1 Jan 2019

 Photo credit: Hawthorne Heights 

Hawthorne Heights had two significant firsts in 2018: first album in three years, “Bad Frequencies”, as well as first album with rising power player Pure Noise Records. The emo/post hardcore band's sound has matured while also...

18 Oct 2018

Glass Houses, a metalcore band from Fargo, North Dakota, make their return on Oct. 19 with new single, “Lost Choices”. This is the first new material from the band since 2016’s debut release “Wellspring”.

“Lost Choices”, co-written with Josh “KJ” Strock of post hardcore...

8 Jan 2018

As a music loving writer, I’ve always been fascinated by albums with lyrics that tell an interesting and cohesive story. It’s a plus if the story happens to be one I can relate to. The following 10 albums are stories I couldn’t stop listening to in 2017 and probably wo...

25 Dec 2017

                        Photo credit: Justin James Muir

Story of the Year marks a triumphant return to the alternative music scene with the release of their sixth album, “Wolves”.

For this album, Story of the Year ma...

25 Nov 2017

Director Doug Wetzel somehow turned Billie Joe Armstrong and Michael Mayer’s hauntingly beautiful rock opera into soulless dreck with few redeeming qualities

11 Jul 2017

Photo credit The SSE Hydro

It was a day of sweat and anticipation May 7 as a rowdy SunFest crowd — one person was ejected by police for a pre-concert fight —awaited Blink-182’s first headlining festival set in Florida since the departure of founding member Tom DeLonge i...

11 Jul 2017

Photo by Adria Llerena

There’s a certain level of anticipation that builds when an announced tour includes a legendary band and a rising headlining talent. The Killthrax Tour, named after co-headliners Anthrax and Killswitch Engage, only partially lived up to the hype.

T...

28 Dec 2016

Photo credit: Wage War

Wage War are homegrown talent from right here in Florida. Hailing from Ocala, which is also home to A Day to Remember, the five piece metalcore band splashed onto the scene at the end of 2015 with debut album “Blueprints”, which spawned the single...

26 Dec 2016

 Photo credit: Bad Seed Rising 

Bad Seed Rising, a four piece rock band from Baltimore, MD, have an impressive resume for a band whose oldest member is 19 years old: in only four years of existence, they’ve already signed to Roadrunner Records, have put out three E...

26 Dec 2016

Photo credit: Too Close To Touch 

Too Close To Touch is a rock band from Lexington, KY, who got 2016 to work for them. After a successful run on Warped Tour, the band released their sophomore album, “Haven’t Been Myself”, to critical acclaim. The band is known for their...

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