Tag: Solid State
December 11, 2020
There are so many different types of Living Sacrifice fans. People who started listening from the beginning, and those who joined somewhere along the way. Fans who praise their experimental phase, those who prefer the -core era, and those who swear by the traditional metal era. Heck, I even know one guy who claims they only released one album (he’s a thrash fan), and all the others were recorded by imposters!… Continued →
August 25, 2020
According to a post on the band’s social media, there’s some new music in the works from Earth Groans. With the “Prettiest Of Things” ep dropping back in March, and well received by fans of the band, who’s looking forward to some new stuff from these guys?? … Continued →
February 21, 2020
Zao had already made a name for themselves, working up from the underground, with a 7″, cassette demo(s) and 2 full-lengths. They were quickly becoming known for taking hardcore in a new direction. I remember a friend telling me that although he loved the riffs on their sophomore effort Splinter Shards the Birth of Separation, he also found them really hard to dance to.… Continued →
May 10, 2019
Off Road Minivan have announced a small Summer tour with Blis. The tour kicks off on June 27 and runs through July 7, sticking almost entirely to the east coast. Check out the announcement below. … Continued →
April 16, 2019
The latest Death Therapy release, “Voices” hasn’t been out a week yet, but it’s reception has been especially positive wherever you seem to look. Today the first music video off the album dropped and is pretty great. Check out “My Defiance” below and be sure to show the band some love wherever you can.… Continued →
March 25, 2019
So, it’s been a couple weeks since Zac reviewed Demon Hunter’s “War” album. If you haven’t yet given it a read, you can find it HERE. Go check it out, I’ll wait. Caught up? Good. Now that we’re all on the same page, it’s my turn. Let’s talk about the other album the band released on the same date (yes, a double release), “Peace”.… Continued →
February 15, 2019
We’re a little behind on this news, but around a month ago, Norma Jean released a B-side from the Polar Similar album called “Children of the Dead”. The song is available on the Polar Similar Deluxe Vinyl Set, which you can get HERE. You can check out the video for this track below, it’s pretty bizarre, but a great song!… Continued →
November 25, 2018
For those of you who braved the crowds on Black Friday, you probably heard Christmas songs playing on the PA overhead. I put together a Spotify playlist of Christmas songs that my wife and I enjoy this time of year to share with all of you.
September 19, 2018
October 27, 2017
It wasn’t long ago that Phinehas announced their signing to Solid State and a new album soon to be released. Since then, many of us have eagerly awaited more and more tracks to be released. If that’s you, the time has come! Check out Phinehas’ music video for “Hell Below” off their upcoming album, “Dark Flag”, available on Solid State 11/17/17.… Continued →
September 13, 2017
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November 7, 2016
May 21, 2014
February 20, 2014
In honor of the sophomore album, "Rest & Let Go", from The Overseer which comes out on March 4th I will be conducting a written interview with the band. Submit your questions you would like asked here.
June 6, 2013
January 29, 2013
May 21, 2012
April 5, 2012
February 10, 2012
MyChildren MyBride have debuted their first single from the band’s forthcoming self-titled album. Check out the lyric video for “On Wings Of Integrity Pt. II” below. The album hits stores March 13th through Solid State Records. The band will also be holding a live chat on February 13th @ 7pm here.… Continued →
June 2, 2010
It will remain one of the great tragedies of our market that Beloved was only able to record one album with Solid State before disbanding. Forget talk about potential. They reach near perfection on this 2003 debut.
April 13, 2010
Zao's 1998 classic album sounds better than ever--a refreshing change from the overly-heavy or emo-infused metalcore bands of today.
April 1, 2010
August 28, 2009
Oh, Sleeper released their sophomore album on August 25th and it's beyond worth checking out. You NEED to own it, live it, breathe it, and let it empower you. Read on to find what all the fuss is about.