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 […]
First published in Kerrang May 19 2001, the following is a feature length article that describes The Icarus Line’s struggle in wanting to be taken seriously by people and the music industry, and the lengths to which the band had to go to in order to retain credibility. Not wanting to sell out, The Icarus […]
The following is an article that was printed in Kerrang June 30 2001. In it, Joe Cardamone set out the band’s manifesto, and what UK audiences could expect from The Icarus Line when the group invaded the UK a few days later.
If you only ever read one article this year, read this – a comprehensively well researched account on The Icarus Line’s beginnings, and all the trials and tribulations that the band has undergone over the years. Seriously essential reading. Now tell all your friends about the article, as it deserves to be read by all, […]
‘Rock Axxess’ just published an interview (in Polish and English – you just need to scroll past the Polish version, as the English version starts straight after) with The Icarus Line in its latest issue. The fact that I conducted the interview is but mere coincidence. Check it out below:
For The Icarus Line’s European tour late last year, the band found themselves in a rut after guitarist Lance Arnao unexpectedly dropped out of touring commitments. In need of an urgent replacement, and as a consequence therefore, Joe and the gang scouted out fellow LA resident (and temporary replacement) Karl Spider who was more then […]
The following article appeared in Kerrang July 28 2001, and talks about The Icarus Line’s early days as the band undergoes its debut UK tour. Contained within are stories about the band’s experiences on the road, and how The Icarus Line came to be compared to seminal hardcore bands like Black Flag.
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 […]
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!