Conveyer is streaming their full-length debut, Worn Out, and you should do yourself the favor and check it out. They’ll be heading out on a short tour of the upper Midwest immediatey after the release (dates below). The band is also featured in the January issue of HM.

01.02 – La Crosse, WI – The Warehouse
01.03 – Eau Claire, WI – The Plus
01.04 – Steger, IL – Another Hole In The Wall
01.05 – Fort Wayne, IN – The Framework
01.06 – Peoria, IL – Brass Rail
01.07 – Des Moines, IA – Underground Rock Shop
01.08 – Tea, SD – Encore Productions
01.09 – Sauk Rapids, MN – Bubba’s
01.10 – Fargo, ND – The New Direction
01.11 – Mounds View, MN – The North Star Room
01.12 – Stanley, WI – Refuge Epicenter


Comrades 2020

Becoming Comrades

The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.


Photo by Quinsey Sablan

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Tigerwine 2020

A Disparate Vintage

On Tigerwine's latest, 'Nothing is for You,' vocalist and lyricist Trobee departs from the band's last effort as a concept record to write about an array subjects. Notably, Trobee tackles his evolution from rigid belief system to an acceptance and understanding of other ideas: "Through touring and becoming close with those very people I was taught to be afraid of, I realized how untrue it all is."


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Payable on Death – P.O.D.

A Voice of Life

Almost 27 years after the band's first studio album, P.O.D.'s message is arguably more important than ever. "I believe (our message) is even more relevant now than it was then. If you really listen to 'Youth of the Nation,' we still have these tragedies going on. There’s a lot of searching still going on out there."


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HM covers from over the years

HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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