Top 50 of 2016: Part 3 (30-21)

30. Run The Jewels – Run the Jewels 3 Release date: December 25, 2016  Hip-hop power-duo El-P and Killer Mike spent most of 2016 riding the success of last year’s RJT2, while also teasing fans and hinting at third album sometime in the future. And along with Santa Claus’ arrival bringing gifts, the veteran pair left their third instalment under the trees of fans with a free download on Christmas morning. Sneaking their way onto the Top 50, Run the Jewels have held on to their hard-hitting combination. With El-P once again…

The Dirty Nil – Wrestle Yü to Hüsker Dü (Official Music Video)

(If you like: PUP, FIDLAR, Hollerado)  “Welcome to Asshole Guitar Repair 101” greets The Dirty Nil’s lead singer/guitarist Luke Bentham in their new video for “Wrestle Yü to Hüsker Dü”. But he could have also said “Welcome to VHS Recording 101” or “How to Become One of the Best Canadian Punk Rock Bands to Date 101″. Based out of Hamilton, Ontario, The Dirty Nil released their debut record just last month via Dine Alone Records (read the review) to critical acclaim, and as they embark on their European/North American tour, they have shared the…

The Dirty Nil – Zombie Eyed (Live)

Hamilton punk n’ roll trio The Dirty Nil recently visited their friends at Little Elephant in Toledo, Ohio to play a live set of their latest hits. Releasing the highly-anticiapted debut full-length Higher Power on February 26th (according to Billboard.com), The Dirty Nil have shared the two lead singles “No Weaknesses” and “Zombie Eyed”. Now, fans can enjoy the blistering tracks live from their own living room – filmed in the quaint Little Elephant studio. Stay tuned for the release, and pre-order a copy of the album. Tour dates:  01/21 – London, UK @ The…

The Dirty Nil – Zombie Eyed

The release date for Higher Power – the upcoming debut full-length from punk rock trio The Dirty Nil – is inching closer. Slated for February 26th, the Hamilton natives are teasing the new album with their next single “Zombie Eyed”. Explosive from the get-go, the new single is a frenzy of demolishing punk hooks, abrasive vocals, and destructive energy. Loveable hints of 2000-esque alternative rock angst and melodic pop punk licks fuel “Zombie Eyed”‘s irresistible flare, upping the ante in anticipation. Enjoy the single below and hear their first single “No Weaknesses” here. After…

The Dirty Nil – No Weaknesses (Official Music Video)

After ending their North American tour last week, high-power punk trio The Dirty Nil have announced their debut full-length Higher Power will be released February 26, 2016. The group shared their lead single “Now Weaknesses” back in September, and now the anthemic, energy-blaring track has its visual accompaniment as the Dundas/Hamilton boys get into shape. Directed by Dave Dunham, the band are put through rigours workout routines, eventually leading to their self-destruction. Similar to the events on screen, the band explains, “Making the video was 14 hours of hell that only Dave Dunham could drag…