KenMode

SXSW Metal: 10 Killer Bands to Check Out in Austin
The month of March is synonymous with one thing in Austin, Texas: South By Southwest. Each year, hipsters, hacks and industry pros descend upon the Lone Star State's Capital for a weeklong musical binge. From March 12-17, the landscape surrounding Austin's bar-dotted 6th Street will be clo…
KEN Mode Jar Minds With ‘Batholith’ — Song Premiere
In the early '90s, as alternative rock bands like Nirvana and Soundgarden took over the cultural zeitgest with abrasive force, an even more contentious counter-culture of metallic noise bands emerged that were less melodic and more confrontational, including Jesus Lizard, God Bullies, Unsane an…