Author: Loren Wade

Loren Wade is the author of Unlifer, a blog dedicated to inspiring and empowering people with practical ways to lifehack a broken world. You can follow him or Unlifer onTwitter and Facebook.

November 5, 2012

Immersed by Sinai Beach

7 Incredibly Energetic Metal and Hardcore Albums You Need to Hear Before You Die

Energy is something that is extremely hard to gauge on a music album. Energy is the tone and excitement portrayed by the musicians. It’s the passion you hear in the sound. But how does one contain the energy of The Chariot¬†and put that into an album? If you’ve ever seen them live, you know exactly what I’m talking about. Or Emery. They know energy. Ever notice the first track on any of their albums is one of their heaviest or hardest songs? Mainstream music production tends to suck the energy right out of music.… Continued →

October 15, 2012

Why "Lower Still" by My Epic Is One of the Greatest Songs of All Time

This is a guest post by Loren Wade from Unlifer, whose blog launched today. Sit down, take a seat, close Facebook, close Twitter, put your phone away, and turn off any other distractions and listen to this song. Let the words sink in. Performed by Jeremiah Austin (bass), Jesse Stone (drums, background vocals), Aaron Stone (vocals, guitar), and guest vocalist Micah Boyce of So Long Forgotten. Just over two years ago, My Epic released what is, in my opinion, one of the greatest songs of all time.… Continued →