Tag: 2018

January 4, 2019

All the Artists IVM Introduced in 2018

If you followed IVM during 2018 you probably discovered some new music from our news and new releases posts. You might have also been introduced to some new artists by our staff too. In case you missed any our “introduction” posts last year here’s all 20 artists our staff took time to share with you: Bastard Tongue Bastard Tongue is a doom metal band featuring former members of Idealist. Their self-titled EP was produced by Evan King (formerly of Attalus) and debuts 1/12. You’ll be able to find it on their Bandcamp.… Continued →

December 31, 2018

Best of 2018: Noah Hardwick

1. Brooke Annibale – Hold to the Light Compiling a best of list for 2018 wasn’t easy. There were a lot of good releases this year but very few of them were great. Hold to the Light by Brooke Annibale is one those few though. In fact, Hold to the Light is so good it was the only album on this list I knew where to rank when I started. As you can see it is my album of the year for 2018. Why? Because it’s easily my most listened to album of the year.… Continued →

December 8, 2018


The Incomplete List of 2018's Rock Albums and EPs

Finding a rock album in 2018 feels like searching for a needle in a haystack of hip hop. That’s why I’ve done my best to collect all of the rock, alternative, indie, metal, and punk albums I’ve come across in 2018 into one list for you. It’s far from complete (especially when it comes to heavy albums) but hopefully you will be able to find at least a few albums and EPs you haven’t heard yet. Enjoy! (Oh, and feel free to contribute more to the list in the comments!)… Continued →

July 2, 2018

New Releases Recap - June 2018

Summer is upon us! And much like the temperature outside the new releases are starting to heat up. No one would fault you if you haven’t had the time to keep up with all the albums coming out over the last month. That’s why I’ve got a handy recap of some notable new releases from the month of June for you to skim through. Starting out on the rock front, the alternative rock band The Choir released their 17th studio album, Bloodshot, on June 1st.… Continued →

May 16, 2018

5 Albums I Missed in 2018 (Already)

You might say this is the sequel to my previous post, 17 Albums from 2017 You Might Have Missed. I try to round up as many new releases as I can every week, but I often miss a few. In the process of looking for 2017 albums I missed I found a few more recent releases I missed too. So here you go, 5 more albums from 2018 for your enjoyment. 1. Self-titled by Company of Saints [Indie Pop]
2. The Awakening by The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus [Rock]
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January 6, 2018

New Music: January 5, 2018

Alternative & Rock Contemporary & Pop Hip Hop & Rap Praise & Worship Continued →