Album Reviews

THE ‘ORIGINS’ OF SHALLOW SIDE

If you’re looking for some new southern rock n roll then Shallow Side might just be the band you’ve been looking for. They just released their latest endeavor Origins on July 13, 2018. The new recording is comprised of 11 tracks, eight of which come from previous EPs and three …

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CLUTCH RELEASE BOOK OF BAD DECISIONS

The badasses are back! Massively talented rockers Clutch are hitting you right in the face with their latest release Book of Bad Decisions. Both the band and producer Vance Powell went into recording Clutch’s 12th album with one goal: to capture the energy of a Clutch live show. By that …

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BOARDWALK KINGS RELEASE BEFORE THE RIOTS EP

Rock ‘n roll is alive and well, and there may not be a band more determined to prove that statement that Philadelphia’s own The Boardwalk Kings. TBK is a quartet of well-traveled ex-punks that take pride in solid songwriting and thoughtful compositions. Never wanting to confuse intricate artistry with a lack …

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BLACK COFFEE RELEASE ‘TAKE ONE’

“Just a bunch of hippies in a room” is how Columbus, Ohio rockers Black Coffee describe their recording process. That’s apparent in the band’s debut album Take One. This trio has only been making music together for a little more than a year and a half, but they’ve put together …

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DISTANT BONDS RELEASE SELF-TITLED EP

The recently released and self-titled EP by Distant Bonds combines alt rock, pop, and electronica into catchy groves that make you want to sing along. The fist track “Chuck the Bass” had me bopping my head and tapping my toes involuntarily. This was followed by the “Defender” which is also …

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RAZORWIRE HALO RELEASE ‘RETALIATE’

Kansas City, Missouri’s Razorwire Halo is ready to make you dance with their new EP Retaliate. The band’s 11th release is full of electro-rock ear candy, ballsy lyrics, and some serious swagger. Retaliate starts strong with the groovy and sexy “Sweat.” It’s peppered with electronic sounds, and driven by an …

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ALL GOOD THINGS RELEASE ‘MACHINES’

Recorded/mixed at Emerald City Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Produced by “Wizardz of Oz”. Released by SuperPop.Co Records October 20th, 2017. All Good Things latest LP, Machines is the first album under the name “All Good Things“. The band was coaxed into officially forming All Good Things by all their loyal gaming …

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DAWN OF THE DED

The beauty of finding new things to discover about someone is experiencing the mystery that surrounds them. A perfect example of such mystery is the band DED. Seemingly coming out of nowhere, DED apparated on radio waves everywhere with their hit single “Anti-Everything” and impressing big names in the industry. …

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DANGERKIDS RELEASE BLACKLIST_

If you are a fan of Linkin Park, you might want to consider giving Dangerkids a try. This group from Ohio started back in 2012 and is made up of Andy Bane (vocals), Tyler Smyth (vocals), Alex Asch (guitar), Jake Bonham (bass), and Katie Cole (drums). Though Dangerkids is often …

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WHILE SHE SLEEPS RELEASE ‘YOU ARE WE’

Recently, While She Sleeps released their newest album, You Are We. The third full length album dropped on April 21st, and fans could not be happier with the results. While She Sleeps is made up of Lawrence “Loz” Taylor (lead vocals), Sean Long (lead guitar and vocals), Mat Welsh (rhythm guitar, vocals, and …

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SEASONS AFTER RELEASE ‘MANIFESTO’

Manifesto is Seasons After’s latest album. This high-energy rock group has created an album that is a must have! The band is made up of Tony Housh (lead vocals), James Beattie (lead guitar/ backing vocals), Chris Dawson (rhythm guitar), Ryan Kennedy (bass), and Nicholas Denham (drums). Some of the most …

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CANE HILL RELEASES ‘SMILE’

Formed in 2011, Cane Hill is a nu metal band based out of New Orleans. Fronted by Elijah Witts, the group is also made up of James Barnett (guitar), Ryan Henriquez (bass), and Devin Clark (drums). Smile, the band’s newest album was just released July 15th. Overall, Smile is a …

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EARLY REVIEW OF GONE IS GONE EP

Gone is Gone is a rock group based out of Los Angeles, California. The band itself may be recent, but the members are all seasoned musicians. Gone is Gone is comprised of Troy Sanders (lead vocals and bass) from Mastodon, Troy Van Leeuwen (guitar) from Queens of the Stone Age, …

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