Category Archives: Artist of the Week
False Idle frontman/guitarist, Sef Idle, goes “Solo” and in the acoustic-punk territory on his debut ep, “Start Again“. If you dig the sounds of Tony Sly, Joey Cape, Frank Turner, or any number of punk rock singers that explore their more “softer” side mixed with heart on the sleeve emotion. This is turning out to be a personal favorite of mine (BrandonIVM) and I encourage you all to check it out this week.
’68, the new project from Josh Scogin & Michael McClellan, are releasing their debut full length this Tuesday. The album, titled In Humor And Sadness, will be released via Good Fight Music. Do yourself a favor and check this album out!
Preson Phillips has released another great selection of folk-influenced indie worship on his new album, titled In Our Winters, which came out today! Check out our exclusive premiere of “Open Seas” and make sure to check out the full album soon!
Josiah James releases his brand new ep “Identity” which is available now through iTunes here. If you want the album on CD, click here. This indie pop-rock musician has released quite possibly the best collection of music in his career thus far. Check it out.
One of the most highly anticipated new hardcore albums has finally arrived. Check out the brand new effort from Florida band, With Increase, titled “Death is Inevitable” right here. It’s also available on CD/Vinyl here. Stream it below.
Bronx, NY Indie Rap group The Triangle Trade just released their debut titled “God Made Music” which you can grab off of Bandcamp here for free. Fans of Lecrae, Beautiful Eulogy, Andy Mineo, Da Truth, and WLAK will find something to appreciate in these songs.
Seeker & Servant will release their new album “Into Your Love, I Go” on January 7th. The album is available for purchase via the band’s webstore and will be on all digital networks beginning January 7th. Listen to the single “In Awe” right here.
OceanSpeak have released their debut ep “Sea|the|Same” and it is available wherever fine digital music is sold. This band plays a spirited blend of dreamy, progressive indie rock mixed with the ambiance of post-hardcore, to create a sound all their own. This independent band is fast on the rise and it’s time you check them out.
Five Iron Frenzy will release their new (comeback) album “Engine of a Million Plots” on November 26th 2013. This release is the first new music from the band in over 10 years! Album is available on CD and Vinyl right here from the band’s webstore. You can also pre-order via iTunes here.
The Fold will release their new independent full length, “Moving Past“, on October 15th. Album will be available on all digital networks. Listen/Download the album below via Bandcamp for Free (or Donation).
This week’s artist of the week is the band Color Me Valiant from Richmond, Virginia. Mixing rock sensibilities with the ferocious nature of hardcore, you have the explosive sound of up and coming band, Color Me Valiant. Searching for comparisons are tough as this band has a sound all their own. Download their new ep “SinnerServantSon” right here for free.
Rebel Revive has released their debut ep, “XI (Eleven)” and is available on all Digital networks (or on CD here). Rebel Revive is new upcoming rock band from Orange County, CA. Founded by Matthew Lindblad, this band is sure to make an impact in the music scene, and isn’t pulling punches. Lindblad, a instrumentalist, singer and songwriter, performs all the music on Rebel Revive’s studio recordings. Live, he is joined by fellow Rebel Revive bandmates Gus Flaig…
Pop-Punk band, Thirtyseven, will release their debut full length “This is What I Want” on August 6th through Blood & Ink Records. Read our review here and purchase the album (on CD) here. For fans of The Ataris, Four Year Strong, Set Your Goals, Midtown, Blink 182, Mxpx.
Skillet will release their new album “Rise” on June 25th through Atlantic Records. Rise follows the Grammy-nominated band’s 2009 album, Awake, which was certified platinum in the US. Skillet were the only active rock band to achieve platinum status in 2012, and they were one of three rock bands (with Mumford & Sons and The Black Keys) to strike platinum sales that year.
Rise, their first concept album, tells the story of an American teen coming into adulthood and trying…
Ohio based hardcore/punk band, Take the Name, released a smashing incredible and otherwise spirited new ep titled “Against Such Things” that is available from Bandcamp for free right now. I highly encourage you to download this release and support the band to the best of your ability. Recommended for fans of: Defeater, Take it Back!, Close Your Eyes, Beloved, Comeback Kid, Life In Your Way, Worthwhile. Quality independent music.
San Francisco quartet, Beta State, have announced that they will be releasing a new full-length album, #FRIENDSHIP, on May 21st. The deluxe album includes ten original tracks, one cover and nine remixes. Previously featured on Fuse TV, San Francisco’s Live 105, and hit television shows such as MTV’s Road Rules Challenge: Rivals and E!Networks’ Keeping up With The Kardashians, Beta State’s unique ambient pop rock combines the hard-hitting rock of 30 Seconds To Mars and Jimmy Eat World…
A Common Goal have released their debut full length “Blessings and Battles” via Thumper Punk Records. Order here. Fans of Blue Collar Boston Punk Rock will absolutely love this band and their new album. Read my “First Listen” right here.
The Jellyrox (Matt from Eleventyseven) has released a new ep titled “Embellish” which you can pick up on iTunes / Amazon. Filled to the brim with pop sensibilities and sugar coated melodies, it’s an album you’re sure to love and hold close to your heart. Perfect tunes for a summertime drive. Pick up more The Jellyrox merch right here.
Audio Adrenaline will release their new album “Kings & Queens” tomorrow, Tuesday March 12th via Fair Trade Services. The album will be available on all digital networks and on CD from a number of stores. Order here. Read our review of the album here.