Tag: Independent

June 15, 2019

REVIEW : Leem of Earth - Chapter 1, Chapter 2, and Chapter 3

Atmospheric, floating, literary and lush. Leem of Earth has completed their trilogy with the June 7th release of Chapter 3,  the third EP in their belletristic series: Chapter 1, Chapter 2 and Chapter 3. In all three efforts, the band from Pensacola, Florida, creates a fragile wall of sound that hearkens between the fuzz and soundscapes of 90s 4AD shoegaze bands and the ethereal charm of Mazzy Star, The Sundays, Cocteau Twins and The Innocence Mission.

March 31, 2019

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February 16, 2019

Introducing: Rooted in Dust

Check out this great post-hardcore/rock band Rooted in Dust, from New York state. This band just released their debut ep titled “Like Fire Like Water” through all digital networks and streaming sites. This unique blend of post-hardcore, hard rock, and worship really shows potential for how far these guys can go in the future.… Continued →

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November 2, 2016

Bloodline Severed Releases New Single

Djent/Melodic Death Metal act Bloodline Severed released their first single, “Fire”, off of the long awaited album. The band began in 1998 as Markd, before switching names in 2003 to Bloodline Severed. Though the band has been signed to labels such as Red Cord and Bombworks, they are currently independent.… Continued →

November 1, 2016

Spyker Start Working On New Album

Independent Thrashcore band, Spyker, has started to record and rehearse their debut album. The band started in 2009 and released two EPs, Sacred Rage (2010) and self-titled (2013). The band has been influenced by modern day metal bands including August Burns Red, Demon Hunter, As I Lay Dying, Haste the Day and even older bands including Tourniquet and Dream Theater.… Continued →

October 28, 2016

June 18, 2015

INTERVIEW : Come and Rest

Chances are you might not have heard of Come and Rest. The metalcore group out of Atlanta, GA, recently released a new EP called Blacklist. This stuff is hard-hitting with dark melodies and a tone to match. Frontman Noel Alejandro was kind enough to chat with me over the phone to discuss the thought process behind their second independent release.… Continued →

April 25, 2015

REVIEW : Fireflight - INNOVA

Female-fronted fan favorite rock band Fireflight are back with a new album that explores new musical and lyrical territory. With this bold new sound, is it time to check out this well-loved band?

April 23, 2015

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March 10, 2015

INTERVIEW : Fireflight

Here is an e-mail interview between Dawn Michele, vocalist of Grammy-nominated rock band Fireflight, and Ian Zandi. However, most of these questions are actually adapted from our very own Brandon Jones. Be sure to check out their new independent album INNOVA when it drops on 5/5/15. The current single "Resuscitate" is Fireflight's eighth #1 hit.

December 1, 2014