Viet Cong

Viet Cong changes name to Preoccupations After A Whole Lotta Hassles

By admin | April 23, 2016

We apologize to those who were adversely affected by our former band name

Last Call: Final Tracks Off Albums Released In 2015

By Iman Lababedi | December 31, 2015

Imagine Big Star got strafed by spitfires and then rolled about in the mud and died a violent death

Viet Cong’s Show Cancelled Because Of The Band’s Name

By Alyson Camus | March 6, 2015

‘I cancelled this show after meeting with representatives from the Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) who expressed the desire to see this [show] cancelled,’ explained gig promoter Ivan Krasnov in a reply on the social networking site. He deeply apologized ‘to anyone hurt or made uncomfortable by the name and its connotations’

Last Call: Last Songs Off New Albums Week Of January 19th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | January 27, 2015

At eleven minutes on length you’d think this awesome rock drone push and punish finishing “The End” would slacken somewhere but it never relents and its unyielding, ugly power changes a good album to a great one – A

rock nyc Top 10 Songs w-o 1-19-15

By Iman Lababedi | January 22, 2015

The Viet Cong goes on for 11 minutes and deserves to, Ryan is a revelation to me though possibly not to anyone else , and I am obsessed with the Ninjas and Sleater Kinney. I would say a better start to 2015 than to 2014.

Sleater Kinney, Belle And Sebastian, And Viet Cong REALLY REALLY Early Review

By Iman Lababedi | January 13, 2015

There may be worse ways to review albums than on your work PC, with the sound low, while you do other things. If you know what they are, please send me a little message because I can’t imagine what it is. So consider this the before the first review review, a true sneak peak, a listen and learn a little experience…

The Village Voice 4Knots Music Festival, Saturday, July 12th, reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 13, 2014

A couple of hours later the stoically bemused Dinosaur Jr would be wowing the crowd on the same stage, and a little earlier the angular wit of Mac Demarcos and indie classicism of Speedy Ortiz would have their moment, but for right now the day belongs to the aggravated garage bang of Those Darlins. A quintessentially New York rock and roll moment the day after Tommy Ramone died.

10 Songs: Friday, July 5th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | July 5, 2014

Na Na – Trey Songz – Very catchy sex song by a guy I once saw open for Mariah Marey, he sucked but man, the women in the audience could care. This is better than usual, a tricked out beat and a cute metaphor – B