bands into one fiery package. Dissonant, scraping riffs, thundering low-end, scathing vocals, it’s all here and more. Check out the track now.
UXO will be released on January 29 via Reptilian Records. Pre-order here.
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UXO – the new noise rock supergroup featuring Unsane‘s Chris Spencer and Today Is the Day‘s Steve Austin – have premiered a new track from their upcoming self-titled debut LP at Rolling Stone. The new track is titled “Trauma” and it hits with massive metallic weight. Buzzing, scraping guitars unleash abrasive riffs and Austin and Spencer both utilize their scathing vocal rasps. Check out the tune now along with a short interview with the two.
UXO will be released on January 29 via Reptillian Records. Pre-order here.
The band’s upcoming tour dates can be seen below.
Stoner giants Weedeater have announced a string of spring North American tour dates in support of their most recent LP, Goliathan. The tour will span from March 14 though April 3, and will see the band accompanied by Today Is the Day, Lord Dying and Author & Punisher on select dates. Check out the full schedule below.