Author: Rob J

Hey, I'm Rob. I'm 33 years old with a wife and 2 awesome kids. I am from NJ, I love God, and enjoy listening to and making music in my project No Lost Cause.

January 6, 2019

Best of 2018: Rob Jensen

2018 had a number of great albums, all of which I couldn’t list here, but after careful consideration, these are my top 20, none of which are listed lightly. See which ones you’d have picked out and maybe find some new music to check out. Continued →

December 26, 2018

Letter Kills Teasing Return?

Letter Kills just might be teasing a comeback. It’s a little soon to speculate what it could mean; a one-off reunion show? An new album? I recommend finding the band on their social networks like Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date with whatever is going on, because there certainly appears to be activity of some kind going on. Continued →

December 25, 2018

The Return of These 5 Down!

Hard rock and nu metal fans rejoice! These 5 Down have returned! Preparing to release their first album in over 12 years, the band has released their first single, “Coming of the Son” off the upcoming release, “The 2nd Coming”. The single is a strong statement that the band is back with a vengeance. Continued →

December 16, 2018

Gold, Frankincense, & Myrrh - On the Inside

Gold, Frankincense, & Myrrh debuted a new music video for their newest single, “On the Inside” this past Friday. These girls are a serious powerhouse and force to be reckoned with, as anyone familiar with them can firmly attest to. As we eagerly await the next album from them, check this out and pick it up at any of your finer digital retailers. Continued →

December 15, 2018

Brian "Head" Welch, "Loud Krazy Love" Documentary Released

I Am Second, an outreach ministry dedicated to getting involved in the lives of others and keeping Jesus first, has just released “Loud Krazy Love”, a documentary featuring Brian “Head” Welch and his daughter Jennea on Showtime. I Am Second has a number of videos featuring folks from all walks of life and showing the difference Christ has made in their lives. Continued →

December 2, 2018

November 27, 2018

November 25, 2018

REVIEW : Review: Memphis May Fire - Broken

Back in May, I was able to catch Memphis May Fire on a show they added to an off night on their tour with Sevendust. I was fortunate enough to have secured a VIP for that show, part of which included a pizza party and getting to listen to the new album well before it was even announced, much less released. Continued →

REVIEW : Review: P.O.D. - Circles

P.O.D. has long been a favorite of mine, and likely the first Christian band I ever listened to. Their successes have made them a staple among hard rock fans in both Christian and secular markets, and despite a less popular album here or there, or even less interest in the hard rock genre in general, the band’s fanbase have continued to remain loyal to the band, a fact easily evidenced by the band’s live shows and the online response to all the latest news, especially where new music is concerned. Continued →

September 29, 2018

September 28, 2018

Fight the Fury Debut Track, Album Announcement

For those who’ve been eagerly awaiting more from John Cooper’s (Skillet fame) new band, Fight the Fury, wait no more! Today the band has released it’s debut track, “My Demons” which can be heard below. Coinciding with the release of the track, the band has also announced the first album release will drop pretty quick; you only have to wait til October 24th to get your ears on the debut, titled “Still Breathing”. Continued →

September 27, 2018

New P.O.D. Track, "Circles"

P.O.D. is dropping a new album November 16, titled “Circles”. So far they’ve released “Rockin’ With the Best”, which was met with mixed reviews and just today they’ve dropped the title track to the album, “Circles”. It’s an interesting track that’s a fair variation from the sound we’ve come to know them for in times past, but we wanna know what YOU think. Continued →

September 21, 2018

Dreaming of Reunions...

You wake up in the morning and take care of your usual business. After you’ve gotten yourself going, you take  your phone out and check your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or whichever and start scrolling. A minute or two later, you come across the news you’ve been eagerly waiting to hear, but doubted you ever would. Continued →

September 19, 2018

John Cooper of Skillet Announces New Band, Fight the Fury

Big news from the Skillet camp today, as John Cooper announced his new band, Fight the Fury. John has said that this is the answer that fans who’ve been asking for harder and heavier music from the band and we may get a taste of it a little later on today. The band has also announced plans to play some dates in Russia later this year. Stay tuned at the bands Facebook page (see the link in the first sentence) and sign up for their email list to stay up to date on everything they’ve got going on.

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May 7, 2018

April 23, 2018

Convictions -Voices (New Song!)

Convictions is back with their much anticipated follow-up to 2016’s “I Will Become”. Out June 1st on InVogue Records, the band’s upcoming release, “Hope For The Broken”, features the song “Voices” as heard in the video below. If this song is any indication, this is going to be one amazing album. Continued →

April 15, 2018

REVIEW : DIRE - Depths

DIRE, a metal band from Quitam, GA, released an EP titled “Depths” this past November. “Depths” is the band’s first offering since being signed to Sancrosanct Records earlier that year and is an impressive label debut. “Depths”, however, is preceded by a full length the band released in 2016, titled, “Volume 1” and an earlier, self-titled ep in 2013. Continued →

October Light - No Good

Hey, who could use a little more ska in their life??? We all could! So, check this out, Croatian ska band, October Light, released a new audio track called “No Good” of a new album they’re in the process of recording. Continued →

April 14, 2018

April 11, 2018

REVIEW : Ledger - Ledger EP

When it was announced that Jen Ledger would be releasing her debut solo ep, it filled many with a sense of excitement, rivaled only by an insatiable curiosity as to what we could expect from it. Would it be hard rock, similar in nature to her band Skillet? Continued →

April 9, 2018

REVIEW : Grave Robber - Escaping the Grave

This Friday, April 13th, 2018, horror-punk band Grave Robber returns with their first album in 7 years, titled “Escaping the Grave”. How fitting is it for these guys to re-emerge after seven years of silence on a Friday the 13th? This release is an album that has been long awaited and anticipated by many, myself included. Continued →

March 26, 2018

March 23, 2018

March 21, 2018