June 5, 2020
April 3, 2020
A new Spoken track saw the light of day today and is available wherever you get your music. Give it a listen below and let us know what you think! … Continued →
March 26, 2020
February 14, 2020
Next week, Spoken will be releasing a new song to be featured on the next album set to release later this year. The guys are certainly keeping busy, writing for the upcoming release and kicking off a tour in the northeast next week. Keep an eye here for more info as it’s made available and check out where the tour is headed; maybe you’ll be able to catch a show.… Continued →
October 7, 2019
Some music videos deserve to be shared, even if they’re only 144p. “Falling Further” by Spoken tells a story of prodigality, placing emphasis on feelings of regret and the rejection of God’s love. While the band has a lot of great songs, I always thought the chorus for “Falling Further” was particularly strong in its emotional communication.… Continued →
October 1, 2019
March 31, 2019
Whoa, this new Death Therapy album is shaping up to be a definite highlight of 2019. I can literally feel this goth-prog-metal shaking me to my bones. This incredible new track is available for streaming/purchase on all digital networks and features Matt Baird of Spoken. Check out the song via YouTube, below.… Continued →
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. Now, a bit of a heads up before we dig in; I am almost certainly missing some albums here.… Continued →
November 5, 2018
Matt Baird and Spoken have begun work on album #10 which will see a release in 2019. This is a not only a monumental accomplishment but also reflects the longevity of a music project that has transcended music scenes and style shifts over the years. Matt will be auditioning Guitar, Bass, Drums for 2019 tours, so make sure to message them on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram if you have what it takes.… Continued →
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. Below, are the 20 albums that I consider to be the year’s best.… Continued →
August 26, 2017
Long running rock band, Spoken, will release their brand new record titled “IX” on September 8th through all digital networks and physical media as well. Check out the first two singles via YouTube below. You can also listen on Apple Music. There are a total of TWO singles available on iTunes right now.… Continued →
April 28, 2017
Check out this really cool new podcast called “The Broken Record Podcast“, brought to you by Tim Hopkins who is a DJ at the BrokenFM radio station up in Northern California. Listen to the debut episode below via SoundCloud. Andrew from Light The Way chats about the the new ep “Dude, Lame”, Matt Baird from Spoken talks about the new album campaign, and the guys in Flatfoot 56 chat about “Odd Boat”.… Continued →
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
Spoken are busy at it once again and have begun tracking their new album. This will be the follow up to “Breathe Again” which released in 2015. Unfortunately recent guitarist/songwriter Scoop Roberts will be stepping away from the band after they record this new album. You can watch a video below detailing why.… Continued →
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. The band is going on this tour and then working on their new album, which Roberts will be featured on.… 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. 5. Oficina G3 Oficina G3 is a Christian prog metal act from the late 80’s.… 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. The city of Minot, where I currently reside, was his final stop before a very short 2-day break until it was back on the road again, this time with the entire band in tow. … 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.
April 6, 2012
Today’s Video Flashback is from the band Spoken for their song “Promise” off the 2003 release “Moment of Imperfect Clarity” (Tooth & Nail Records). This is a great, feel good song by Spoken and ranks as my favorite (of theirs). Check the video out below. I also posted a super old music video from Spoken for their song “Forevermore” off the “Echoes of the Spirit Still Dwell” to give a taste of their pre-Tooth & Nail days.… Continued →