The Skinny: While at Riot Fest 2015 in Toronto, we caught up with Mike Portoghese (guitarist/vocalist) and Joe Torchia (drummer) of local foursome The Dying Arts, who artfully blend riotous punk with bits of post-rock and indie. Sick sounds aside, we #Tourpeoded the gents to learn more about their life on the road!


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