Tag: Solid State Records
January 19, 2017
January 17, 2017
On January 12, Solid State Records posted a cryptic video to their Facebook page which indicated that they’ll be signing another band this Thursday (January 19). They also posted a similar video earlier today. Check out both of the videos below and take a guess at which band they’ll be signing in the comments section. Continued →
January 10, 2017
Read this interview with Joshua Ashworth of Society’s Finest
January 5, 2017
January 2, 2017
Here’s a little list of some of my favorite releases this year. Check them out!
December 20, 2016
December 16, 2016
Solid State Records has enjoyed quite the stellar year with releases from Silent Planet, Forevermore, Norma Jean, and Fit For A King. Now Wolves At The Gate are closing out the year with Types & Shadows, and it’s a fitting record to finish such a monumental year for the the label. Continued →
December 9, 2016
Demon Hunter has been prepping for this new album, Outlive for awhile, and they are on the verge of releasing it. So close, that they released a lyric video for “Cold Winter Sun”. Very melodic. Outlive 2017.
December 6, 2016
Today, I’m doing something a little different. These bands are bands that people should know and that are on the rise. Check them out! And here you go!
5. Saints Can Lie
Metalcore acts have become very common in the United States. But Saints Can Lie seem to be doing something sort of fresh. The band formed in 2012 with the original lineup of brothers Vocalist Jake and Guitarist/Pianist Hunter Shaw, Guitarist John McDonough and Drummer Bryce Garland. The band comes from Texas, home to many amazing metal bands including Pantera and The Famine. On April 26, 2013, John, as well as Jake and Hunter, got into a car accident. John died that day, but the Shaw brothers survived. To this day, the band has memorialized him permanently on their Facebook page. The band is independent and has released an album titled Trial & Tribulation.
December 1, 2016
Here’s another one of those lists I’ve been working on. Primarily, the reoccurring genre this time ’round are in the ‘core genre. Hope you enjoy!
5. A Thousand Times Repent
Deathcore, as of late, has been extremely popular, especially with the last 4-5 years. If you want some good Christian deathcore, go listen to A Thousand Times Repent, as well as the Christian deathcore comps on Bandcamp. But back to the topic at hand. The band formed in 2006 as a sixpiece, one vocalist, one drummer, one bassist, and three guitarists. The band signed to Tribunal Records and released a single EP, Virtue Has Few Friends. Lineup changes ensued soon after and then disbanded around 2011, without any formal announcement. The band seemed to have some hype behind them back in the day, with the release of the EP. In more recent days, the band was given more press with… er… crime. Not the band members though, I assure you.
November 23, 2016
Read this review for Fit For A King’s new album “Deathgrip”
November 19, 2016
November 16, 2016
November 15, 2016
Demon Hunter has announced that they are going to release their 8th full-length album, Outlive, in March 2017. The band formed in 2000 with brothers Ryan and Don Clark and Jesse Sprinkle on drums. The band then added on Jon Dunn and Kris McCaddon (ex-Embodyment, ex-The Famine) and the band progressed from there. Continued →
November 9, 2016
The Almighty Norma Jean simply cannot be stopped. The storied band just released their seventh record, and it’s their best yet. They’ve reunited with Solid State records, their production has never sounded better, and despite having been around over fifteen years, Polar Similar proves they haven’t lost any steam. Continued →
July 2, 2015
The Ongoing Concept have delivered another unique, high energy album. The logical continuation in style after “Saloon”, “Handmade” features a more reigned in style with songs that work in conjunction and don’t feel like a greatest hits album.
June 17, 2015
I recently got the chance to interview Stephen Keech of the legendary metalcore act, Haste the Day.
June 9, 2015
Haste the Day have made a record with the people, for the people.
November 5, 2014
Silent Planet is a band that has been making some serious waves over the last several years. The group has shown extreme potential with their eclectic blend of artistry which merges the beauty and ambiance of mewithoutYou and the thick tone and riffing of Oh, Sleeper.
October 23, 2014
The band have recently released “Slave to Nothing”, the successor to record breaking “Creation/Destruction”. Can this album gain the band even more popularity, or will it kill all the momentum the band worked their tails off to gain?
August 14, 2014
July 29, 2014
July 22, 2014
While not breaking any new ground in the genre, Forevermore create a perfect blend of progressive metal that is equal parts technical and easy to listen to.
June 12, 2014
Wolves At The Gate have debuted their music video for “Relief” on Revolver. You can the check out the video along with behind-the-scenes footage below. The band’s brand new album, titled V x V, released on Tuesday via Solid State Records. If you haven’t checked it out you can also stream the album via Youtube below. Continued →
June 6, 2014
While not reinventing the wheel of what they have previously done, their sophomore album finds them more focused and spiritual than ever.
May 16, 2014
April 17, 2014
March 20, 2014
In our epic conclusion to Demon Hunter Week, frontman and lead singer Ryan Clark personally selects and answers ten questions from our fan questions thread. Enjoy.
March 4, 2014
I had the chance to talk with guitarist/clean vocalist of the up and coming Solid State Records power house, The Overseer. We talked about the new record, the band’s van getting broken into, to which rap artist they would like to tour with.
March 1, 2014
With “Rest & Let Go” The Overseer are able to refine the sound laid forth on “We Search, We Dig”