Posts tagged "Torche"

Torche, Boris, Thou Pay Tribute to Nirvana on ‘Whatever Nevermind’ Compilation

Virginia record label Robotic Empire put together a tribute to Nirvana’s In Utero last year for Record Store Day, and now that the hallowed holiday…
Colin Joyce / April 18, 2015

Torche: The Heaviest Non-Metal Band in Miami

Somewhere in a marijuana field in northern California, Steve Brooks realized he had really better make this music thing work. It was last winter, and…
Arielle Castillo / March 10, 2015

Review: Torche Are So Un-Metal They’re Actually Metal on ‘Restarter’

It should come to the surprise of absolutely no one that Torche don’t consider themselves a metal band. Despite the crunching riffs, thunderous drums, and…
Andrew Unterberger / February 23, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Swaggerific Rae Sremmurd, Tyrannical Torche, and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From Miami metalheads to swagnificent hip-hop youth…
SPIN Staff / January 7, 2015

Hear Torche’s Blissful New Headbanger ‘Keep Up’

Torche were among those hooky-heavy metal bands that delivered our favorite pop-addled rock music of 2012. Their most recent LP, Harmonicraft, made a strong showing in SPIN'…
Chris Martins / May 14, 2013

Rock Music of the Year: Metal’s Poptimist Streak

The last time the Deftones, whose alternately downy and hair-raising Koi No Yokan is our No. 44 Album of 2012, appeared on a SPIN year-end list…
David Marchese / December 20, 2012

Beloved Metal Label Hydra Head Calls it Quits

After 20 stellar years in the game, Los Angeles-based heavy metal label Hydra Head Records is calling it quits. Co-founder Aaron Turner, best known a…
Chris Martins / September 11, 2012

New Baroness and Torche Videos Battle for Your Attention

The two leading lights of the New Metal Poptimism class of 2012 are simultaneously embracing the most pop move of all — making rock videos!
Christopher R. Weingarten / July 24, 2012

Metallica + More: 12 Key Sets at 2012’s Inaugural Orion Fest

Two full-album sets from James Hetfield and Co., the most forward-thinking names in metal, and bold performances from Arctic Monkeys and Best Coast. A full…
SPIN Staff / June 25, 2012

Orion Music + More’s 5 Most Wrenching Set-Time Conflicts

"People gotta let us run amok," said Lars Ulrich, drummer for Metallica when we interviewed him about the Orion Music + More festival he and…
Kory Grow / June 19, 2012
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