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Quicksand

Quicksand image provided by Last.fm Biography from Last.fm

There is more than one artist named Quicksand:

1) Quicksand is an American post-hardcore band from New York City founded in 1990 by Gorilla Biscuits guitarist Walter Schreifels.

The band released two widely-acclaimed albums, Slip and Manic Compression, before disbanding in 1995. In 1997, Quicksand reunited, and embarked on a successful tour in 1998 with Deftones. Towards the end of the year they entered the studio to begin work on a follow-up to Manic Compression, but tensions within the band caused them to split up for good. Read more on Last.fm

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Download Festival 2014 – Photos, Setlists, Reviews – all our coverage is here

June 16th, 2014

Download Festival 2014 Thrash Hits

You know the drill by now. This is the Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page and this is where you’ll find some of the most comprehensive coverage of Download Festival 2014 that you don’t have to pay for. It’s here!

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Top 6 bands you have to see at Reading & Leeds Festival 2013

August 21st, 2013

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There are well over 250 bands performing over the August Bank Holiday weekend in both Reading and Leeds with dozens of comedians and DJs on top. That’s a lot of stuff to see and if you’re going to either site, you’ve only got a limited amount of time to see a maximum of ten or so bands per day. To help you out, here are a few Thrash Hits tips. Thrash Tips? Sorry.

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Sunday Slaylist: Reading & Leeds Festival 2013

August 11th, 2013

Reading & Leeds Festival 2013 Thrash Hits

With the August Bank Holiday weekend rapidly approaching, Reading & Leeds Festivals are once again upon us. As with every year, Reading & Leeds have a bit fat dollop of heaviness in among the landfill indie, so for this week’s Sunday Slaylist we’ve put together a Spotify playlist of the hardest and heaviest from their 2013 line-ups.

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Top 6: Punk Rock Reunions of 2012

August 30th, 2012

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We went in-depth with reasons as to why 2011’s American Nightmare reunion was an excellent occurrence but there’s been a spate of reunions in the punk & hardcore scene. Whether it’s about the money or the acknowledgment of a great band, some have gone down wonderfully. Others… less so. This weekend in Downtown LA there’s another festival going in. It’s called Fyf Fest and it features a number of these reunited bands.

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