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F*cked Up's Damian Abraham hosts new Vice series
Damian Abraham, vocalist for Fucked Up and former host of the now-canceled (again!) "The Wedge" on Canada's MuchMusic has taken a new role hosting a Vice documentary series . The show is titled "Canadian Cannabis." Abraham takes a look at the recently created licensed producer system and talks to a licensed, private grower that is feeling the effects of the Canadian government's nascent…
2014-09-12 17:00:01

The Hold Steady vs VBS TV
The Hold Steady have appeared in a new clip from online broadcaster VBS.TV. In the video members of the celebrated Brooklyn-based act compete with some VBS staffers in a series of bar games. You can check out the video below. The band is currently supporting their new long player Stay Positive.…
2008-07-23 16:00:03

VBS.tv talks to Penny Rimbaud of Crass
VBS.tv recently sat down with legendary Crass drummer and writer Penny Rimbaud. The five part series takes place in Vice Magazine's Old Blue Last pub and features reflections on Dial House, pop music and the overlooked legacy of Crass in the modern day and age. As always, the interview was conducted by Soft Focus' resident host Ian Svenonius who some may remember from notable Dischord act Nation of Ulysses. You can check out the interview…
2008-01-16 18:00:04

Help get the Iraqi Heavy Metal Band out of Baghdad
Acrassicauda, the Iraqi Heavy Metal act famously profiled in VBS.tv's Heavy Metal Baghdad, has been receiving death threats, merely for playing the music they play in sectarian Iraq. Their friends at Vice explained: On October 10th, 2007, the visas of the members of Iraqi metal band Acrassicauda expired. The Syrian government has made it clear that they will not renew them, meaning the band will be forced to return to Iraq. We don't need to stress just how dangerous this will be…
2007-11-06 18:00:02

Annihilation Time
We've decided to team with VBS.tv because they're pretty cool guys and they like the same music as us. They have more money, but they don't rub it in our faces or anything. Anyway, the first product of our little partnership is a feature on Oakland, California-based Skate punk act Annihilation Time. This past Tuesday, July 17th Annihilation Time…
2007-07-24 20:00:03

The Bronx hit the Practice Space on VBS.tv
The Bronx are the latest visitor's to VBS.tv (Vice)'s Practice Space segment. The show features interviews and live performances with bands right where the magic happens... in their very own practice spaces. Practice Space is hosted by Vice scribe and Dear Tonight vocalist Ryan Duffy, and director Jake Burghart (Against Me! We're Never Going Home, Transition Video Magazine). You can check out the program here.…
2007-07-18 12:00:02

Battles at Vice.TV, on tour
Battles has embarked on a series of North American and European tours which will take the band through the US, Canada, UK before returning to San Francisco in November. The unclassifiable band also recently dropped by Vice to record a Practice Space segment. The channel described the proceedings: We had some beers, had some laughs, and of course played some music. It's a great behind the scenes peek and what I personally dug was the intimate look at their …
2007-07-15 16:35:03

Vice looks at heavy metal in Baghdad
Vice Magazine's online network VBS.tv recently assembled a multi-part series dubbed Heavy Metal Baghdad. They explained: It is a story about a group of guys and what they have to go through in a war torn country to play in a band. The film documents everything from sneaking into Iraq for the story, followed by the segment about said metal band Acrassicauda, and what they have to go through living in Iraq as metal heads. In the final installment, the band has united in Damascus, Syria…
2007-05-28 12:00:02

Vice meets Malcom McLaren
Vice Magazine's online network VBS.tv recently met with Malcom McLaren, the manager and mastermind (or manipulator, depending on who you believe) behind the Sex Pistols and earlier the New York Dolls You can check that out…
2007-05-20 13:00:02

F*cked Up on Vice TV
Vice Magazine's online network VBS.tv has posted a live recording of popular Toronto-based punk/hardcore act Fucked Up. You can check out two songs here: first song and here. The band released their full length Jade Tree debut, Hidden World, last year.…
2007-03-22 16:00:08

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