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Travis Keller interviews Joe Cardamone

Posted August 30, 2015 by admin

As part of his ongoing ‘Buddyhead Radio’ series, Buddyhead supremo Travis Keller spends over two hours delving into all things The Icarus Line related this week when he interviews band leader Joe Cardamone. During their rather extensive discussion, and I’m only about one hour in, we get to learn a little bit more about the […]

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Sorted Magazine Feature: New levels of Insanity

Posted January 7, 2010 by admin

I still have a few articles from magazines that need to be posted on here – including that (in)famous 5K Review of Mono. I’ll post them up when I have time (and a new scanner)… I have also decided to archive as much TIL content from the web as possible. I guess there is just […]

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The Icarus Line on their debut UK tour…

Posted April 13, 2014 by admin

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.

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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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Penance Soiree Wiki

Posted February 26, 2010 by admin

Here is a entry about Penance Soiree taken from Wikipedia. Penance Soiree was the second full-length album released by The Icarus Line. It was one of 2004’s most critically acclaimed releases, and it’s reputation has subsequently earned praise in various publications, including the book 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die. Due to infighting […]

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A Musician Vs. The Music Industry: A Conversation

Posted September 16, 2011 by admin

Here is a recent interview of The Quietus interviewing Joe Cardamone via email. In it, Joe talks about the perils of being a musician in the contemporary music industry, and the pitfalls and hardships that a typical musician has to endure. Joe Cardamone: No one knows how fucking heartbreaking it is to see my best […]

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The Death of Alvin Deguzman

Posted December 3, 2017 by admin

Alvin Deguzman was the guitarist of an American band called The Icarus Line. Although I’d known about The Icarus Line since 2001, it wasn’t until 2004 when I finally got to meet Alvin after his band performed at The Reading Festival. Since then, I’d make sure to go and see him whenever he toured the […]

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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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The Angry Brigade

Posted April 5, 2015 by admin

The icarus line still the greatest punk band on the planet. Everyone else is just playing. @TheIcarusLine — Stevie Chick (@stevie_chick) October 29, 2013 Having written about the band on a number of occasions – most notably for The Quietus, his blog, and for his rejuvenated Loose Lips Sink Ships project – Stevie Chick once […]

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Missing: Aaron North

Posted February 13, 2015 by admin

A blogger by the name of ‘BabbleWorthy’ recently mused about Aaron North’s disappearance from the music industry, as well as SPIN’s reluctance to broach the subject since the magazine published the “ex” guitarist’s fall from grace in September 2013. In light of this, BabbleWorthy’s blog post makes for an interesting read, and you can read […]

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