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Rating: 9/10   DEARIST is an rock band out of Wolverhampton, UK. I caught wind of them from a little band called Kyoto Drive which I became of fan of when they were around. I followed them through the split/hiatus and one day an email landed in my inbox from vocalist Adam Binder, introducing me to his new project Dearist. They had a couple of tracks posted in late 2013   Read More ...

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  Scott here, AmpKicker editor, creator, and independent music advocate.I started this website in 2009 (under a previous domain) to practice some web building techniques and to let my friends (and bands) know who I was listening to. Then it turned into a obsession, to find that ‘one band’ that’s going to break into the scene. The band that hit all the right spots and my friends and I could   Read More ...

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Rating: 8.5/10   BLACK MAP is dredg guitarist Mark Engles, The Trophy Fire singer/guitarist Ben Flanagan and ex-Crosses drummer Chris Robyn.  DRIVER EP available on iTunes February 25.   For Fans Of: Thrice, Queens Of the Stone Age, dredg, Helmet   This EP is riddled with huge distorted guitars that can take off at a moments notice and soar through a blissful clean sky. Vocalist Ben Flanagan swirls between smooth   Read More ...

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BLACK MAP is: dredg guitarist Mark Engles Far drummer Chris Robyn and The Trophy Fire vocalist/guitarist Ben Flanagan   Listen to their new tune “I’m Just The Driver”:  

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