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Is Punk Dead?

Sure, the title feels trite – a conversation that has happened a hundred times already for decades. But I’m not approaching this from a strictly musical standpoint. Instead, my focus is largely ideological. Punk, and even other genres like outlaw country, centered around ideas that ran counter to the mainstream narrative.… Continued →

April 17, 2021

20 Indie Albums You Almost Forgot Existed

This will be a series of posts based upon old “indie” (or ‘independent’ for the savvy) albums released over the past few couple decades collecting dust and cobwebs in the vaults of our devices (or computers for those living in the past). Check out these 20 Indie Albums You Almost Forgot Existed and maybe discover something old that is now new again?… Continued →

April 16, 2021

Names Without Numbers - Empire On Fire (Feat. Matt Baird of Spoken)

Names Without Numbers have dropped what is quite possibly, their BEST song ever and it’s called “Empire On Fire”. The song features backing vocals from Matt Baird of the band Spoken which just adds an extra dose of flavor to an already incredible new song. If you enjoyed their past material and wished they would amp it up a bit and even add in some screaming like the old days, well then you are in for a treat.… Continued →

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P.O.D. To Play Satellite, Fundamental Elements of Southtown, and a Collection of Hits in a Special 3 Night Set

World renown hard rock/metal band P.O.D. from San Diego, CA. have just announced that they are playing a 3 Day Set of Songs in May celebrating the 20th anniversary of their landmark 2001 album, “Satellite”. The 3 nights will consist of “Satellite” (2001), “Fundamental Elements of Southtown” (1999), and a 3rd day featuring a collection of HITS, Rarities, B-Sides, and Classic Songs from the past.… Continued →

Arthur Alligood Releases New Song Feat. Josh and Dean of Toad The Wet Sprocket

Independent solo artist – Arthur Alligood, is back and with a brand new song titled “It’ll Be Alright” featuring Josh and Dean from Toad The Wet Sprocket. It’s a beautiful song and really well done. Showcases Arthur’s immense talent and his ear for making a great song. Having two members from one of my favorite bands, Toad The Wet Sprocket, just makes this new song all the more special.… Continued →

April 12, 2021

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New Music: April 9, 2021

Rock & Metal
Pop & CCM
Electronic & Dance
Folk & Singer/Songwriter
Hip Hop & R&B
Worship & Gospel Continued →

April 9, 2021

Song of the Day: Chasm - Unknown

In the mid- to late-90s when all of the other Christian hardcore bands were doing new school/chugga chugga style hardcore with increasingly metallic influences, Bakersfield’s Chasm were drawing on earlier inspiration. These influences came mostly from the 80s British hardcore punk/d-beat sound (Discharge, Conflict, etc.), although somewhat ironically this track has elements of early black metal in the guitar riffs (a la Venom or Bathory).… Continued →

April 8, 2021

April 7, 2021

Song of the Day: L.S.U - Freedom

L.S.U. has been around since the mid 80’s & have had several monikers including Lifesavers, Lifesavers Underground & L.S. Underground. They have also attacked several genres including, alternative, new wave, indie rock, surf rock & a tad being goth tinged with Michael Knott being the mainstay. Freedom is the first I heard from them from 1994’s Grace Shaker & the lyrics portray an homage to the death, burial & resurrection of Jesus.… Continued →

April 6, 2021

April 5, 2021

Song of the Day: Then It Ends - It Is Well

Rising from the ashes of 2 other bands (one of which A Past Unknown has been played on a few Christian radio shows, including Ohio’s RadioU), Iowa’s Then It Ends is a metalcore band that has some great melodic stuff. Besides their most awesome energetic Kingdom which has profound lyrics (Someone else already beat me to a quasi review on July 3, 2014!),… Continued →

April 3, 2021

New Music: April 2, 2021

Rock & Metal
Pop & CCM
Electronic & Dance
Folk & Singer/Songwriter Hip Hop & R&B
Worship & Gospel Continued →