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Trebuchet Magazine has an article penned by Joe Cardamone on Giant Drag.

Posted April 25, 2013 by admin

Trebuchet Magazine recently posted an article on Giant Drag that was written by Joe Cardamone. There is also a mini interview of him. Read it here.

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Black Lives at The Golden Coast Wiki

Posted March 9, 2010 by admin

Another wiki reprinted here for posterity. This one is about The Icarus Line’s previous album – ‘Black Lives At The Golden Coast’. Black Lives at the Golden Coast is the third full length release from Los Angeles noise rock band The Icarus Line. “Black Lives” was also the second for major label V2 Records. Shortly […]

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Interview with Travis Keller

Posted October 23, 2018 by admin

A hellraising scribe, Travis Keller was responsible for a plethora of shenanigans during Buddyhead‘s heyday, and would routinely receive death threats and lawsuits from musical celebrities (most notably Fred Durst) who had caught his ire. Now utilizing his immense talents for the “cultural creative house and recording studio” known as American Primitive, I get to […]

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Another Review for ‘Avowed Slavery’

Posted July 6, 2014 by admin

Drowned in Sound recently reviewed The Icarus Line’s new (forthcoming) EP and were less then impressed. Arguing that the mini-album lacked the judicious editing and urgency of its bigger brother, the reviewer stated that “keen editing is likely what kept these songs from that record in the first place, and yet that’s something unfortunately absent […]

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Penance Soiree 5K Review (Kerrang April 24 2004)

Posted March 23, 2014 by admin

Here is a set of articles which first appeared in Kerrang #1002 (April 24 2004). Among them is a competition, a tour announcement, as well as the coveted 5K review for The Icarus Line’s seminal Penance Soiree album. Enjoy!

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L.A.’s Most Notorious Rock Brand Stages a Comeback (Of Sorts)

Posted July 9, 2014 by admin

MySpace (that little known social networking site from yester-year) recently published an article on The Icarus Line. More of a history lesson then anything else, the feature encompasses all of the band’s formative years, and brings us square up to date as to what Joe and the gang are up to now. There’s also a […]

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Interview with Don Devore

Posted April 14, 2019 by admin

Even if Don Devore’s stay within The Icarus Line was relatively brief, he still managed to contribute towards what many consider to be the band’s magnum opus (Penance Soiree). And whilst he would eventually exit the band after the release of Black Lives At The Golden Coast, a lot of people considered him to be […]

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Are you Ready to Rumble?!?!

Posted April 6, 2014 by admin

Check out what Kerrang had to say about The Icarus Line’s debut album mere weeks before Mono became available for general release. And to think that it was made by a bunch of kids. Incredible to think how much talent the band had for its years. Please note that the above article was printed in […]

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One Day in Los Angeles: A Story of Buddyhead

Posted January 7, 2010 by admin

I don’t know as to how legitimate this article is, but it’s really funny, and manages to capture the rock n roll craziness of what The Icarus Line were about circa 2004. You can read the full article (along with comments) here, but I am re-posting it on this site just in case the owner […]

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Jubilee (Hard Listening)

Posted February 7, 2016 by admin

Thanks to Erik Wheeldon for informing me of a really comprehensive Jubilee interview starring Aaron North, Michael Shuman and (to a lesser extent) Jeff Lynn. During the interview, topics ranged from how The Icarus Line disintegrated (before Joe Cardamone put the band back together again), Aaron starting Jubilee after leaving NIN, the recording process for […]

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