ALBUM REVIEW: Bring Me the Horizon’s new EP “Post Human: Survival Horror” merges classic and new sounds to expand their influence

  There’s no denying that 2020 has had the entire planet feeling like we’re caught on repeat, cycling through one negative event after another. Speaking as an active and passionate member of the music scene I likely share the sentiment of others when I say I can not wait to Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Nothing’s “The Great Dismal” provides calm and chaos for a rollercoaster of introspection

Dominic Palermo, the founder of Philadelphia-based shoegaze band Nothing, has always had a knack for producing a quality mixture of storytelling and emotional conveyance in his artistic efforts. The gentleman has led quite a life to wind up where he is now, as a journey full of introspection and self-discovery Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Touche Amore’s “Lament” bleeds a powerful message of progression and introspection

When people listen to music, they often find it an escape from the turmoil of modern-day events. While most music serves as a display of the artist’s emotions, current trends indicate that manufactured, “bubbly” music is what dominates a majority of listeners’ ears. Focus on the overall instrumental sound of Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “a quiet place to die” by Alpha Wolf delivers unhinged ferocity and chaotic catharsis

The second album is one of the most important entries in an artist’s discography. The success of a debut album leads to infinitesimal scrutiny of nuance and progression, while the failure of a first record leads its follow-up into an influential moment in the artist’s lifespan. More often than not, Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “20/20” by Knuckle Puck showcases similar yet evolved tendencies for a great third record

A lot of modern pop-punk is focused on trying to push boundaries. Many are fixated on the signature “mid-2000s” influences that was a penchant of every artist’s foundation, and trying to combine those characteristics with other genres (namely indie, emo rock, and shoegaze) has become the priority for several up-and-coming Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “No Good Left to Give” by Movements builds on an emphatic debut record with poise and maturation

Growth is inevitable in every concept. In order for said concept to progress, it has to undergo critiques, analysis, and microscopic examination in order to determine what needs to be done to improve the overall product. Whether or not the product can be objectively or subjectively viewed is related to Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “All Distortions Are Intentional” By Neck Deep “Polished Pop Punk All Grown Up”

Neck Deep have reemerged into music in recent weeks with the aptly titled All Distortions Are Intentional, and they sure have grown up. While Pop-Punk is forever young, the Pop-Punker’s themselves are not. Identifying with a mature sound, it is a far cry from their aggressive roots that propelled them Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “Internal Incarceration” by Year of the Knife: ‘Metallic Hardcore with Emphasis on Message’

The upward trend of hardcore / melodic hardcore music has seemingly come to a peak in the past several years. From genre heavyweights such as Counterparts and Stick to Your Guns releasing virtually all music to critical acclaim, to scene newcomers Knocked Loose reaching #26 on the Billboard 200 with Continue Reading