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 touching on elements that brought them mainstream success. There are nods to seminal emo album, 2004’s “The Silence in Black and White” and 2006’s “If Only You Were Lonely” on “Bad Frequencies”: in first single, 2017’s “P
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 made the decision to go fully independent. They came to PledgeMusic with the album already written and looking for what they called “[not a] donation. This is a super cool pre-order, and much more”. The band offered incentives such as private lessons, drum sticks used in recording, frontma
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