July 20, 2017
July 8, 2017
Servants’ latest EP showcases relentless energy with a familiar blend of melodic hardcore and classic punk elements.
July 7, 2017
Let me start off by admitting that I wasn’t exactly looking forward to this album. Now, that’s not to say I didn’t think I’d like it at all, because that’s certainly not the case. First of all, I’d describe myself as someone who enjoys the occasional Propaganda song, but like so many other artists, I simply have difficulty enjoying an entire album. Continued →
July 4, 2017
July 3, 2017
Stemson’s ambitious thirteen-track sophomore release covers plenty of ground with its unique blend of rap, electronic, rock, and progressive elements.
July 1, 2017
Gaffer Project’s first full-length is a promising emotional hardcore release that touches on elements of Attalus, Hotel Books, and Rival Choir but ultimately feels disjointed musically.
June 14, 2017
Cool Hand Luke emerges from the dead with an amazing blend of alternative, ambient, and indie that may serve as their strongest album to date.
June 10, 2017
June 6, 2017
I’ll open this review with two bits of information: I find Nirvana severely overrated and annoying and I find The Chariot to be largely overlooked and incredibly innovative. 68′, the brainchild of ex-The Chariot vocalist Josh Scogin, falls stylistically between the two. Continued →
May 30, 2017
Read this review of Spirit and the Bride’s new album , “Dry Bones”
May 24, 2017
Earth Groans are a heat-seeking band to keep your eye on.
May 20, 2017
Least of These’ Wolves EP is a progressive powerhouse, showcasing a variety of new musical elements and thought-provoking lyrics.
May 16, 2017
The newest addition to Facedown’s roster debuts with a collection of songs sure to hit home with fans of Norma Jean, The Chariot, and The Dillinger Escape Plan.
May 1, 2017
It’s been nearly five years since mainstay rockers, The Classic Crime has put out new material. For avid fans of the band, it was an interminable wait. We can rejoice because the hiatus is over and we have a new album from one of the few remaining bands from the pop/rock, Tooth & Nail era. Continued →
April 30, 2017
Raleigh rap-rock group Cold Comfort resurges with a lyrically-abrasive four-track mixtape.
April 26, 2017
April 24, 2017
Choirs Of Veritas is a symphonic metal project that literally means “Choirs Of Truth”, symbolizing the union between music and the spiritual truth of Jesus Christ. Those Christian themes are made abundantly clear on their debut full-length, I Am the Way, the Truth and the Life. Continued →
April 15, 2017
I first discovered Danen Kane through a mutual friend when I lived up in Green Bay. There’s a coffee shop that draws in bigger acts like Disciple and Flatfoot 56, but they also host open mics and local acts. I hadn’t heard of him before, but I was curious enough to check out his music online and liked what I heard. Continued →
While not treading any new ground in the genre, Nothing Left successfully bring life back into a stagnant and diluted hardcore scene with the ways of old.
April 3, 2017
In a universe where everybody and their grandmother has a punk band, its refreshing to hear a new band that stands out. This particular band is Pleading guilty and from the first track they immediately stand out above the crowd.
This punk rock foursome hail from colorado and as a fellow Colorado resident I was very involved in the scene during the late 90s. Continued →
March 31, 2017
Demon Hunter return with a powerful 8th album that proves once again why Ryan Clark and crew are heavy metal legends.
March 28, 2017
Lil Dre is back (for the last time?!?) with an album that brings deeply intelligent lyrics alongside some of his sharpest rapping yet, to create some of 2017’s best hip-hop.
March 24, 2017
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 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 10, 2017
The windy city during the mid 90s was a whirlwind of punk rock bands that came and went, but their reputations and influence still resonate to this day. There is one modern day street punk band that has emerged from the shadows and is currently tearing up the city of Chicago one mosh pit at a time. Continued →
March 7, 2017
Read this review of Dire’s “Volume 1”
March 4, 2017
Plenty of bands have reunited to mass appeal lately, but does the latest offering from Acceptance follow suit?
March 3, 2017
The tallest man in punk rock music, Tobin Bawinkel and his band of merry Celtic brethren have done it again. Towering at 6’10“, the gentle giant of punk rock comes out swinging with the first track, “Ty Cobb”. His signature gravelly, husky voice continues to stand tall amidst his Celtic punk rock counterparts. Continued →