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.
Author: Brody B
December 7, 2017
December 1, 2017
“I Am” is due out on January 26th, 2018 on Facedown Records.
Stream August Burns Red’s newest Christmas single, “Last Christmas”.
May 24, 2017
Earth Groans are a heat-seeking band to keep your eye on.
April 15, 2017
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
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
“State of Mind” by Those Who Fear will be the soundtrack to my Hulk-like transformation of 2017.
January 17, 2017
Hearts Like Lions have posted preorder packages for “If I Never Speak Again”.
January 8, 2017
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
A testament to hard work paying off, Comrades release some of their best work to date backed by Facedown Records.
November 7, 2016
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
Everything in Slow Motion bring a shorter, but more refined collection of songs to the table with “Laid Low”
October 24, 2016
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 26, 2015
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. Continued →
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.
May 22, 2015
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
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
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
Despite a late coming review, don’t miss out on this fiendishly good album from Finnish heavy hitters.
February 26, 2015
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
Me and the Trinity make a splash with their debut, “Crux”
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?
October 16, 2014
Gideon have made an extremely fun album full of tracks that will bring out the Hulk Hogan everyone.
October 3, 2014
Colossus’ sophomore effort, “Badlands” uses a very similar formula as “Time & Eternal” while still showing a natural progression and maturity. This is still the young and energetic band we all fell in love with on “Time & Eternal”, just more refined in every way imaginable.
September 11, 2014
For anyone familiar with Christian hardcore legends, Sleeping Giant, you already have a pretty good idea of what to expect on their newest release, “Finished People”. A raw production style, riffs focused more on getting the crowd moving than technicality, and front man Tom Green’s passionate vocal performance. “Finished People” takes this basic formula the band have used in the past and refines it to become perhaps the best Sleeping Giant record to date.
August 22, 2014
The record oozes nostalgia as it channels the pure things that made metalcore shine in the early 2000s. Guitar solos, stellar clean vocals, and an overall gritty tone abound on this wonderfully fun record.
August 15, 2014
Expect a heaping dose of down tuned guitars and pummeling drum beats, accompanied by Josiah Lyle’s furious howling and brutally honest lyrics.