Category Archives: The Faint

The Faint to do release-day signing at Homer’s

Meet The Faint! Coming next week, the dance punk quartet will hang out at Homer’s Music in Omaha to meet fans, do a signing and spin the band’s new album. “Doom Abuse,” the band’s new album, will be released on … Continue reading

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The Faint to release new album, ‘Doom Abuse,’ with SQE Music

The Faint is back at it again. After releasing a four-song, tour-exclusive EP in 2012 (their first new music in four years), the Omaha electronic-rock band’s will put out a new album on April 8, according to Pitchfork. The Faint’s upcoming … Continue reading

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Jake Bellows debuts new track, ‘Help’

The band formed around Jake Bellows (I like to call it Jake Bellows & Friends) has a collection of talented musicians: Bellows of Neva Dinova, Todd Fink of The Faint as well as Ben Brodin, Heath Koontz and Ryan Fox, … Continue reading

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Icky Blossoms tells about its drunkest fan, rudest moment and more in tour diary

Icky Blossoms apparently had a good time while on the road with Trust and The Faint. Sarah Bohling wrote up a tour diary for Paste where she describes how a promoter in Montreal kicked them out of the venue for … Continue reading

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Live Review: The Faint plays ‘Danse Macabre’ at tour-closing hometown show

Friday night felt like four years ago all over again: The Faint sold out Sokol Auditorium and turned the polka hall into a hotbox on a frosty December night as the kids flailed and danced to every bass crunch and … Continue reading

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Rock Candy Interview: Todd Fink of The Faint talks ‘Danse Macabre’ and getting the band back together

A few years ago, fans found out The Faint was no more. The band’s admirers were sad. No more dark thrash dance tunes to rock out to, unless you replayed the Omaha band’s records. Members of the band wanted to … Continue reading

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The Faint drops its first new tracks since ‘Fasciinatiion’

The Faint has been on tour lately in anticipation of Saddle Creek’s re-release of “Danse Macabre” coming this month. Apparently, they’ve been laying down new tracks, too. Anyone following the band should have noticed it’s been posting photos from its … Continue reading

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The Faint drop DVD preview vid

Check out the trailer for The Faint’s upcoming “Danse Macabre” DVD. It shows a few behind the scenes clips, my favorite being in the 20 to 25-second mark where they’re taking photos of a band member dancing like a crazy … Continue reading

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SXSW: Two Omaha bands confirmed

Orenda Fink, left, and Nina Barnes of Harouki Zombi. Around this time of year, South By Southwest starts sending out preliminary lists of bands. Usually, groups from Nebraska don’t pop up this early. Today, two made the cut. Tilly and … Continue reading

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Maha: The Faint never fails

Has the Faint ever put on a bad show? Maybe, but I’ve never seen one. They never fail to absolutely rock the place every time. Even the older folks in the way back of the crowd got up out of … Continue reading

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