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Interviews with Joe Cardamone and Travis Keller

Posted May 24, 2020 by admin

It’s been a while since I posted anything on this site. Apologies… Joe Cardamone got interviewed by Alice Magazine recently. It’s actually a really good interview, and worth checking out. Plus, there’s a really good quote that I particularly relished in which the Mighty Joe articulated that he associates himself with those who inspire him. […]

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The Skyscraper Article

Posted January 7, 2010 by admin

I wasn’t aware of this. Apparently The Icarus Line were interviewed by Skyscraper magazine – in their Spring 2004 issue – before the magazine closed to become an online website. I am so going to have to buy a few back-issues of that magazine as I think it really managed to capture the indie spirit […]

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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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Interview with Karl Spider

Posted April 16, 2014 by admin

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 […]

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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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Rock Sound #98 July 2007

Posted April 12, 2015 by admin

The following clippings are of The Icarus Line’s appearance in the British music magazine ‘Rock Sound’ (Issue 98) and give a brief snapshot of the band at their most vulnerable. They feature a review of The Icarus Line’s weakest album to date (in my personal opinion), as well as an interview with Joe Cardamone. Yeah, […]

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Destroy All (August 2003) – via Timothy Plevier

Posted January 31, 2016 by admin

With my inventory of Icarus Line related magazine articles having been exhausted some time ago, it’s with great pleasure that Timothy Plevier brings to your attention an article that was published in free monthly music magazine ‘Destroy All’ (August 2003). Check it out below: If you have any articles pertaining to The Icarus Line, please […]

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Perfect Sound interview

Posted February 2, 2015 by admin

Here is a relatively old interview (circa 2013) from ‘Perfect Sound’ that I only just discovered. It’s pretty short, but really worth reading. Check it out here.

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Highlypuncturingnoisetestingyourabilitytohate Wiki

Posted March 9, 2010 by admin

Wikipedia entry for The Icarus Line’s first ever release… Highlypuncturingnoisetestingyourabilitytohate! Highlypuncturingnoisetestingyourabilitytohate was the first release of the Hollywood-based rock band The Icarus Line. It was released in 1998 as a vinyl 7-inch, and was limited to 1,000 copies. The songs are very short, and the most reminiscent of the band’s earliest output, which was heavily […]

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The Flight of Icarus

Posted April 27, 2014 by admin

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 […]

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