Introducing WildHeart, Putting Atlanta Back on the Map

Let’s face it: you probably don’t know who the band WildHeart is. If you are looking for the Aussiecore band Wildheart, we will not be covering them today. Something you might recognize from the get-go with Atlanta’s WildHeart, however, are some very familiar faces. Yes, former Issues vocalist Michael Bohn is featured in this up-and-coming group. No, he’s not singing for WildHeart and no, we … Continue reading Introducing WildHeart, Putting Atlanta Back on the Map

Get Ready For Imminence’s New Album!

They have been around for quite a few years but, Swedish metalcore band Imminence really took off with the release of their breakthrough single “The Sickness” in 2015. They’ve been actively touring since then and have fans from all parts of the world. The last album they released was This Is Goodbye in 2017. Although they haven’t released a full album since then, they haven’t … Continue reading Get Ready For Imminence’s New Album!

Life After MCR: Gerard Way and The Umbrella Academy

Gerard Way’s vision has come to life in the form of a Netflix TV show. The Umbrella Academy has been one of his projects since his early days as the front man for My Chemical Romance. Since then, he, alongside artist Gabriel Ba, have created Apocalypse Suite, Dallas, and most recently; the long awaited Hotel Oblivion. The show has become a hit with audiences everywhere. … Continue reading Life After MCR: Gerard Way and The Umbrella Academy

Inside Look: A Review of The Dangerous Tour 2019

Tour: The Dangerous Tour Date: February 19th, 2019 Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan Venue: The Intersection Artists: August Burns Red, Fit For A King, Miss May I and Crystal Lake Crystal Lake The Japanese metalcore band came out swinging with a drum solo and older tracks, ‘Prometheus’ and ‘Six Feet Under’. The crowd broke the room open as Ryo, vocalist, joins them while they burst into … Continue reading Inside Look: A Review of The Dangerous Tour 2019

Review: “Televiolence” by Promise Breaker

Carlisle, Pennsylvania-based band Promise Breaker released their third LP, entitled Televiolence, on February 20th. For the uninitiated, Promise Breaker’s unmistakable sound features vocalist Tyler Beam’s deep, guttural delivery overtop punishingly heavy guitars and slamming drums. The band discusses topics ranging from society, to insanity, to the obscure in their lyrics. Their debut, self-titled LP released in 2016 and clocked in at 13 minutes across 8 … Continue reading Review: “Televiolence” by Promise Breaker

Endless Summer Breathes New Life into Beloved Classic Sounds

What better feeling than to be on the road with family and friends enjoying all of the glory that is a vacation. In my life I have spent many days covering many miles of highway and byway to get to destinations for work and for fun, and all of these journeys have been marked and en-grained by what music I have left blaring from the … Continue reading Endless Summer Breathes New Life into Beloved Classic Sounds

Convictions is Giving Hope to the Broken

Do you like metalcore? Do you like songwriting that gives an album a consistent theme throughout? If you said yes to either one of those questions, you’ll love Convictions‘s new album, Hope For The Broken. This is their second full length album with InVogue Records. Besides the beginning of ones song, “Feel Alive”, and a short instrumental track towards the end of the song, Hope … Continue reading Convictions is Giving Hope to the Broken

Album Review: Say Anything’s Oliver Appropriate

After 18 years, Say Anything is saying goodbye. The nihilistic and self-indulgent image that Max Bemis has cultivated over the years has come to an end. Just like Say Anything, we have matured, made mistakes and done some real self-reflection.  As a final farewell, Bemis sends us off with Oliver Appropriate, a fitting wrap up to who Say Anything has been and who they may … Continue reading Album Review: Say Anything’s Oliver Appropriate

A Friend in You, A Friend in Music

If there’s one thing I know, it’s this: music unites people. In the darkest of times, music brings people together. Songs hold memories of those you may have wanted to forget. On the other hand, music may hold the memories of those you wish you could have back. This article will not be a typical article we publish here, but it’s one that is particularly … Continue reading A Friend in You, A Friend in Music

Politicore: How Stray From The Path Changed Hardcore Forever

Let’s face it, hardcore has become a little stagnant over the years. Its progression has been very promising, but still leaves many fans hoping for a little more each year. Each time someone is introduced to a new band, it’s easy to discover how that band brings something different to hardcore. All the same, it’s also easy to indicate what they are doing that most … Continue reading Politicore: How Stray From The Path Changed Hardcore Forever

Fight The Fury Is Still Breathing

Many of you may know the Christian hard rock band Skillet. But to every story there’s always two sides. In this case, the other side is singer and bassist John Cooper’s side project Fight The Fury. On October 26, 2018 Fight The Fury released their debut EP Still Breathing. The album has a dark theme throughout with Coopers’s rough voice pumping out passion filled lyrics. … Continue reading Fight The Fury Is Still Breathing

Randy Houser’s “Magnolia” packs Nostalgia from the Nineties

Reminiscent of classic 90’s dance hall greats that make you what to take someone dancing under neon, Randy Houser kicks off 2019 in elaborate fashion. A classic taste of country, delivered in a well curated package at just the right time, Houser’s latest album: Magnolia is a classic in its own right with only a couple weeks under its belt. With anticipation mounting and fans … Continue reading Randy Houser’s “Magnolia” packs Nostalgia from the Nineties

PH4DE: A New Standard in Music

Young artist PH4DE has set the bar high for the continuously evolving music industry. As cliche as it may sound, music needed new blood. Someone with ice in their veins that could change the game forever. PH4DE has become that guy. Let it be no secret, if you don’t know this artist now; you will. The Texas-based artist has been performing since age 13, according … Continue reading PH4DE: A New Standard in Music

An August Burns Red Christmas

Ever wanted to get your metal on during the holiday season? August Burns Red (ABR) throws a jolly and jubilant haymaker with their new holiday EP, titled Winter Wilderness. This has seemingly become their trademark, as it is the second holiday release by the Pennsylvania-based metalcore group. As expected, this EP is entirely instrumental, just as the initial holiday album Sleddin’ Hill. Don’t let that undersell what … Continue reading An August Burns Red Christmas

Slipknot Challenges You to “All Out Life”

Metal gods Slipknot have delivered…again (shocker). The award-winning metal group are back with much more than just a single. The hype is real, boys and girls. We are officially in new album territory for the first time since 2014. Fresh off of .5: The Gray Chapter, the Iowa-based rockers are now set to release their sixth full-length album in 2019. Lead singer Corey Taylor  states that … Continue reading Slipknot Challenges You to “All Out Life”

Hands Like Houses experiment with their new album ‘-Anon.’

Coming out of Canberra, Australia, Hands Like Houses has been shaking up the post-hardcore scene since 2008. Hands Like Houses released their fourth studio album, -Anon. on October 12, 2018. They took this album in a different direction than their past work and experimented with a bit of everything. The album opens with “Kingdom Come”, coming in with a catchy guitar riffs and claps that … Continue reading Hands Like Houses experiment with their new album ‘-Anon.’

Another “American Tragedy”: Hollywood Undead Psalms EP Review

By: Clay Drummond Few bands have faced as much adversity as Hollywood Undead (HU). The California-based rap rock group hit the ground running back in 2008 when they dropped their debut album, Swan Songs. It was certified platinum back in 2013, but HU had already revamped their entire direction. Lead singer Aron “Deuce” Erlichman departed the group in 2009, leaving the position to fall in the hands … Continue reading Another “American Tragedy”: Hollywood Undead Psalms EP Review

Palisades Returns to Their Roots

By: Tyler Petty Palisades barely lets us breathe after a killer 4th album. The New Jersey based post-hardcore band is fresh off their self-titled release, Palisades, which was released in early 2017 and proved to be an incredible album from cover to cover. So far in 2018, they have already teased us with two great singles off their upcoming album Erase the Pain. The first single, “War”, … Continue reading Palisades Returns to Their Roots

Of Mice & Men are back at it again with Defy

After losing their lead singer, not many expected Of Mice & Men to return but they came back strongly with their album Defy. Released on January 19, this was their first album after their former lead singer, Austin Carlile, left the band at the end of 2016. Since then, their bassist, Aaron Pauley, has taken over both the screams and the clean vocals. He shows … Continue reading Of Mice & Men are back at it again with Defy

The Bad Wolves are howling with their first album, Disobey

They’ve all been in the music scene for a while but, vocalist Tommy Vext (Divine Heresy), guitarists Doc Coyle (God Forbid) and Chris Cain (Bury Your Dead), bassist Kyle Konkiel (VIMIC), and drummer John Boecklin (Devildriver) are together for the first time in the metal band Bad Wolves. They released their first album, Disobey, earlier this year on May 11, 2018. Bad Wolves gave the … Continue reading The Bad Wolves are howling with their first album, Disobey

High on Fire Strikes Back With New Album Electric Messiah

By: Hayden Gross On October 9th, 2018, sludge metal band High on Fire released their 8th studio album titled Electric Messiah, their first album since releasing Luminiferous in 2015. It wasn’t long after the album release that Electric Messiah made its way into the U.S Billboard 200 and reached its peak at #127, making it High on Fire’s fifth studio album to break the top 200 … Continue reading High on Fire Strikes Back With New Album Electric Messiah

New Sound, Same Band: Bring Me The Horizon is Back

August 21, 2018: that is the date Bring Me The Horizon (BMTH) finally broke silence with new music after almost three years, following the release of the hit album That’s the Spirit. First, we can talk about That’s the Spirit. This album was full of bangers and, in my personal opinion, you could listen to the album cover to cover without having to skip a … Continue reading New Sound, Same Band: Bring Me The Horizon is Back

Review: Greta Van Fleet’s Anthem of the Peaceful Army

If you haven’t heard of them already, the rock band Greta Van Fleet has recently started to make their presence known in the music industry, and it won’t be much longer until they’re a part of your daily rock rotation. Greta Van Fleet has successfully resurrected the classic 70’s blues/rock sound that seemed to have been done away with long ago. Lead singer Josh Kiszka … Continue reading Review: Greta Van Fleet’s Anthem of the Peaceful Army