July 4, 2020
I was considering putting together a list of my favorite albums (and EPs!) from 2020 so far today when I had a better idea! Instead of giving you my top 10 or something like that I decided to give you album for each letter of the alphabet!… Continued →
July 2, 2020
In an effort to raise some funds for IVM and celebrate the 20th anniversary at the same time, I am hosting a special 50% off sale in the storenvy webstore. Sale is good on all items. *Preorders like the 20th Shirt will ship when shirts are available and it will hold your entire order up until item is available.… Continued →
July 1, 2020
"Succubus of an insecure safety, I will never bow to your will... To die is gain, our life is our sacrifice, you will not take my pride. Your freedom means more than our safety. Christ is not a filthy word!" RIYL: Sleeping Giant, Madball, Stick to your Guns, and Hatebreed
June 23, 2020
June 22, 2020
Besides having the two most awesome two names put together at one time, this band rocked. The two man band was Walter Paul Robinette & Rick Eugene May! At a time when alternative music had taken a major foothold in Christian music (starting with Undercover), this group was seen on Christian music television channels with their rockiest song: Crawl.… Continued →
June 20, 2020
Fluffy was a garage grunge band heralding from Mike Knott’s Blonde Vinyl Record label. Guitarist Chris Colbert has remastered both of their full lengths recently and are available on many digital platforms. The record label Lost In Ohio is running these repressings & have a few cool ones including The Julies & Black & White World.… Continued →
En Mi Lugar (In My Place in English) is a Spirit Filled Melodic Hardcore band from Bogota, Colombia. FFO: Venia, Advent, Poured Out, and Atrocities.
June 19, 2020
Today’s Song of the Day post is all about Arthur Alligood and specifically the song, “Shouldn’t Be That Hard”. This was a criminally underrated song that flew mostly under the radar of most music fans out there. Arthur has been making great Americana/Folk Rock for more than a decade now.… Continued →
June 16, 2020
Another album celebrating it’s 10 year anniversary is “Dark Is the Way, Light Is a Place” by the world renown alternative rock band, Anberlin. This Brendan O’Brien produced full length effort (their 5th album by 2010) was a slight departure from the sunny, bright, more upbeat sounds of their commercial break through record, “New Surrender”.… Continued →
June 15, 2020
It’s hard to believe it has been 10 years since the release of the first Close Your Eyes album on Victory Records – “We Will Overcome”. This album had a ton of great songs including this one called “The Body”, which is a favorite of mine and perfect for this Song of the Day post.… Continued →
June 12, 2020
Finnish rapcore at its finest in the early days of nu-metal. Simply said, this is one of the most high energy bands imho ever (just see the video for their song “Point of No Return”). It seems they did not keep the same label as each release was through a different one.… Continued →
June 10, 2020
Jefferson, North Carolina's, The Worshiper , have made their 2016 release "Reveal Us" available for Free. FFO: Oh, Sleeper, Phinehas, Fit For A King, August Burns Red, and For Today.
June 2, 2020
The Point of No Return were a Spirit Filled Hardcore band from Germany. FFO: No Innocent Victim, Figure Four, The Blamed, 2Minute Minor, and Hanover Saints.
May 29, 2020
In celebration of the upcoming 20th Anniversary of Indie Vision Music I have decided to put a couple titles on wax. This isn’t some big budget, massive vinyl release that so many labels and brands are doing these days. Through Kunaki and Vinyl Revolution a few titles have been given the green light for vinyl pressing.… Continued →
May 27, 2020
Another rarity from the archives, this early nu metal band released one EP back in 2001 called A Trip To Southern Metal, but must have had another release as Last.fm shows a few other songs not from that album. They had a sound akin to Pantera, but was a bit muddy with downtuned vocals that at times were rapped.… Continued →
May 18, 2020
Vagabond12 was a brief rap rock band which reminds this listener of Broken Yoke and NOT the heavier rapcore music made known by bands such as EDL or Jack Of All Trades. They seem to have only released a two song single before fading into obscurity.… Continued →
May 14, 2020
Public Unrest was a Christian punk band from Vallejo, CA. FFO: UntilWeDie!, Officer Negative, and Every Man's Hero.
May 13, 2020
WM was a brief rapcore band reminiscent of American Made. Hailing from my old stomping grounds in South Carolina, I first heard of them on a Christian indie rock show. Their 1999 LP was released on DTS after they released their first demo in 1998 on cassette.… Continued →
May 10, 2020
One might think of the term Jesus Music as the early days of Christian music originating from the Jesus movement. But, Jesus Music the band is one that released 2 albums in the late 90s: Flowers in the Storm & 3D.… Continued →
May 8, 2020
Six Foot Midget was a ska punk band from Denton, TX. FFO: The Insyderz, The O.C. Supertones, and May Weather.
May 5, 2020
April 24, 2020
SAE was a fun short-lived ska/pop punk band from Oklahoma circa early to mid-2000s. Their music has even been referred to as “skip hop”! RIYL: Must Build Jacuzzi, Skamikaze, Honeylocust, They released an EP & a full length on the Thin King Entertainment label which also released music from Awaiting Isaac and Radial Angel.… Continued →
April 15, 2020
Oklahoma’s Gears of Redemption is Nu-metal at its finest imho. RIYL: Korn, These 5 Down, etc… Complete with a thumping bass guitar, driving drums & angst ridden vocals, this 4 piece band brings the controlled chaos. 2000’s The War of Blood & Rust (released by Godfather records) was the only album to emerge before the band disbanded.… Continued →
dighayZoose was one of those outlier alternative bands in the Christian music industry. One could describe their music as funk metal and did not have much of an equivalent in the Christian market alas Scaterd Few with a sound akin to Jane’s Addiction or Red Hot Chili Peppers, but in a much harder vein.… Continued →
April 12, 2020
"And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen; he is not here: behold the place where they laid him." - Mark 16:6
This week, Indie Vision Music introduced our very first theme switch design that allows you to alternate between “Light(side)” and “Dark(side)”. Pick your side and choose wisely! Kidding, but seriously this new theme switcher is pretty awesome. Just tried it on desktop Google Chrome and the “Light” one looks amazing.… Continued →
April 10, 2020
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life." - John 3:16 (warning: graphic video)
April 9, 2020
Break the Curse are a Chi-town style spirit-filled hardcore band out of Bolingbrook, Illinois. Fans of 2Minute Minor, Definite Choice, and Youth Crew hardcore will enjoy.
April 6, 2020
Loose End were a Christian skate punk band from Chula Vista, CA. FFO: Slick Shoes, Sick of Change, Broken Cedars, Average Joe Aspiring, and MxPx.
April 5, 2020
xSunday Schoolx were a Christian straight edge hardcore duo hailing from Auckland, New Zealand. FFO: xLooking Forwardx, Hit the Deck, xThe Red Baronx, and Carrying the Fire.