Tag: Review

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January 26, 2009

REVIEW : Theocracy - Mirror Of Souls

Album: Mirror of Souls Label: Ulterium Records Reviewer: Stephen M When Brandon asked me to review Theocracy I was sceptical, and for good reason too. Theocracy is a band in a genre I have yet to discover. Epic, melodic Power Metal with occasional progressive flourishes is what Theocracy is classified as.… Continued →

January 21, 2009

REVIEW : A Hope For Home - The Everlasting Man

Artist: A Hope For Home Album: The Everlasting Man Label: Strike First Records Reviewer: Stephen M 01. The Covenant (2:11) 02. Iniquity: An Offering (3:53) 03. Affliction: The Witness, The Advocate (4:31) 04. Infidelity: Kingdom’s End (3:15) 05. The Exile (2:33) 06. Babylon: The Insatiable Thirst (6:08) 07. Absolution: Of Flight And Failure (6:28) 08.… Continued →

January 20, 2009

REVIEW : The Glorious Unseen - Cries Of The Broken

Artist: The Glorious Unseen Album: Cries of the Broken Label: Tooth and Nail/Bec Recordings Reviewer: Stephen M My first time hearing about The Glorious Unseen was about eight months ago when I was doing my daily check of new music right here on IVM. From the first time I heard Ben’s voice I knew I was going to like them a lot.… Continued →

January 17, 2009

REVIEW : Becoming The Archetype - Dichotomy

Band: Becoming the Archetype Album: Dichotomy Label: Solid State Records Review by: Stephen M To begin, I would like to note that I do not claim to be an objective, professional music critic or anything of that sort. I am one who enjoys listening to music. Any reviews by me are merely my opinion on an album and are not intended to be taken as the product of a well-educated aficionado.… Continued →

November 20, 2008

REVIEW : Curbsquirrels - We Wish We Knew How To Quit This

Artist: Curbsquirrels Album: We Wish We Knew How To Quit This Reviewer: Tyler Hess A few years ago, there were two relatively unknown bands that came together to produce a split CD called “Composition” on the now defunct “DUG Records” Label. One of them, Last Tuesday, went on to sign with Mono Vs Stereo and record two great albums before calling it quits in early 2007, while the other faded into relative obscurity.… Continued →

REVIEW : Hazel and Vine - All Together Now

Artist: Hazel and Vine Album: All Together Now Label: Ethos Records Reviewer: Tyler Hess It is time, boys and girls, ladies and gentlemen, for me to make a blazingly rare outlandishly stupendous statement: This is the worst music I’ve ever enjoyed so much. There. I said it.… Continued →

October 6, 2008

October 4, 2008

REVIEW : One Hot Minute - the story so far

Artist: One Hot Minute album: the story so far Release date: 7/25/2008 Reviewer: Tyler Hess The title to this album sums up this album pretty well, as it seems like these guys do have a story to tell, but they could use a little bit more life to draw the story for us. … Continued →

October 2, 2008

REVIEW : The Classic Crime - The Silver Cord

Artist: The Classic Crime Album: The Silver Cord Label: Tooth & Nail Release Date: 7/22/2008 Review By: Tyler Hess
  1. The End
  2. Just A Man
  3. Grave Digging
  4. The Way That You Are
  5. 5805
  6. Salt In The Snow
  7. Abracadavers
  8. RandR
  9. God and Drugs
  10. Medisin
  11. The Ascent
  12. Sing
  13. Everything
  14. Closer Than We Think
  15. The Beginning
Have you ever gone a couple years without seeing a friend or family member?… Continued →

September 30, 2008

REVIEW : Jonezetta - Cruel To Be Young

Artist: Jonezetta Album: Cruel To Be Young Label: Tooth & Nail Release Date: 9/16/2008 Review By: Tyler Hess “Cruel To Be Young”, Jonezetta’s follow up to “Popularity”, has been a much discussed album around the webzines, as everyone seems to be unsure what to do with this album, but I am here to assure you of one thing: this is going to be way underrated. 
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