May 15, 2021
A rising indie band from Nebraska called Salt Creek, made a lot of waves and significant buzz on the underground scene for a number of years and they just earned their spot among a lot of great bands on legendary Seattle based label – Tooth & Nail Records. The label just released the band’s label debut EP titled “Our Own World”, through all digital networks and streaming sites. Give it a listen and comment with your thoughts.… Continued →
January 4, 2021
Jaded Thorns were a grunge band that hailed from New York . Releasing 2 LPs & disbanding, this was a band that I wished for more of. It is hard to find much on them as their record label did not last long. Both Epiphany & Things My Father Taught Me were on Word of Mouth (The Roosevelts, Sides of the North, Mending Point, Poor Man’s Riches). A few songs hit radio: Epiphany, Remnants, Lie Awake & Lost In The Moment & the one featured.… Continued →
December 25, 2020
First things first–merry Christmas everyone! It’s been a challenging year, and many of us are ready to see the back of it. I always post my Song of the Day picks on Friday, so I was pleased to the lucky draw for Christmas Day! Of course, it had to be a Christmas song, and there are lots of good ones to choose from, even from our niche scene. For those unfamiliar with Adam Again, they have deep roots in the Christian music scene.… Continued →
September 11, 2020
I had this song on my mind the other day as I was thinking about what song I was going to choose for this week. The modus operandi: Ruminate on a song and make a choice. Find it on YouTube. Listen while I’m writing. Dang. I’ve loved this song for years, but was still surprised at how good it sounded more than 2 decades after it was recorded. I highly recommend headphones! This song has so many layers.… Continued →
August 21, 2020
Not much is known about this band, who released one album for major label Curb Records in 1997, called Yours Truly. They played a fairly straight-forward brand of alternative rock that hinted at grunge without ever fully going to Seattle. The lead single was “Low,” with its provocative chorus: I’m wasted! I’m wasted! I’m wasted . . . without You!” While the song might have raised eyebrows among critics of faith-based rock music, the lyrics hit home for some.… Continued →
January 22, 2020
This is no joke. A personal fave of mine, a band we call Switchfoot is joining up with world renown Canadian rock band Nickelback and California based grunge-alt-rock band, Stone Temple Pilots (STP) for a run of dates this summer/fall. This might just an epic rock extravaganza or How You Remind Me of a cringe worthy PHOTOGRAPH? Either way, there is a little something for everyone and a true rock n’ roll fan to enjoy. I’ve heard the new vocalist of STP is one of the best.… Continued →
February 16, 2019
Update: I have added the official music video for the song “Mold”, below. A new band by the name of Sweatpants out of the Bakersfield, CA. are have returned with a new single “Mold” that sheds light on their new musical direction. It’s very difficult to paint a description to similar artists since this young group seems to be paving their own way with a unique touch. I think fans of mewithoutYou, Superheaven, Citizen, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and The Raconteurs, would find something to appreciate in these guys.… Continued →
February 14, 2019
Yesterday, Peter118 released a new track on Raven Faith Records called “Waiting” and it really took me by surprise. For those acquainted with the Peter118 sound, you’re in for a big surprise as well. Up to this point, the band has played an edgy, raw punk rock, but this is like Peter118 meets Green Day (Nimrod/Warning era) meets 90s grunge and truthfully, the 90s grunge part stands out the most. This song is very well written, catchy as anything, and displays a real growth in songwriting.… Continued →
January 11, 2018
September 8, 2017
I’d like to introduce our readers to the self proclaimed “Nautical Rock n’ Roll” band Rusty Shipp. Check out the band’s new music video for the track “Devil Jonah” and also a lyric video for the other single “Tip of My Tongue”. Fans of Silverchair, Incubus, Dinosaur Jr., and even Foo Fighters, will find something to appreciate about this band’s old school rock influences. The band’s new album “Mortal Ghost” is now available.… Continued →
April 30, 2017
Raleigh rap-rock group Cold Comfort resurges with a lyrically-abrasive four-track mixtape.
March 23, 2017
November 14, 2016
June 29, 2015
Formed in 2008, New Hampshire based metal outfit, Ana Sapphira, brings us their debut LP, Edge Walker. Having opened for many national touring acts including War of Ages, Wolves at the Gate, August Burns Red and Impending Doom, the group will mark it’s sixth year of playing together in 2015. Check out the full review here.
February 7, 2014
Progressive ("recycled") Nu-metal act Mayfly will release their new EP "Vereor Deus, Non Dogma" next week through Voluminous Records. With a sound that blends the Deftones and Staple with some more modern touches, this is a band that is set to stand out by default in a sea of "more of the same" heavy music.
February 15, 2012
The Feel Good Drag is a three-piece rock group based in Germany. They have released a 3-track demo EP on bandcamp for free that features their style of sunshine-infused rock’n’roll
March 5, 2010
Christian angst with a powerful message.