Tag: rock

November 9, 2018

REVIEW : Emery - Eve

(Actual album cover in review. Edited Cover provided by our friends at JesusFreakHideout )

The southern emo/screamo/rock/alternative/however you decide to classify them boys have returned after three years from their last full length release. You’ve read the controversy, you’ve seen it, and so what is there to say about this album? Continued →

November 8, 2018

November 5, 2018

Spoken Get to Work on Album #10, to Release in 2019

Matt Baird and Spoken have begun work on album #10 which will see a release in 2019. This is a not only a monumental accomplishment but also reflects the longevity of a music project that has transcended music scenes and style shifts over the years. Matt will be auditioning Guitar, Bass, Drums for 2019 tours, so make sure to message them on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram if you have what it takes. Bring back Jef! jk

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October 28, 2018

October 26, 2018

October 25, 2018

Slow Coming Day Reunite for New Ep

That indie/emo band known as “Slow Coming Day” have reunited and will release a new 5 song ep in 2019. The band recently released a new song which you can check out on digital networks and a another song “All Things New” that was on “Family & Friends Sampler 3” which I put out a few months ago. This highly underrated band will seek to win over hearts worldwide with their catchy brand of melodic songwriting and emotion drenched songs. Go listen to “Farewell To The Familiar” on digital networks and the “A Part of Me Died Ep” on bandcamp here to get prepared. Check out a video of the band performing at Joshua Fest this past summer, below.

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October 22, 2018

Collington - Trouble (Official Music Video)

A really impressive new group by the name of Collington has just released a music video for the song “Trouble”. If you haven’t heard Collington before then drop what you’re doing right now and give this song a listen. Recommended for fans of Band of Horses, Hozier, Switchfoot, The Fray, and Damien Jurado. It’s an eclectic mix of artists just like the music of Collington. Debut album “In Between”, out now!

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October 19, 2018

October 18, 2018

October 17, 2018

Anberlin Tease Reunion With New Profile Image

Update: The band has changed their official website and have posted this same image. Anberlin has been dropping little hints the past few months that are leaving fans guessing. Today they swapped out their profile image on facebook with a new pic that appears to be a photo taped back together. Could this be symbolism? Could this another hint at a reunion? Or is it just a standard photo image swap and/or nothing at all? You debate below and talk about your favorite Anberlin moments from years past. Let’s all stand back in eager anticipation for the next step and hopefully it is the one thing us fans are hoping for…..reunion.

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October 11, 2018

October 3, 2018

Emery Return With New Album and Songs, Drop Controversial New Album Cover

If you didn’t catch the firestorm of controversy yesterday regarding the new album cover by Emery for their new release “EVE” then you might just have been living under a rock. A lot of various opinions were unleashed as well angry remarks, resentment, confusion, and a whole bunch of feuding people over just what the “artistic” intention is. Regardless of the direction they are taking their band from here on out, you can hear their two newest songs below and debate what you think musically of their latest tunes. I hear a slight Weezer influence, how about you? If you would like to see the album cover in question click on the Emery facebook / instagram pages.

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September 27, 2018

Throwback Thursday: Anberlin - New Surrender

In this weeks edition of my Throwback Thursday series we’ve got Anberlin’s album New Surrender which will be celebrating its 10th anniversary this Sunday. Brandon included New Surrender in his list of the best albums of 2008 feature last month, here’s what he had to say about it:

There was a time years ago where I ripped the direction Anberlin took with this album and I now regret those words. Continued →

September 21, 2018

Dreaming of Reunions...

You wake up in the morning and take care of your usual business. After you’ve gotten yourself going, you take  your phone out and check your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or whichever and start scrolling. A minute or two later, you come across the news you’ve been eagerly waiting to hear, but doubted you ever would. Continued →

September 20, 2018

Remedy Drive - Warlike (Official Music Video)

So this video was released back in January of this year along with their new album “The North Star” and I must say that it is a heavy hitter. I can’t believe I overlooked this release and didn’t give it proper promotion right here on IVM. Remedy Drive have created music that is deep and rich in content, overflowing with complex symbolism and a certain sense of urgency. You don’t come across music like this in Christian music scene all that often and I really enjoy this track as well as the album. For those looking for comparisons I would say I hear a bit of Switchfoot mixed with Jack White, Needtobreathe, The Black Keys, House of Heroes, and even a little Twenty One Pilots. Check out the video for “Warlike” below and purchase through all your favorite digital networks, streaming sites, or on CD from the band direct right here. They also have some items in their online store made by survivors of trafficking “T-shirts, bracelets, necklaces, elephants, boho pants and other items are handmade by survivors of trafficking and help fund organizations helping to rehabilitate and restore women who have been exploited”.

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September 13, 2018

Altar Boys Release New Album "No Substitute"

Altar Boys have officially dropped their first new album in 25 years titled “No Substitute”. This new album is actually a collection of songs written after “Forever Mercy” and before they went on hiatus. The bare bones tracks have been re-recorded and freshened up for the world to hear. The songs run the style divide between their hit albums “Gut Level Music”, “Against The Grain”, and “Forever Mercy” while mixing in modern elements and a much fuller sound. It’s everything you’ve come to love about these legendary song makers and your expectations will be blown away. As much as I love those classic songs from the 80’s, there is just something special about the raw passion of a group of gentlemen coming to grips with their Faith, Hope, and age. This is truly timeless music and it doesn’t matter who you are or from what generation because these songs come from the heart. This album can’t be categorized or labeled as this or that, “No Substitute” is simply GOOD MUSIC. It’s rare for a band to maintain their legendary status for over 30 years and still come out swinging with the best of them. I can think of a handful of artists with or without the faith connection and to be honest some should have hung it up years ago. This isn’t the case with Altar Boys and as long as Mike and the boys still have a voice to share, nothing should stop them. Go check out “No Substitute” now on all digital networks. You can listen to the song “1000 Miles” below and I’ve posted the Spotify embed as well. Enjoy.

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August 29, 2018

Introducing: Ironside

Everyone needs to drop what they are doing on this fine Wednesday and check out this new band Ironside. The band features former members of Fighting Jacks, Stavesacre, and Echocast (among others). They just released a couple of new songs which serve as their debut. Check out the songs below and download here (bandcamp). The songs are also available through ALL digital networks. The lyric video for “Doomsday” can be found below. Recommended for fans of: Thrice, Deftones, Incubus, Faith No More, and Failure.

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August 28, 2018

August 27, 2018

Grandpa Loves Rhinos "Better Eat Your Wheaties" Out September 7th

The debut ep from Grandpa Loves Rhinos will be out on September 7th via Indie Vision Music. Pre-order on limited CD right here. Ep will be available on all digital networks beginning September 7th. CDs will ship later in September once finished at manufacturing plant. All orders containing this CD will ship together once available. The Ep will feature 5 awesome tracks, all mastered by Sef at Simpul Studio. Artwork for the release is done by Brian Middleton of Colesmith Comics.

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August 26, 2018

Brave Future - Repair (New Song)

This band – Brave Future, a group I’ve been constantly hyping right here on IVM is back with another NEW song titled “Repair”. Former members of the great Sent By Ravens make up Brave Future and this song is nothing short of extraordinary. Seriously, an incredible piece of work and a band to keep your eyes on. Check out the new song below.

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Relent - Changed (New Song)

This incredible new band from Texas called “Relent” have just launched another new single titled “Changed” off their upcoming album, “Heart Attack”. These guys with their fiery brand of Nu-Metal mixed with aggressive rock n’ roll are here to win over new fans and souls for God’s kingdom. If you’re into bands like Islander, P.O.D., Korn, Deftones, then you are going to love this band. Check out the song below.

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For King & Country - Amen (Official Music Video)

For King & Country have gotten quite creative, with an artistic attempt at creating an engaging music video. It feels as though each one of their new music videos comes across as a sort of mini-movie. It’s quite an impressive undertaking and shows a group with talent that many others lack in their presentations. I think these guys are going to really impact listeners with this new album and if these new songs are any indication of the direction of this new album, count me as number one fan. This album and the new one from Lauren Daigle are highly anticipated new releases for myself. Check out the new music video for the song “Amen” off their forthcoming album – “Burn The Ships”. Pre-order on physical media including vinyl right here.

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