Tag: righteous vendetta
December 16, 2021
January 2, 2021
Something I realized once I started breaking my top 100 albums and EPs of 2020 list down into four posts is that each post became a micro-list of its own. For example, I wasn’t really thinking too hard about what album I was going to rank 26th when there were 100 albums. But when I split the list up suddenly being ranked 26th seemed really important as it became the last album a reader will see in this post. The reverse proved be true as well, ranking an album 75th where it’s going to be first album a reader sees when they click my post became important too.… Continued →
June 21, 2020
In a somewhat surprising move, Righteous Vendetta dropped an old/new album this weekend. “Not Dead Yet” is an album that was apparently rejected by their label (…why??) at the time (2015), but has now been released by the band independently. If you’re a fan of hard rock, don’t sleep on this. Check it out wherever you get your music these days.… Continued →
April 4, 2018
December 25, 2017
2017 was a pretty decent year for music! Between finding newer bands, the resurgence of others from years of inaction, and great albums from bands we’ve come to love and depend on for great music, it was pretty tough to be disappointed. Below, are the 20 albums that I consider to be the year’s best. If there are bands there you haven’t heard of, I hope you check them out, you never know…maybe one of them would’ve made your top spot. And please, drop a line in the comments and let me know your thoughts!… Continued →
April 3, 2017
February 8, 2017
The metalcore/hard rock band Righteous Vendetta has announced they will be releasing their first release since 2014. The band has apparently been recording this album for 2 years. The band has signed to Century Media in case you missed that, so this will be the first release on that label. The band started in 2007 with Ryan Hayes and Justin Olmstead. They have released three studio albums and three EPs so far, and Cursed album will make the fourth studio album. The band has also released a song titled “Weight of the World”.… Continued →
February 13, 2014
In preparation for this year's "In the Silence of the Mind" articles, I reached out to some key people in the industry to get their thoughts. This "super interview" compiles the answers from Righteous Vendetta, Eyes of Eil, Dorean Lives, Declaration AD, and Southbound Fearing.
September 27, 2013
Righteous Vendetta are back with the culmination of what they started in this year's "EP Vol. 1." But, does the fact that so many songs are recycled hinder the lasting value of this effort? Read on to find out.
September 16, 2013
June 25, 2013
Righteous Vendetta talk to us about changing their sound, Celine Dion, and how Christ shapes their life as a band. Read on.
April 3, 2013
January 29, 2013
July 15, 2012
April 30, 2012
November 4, 2011
Righteous Vendetta have produced a relevant, impacting album in Lawless that will be a mainstay for fans of the modern metallic hardcore trend.
August 27, 2010
Meet lead vocalist, Ryan Hayes of Righteous Vendetta. How long have you guys been playing together and how did you meet? Righteous Vendetta met and started in November of 2008 at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming. Zach, Ryan, Alex and Justin all had an interest in music and teamed with their piano professor Tim Schoessler to start the original line-up of RV. Since the band has undergone four members changes and played over 130 shows. What are some bands that have influenced your sound? Killswitch Engage, August Burns Red, Circle of Contempt, Sky Eats Airplane, As I Lay Dying, Unearth.… Continued →
August 18, 2010
Some great metalcore from Wyoming