Tag: Six Feet Deep

September 25, 2020

Song of the Day: Brandtson - Days End

When listening to music, do you ever get the feeling you’re hearing something deeply personal, and you’re not really sure if you should be listening in? Of course, recorded music is made to be heard. It’s marketed for consumption. But there are some songs that just seem so intimate it’s like you’re accidentally listening to a private conversation. “Days End” from Brandtson’s debut strikes me that way. I was equally excited and perplexed when I first heard about this new band (in the late 90s).… Continued →

March 30, 2019

Steadfast Records Release Brandtson "Letterbox" on Vinyl

The classic 1997 scene defining debut “Letterbox” by those passionate emo rockers Brandtson, is getting the vinyl treatment via the recently relaunched Steadfast Records. The album has been remixed and remastered and will be available on CD/Tape/Vinyl. I remember buying the original Letterbox on CD from Steadfast Records back in the day when you had to order via snail mail. The band would later re-release the album with new artwork on Deep Elm Records.… Continued →

August 30, 2018

Steadfast Records Re-Releases Brandtson "Fallen Star Collection" for 20th Anniversary

The newly revived independent label – Steadfast Records, has announced plans to re-release “Fallen Star Collection” by the now classic emo/punk band Brandtson. In honor of this classic album which was the follow up to their debut “Letterbox” and first to showcase the band in their own unique element. You can pre-order this 20th anniversary edition with new layout and in a couple different beautiful colors and options, right here. Read the full description below with details on the pressing and what’s included.… Continued →

September 10, 2017

The Best of 1997: Favorite Hits From 20 Years Ago

Yep, the list you’ve all been waiting for (not really) is finally here. Feel free to offer up some laughs and critical remarks for the music I listened to the most 20 years ago. You’ll notice a heavy T&N presence and I just couldn’t help myself. There were a lot of albums and releases I found myself spinning back then and still getting plays today. I think that’s where this list falls in place, it’s the albums that had the longest lasting impact with me and had a catchy sound that I just couldn’t get enough of.… Continued →

June 30, 2017

Steadfast Records Resurfaces, Original ZAO Releases Get Re-Released

Steadfast Records has returned and with that comeback is the announcement that the first 2 releases by ZAO (before they signed with Solid State) have been re-released. That’s right kiddos, get “All Else Failed” (original version), and the ZAO/Outcast “Split” on all digital networks. Listen on Spotify below. Steadfast Records was the work of Matt Traxler, a member of legendary groups like Six Feet Deep, and Brandtson before those amazing bands broke up. My hope is for a Brandtson reunion.… Continued →

October 17, 2016

Doug Mann (R.E.X. Music) Featured on As The Story Grows

Doug Mann, the founder and original owner of R.E.X. Records, home to several Christian metal acts, including Living Sacrifice, Six Feet Deep, Believer and Circle of Dust, was featured on the As The Story Grows Podcast for a two part interview. R.E.X. Records was a label, pre-Tooth and Nail Records, that was home to several Christian bands. Certain bands, formerly on the label, have not spoken ill about Doug Mann, but have stated that it was a bad experience being on R.E.X.… Continued →

July 14, 2014