Harp & Lyre’s aggressive 2012 finale deserves some time in the light.
November 18, 2017
November 17, 2017
Check out of this review of Hand of Fire’s debut album Nuclear Sunrise
November 15, 2017
Last year, a new addition to Tooth & Nail’s growing roster released their second album, and let me tell you that it’s not getting the credit it deserves. “You Wouldn’t Believe What Privilege Costs” by Civilian is one of the best T&N releases in years and here’s why. Continued →
November 12, 2017
Eleventyseven create a near flawless set of songs as found on their new record “Rad Science”. Read our review of this new album. Does it deserve the perfect score it has been given?
November 10, 2017
Check out this review of Your Memorial’s final release.
November 8, 2017
Zao is quite the story. They began 24 years ago and are still kicking, releasing music. And it should be said that they’re not just still kicking, they’re bashing the doors in and reminding their fans that there is more to metal than repeated breakdowns and over-produced, cookie-cutter nonsense. Continued →
For over 10 years, Red has been a staple in the music scene rising quickly to fame from their incredible debut album. Over these years they’ve released relatively consistent solid albums. The only exception is the 2013 “Release the Panic;” a subpar and disappointing effort. Continued →
October 28, 2017
Hotel Books’ latest release manages to hit me where it hurts the most.
October 26, 2017
“But I’m still dirtier than I thought I’d ever be. I keep hiding from the cross cause deep down I don’t want to be free. I wanna hold on to this darkness; scream it loud so I am heard. If I’m gonna be honest, it’s the same song I just rearrange the words.”
Words like these found in Empty Words, are generously scattered throughout this quietly brilliant album. Continued →
October 23, 2017
Check out this review of Children of Wrath’s album, “No Flesh Spared”
October 21, 2017
Beautiful Eulogy’s anticipated third full-length is out – but weak hooks and some filler keep it from being an instant favorite.
October 19, 2017
It’s been five years since metalcore giants MyChildren MyBride have released new music. The absence has been felt twice as hard with the hiatus of too many bands in the same genre. Down to just two band members, MCMB travels into uncharted territory with this long awaited album. Continued →
October 14, 2017
Latifa Alattas (Page CXVI) released an explosive progressive art-pop album in 2016 under the moniker of Moda Spira in 2016. Check out just what you’ve been missing.
“In Prayer” is a soothing and succinct release from the husband-wife duo Salt of the Sound that expands on their signature elements.
October 11, 2017
“Originality, I give up” screams Dawson Scholz on “The Print.” After two years since their last album, all band members leaving except for him, The Ongoing Concept returns with new members (Andy Crateau – guitar, vocals; Cody Rhodes – drums; Ian Nelson – bass) and their third full-length. Continued →
September 30, 2017
Sink In’s debut album is a perfect answer to long-time fans. If you’re in denial and still looking for a summer soundtrack, keep OPET in mind.
September 26, 2017
autumnboy has crafted a strong melodic hardcore EP, featuring a strong guest feature from Chris Bernstorf.
September 23, 2017
South of Royal debuts a hazy and bright worship EP saturated in synth-rock and 80s influences.
September 15, 2017
Check out this review of Fleshkiller’s debut album, “Awaken”
September 10, 2017
Years ago, I came across this band called Breaking the Silence. They had an album out called “Stand”, and I really enjoyed the hard rock sound mixed with the female vocals. It was definitely a sound I was looking for at the time and while there were a few other bands out there doing it as well, such as Fireflight, Flyleaf, and Evanescence, they were still few in number. Continued →
August 28, 2017
Check out this review of ISF’s debut EP, “Feel. Kill. Conceal. Reveal.”
August 25, 2017
Check out this review of Abated Mass of Flesh’s third album, “Eternal Harvest”
August 20, 2017
August 19, 2017
Kings Kaleidoscope defies convention on this mixtape release, featuring a new direction in sound and guest appearances from Braille, Andy Mineo, Beleaf, Propaganda, and Derek Minor.
August 15, 2017
Read this review of Gideon’s album “Cold”
August 12, 2017
Dallas indie rock outfit Little Image emerges with a vibrant and dynamic debut that blends influences of From Indian Lakes with elements of ambient and traditional emo.
July 20, 2017
July 8, 2017
Servants’ latest EP showcases relentless energy with a familiar blend of melodic hardcore and classic punk elements.
July 7, 2017
Let me start off by admitting that I wasn’t exactly looking forward to this album. Now, that’s not to say I didn’t think I’d like it at all, because that’s certainly not the case. First of all, I’d describe myself as someone who enjoys the occasional Propaganda song, but like so many other artists, I simply have difficulty enjoying an entire album. Continued →