Scream Complete Control Session
What resulted is an EP every bit as immediate as the classic of the DC and NY HCX bands of yesteryear, and brings in to mind visions of MC5, Iggy and the Stooges and Foo Fighters themselves with its reaching spectrum of dynamic songwriting and supply of fresh, stunning and skin-prickling hooks. [Read More...]
Scream Complete Control Session
Mid-period British punk (thinking Generation X, Ruts, Skids) is a useful reference point when it comes to the writing too: every number is handily equipped with a pronounced melodic feel and catchy rhythm guitar hook to boot. Most of these songs are anthem-like as fuh.
Review: Scream- Complete Control
"Our personal favorite is “The Year Bald Headed Singers Were In” a melodic rager that features stellar backing harmonies and a riff taken out of the SST songbook" [Read More...]
Interview with Exclaim.ca
What inspired a new recording at this stage in Scream's legacy?
Vocalist Pete Stahl: For us, it was important to record new material if we were going to play shows again. We know people that would come to see us would really just want to hear the old shit ― that's cool and understandable ― but we had to validate the reunion in our minds, so-to-speak. We live in the present and we make music to live in the now as well. We still have a lot to say. [Read More...]
Album Review; Scream Complete Control Session
District-based hardcore pioneers Scream haven’t issued a studio album since “Fumble,” which was released in 1993 but recorded years earlier. The band reunited in 2009, but “Complete Control Sessions,” one in a series of releases tied to the Complete Control Radio show, is its first
album of new material since. It’s as good a comeback vehicle as anyone might have hoped. [Read More...]
Album Review; Scream Complete Control Session
District-based hardcore pioneers Scream haven’t issued a studio album since “Fumble,” which was released in 1993 but recorded years earlier. The band reunited in 2009, but “Complete Control Sessions,” one in a series of releases tied to the Complete Control Radio show, is its first
album of new material since. It’s as good a comeback vehicle as anyone might have hoped. [Read More...]
Hardcore Legends Return in Storming Style
"Northern Virginia's Scream were on of America's greatest hardcore bands long before 17 year old drummer Dave Grohl joined their ranks" [Read More...]
Scream at Redwood
I candidly enjoyed their new material just as much as the original favorites. The melodies ranged from raw hardcore to reggae. Frontman Pete Stahl went right into mixing it up with the audience by crowd surfing and singing along with the fans. [Read More...]
Scream Knitting Factory 7/2/10
Preparing to lose my shit, find it, lose it again for Scream, harDCore legends, tonight at Knitting Factory..." - krucoff
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Scream reunion @ the Black Cat
I had been craving a road trip over the last couple of weeks and the opportunity to see the legendary Scream was as good an excuse as it gets. Though the weather called for snow I hoped for the best and kept my fingers crossed. [Read More...]
Through The Lens: Scream reunion in DC
"Chronic Youth photo warrior Nikki Sneakers crammed into a car with a bunch of hardcore war horses after the biggest NYC blizzard in years and managed to make it down to DC to see the Scream reunion. The rest of us lazy assholes didn’t have the same resolve, but at least she came back with evidence that it was a killer show." [Read More...]
Demo Review
By Howard Wuelfing Contributing writer NY rocker

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