ALBUM REVIEW: “Revenge. Forgiveness. Recovery.” by Kingsmen offers a strong debut effort to modern metalcore’s trending popularity

In the wake of COVID-19, the entertainment (specifically the music) industry has been torn to shreds. Countless announcements of tours and shows being postponed crippled the local music communities, and with no sight to the end, bands and artists are now finding it harder than ever to find ways to Continue Reading

The Unlikely Candidates// Castle Comer// Cheyenne, WY 3.13.2020

Life looks different on March 13th than it did on March 12th. The morning comes, just as it did the day before, but today in the USA, it’s different. COVID-19. This little word with such a devastating meaning, has officially invaded our country and brought it to it’s knees. Shows Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Silverstein’s “A Beautiful Place to Drown” revitalizes post-hardcore with some new elements

Silverstein is a band that defines the word “consistency.” Over two decades, the Ontario quintet has managed to put out several albums that hallmarked a signature emo rock/post-hardcore blend while incorporating either musical trends that were popular at the time or entirely unorthodox influences that inspired other bands to follow Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “Everyone Loves You… Once You Leave Them” by The Amity Affliction is a return to form, albeit an unconventional one

A return to form is something that few bands actually deliver on when they say that they are returning to previous material. We luckily got to see it with bands such as We Came as Romans with Cold Like War, Like Moths to Flames with their most recent EP Where Continue Reading

Beach Bunny Release Debut Album “Honeymoon”

Chicago’s indie act Beach Bunny release their debut album Honeymoon, fitting for lovers of “heart-on-your-sleeve” music. Honeymoon is an album full of honesty and innocence, that combines in a way that makes the music tunefully exuberant. Lead singer, Lily Trifilio writes music overcoming self-doubt, that at face-value can seem archetypal, Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “Between Life” by Typecaste offers up another solid collection of songs in the current hardcore revival

With the new wave of hardcore and metalcore that the scene has seen at the end of the last decade and the beginning of this one, there is a lot to sift through before you find some material with a shred of originality. Sure, bands are working with different elements Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “I Let It In and It Took Everything” by Loathe is a turning point in metal music (yes. I mean that.)

The shift in genre tendencies over the course of metalcore’s existence has been an interesting topic to discuss, as there are only so many bands and records in the world of metal music that can be referred to as “visionary” works. We saw it when Converge began blending hardcore and Continue Reading