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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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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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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 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 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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Loose Lips Sink Ships (7)

Posted April 18, 2014 by admin

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, […]

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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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The Icarus Line featured in NME 6 July 2002

Posted May 3, 2015 by admin

As someone who was an unashamed “Kerrang kid” growing up, I normally never associated myself with NME and its indie championing rhetoric. Of course I sometimes made an exception, and this is one of those rare few occasions when I did go out of my way to pick up an issue. Incidentally enough, it featured […]

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The Icarus Line in FADER Magazine

Posted May 17, 2015 by admin

Back in 2003, when The Icarus Line were about to release their second Penance Soiree album, they (along with The Bronx) were featured in a little known publication called ‘FADER’ (Issue 19). And here is the article in all its glory. Enjoy!

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(New) Icky Line Wiki

Posted March 3, 2010 by admin

Here is the latest Icarus Line Wikipedia entry… The Icarus Line is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California. The band is known for playing a very abrasive form of rock music compliant to music trends ranging anywhere from the late 1960s to more modern times. The band has also received considerable critical […]

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