Whatevercore’s The Ongoing Concept’s Saloon dropped earlier this month (great record), and now they’re heading out on tour through September in the Upper Midwest to support Forevermore. Lionfight is also providing opening support. It’s a small run of dates, but I’d catch them in a smaller venue now.

09/22 Burnsville, MN – The Garage
09/23 Barrington, IL – Penny Road Pub
09/25 Louisville, KY – Spinelli’s
09/26 Douglasville, GA – 7 Venue
09/28 Goshen, IN – The Note Venue
09/29 Columbus, OH – Kobo Live


Employed to Serve

Forward Under a Dying Sun

Most of these days, the sun rises and sets on a world that feels like it's dying. Across the pond, where Employed to Serve calls home, they're learning how to support their latest record a year into its release. HM contributor Andrew Voigt recently sat down with Justine Jones to learn more about the band, marrying your bandmates, and their outside shot at touring with Rammstein.


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My Epic performing their last final show before COVID-19

Between the White Noise

My Epic's last full-length album came out in 2013; despite a number of EPs along the way, the band's dedication to their craft, lyrical approach, and unyielding approach to let the music come naturally has made them critical darlings. Now, they're learning to interact and feed a rabid fanbase in between albums and in a new normal.


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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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