Author: Brody B
May 31, 2018
On their debut full length, Hostile Array tackles tough topics while providing an anthemic and rebellious soundtrack perfect to vent these injustices to.
May 3, 2018
VIDEO: Hostile Array - Warmonger
Warmonger comes off the band's debut, self-titled album; due out June 1st
VIDEO: Lifelong (Ex-Confide) - Revive the Masses
Featuring 3/5ths of metalcore outfit Confide; Lifelong have released a video for the title track off their newly released EP.
December 22, 2017
REVIEW : For All Eternity - The Will to Rebuild
While still not reinventing the wheel, For All Eternity have stepped into their own and crafted a pulverizing and memorable LP with “The Will to Rebuild“.
December 7, 2017
REVIEW : War of Ages - Alpha
Combining the best parts of modern and classic metal, the Eerie, PA natives have crafted one of the most solid heavy albums of the year and made a lifelong fan out of me.
December 1, 2017
Sleeping Giant Announce Final Album
"I Am" is due out on January 26th, 2018 on Facedown Records.
August Burns Red - Last Christmas
Stream August Burns Red's newest Christmas single, "Last Christmas".
May 24, 2017
REVIEW : Earth Groans - Renovate
Earth Groans are a heat-seeking band to keep your eye on.
April 15, 2017
REVIEW : Nothing Left - Destroy and Rebuild
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.
February 27, 2017
REVIEW : Death Therapy - The Storm Before the Calm
Even if electronics are not quite in your listening wheelhouse, yet you like heavy music, do yourself a favor and don’t miss out on this unique gem.
January 19, 2017
REVIEW : Those Who Fear - State of Mind
"State of Mind" by Those Who Fear will be the soundtrack to my Hulk-like transformation of 2017.
January 17, 2017
Preorder Hearts Like Lions
Hearts Like Lions have posted preorder packages for "If I Never Speak Again".
January 8, 2017
Best of 2016: Brody B
2016 was an awesome year of tons of genres I love. This year heralded the return of some of my favorite bands as well as some newcomers who I'll be sure to keep my eye on in years to come.
November 25, 2016
REVIEW : Comrades - Lone / Grey
A testament to hard work paying off, Comrades release some of their best work to date backed by Facedown Records.
November 7, 2016
Chasing Victory Release New Song After 10 Year Hiatus
After nearly a 10 year hiatus,Chasing Victory have released new music! The proceeds of this song will go towards the making of a full length record in 2017, called “Friends.” Check out the song on iTunes. Additionally, the band has launched a new merch store with the proceeds also going towards the making of “Friends”.… Continued →
November 5, 2016
REVIEW : Everything in Slow Motion - Laid Low
Everything in Slow Motion bring a shorter, but more refined collection of songs to the table with "Laid Low"
October 24, 2016
August Burns Red Announces Messengers 10 Year Anniversary Tour
August Burns Red will embark on their 10 year anniversary tour for their monumental sophomore album, “Messengers”. Additionally, ’68, Protest the Hero, and In Hearts Wake will be joining the tour package. Find the dates below. 01/04 – Philadelphia, Pa. – Theater of Living Arts 01/05 – Silver Springs, Md. – The Fillmore Silver Springs 01/06 – New York, N.Y. – Playstation Theatre 01/07 – Worcester, Mass. – The Palladium 01/08 – Montreal, Quebec – Metropolis 01/09 – London, Ontario – London Music Hall 01/11 – Detroit, Mich.… Continued →
July 2, 2015
REVIEW : The Ongoing Concept - Handmade
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 26, 2015
INTERVIEW : Stephen Cobucci of Wolves At The Gate
Recently, I got the chance to chat via email with Stephen Cobucci of the stand-out metalcore act, Wolves at the Gate. We got to talk songwriting, faith, and Thrice – 3 of my favorite topics. Check out the conversation below and don’t forget to pick up WatG’s newest album, “Reprise” wherever digital music is sold. What’s the typical writing process for Wolves at the Gate? Was it the same for “Reprise” as for a full fledged album? Stephen Cobucci: Typically our songs begin when I present a song idea to the band and then it goes through a sort of filtration process by each member in their own way.… Continued →
June 17, 2015
INTERVIEW : Stephen Keech of Haste the Day
I recently got the chance to interview Stephen Keech of the legendary metalcore act, Haste the Day.
June 9, 2015
REVIEW : Haste the Day - Coward
Haste the Day have made a record with the people, for the people.
May 22, 2015
REVIEW : Emery - You Were Never Alone
While there will always be those people who refuse to move on with Emery and hang on to their more vintage stylings, I believe that “You Were Never Alone” is the most robust and fully rounded album the band have offered to date
May 7, 2015
REVIEW : Abandon Kansas - Alligator
Abandon Kansas are back with their second full length album, 'Alligator' on Bad Christian Music. 'Alligator' offers a sundry cornucopia of lush musicianship and emotions. I think there’s truly something for everyone and every mood on this record.
April 28, 2015
REVIEW : Come and Rest - Blacklist
Come and Rest have crafted a great hardcore record. “Blacklist” has something for nearly everyone, be it in the form of diverse vocal delivery or hellish riffs, this album will be sure to emanate from metalheads speakers for some time to come.
April 5, 2015
REVIEW : New Waters - Venture
Despite a late coming review, don't miss out on this fiendishly good album from Finnish heavy hitters.
February 26, 2015
REVIEW : My Ransomed Soul - Trilateral
This album shows immense growth from the group, along with an unharnessed potential for continued growth. In short, this is the album that won’t let me forget about My Ransomed Soul anytime soon.
December 4, 2014
REVIEW : Me and the Trinity - Crux
Me and the Trinity make a splash with their debut, "Crux"
November 5, 2014
REVIEW : Silent Planet - The Night God Slept
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
REVIEW : Fit For A King - Slave to Nothing
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?
October 16, 2014
REVIEW : Gideon - Calloused
Gideon have made an extremely fun album full of tracks that will bring out the Hulk Hogan everyone.