2018 had a number of great albums, all of which I couldn’t list here, but after careful consideration, these are my top 20, none of which are listed lightly. See which ones you’d have picked out and maybe find some new music to check out. Continued →
Tag: Sleeping Giant
January 6, 2019
June 6, 2018
January 26, 2018
With the coming of I Am, one of the most influential metal bands in the scene has come to pass. What a big hole they leave in their absence. But let us get to the album that begins with the gang vocals yelling “Sleeping giant!”
Preachcore Lives! Continued →
January 15, 2018
You guys have to check out this brand new Sleeping Giant track titled “Preach Core Lives!” because it absolutely rules! The song appears on the band’s upcoming album “I AM” due out January 26th on the mighty Facedown Records. I hope you are all going to buy this album and give this band their proper farewell. Long live Sleeping Giant.
December 1, 2017
“I Am” is due out on January 26th, 2018 on Facedown Records.
November 30, 2017
October 21, 2017
August 25, 2017
MyChildren MyBride released “Thorns” today and announced their fourth new album, Vicious World. The band’s been working hard at it for the last three years, after losing Guitarist Cory Johnson (ex-Sleeping Giant, ex-xDeathstarx, ex-Impending Doom), Bassist Nelson Flores (ex-The Great Commision, ex-Sovereign Strength) and Drummer Mathis Arnell (The Plot in You). Continued →
March 29, 2017
January 24, 2017
Facedown Records has just announced the lineup for Facedown Fest 2017. The festival has hosted many bands that were signed to other labels or the subsidiary Strike First Records, including Clear Convictions (Strike First), Comrades (ex-Blood and Ink), Bloody Sunday (Strike First) and several others. Continued →
January 19, 2017
“State of Mind” by Those Who Fear will be the soundtrack to my Hulk-like transformation of 2017.
December 29, 2016
The Christian metalcore giants Sleeping Giant have released a new music video for “Victory”. The band is very passionate about Jesus but also about this organization they support to end Human Trafficking. The music video was shot in Cambodia where poverty is plentiful. Support this organization. Support the band. Victory to all.
November 18, 2016
Facedown Records has announced something incredible cool called “Facedown LTD.” which is a subscription based vinyl plan. There are 12 Vinyl Records available from Comeback Kid, xLookingForwardx, War of Ages (2), For Today, Gideon, Sleeping Giant, xDeathstarx, A Plea for Purging, Hands, xDisciplex AD, and Figure Four. Keep in mind that these are rare and limited to just 250 of each album. Some of these haven’t been pressed to vinyl before and the others will be rare collectors items in a few years. The price is $190 for all 12 Vinyl in a bundle (shipped at different times with last shipment in March 2017). You must pre-order by January 10th and there is a chance it’ll sell out before then. Order here.
November 7, 2016
Check out this review of Dangerous Minds “Blood Diamonds” (On The Attack Records)
September 11, 2014
For anyone familiar with Christian hardcore legends, Sleeping Giant, you already have a pretty good idea of what to expect on their newest release, “Finished People”. A raw production style, riffs focused more on getting the crowd moving than technicality, and front man Tom Green’s passionate vocal performance. “Finished People” takes this basic formula the band have used in the past and refines it to become perhaps the best Sleeping Giant record to date.
February 4, 2013
Dynasty has released “Beyond Measure” upon the world and it is the definition of HXC. Find out whether this album belongs in your hardcore collection.
November 11, 2012
For Today headlined a night of heavy-hitting metalcore acts, full of tight riffs, spot-on vocals, rowdy audiences, and lots of preaching from stage. Read on for the details of their performance, along with Impending Doom, Sleeping Giant, and Texas in July.
November 5, 2012
September 19, 2012
Check out my interview with Alabama-based band, Gideon. See what they had to say by spiritual guidance from Sleeping Giant, their new album, fall touring and more.
July 24, 2011
Saturday and Sunday of Cornerstone Festival 2011.
July 12, 2011
Sorry, I can’t help but give this a high score! ;P
December 10, 2009
A friend and I recently caught up with Tommy, front man of Sleeping Giant, before one of their shows on the Winds of Plague and Stick to Your Guns tour. A very clean cut, straightedge guy, he spoke about worship, ministry, and plans for a new album. Continued →
July 8, 2009
My review of “Sons of Thunder” by the spirit filled hardcore band “Sleeping Giant”