November 25, 2016
November 23, 2016
November 21, 2016
November 20, 2016
San Diego, CA. alt-blues act Little Hurricane, have signed with Mascot Label Group. The label along with the band’s own imprint, Death Valley Records will release the band’s new album in early 2017. This will be the band’s 3rd full length effort following both “Homewrecker” and “Gold Fever”. Little Hurricane features Anthony “Tone” Catalano (Lead vocals,guitar) and Celeste “CC” Spina (Drums, BGV). I worked with Anthony a bit last decade in the early 00’s when his former band Next in Line was signed to Indie Vision Music. Expect big things from Little Hurricane in 2017. Purchase CDs or Vinyl of the band’s last two albums right here. [Website] Continued →
Anberlin which broke up in 2014, has stayed relatively busy behind the scenes with producing an incredible (that I wished I owned) Vinyl box set featuring all 7 full length releases along with a coffee table book. As was expected, the vinyl box set sold out a few months after going on sale, all 1000 copies sold out. Continued →
November 18, 2016
for KING & COUNTRY just released “Into the Silent Night” featuring the original “Glorious” as well some new takes on Christmas classics. Buy here on iTunes. Local So Cal fans can catch the band on December 16th at the Honda Center with Lauren Daigle Continued →
November 17, 2016
Switchfoot and Relient K are currently on the “Looking For America Tour” currently and the band has just announced 5 more West Coast dates including a stop here in Orange County, CA. in January. View the poster/dates below. Ticket pre-sale info here. Plus, the band has also announced “Looking For Canada Tour” for our friends from up north. Continued →
November 16, 2016
Brian McSweeney, former lead vocalist and songwriter for the alternative band Seven Day Jesus, has released a new “solo” record titled “As The Bluebird” which you can find over on NoiseTrade below. This collection of songs borders on the experimental and yet entices you into a somber relaxation. Continued →
November 14, 2016
Check out the music of SafeKept. Featuring singer-songwriter Miah Wagner (Formerly of The Great Transparency). The band has several releases available on their bandcamp page along with two “demos” of upcoming songs which can be heard below. Their new album “Modern Mortals” will be released early next year. Continued →
November 12, 2016
Wisconsin based pop-punk band At The Wayside will return in 2017 with a new album titled “The Breakdown and the Fall”. This will be their first new full length since their “Self Titled” release in 2012 (Red Cord Records). 5 years is a long time especially in the pop-punk music realm but the band will smash all expectations with this passionate and in your face melodic set of songs. Continued →
An independent pop-punk band that I had connected with 5 years ago is BACK! The band Blank Pages last released their “Self Titled” EP in 2011 which spawned a few “singles”. The band played for a few years following the release of their Ep then went on hiatus for 3 years. Now they are back and have a new single which you can view below. Look for a new release soon. You can also check out two of their older music videos below. [Website]
October 31, 2016
Introducing the sounds of pop-punk/altrock act Kept On Hold. They released their album “Promises” back in 2015 which you can take a listen to below. They have that classic early to mid 00’s pop-punk sound that is all the rage now. The group is on tour with Eaves right now. Recommended for fans of Academy Is, Something Corporate, Yellowcard, New Found Glory, Anberlin. Continued →
October 29, 2016
October 22, 2016
June 2, 2015
After a successful crowd funding campaign, then signing with Facedown records, alt-rock band Attalus has really delivered with their new marine themed concept album, ‘Into The Sea.’ Read on for the full review of this epic record.
May 18, 2015
Being one of several former Red Cord artists that have now migrated over to Pando Records, Foreverlin brings us their third recording project, “Still After.” Read the full review here.
April 10, 2015
Oklahoma band Naturalist is all set to release their new EP, “Friends.” Check out the full review here.
January 31, 2015
With latest release, “Mere Image,” Least of These is all set to continue their upward rise. Read on for the full review.
January 13, 2015
Check out this review of Sleep for Dreaming’s album, “Reverie.”
June 30, 2014
Check out this review of Sleep for Dreaming’s “Heartless” EP.
February 4, 2014
October 24, 2013
October 14, 2013
October 12, 2013
Check out this review of up-and-coming band Dinner and a Suit’s “Too Late EP”
September 23, 2013
September 20, 2013
A review of the world’s favorite Christian, alternative rock, surfer-filled, San Diego-native, movie-makin’, grizzly-vocalized band known as Switchfoot.
September 19, 2013
Switchfoot have just released their new music video for the song Who We Are on their youtube page. You can view the video below. Continued →