Ian Munsick: Octaves Above the Competition

As a musician and an avid listener of all sorts of music, I often find myself chasing rabbits online, looking for that next great artist that might give me a spark of inspiration. These rabbit chases have led me to many artists that I would have otherwise never noticed. Artists who, despite their great deals of talent, may have fallen into the trap of the … Continue reading Ian Munsick: Octaves Above the Competition

The Ren-Emo-Saince: The Emo Scene’s Comeback

Decades are back in vogue. First it was the seventies. Then, with the coming of Stranger Things, the eighties (and color-pop clothing) regained their heyday. More recently the nineties were bled dry and now, with The 2000s documentary currently available for streaming on Netflix, it looks like it’s time for the early millennium to gain some trendy traction. This can only mean one thing: the … Continue reading The Ren-Emo-Saince: The Emo Scene’s Comeback

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

High On Fire to Participate in Record Store Day 2019 With 3 New Releases

After winning this year’s Grammy for Best Metal Performance with Electric Messiah, High On Fire made no hesitation to their fans requests for new tracks. In a recent Instagram post, High On Fire announced that they would be releasing a three-track EP in honor of Record Store Day 2019. The New EP titled Bat Salad will feature covers of Celtic Frost’s “Into The Crypt of … Continue reading High On Fire to Participate in Record Store Day 2019 With 3 New Releases

Our Last Night will be shining some light with their new album!

They’ve had a few EPs, singles and plenty of covers but, the post-hardcore band Our Last Night is finally releasing a new full length album! They will release Let Light Overcome on March 8, almost 4 years after their last full length album, Younger Dreams. So far, Our Last Night has released two singles from the album, “Demons” and “The Leap”. The lyrics in “Demons” … Continue reading Our Last Night will be shining some light with their new album!

Ace Frehley Sparks Uprising Upon the End Of The Road Kickoff

Hard rock legends KISS have officially kicked off their “End of the Road” Tour, but not without a vast amount of controversy. The KISS camp is under fire (as if they weren’t already) for statements made against former superstar guitarist Ace Frehley. Frehley, in retaliation, took to Facebook on Tuesday evening to clear up many of the alleged issues that former bandmate Gene Simmons harped … Continue reading Ace Frehley Sparks Uprising Upon the End Of The Road Kickoff

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

The Revival of Classic Country is Coming

A genre plagued in recent years by criticism and critique in the eyes of musicians and consumers alike, country music has been in need of a revival for more than a few years. With criticism of cross over tunes and pop culture’s infiltration of what was once clean cut and simple, what was once a culture of pearl snap shirts and jeans has succumbed to … Continue reading The Revival of Classic Country is Coming

Matt Pike’s Medical Emergency Causes High on Fire to Pull Out of Upcoming Tour

Earlier this week on Monday, High on Fire announced that the band will be cancelling their Electric Messiah Tour. The tour was set to kick off in Atlanta, GA on January 10th and hit other major cities such as Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New York City. Unfortunately, High on Fire will not be able to follow through on the upcoming tour due to a medical emergency … Continue reading Matt Pike’s Medical Emergency Causes High on Fire to Pull Out of Upcoming Tour

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

The Long-Awaited Van Halen Reunion

Prepare to be amazed. Rumors circling the rock world are indicating the possibility of activity from the legendary Van Halen in 2019. Even more so, these rumors include a line of shows or a tour that consist of the original lineup. If this were to occur, it would be the first time since 1984 that David Lee Roth, Eddie Van Halen, Alex Van Halen, and … Continue reading The Long-Awaited Van Halen Reunion

KISS Announces End of the Road Tour

“You wanted the best, you got the best.” The infamous words shouted seconds before KISS makes their entrance onto the stage will be heard one last time around the world before they ride off into the sunset as one of the most iconic rock groups to ever do it. After nearly 45 years of touring, KISS has decided to cap off a legendary career with one … Continue reading KISS Announces End of the Road Tour

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”

How Marilyn Manson Changed Society Forever

By: Clay Drummond No artist has changed the course of history like Marilyn Manson. In a time when conservative politics dominated the United States, Manson did the unthinkable. He built an industrial metal empire with a fan base across the globe. However, Manson’s career has been continuously flooded by the dark side of society. Despite such a vast amount of criticism, he has relentlessly continued … Continue reading How Marilyn Manson Changed Society Forever

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

Texas Pastor Pleads for Cancellation of “Devil Worshipping” Ghost Concert

By: Clay Drummond Photo by: Sergio Armenta Instagram: @badxdrvgs Up-and-coming Swedish doom metal band Ghost (formerly Ghost B.C.) is now under fire by a Texas pastor. While religious criticism is nothing new to Ghost, Texas pastor Larry Long is now calling for tonight’s (11/19) ritual in Midland, TX to be cancelled. Local members of the Christian community gathered in prayer regarding the band’s show and … Continue reading Texas Pastor Pleads for Cancellation of “Devil Worshipping” Ghost Concert