Saby Reyes-Kulkarni

Saby Reyes-Kulkarni is a contributor for Billboard. 


Torche Premieres Title Track From New Album 'Admission,' Out July 12

If the baby blue unicorns chomping sweets and exhaling rainbows on the cover of Torche’s 2012 album "Harmonicraft" didn’t quite give it away, the Miami-based quartet prefers to explore moods that don’t fit the stereotypes one would expect from the band’s often pummeling metallic sound.

John Baizley on Baroness' Current Lineup: Bandmates' Caliber of Musicianship 'Is Kind of Stupefying'

Hard-rock quartet Baroness started to stray from its sludgy Southern metal roots as early as its third album, 2012’s decidedly ambitious double-length "Yellow & Green." But even longtime fans already aware of the band’s eclectic inclinations can expect to be wowed anew by the sprawling range of latest effort "Gold & Grey," due June 14 via Abraxan Hymns.
Bad Brains

Bad Brains' 'Black Dots' Vinyl Pressing Reminds of a Hardcore Punk Classic That Wasn't

With the first official vinyl pressing of "Black Dots" in over 20 years arriving March 29 via Wax Audio Group and Think Indie via Universal Music Special Markets, we get another opportunity to appreciate how Bad Brains arrived more or less fully formed right out of the gate. The one-time pressing of 1,500 white vinyl units will be followed by a run of black vinyl in April.