March 5, 2022
Drew Yount is a Maryland rock artist who has an interesting musical background comprising of not 1, but 2 musician parents. He has toured with many artists playing guitar or teching for Sebastian Bach, Sevendust, 10 Years, Daughtry, amongst others. I have always loved this songs lyrics & sound crescendo. … Continued →
December 18, 2021
Harvest Bloom is a Christian modern rock band that I interviewed during my college days. I love this song & a few others including Devil’s Poison & hope you do also. … Continued →
March 10, 2021
Another holy SOTD that belongs in my top 20 worship releases! Formerly known as Clearview, this hard rock band had some great songs such as Disaster, Wineskin & We’re Not Keeping This Quiet. Also check out the video for Searchlight which features American Sign Language. Hailing from Maryland, the 3 Willet brothers have since disbanded circa 2019. Members are still in the industry leading worship & filing & editing music videos. Check out these worshipful lyrics & the live video.… Continued →
January 23, 2020
Huntingtons are back with their first new album of recorded material in 17 years—their 8th full-length overall. This time around the band comprises Mike Holt (vocals/bass) Jonathan “Cliffy” Walker (guitars/vocals) Josh Blackway (guitars/vocals) and Chris Eller (drums). While the band has been known for its admiration for the Ramones, the first thing that struck me about Muerto, Carcel o Rocanroll is how much less obvious their worship for the leather-clad New Yorkers is this time. There are a few nods to them, most notably on ‘You Don’t Have to Go,’ and ‘I Don’t Wanna Die Alone’ (which reminds me a bit of ‘Poison Heart’ from Mondo Bizarro), but there’s clearly been some development of their sound in their 17-year hiatus.… Continued →
February 26, 2015
This album shows immense growth from the group, along with an unharnessed potential for continued growth. In short, this is the album that won’t let me forget about My Ransomed Soul anytime soon.
June 25, 2012
Dig Lecrae? Dig Trip Lee? Check out the review of Mike Guess' Fully Convinced, and give him a shot.
June 4, 2012
When it comes to the world of Christian Hip Hop, there are a lot of underground Lecraes and Trip Lees that have yet to be discovered. Which brings up rappers that you’ve seen on IVM lately including Yaves, Reconcile, Thi’sl; just to name a few. Check out, Mike Guess. A rapper based out of central Maryland, whom is starting to gardner a lot of attention in the state. He recently just dropped his debut album, Fully Convinced.… Continued →