Author: Brody B
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.
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 10, 2014
Twin Radio have a sound that will appeal to anyone and everyone. They are able channel some of the great classic rock acts of our parents era while also adding their own youthful spin on things and rolling it all up into one enjoyable package.
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 23, 2014
“Time In Place” is a record worthy of your attention, your time, and your money.
May 13, 2014
The maturity and skill showcased on this record show the craftsmanship of a band that’s been together for a mere three years. For fans of Thrice and Moving Mountains
April 29, 2014
“Overcomer”, the first full length album from Prepared Like a Bride, boasts an impressive mix of crushingly heavy and surprisingly melodic. All of this fronted by powerful vocals and immensely heartfelt lyrics.
April 4, 2014
With a debut as strong as “Kings”, everything to come is extremely promising.
March 27, 2014
Simply put, If you don’t know these two bands and are into hardcore, you NEED to be. Both bands have a very real passion and an uncanny talent that are sure to lead them to truly special places.
March 12, 2014
Andres Ortiz truly has a passion for delivering The Gospel in a very heavy way and if he continues on this mission while writing quality music like what is found on “David Star”, he is sure to get The Message far and wide.
March 8, 2014
I recent got the chance to interview Andres Ortiz, the brains behind the one man project that is The Saving. We talked about the recording process, lyrics on the new album, and what the future holds for the project.
March 7, 2014
Check out the lyric video for God of Shepherds off the upcoming "David Star"
March 6, 2014
Be on the look out for these guys to make an impression in the world of worship music with their interesting music and intelligent, heartfelt lyrics.
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”
February 20, 2014
In honor of the sophomore album, "Rest & Let Go", from The Overseer which comes out on March 4th I will be conducting a written interview with the band. Submit your questions you would like asked here.
February 15, 2014
A review of the band's latest, Calm Down, Everything Is Fine
February 5, 2014
January 28, 2014
I realize this review has been a long time coming, however the music presented on “Want” is still very much relevant and deserves the utmost attention from fans of indie music
January 20, 2014
Gritty and fast paced hardcore with an old school vibe abounds on “A Past that Attempts to Define Me”
January 10, 2014
Still Remains are back, and what I would say better than ever.
I had the chance to ask T.J. Miller, vocalist of the recently reunited Still Remains, some questions about the band, past and present.
December 30, 2013
Silent Planet are sure to take the industry by storm with their unapologetic lyrics, in your face music, and unique delivery that culminate into a fresh and exciting blend of heavy music.
December 28, 2013
If you’re looking for a record that hearkens back to the days of non-gimmick, old-school metalcore then Lessons might be the band for you.
December 22, 2013
While there are a few changes I did not care for, the majority of them are for the best, making “Redux” worthy of a listen.
December 21, 2013
Brandon Jones says it best, “This band plays a spirited blend of dreamy, progressive indie rock mixed with the ambience of post-hardcore, to create a sound all their own. This independent band is fast on the rise and it’s time you check them out”.
December 15, 2013
The Death in Me are a great find for anyone who, like me, loves to find an up and coming band and see them grow up into something truly special.