Idealist was a North Carolina post-hardcore band that mixed elements of Norma Jean and Defeater, along with guest contributions from Attalus.
Author: Casey Gallenberger
March 23, 2017
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March 17, 2017
Even the title of Anchor & Braille’s latest release conjures powerful emotions. Driving at night is certainly a mixed bag of emotions, but I’ve seen my fair share of it. Whether it’s driving through hours of open country fields or through a busy city at five in the morning, there’s a nature inclination to be pensive and introspective. Continued →
March 16, 2017
Welcome back to our throwback series. This week’s feature is more recent than our previous throwbacks, but after going on an indefinite hiatus, this band never got much exposure.
March 11, 2017
Waymaker is yet another strong release from American Arson, showcasing a blend of punk, pop-punk, alternative, and straight up rock. It’s a passionate EP ripe with self-referential treasure from the rest of the band’s discography and serves as a great starting point for new listeners to get acquainted with exactly what these two guys from Detroit can do.
March 9, 2017
As we’ve come to expect, American Arson has unveiled a new video in preparation to the release of their Waymaker EP on March 31. The song is characteristically anthemic and gives us a good look at drummer Jesse Gentry’s vocals. It’s a great first look at the upcoming release and showcases an interesting, though subtle, change in direction for the duo. Continued →
March 7, 2017
Detroit rock/punk outfit American Arson has announced a new EP, Waymaker, slated for a Mar. 31 release date, as well as an accompanying tour with with North Winds. Check out the full announcement and tour dates below. Waymaker is the first release of the band not included in the Origins Trilogy, and it’s sure to bring more of what we’ve grown to love about the duo. Continued →
March 4, 2017
Plenty of bands have reunited to mass appeal lately, but does the latest offering from Acceptance follow suit?
February 21, 2017
February 20, 2017
Prior to 2015’s stunning Into the Sea, Attalus was a fairly unknown. Fronted by Seth Davey, vocalist, pianist, and lyricist, this Facedown debut made plenty best-of-the-year lists. Though Davey has since amicably parted with the band, he has nonetheless kept up with musical endeavors which come to fruition in his debut solo album, Till You’re All I See. Continued →
February 19, 2017
Muncie, IN. metalcore group Perceive//Persist (formerly Pathos) has released their first single under the new name, along with a lyric video which you can check out below.
You don’t need to know how to pronounce Bjéar to enjoy their atmospheric folk debut. For fans of Bon Iver and The National.
February 16, 2017
February 12, 2017
The Dawn Retreat returns with Vampires in White Shoes Pt. II, a loud, fast, furious, and fun track which you can check out below:
February 9, 2017
Every once in awhile, an album falls through the cracks; IVM’s hiatus, bands breaking up, or even just the simple discovery of “old gold” years later results in plenty of great music that hasn’t gotten much coverage but certainly deserves to be revisited. Continued →
February 4, 2017
Muncie metalcore powerhouse Pathos reemerges as Perceive//Persist, with new music to follow.
February 2, 2017
February 1, 2017
January 28, 2017
Denver’s Medic brings a blend of ambient, funk, pop, and acoustic on their 2016 LP.
January 26, 2017
Real punk is harder to find these days – but hey, not everything will fit on a Tony Hawk soundtrack. Cristo Suburbano Volume 3 is equal parts overdriven, nostalgic, and Christ-focused. There’s a mix of punk, skate punk, hardcore, and other punk derivatives. Continued →
January 22, 2017
Foreverlin proves some risks are meant to be taken with an EP showcasing their renditions of some of the biggest songs in worship.
January 21, 2017
Experimental rap/indie/electronic project Stemson has posted a video showcasing material from the upcoming album, Weird World.
A quick look at three new Stemson songs off the upcoming album Weird World. The songs are still a bit raw and have not been mixed or mastered. Most people don't get to hear songs in the raw of a format, but this could be a fun experiment to see what you think! Like the Stemson page to stay up to date.
Posted by Stemson on Friday, January 20, 2017
January 19, 2017
If you haven’t heard the news yet, Cool Hand Luke has announced a new album. More recently, Mark revealed more information behind the recording the new album at Paraphonic Studio, along with the album’s title, Cora. See the album art below and be sure to keep up with Cool Hand Luke on Facebook. Continued →
January 16, 2017
The Danger of Falling channels European melodic hardcore influences on this succinct-yet-power EP.
Nashville-based metalcore/alternative metal act The Persuaded brings a heavy-yet-radio-friendly sound with overtly Christ-centered lyrics. Fans of Disciple, Project 86, and Spoken should definitely take a listen.
January 9, 2017
Settle the Sky has announced a reunion show AND is in the process of writing new songs. Keep an eye on their Facebook for more updates. For those unfamiliar with the band, check out one of their eponymous tracks below.