ALBUM REVIEW: Swan Song, by The Plot In You – Expertly Weaves Past and Present into Emotionally Resonant Fifth Album

The Plot In You is a metalcore band fronted by Landon Tewers, and has as of late gone through some pretty drastic musical changes. The mention of Landon specificially is important, because throughout the majority of The Plot In You’s existence he was the sole writer/producer, only having the rest of Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Halfway Down, by Time and Pressure – PLUS Vocalist Drew Maxey Talks Britney Spears and Misogyny in America

Time and Pressure. A hardcore band out of St. Louis, Missouri that brings  a fresh approach to the genre, much like how Bad Religion influenced the landscape of punk. Along with the blistering aggressiveness that comes naturally to the sound and energy of hardcore, Time and Pressure harness an educated Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Replica of a Strange Love, by Wristmeetrazor – It Can’t Make You Stay, But It Won’t Let You Leave

Wristmeetrazor. A name like that clearly illustrates what they are: A modern take on an early 2000s metalcore sound with an emo twist. If their name alone doesn’t draw you in, surely their team of powerhouses will. With Justin Fornof (ex-Molotov Solution) as the lead vocalist and bassist, Jonah Thorne Continue Reading

EP REVIEW: A Sure Disaster, by SeeYouSpaceCowboy & If I Die First – Worlds Literally Collide in a Chaotic Emo Masterpiece

SeeYouSpaceCowboy are a hardcore/metalcore band coming out of San Diego, California. They`ve quickly become a staple in the community, having played in the ever-growing LDB Fest, and soon playing the anticipated return of Furnace Fest. Their members range all corners of the scene, in bands such as Wristmeetrazor and Buriedbutstillbreathing. Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Bloom, by Cold Hvnds – A Love Letter to Mid-2000s-2010s Post-Hardcore

Cold Hvnds’ influences are laid bare – walking on the same stones cast by alt-rock and pop-punk forefathers of a bygone era, while also marching out of step by pulling from the Rise Records run of post-hardcore styles, culminating to an honest and passionate effort in their debut album, Bloom. The Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: God’s Hate, by God’s Hate – Sophomore Slump Takes a Spin Kick to the Jaw

God’s Hate have made an absolutely legendary name for themselves in the hardcore scene, combining members of Twitching Tongues and Constrict, then throwing in pro-wrestler Brody King to top it off, they took the genre by storm with two blistering releases, Divine Injustice EP and the album Mass Murder, back Continue Reading