Editor, President (Toronto, ON, Canada)
- Hey all, I’ve been the President of PureGrainAudio since it started all the way back in the early spring of 2005. What started as a hobby to help expose myself to some new music has turned into pretty much a second job. I love rock music, particularly alternative and hard rock, but mostly I just love good music. It could be blues rock, acoustic, classic, it just has to be good!
In this special guest blog, 23-year-old Minneapolis, Minnesota-born alt artist, Call Me Karizma, forgets about music for a moment to reflect on his lifelong struggles with mental health and how he copes on a day-to-day basis.
Toronto’s indie rock quartet, The High Loves are raising “Serotonin” levels with a free download of their pulsing single of the same name.
Mattituck, New York rockers The Crushing Violets recently released their sophomore album Ghost Fields and, as a treat, we’re offering a free download of one of their standout tracks, “Bare Trees.”
UK rockers The 109’s have just released their new video for current single "The Pound," off of their new record Hollow Point.
The four-man project known as Dead at 27 have released their new single "Envy" and are intent on ending the year off with a bang, with another single due soon as well as some live tour dates.
As part of our Pumping Metal series, we spoke with bassist Guy “Chuck” Checkarov of the London post-hardcore band Jack The Envious, about his love of fitness and exercise, and how he likes to stay active.
We're bringing you a double shot of new songs from Bedfordshire's Gun Runners, with "Save Our Souls" and the title track from their new EP Brothers.
South Birmingham’s Van Rockman's Honeybus has released a new song and accompanying video for "Poppy Fields" in honor of Remembrance Day.
In our latest edition of Stereo Six, we learned about some of the music that inspired the writing and recording of hip-hop/indie duo Four Fists’ new record 6666.
In this Geared Up interview we spoke with Alex Paul, guitarist for the Manchester, New Hampshire instrumental post-rock group Girih, about his Electro-Harmonix HOG.
Leicestershire rock trio Dig Lazarus are a very animated trio with their latest lyric video for "Tell Me Why."
Kaleido vocalist Christina Chriss joins us for some “tattoo talk” wherein she covers her ink history, her “bad side” and the special tattoo dedicated to the memory of her late grandmother.
Toronto-by-way-of-Manchester singer, songwriter and rapper, Shotty Horroh has just dropped his wicked new music video for "Frank & Stein."
While most teenagers are full of angst, the four Toronto teens that comprise Fade Awaays are full of motivation and creativity. We’re introducing you to these emerging rockers with a free download of their debut single “Get Along.”
Brooklyn by way of Santiago, Chile indie rock band Parrot Dream have a new album called Light Goes, so what better time to find out six of the duo’s most influential albums in our latest Stereo Six feature?
In our latest Geared Up interview, Kevin Lee of Kevin Lee & The Kings tells us more about his Orange Dual Terror guitar head and single 12" Vintage 30 Celestion speaker.
Hollywood, California. The home of the stars, the wannabe stars and hard-assed rock from the relentless four-piece known as Uniform Standard. We’re here to acquaint you better with these rising stars, with their latest single “Filthy Mouth.”
Wacken Metal Battle USA submissions have now opened for unsigned bands wishing to compete with a chance to play live at the 2019 edition of Wacken Open Air.
Ever been curious to know what’s actually inside Thor’s Toolbox? Well, thanks to the Invercargill, New Zealand-based instrumental prog rock/metal trio Filth Wizard, you’re about to find out!
Daniel Flygh, guitarist for the Norwegian doom/sludge metal band Burn The Man, shares his thoughts on his top gear, including his impressive pedal board and Traynor YBA-1 amp.