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  1. Victor Villarreal on tour, playing NYC w/ Verses Narrow, who are streaming a new EPRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Brooklynvegan

    ... of the '90s post-hardcore bands who pre-dated and influenced that decade's alt-metal boom -- think stuff like Quicksand and Jawbox and you've got a pretty good idea. And if you like those bands, this Verses Narrow EP could be your alley too. Listen ...

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  2. Verses Narrow Debuts Spacey 'Passive' on NoiseyRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... more raw approach in the studio. The heavy, yet melodic sound takes its cue from 90's staples The Jesus Lizard and Quicksand but these comparisons are for reference only as Verses Narrow stand on their own. Catch Verses Narrow at The Flat in ...

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  3. SXSW 2015 Friday Day Party lineup (Swervedriver, Mac...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    ... (of Superchunk) 05:00 Swervedriver The Friday inside show begins with Walter Schreifels' (of Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Rival Schools, etc) new band with two Trail of Dead members, Vanishing Life , followed by a full-band set by long-running ...

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  4. Viking's Choice: Never Young, 'Ur A Front'Read the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | WNYC-AM New York

    There was a time in '90s hardcore when slam-dancing riffs gave way to melody and tempos that swayed like a ship at sea, confusing pit rituals in the process. Quicksand's Manic Compression and Jawbox's For Your Own Special Sweetheart are just a couple examples of this evolution, and it's somewhere in that sound that we find the Bay Area band Never Young.

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  5. Viking's Choice: Never Young, 'Ur A Front'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | National Public Radio

    There was a time in '90s hardcore when slam-dancing riffs gave way to melody and tempos that swayed like a ship at sea, confusing pit rituals in the process. Quicksand's Manic Compression and Jawbox's For Your Own Special Sweetheart are just a couple examples of this evolution, and it's somewhere in that sound that we find the Bay Area band Never Young.

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  6. Walter Schreifels began Dead Heavens residency w/ Without and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    Post-hardcore legend Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Rival Schools, etc) began a residency for one of his two recently-formed bands, Dead Heavens , at Brooklyn's Saint Vitus last night (2/10). Dead Heavens sees Walter & co. tapping ...

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  7. What's going on Tuesday? (Parquet Courts, Dan Deacon, His Name Is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Brooklynvegan

    ... this tour. Dead Heavens, Cayetana, Without @ Saint Vitus Post-hardcore legend Walter Schreifels (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, etc) recently formed two new bands, one of which is the '60s-inspired Dead Heavens, who begin a three-show weekly residency ...

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  8. Dead Heavens - "History In My Hands"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Stereogum

    Walter Schreifels is a very rare beast: A New York hardcore legend who was around for the music's legendarily thugged-out CBGB-matinee early days but who's stayed musically relevant since then. Schreifels was a crucial part of the legendary Gorilla Biscuits, and since then, he's led bands like Quicksand and Rival Schools, only bolstering his legend.

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  9. Over the Counter: This Week in New and Interesting MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Free Williamsburg

    ... new record, Hyperview, which will have more in common with Ride and My Bloody Valentine than Drive Like Jehu and Quicksand, if their latest singles are their new norm. The direction they take on "Chlorine," "Rose of Sharon" and "Your Pain Is Mine ...

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  10. The importance of being earnestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | LEO Weekly

    ... Butler had little reservations in replying: "Six Bells is American rock music, imagine if Tom Petty and Quicksand had a baby." He continued noting his influences: "Neil Young, Afghan Whigs, Replacements. I have always tried to use the spirit of my ...

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  11. Video: Quicksand at Saint VitusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Free Williamsburg

    From Glassland's DIIV-headlined send-off to The Hold Steady's Music Hall of Williamsburg bash, there was certainly no shortage of awesome options for live music fans on NYE. For the 90s crust clique, however, there was only one place to be : Saint Vitus for an ultra-rare appearnace by local post-hardcore legends, Quicksand.

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  12. What's going on New Year's Eve? (Erasure, Quicksand, Rainer Maria,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... who's also in Diamond Rugs with Deer Tick's John McCauley & Robbie Crowell, opens with his band The Hardknocks. Quicksand, Creepoid @ Saint Vitus Post-hardcore as we know it wouldn't exist without Quicksand, who are quite literally "post-hardcore," ...

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  13. The 23 Best Albums Of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Switched

    ... with little excess amongst its singles. Whether it's the radio-designed "Cardiac Arrest" or the funky "Dancing on Quicksand," "Language & Perspective" will have you on your feet without any forced feelings. -- RK High ponytails and futuristic circle ...

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  14. Restorations & Creepoid playing a free NYC show the Friday after NYERead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Also on that bill is The Yum Dee Days . As discussed, Creepoid will also be in NYC on New Year's Eve to open for Quicksand at Saint Vitus. That's sold out, but those who didn't get tickets and are looking for '90s post-hardcore/emo on NYE might like ...

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  15. Wooden Feels grows roots in Boise before branching outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | The Arbiter

    Students who attended the Shades of Black performance last year might remember the explosion-in-your-gut performance of "Quicksand Blues" by Wooden Feels. With time, practice and 19 performable pieces at the ready, Wooden Feels is again finding their way to a Boise stage, this time sprucing up the ambiance of the District Coffee House.

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  16. Quicksand playing New Year's Eve at Saint Vitus w/ CreepoidRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    Walter Schreifels has had a busy year, playing with two new bands, as well as getting in a few Gorilla Biscuits shows. Now his '90s-era post-hardcore band Quicksand have announced that they'll celebrate New Year's Eve at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn with support from Philly shoegazers Creepoid .

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  17. What's going on Sunday? (Jonah Matranga & J. Robbins, Nots, Couch...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... night for fans of veteran post-hardcore frontmen between that Jonah/J show and this. Walter (of Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, Rival Schools and more) takes a Cream/Sabbath-inspired heavy blues approach for the Dead Heavens, one of two new bands he's ...

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  18. Mineral hark back to the golden age of emoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Austin American Statesman

    ... of real* emo and its harder, "post"-this-or-that-labeled ilk on the Fun Fun Fun Fest roster. (See past FFF acts: Quicksand, Braid, The Promise Ring, Rival Schools.) But 2014 may be the year with the biggest bunch yet, with performances by Knapsack, ...

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  19. Self Defense Family, Walter Schreifels & Deep Pockets played the Iron ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... collective Self Defense Family . It also featured post-hardcore veteran Walter Schreifels ' (Gorilla Biscuits, Quicksand, etc) new blues rock-inspired band The Dead Heavens , and an opening set from locals Deep Pockets . If you made it out, what did ...

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  20. events at CMJ this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Brooklynvegan

    ... showcase which begins at 7 PM. That one features Self Defense Family , post-hardcore veteran Walter Schreifels (Quicksand, Gorilla Biscuits, etc) with his new band The Dead Heavens, and Deep Pockets . Tickets are still available and a limited amount ...

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