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

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

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

ALBUM REVIEW: “The Night God Slept REDUX” by Silent Planet brings old songs back in a new light

The first song that I ever heard by Silent Planet was “Native Blood”. I remember how it captivated me; the lyrical tapestry that vocalist Garrett Russell wove in between pounding segments of metalcore and passages of atmospheric progressive metal. Noting how Silent Planet has somewhat kickstarted an entire subgenre of Continue Reading

ALBUM REVIEW: “I Disagree” by Poppy is the melting pot of alternative metal

“Variety is the spice of life.” A saying that is as old as time has a meaning that finds itself relevant in the current social atmosphere very frequently. It can be applied to a lot of different facets of life, whether it be changing a preconceived routine, disrupting typical social Continue Reading

Atreyu – Whitechapel – He Is Legend – Tempting Fate – Santa Cruz // Louisville, KY // 10.27.19

Atreyu with Whitechapel, He Is Legend, Tempting Fate and Santa Cruz Mercury Ballroom Louisville, KY October 27th, 2019 California metalcore band Atreyu is currently in the midst of their 20 Year Anniversary Tour, making a stop recently in Louisville, KY.  The venue was packed this evening and from the moment Continue Reading

Album Review: Sylar “Seasons”

Words by Victoria Goodman New York based metalcore band Sylar released their third studio album, Seasons, today! The band has been fairly busy recently; consistently touring throughout the United States, Europe, and UK, in addition to appearing on several festival lineups. Sylar defines Seasons as not only an album, but Continue Reading

blessthefall – The Word Alive – DED – Thousand Below – A War Within // New York, NY 9.16.18

blessthefall with The Word Alive, DED, Thousand Below and A War Within Gramercy Theater New York, NY September 16, 2018 Words and Photos by Alexis Springer Day 14 of the Hard Feelings Tour brought the noise to a quiet corner of New York City’s Gramercy Theater: a small venue tucked Continue Reading

Album Review: The Amity Affliction “Misery”

Words by Jordan Burke With Misery, The Amity Affliction have a lot of hype to live up to when it comes to their most recent release, with their previous albums reaching critical acclaim will Misery join the ranks of Let the Ocean Take Me and This Could Be Heartbreak?  We had a taste of what Continue Reading

Counterparts Announce Private Room EP, Co-Headlining Tour with Being As An Ocean

Canadian metalcore band Counterparts has announced a new EP, Private Room, along with a North American tour set for September. Private Room will consist of B-sides from their most two recent albums, You’re Not You Anymore and Tragedy Will Find Us. The band’s tour will be coheadlining with Being As An Ocean, with direct support from Continue Reading