Tag: rock

April 24, 2018

Names Without Numbers Join Indie Vision Music

News that has been a long time coming and something I am over the moon excited about. The Omaha, Nebraska based indie/emo band Names Without Numbers, have indeed signed with Indie Vision Music. I will be working with the band to promote their new upcoming music including a special single that goes live on May 21st. I have a special connection to this band and followed them for several years during the last decade until they broke up. I actually put the band on a compilation I produced called “I’m Your Biggest Fan Vol. 2” back in 2002 on Tooth & Nail Records. I loved their music and their song “Waking From The Coma” is perfect early 00’s independent rock n’ roll with that perfect balance of post-hardcore and emo ambiance. These guys came to an end during the mid part of last decade but reunited a year ago and have been playing shows again plus recording NEW music. Watch the video below and get a piece of the story in a fun behind the scenes look from Dave. Their new music rules and you’re all going to love it. It’s a departure from the pop-punk you think we may be defined by but in actuality IVM seeks to expose listeners to a broad spectrum of music styles. Welcome NWN to the family and prepare to be thrilled with independent music that doesn’t suck. Stay tuned to their page and ours for a new video each week leading up to the release of the song(s). Continued →

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April 16, 2018

Poetic Descent - Consuming

The new rock band Poetic Descent which feature former members of Mayfly and a sound all their own, is back with a brand new track called “Consuming”. Their sound can best be described as a passionate, aggressive take on rock n’ roll that is sure to please long time fans of a fading genre with something fresh and unique. RIYL: Incubus, Story of the Year, Project 86, Tool, Spoken. Check out the song stream below. Continued →

April 15, 2018

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April 13, 2018

Mainframe & No Lost Cause Now Available on All Digital Networks +IVM News

Mainframe “Burn The Boats” and No Lost Cause “Slow It Down” are both now available through all Digital Networks. You can also grab Mainframe “Burn The Boats” on CD from IVM right here or here. CDs ship next week. Don’t forget to check out the new Heart Like War single “What We Do” with Leanor Ortega Till of Five Iron Frenzy on sax, through all digital networks. Next week Small Wars “Small Wars” 4 song ep/7″ will be out through IVM. *Vinyl will ship in June or July as soon as it is completed. All orders of Small Wars right here will get instant download of the ep on release day. Last release of April and for several weeks will be Must Build Jacuzzi “Last Place” and I am truly excited about this release among all the other fantastic albums put out this past month. Tapes are going fast due to it’s limited nature so get yours right here. After these “Metallic Gold” ones sell out it will not be reprinted and next pressing will be on a new color. Now on to the really exciting announcement, Indie Vision Music can officially say we have Billboard Charting Songs on the Nielsen Top Christian Rock Charts! It may seem insignificant and so small time but for a label like IVM with no team, no employees, no radio staff, this is a huge accomplishment. I’ve been working so hard at this for nearly 18 years and have never reached such a powerful ranking. This is only the beginning and there is still so much more to offer. If you want to help IVM continue charting, call BrokenFM or visit them at www.broken.fm and make your requests. The songs below are the ones I have charting. Continued →

April 11, 2018

REVIEW : Ledger - Ledger EP

When it was announced that Jen Ledger would be releasing her debut solo ep, it filled many with a sense of excitement, rivaled only by an insatiable curiosity as to what we could expect from it. Would it be hard rock, similar in nature to her band Skillet? Continued →

April 9, 2018

REVIEW : Grave Robber - Escaping the Grave

This Friday, April 13th, 2018, horror-punk band Grave Robber returns with their first album in 7 years, titled “Escaping the Grave”. How fitting is it for these guys to re-emerge after seven years of silence on a Friday the 13th? This release is an album that has been long awaited and anticipated by many, myself included. Continued →

April 7, 2018

LEDGER - Not Dead Yet (Audio Stream)

Jen Ledger who has been with the band Skillet for a few years (and albums) has emerged as a new solo artist, releasing her first new song titled “Not Dead Yet” (listen below). This debut LEDGER 6 song ep will release on Friday April 13th worldwide via Atlantic Records. Read a more in depth story (and interview) about the new ep at Loudwire right here. Take a listen to the song then comment below with your thoughts. I love the Flyleaf meets Evanescence meets Fireflight vibe of this. I’m not just saying that because she is a “female” vocalist fronting a rock band, I’m saying it because those are all powerful female vocalists and so is Jen Ledger. Continued →

April 4, 2018

March 30, 2018

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New Releases: March 30, 2018

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Contemporary & Pop

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March 23, 2018

March 17, 2018

IVM to Release Debut Ep by Small Wars, Launch Teaser

IVM is proud to announce the upcoming ep release from new band out of TN. called Small Wars. The band mixes in elements of Punk and Rock to create a sound all their own. Featuring ex-members of Joey’s Loss, The Hotshot Freight Train, among other notable acts, the band seeks to bring their brand of social awareness and raucous punk rock to a world wide audience. The ep will feature 4 songs and will be released on 7″ vinyl as well as through all Digital networks. Pre-orders will go up soon on the IVM Bandcamp page and will only be sold there. All 7″ purchases will include the digital files, a special Small Wars sticker, IVM Sticker, and the Family & Friends Sampler 1. Check out the band’s bio and a teaser clip for “Bombs”, below. Continued →

March 16, 2018

March 15, 2018

REVIEW : Fighting Jacks - Decade

Don’t listen to this album if you want to feel happy. Lyrically and musically, this is moody alternative rock taken to its logical conclusion. Decade brims with melancholy: “All the beauty I ever wanted is going to fade away” (“Fade; Decay”); “…helpless in will, my body just gave up” (“Do You Wanna Find Out?”); “There’s no one on the road that I can call a friend” (“Closer”). Continued →

March 13, 2018

Grandpa Loves Rhinos - What We Used To Do (New Single)

Excited to reveal the brand new single from the latest IVM signing, Grandpa Loves Rhinos. The song is titled “What We Used To Do” and can be heard below. The band mixes up a variety of influences ranging from emo, pop punk, and alt rock to create a sound all their own. If you’re into bands like Jimmy Eat World, Acceptance, Relient K, The Juliana Theory, Third Eye Blind, LIT, Eve 6, and Brandtson, you’re going to love this! The group’s debut IVM EP will be out this summer. Continued →

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February 25, 2018

Mae's "Destination: Beautiful" 15 years later

Today marks 15 years since the release of Mae’s debut album, “Destination: Beautiful”. I personally didn’t find out about these guys until a little after “The Everglow” came out, but after I checked out “Destination: Beautiful” I couldn’t figure out which album I liked more; probably still don’t know, to be honest. Continued →

February 24, 2018