Tag: colorado

September 15, 2022

REVIEW : Rackets and Drapes - Chapter One: Welcome Home (New album)

Shock rockers R&D have released their new album which is the first of the Sanatorium collection & is currently on all digital networks as of tomorrow. I have been friends with Kandy for many years & have enjoyed all the music I have been sent that they have been working on. If you are a long time fan, you will recognize the reworks such as Milk & Cookies & Stix & Stonz. There is also a new one Suicide Machine which I had the opportunity to hear a demo probably a year or so ago now.… Continued →

June 8, 2022

Song of the Day: Five Iron Frenzy - Every New Day

Probably my most fave song from this long time running punk/ska band. I have never seen live & I am sad. 🙁  Anyways here are the lyrics & probably why I like it so much. Can you imagine the world where CCM radio would have this as a worship song instead of nonstop Hillsong? When I was young, The smallest trick of light, Could catch my eye, Then life was new And every new day, I thought that I could fly. I believed in what I hoped for, And I hoped in things unseen, I had wings and dreams could soar, I just don’t feel like flying anymore. … Continued →

April 8, 2022

Song of the Day: Altars - Eternity

This hardcore band hailed from Colorado Springs. They infused their heavy chugga chugga rhythms with melodic parts without ever getting whiny. This led some fans and writers to dub them post-hardcore, which isn’t fully accurate, but I can see why they said that. What strikes me about this song is the passion behind both the music and the clear-cutting lyrics: Where is the hope? Where is the love? Without these your system will self-destruct While it might seem that the song was aimed at society in general, it is actually pointed at the failures of the Church to stay true to the pure message of the Gospel.… Continued →