February 16, 2019
January 30, 2019
So, 2018 is behind us, another year on the books. After having put together a list of my favorite releases for the year, I decided to try going in the opposite direction and form a list of the albums I’m anticipating most in the coming year.… Continued →
November 5, 2018
December 25, 2017
2017 was a pretty decent year for music! Between finding newer bands, the resurgence of others from years of inaction, and great albums from bands we’ve come to love and depend on for great music, it was pretty tough to be disappointed.… Continued →
August 26, 2017
April 28, 2017
March 28, 2017
Spoken just launched a campaign for their upcoming 9th studio album. Check it out here. All pre-orders come with an instant download of their new single. Despite all the band changes over the years the one consistent thread that weaves the signature Spoken sound together is the unmistakable voice of lead singer Matt Baird.… Continued →
March 3, 2017
February 15, 2017
Back in 2014 we told you about 10 bands YOU needed to listen to as a fan of heavy music. Just over two years later, here are ten more.
January 17, 2017
December 16, 2016
With dates going from February all the way through May, the City Rockfest Tour will be making the rounds in 2017. Boasting a rather impressive lineup, this tour promises to be nothing short of amazing. For a full list of dates and to keep updated on potential new additions, be sure to check out their Facebook page at City Rockfest Tour. … Continued →
December 13, 2016
Looking to ring in the Christmas season with something a little more powerful than gramma singing Rudolf? We've got you covered.
November 29, 2016
Scoop Roberts, Guitarist of the band Spoken, has announced his departure from the band. Roberts has only been featured on Breathe Inside and their new upcoming album, set to be released in 2017. The band now will only consist of Vocalist Matt Baird, the only remaining original member.… Continued →
November 23, 2016
In case you missed it last year, don't let another moment go by without checking out Spoken's powerful follow up to 2013's "Illusion" as they get even better with "Breathe Again."
November 21, 2016
Today, I am posting a list of Christian Metal bands from the old days that aren’t mentioned very often when talking about Christian metal. Most of them tend to be Nu-metal, ironically, even though the 90’s was the time for Nu-Metal/Rapcore.… Continued →
March 3, 2014
A couple of weeks ago I spent an entertaining evening with Matt Baird (and some local talent) at a coffee shop, where Matt was performing an acoustic set. He had been traveling for 2 weeks playing acoustic gigs, just him, his guitar, and his family. … Continued →
December 5, 2013
In this edition of "In the Silence of the Mind" we take a look at some songs that are completely passionate "Love Songs to God."
March 8, 2013
Spoken opened up at the Diamond Ballroom in OKC on March 7th to support Volbeat. Check out some exclusive impressions, video of the show, and my conversation with Matt Baird.
February 3, 2013
Spoken is set to unleash their glorious return to the music world this month, so we chat with frontman Matt Baird about the new album, new band members, new label, and whether or not demons try to influence our lives. Be sure to keep checking back over the next couple weeks as we kick off "Spoken week" soon.
February 1, 2013
Spoken returns after a long hiatus to remind us all what great rock can and should sound like. But, is Illusion everything longtime Spoken fans have been waiting for?
January 31, 2013
Alt Press gives us our first big taste of what Spoken has in store for us in just a few short months.