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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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Salt For Slugs – Man Dude Wow!

Posted October 25, 2009 by admin

Another article from The Icarus Line’s heyday.  This was first printed in ‘Salt For Slugs’ Vol. 4 No. 3 2001, and I am sure that I was very lucky indeed to have picked this up.  Anyway, 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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Boring Bands: They’ve Come for You!

Posted March 23, 2014 by admin

Here is a really old article of when The Icarus Line were first showing up in the pages of Kerrang. As an introduction, the feature certainly nails the raw intensity of TIL’s earlier recordings. And if you are so inclined, you can check out the printed article in Kerrang April 7 2001. Enjoy!

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More Reviews, Interviews and Articles

Posted November 8, 2015 by admin

With the recently released All Things Under Heaven getting pretty good reviews across the board, one more admirer who has come to appreciate ATUH is Ronald of Ronald Says. Arguing that “All Things Under Heaven is an impressive record”, Ronald also states that The Icarus Line have “never sounded so angry as on their new […]

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More Articles from Kerrang

Posted October 20, 2009 by admin

Here are two more articles from Kerrang.  I’m afraid I don’t know as to what the original publication date was for these pieces.  Sorry. EDIT: The Live review is from Kerrang and was published on February 02 2002.

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Kerrang #895 (March 16 2002)

Posted August 31, 2014 by admin

Here are a few scans from Kerrang’s blowout feature on The Icarus Line (circa 2002). To the best of my knowledge, this was the only time that The Icarus Line ever graced the front cover of the British media institution (although I could be wrong). The article contained within was also a veritable highlight. Anyway, […]

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Interview with Joe about JCVSTIL…

Posted June 3, 2010 by admin

With JCVSTIL coming out in September, I thought that this would be an opportune time to quiz Joe on the state of the record, what the inspiration behind the title was, and why it has taken so long. 1. What was the inspiration for calling the album ‘JCVSTIL’? I guess the reason the record is […]

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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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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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