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REVIEW: The Paper Jets – Almost Nine EP

The second studio effort from New Jersey born power pop band The Paper Jets comes in the form of a five track EP entitled Almost Nine. The trio set out to recreate the magic of their debut full length studio album We Are All Strange Friends, and even included recordings of fan favorites “Elizabeth Distressed” and “Of An Extrovert”. Please follow and like us:

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“ALBUM REVIEW: Sleeping With Sirens – ‘Madness'”

Nearly five years to the date exactly Sleeping With Sirens debuted and took the rock world by storm. Half a decade and four albums later and their name has become synonymous with success. Their meteoric rise has seen hundreds of thousands of albums sold and hundreds of stages rocked across the globe. At the top of their game and comfortably seated atop the alt rock scene SWS welcomes fans into their world with Madness. The album erupts with “Kick Me.” A tumultuous uproar with all the makings of an anthemic…

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The Ivory (Alesana’s Shane Crump) Debuts New Song

Shane Crump may only be known to most as the bassist for metalcore band Alesana. However it would not be a surprise if he soon became a household name after the release of his debut single under the moniker of The Ivory. The soulful piano infused rock song is reminiscent of pop rock singer Gavin Degraw. The Ivory’s debut EP Gloom is slated for release this summer. Listen to the debut track and read the explanation of Crump’s inspiration behind it below. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here Please follow and…

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Secrets Announce Acoustic EP ‘Renditions’, Release New Song

It’s no secret that Secrets is one of the most talented acts to come out of San Diego in recent years. After a lineup change they emerged with a new front man, stronger than ever, prepared to take the scene by storm. The band announced an acoustic EP entitled, Renditions, slated for release on April 7th. You can find their official Facebook announcement and listen to “What’s Left Of Us” below. Secrets is currently on tour with The Devil Wears Prada, The Word Alive, Born Of Osiris, and Sleepwave. You can buy concert tickets and pre-order a…

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Slipknot Guitarist Stabbed In Knife Fight

As I was perusing the social media-verse I came upon a bit of news that left me confused, shocked, and concerned all at the same time. It was reported that a guitarist from the Grammy award winning metal band Slipknot was stabbed in the back of the head during what appears to be a knife fight. Police in Clive, Iowa responded to a 4 a.m. call regarding an altercation in the front yard of a residence. When authorities arrived they reportedly found Andrew Thomson and his elder brother Mick Thomson inebriated and uncooperative. The injury Mick sustained to his…

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Dayseeker Announces New Album ‘Origin’

 In considering how Dayseeker has vaulted into the public eye since their 2013 debut. It should come as no surprise that they have emerged as one of the best new bands in this scene. While no headlining tours have been announced in support of the new record. You can catch them on tour supporting Hawthorne Heights.  Origin is slated for release on April 21st via InVogue Records. You can find their official Facebook announcement below. You can purchase a CD and buy concert tickets here Please follow and like us:

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Dear Music Industry, This Sounds Like It Will Hurt You More Than It Hurts Me

Dear Industry, Things between us have been a little strained lately. When you were considering changing the long-standing Tuesday date night to Friday it made some people a bit uncomfortable. And once your mind was made up you insisted on telling everybody and became that person at the party who had too much to drink, spilling their life story to anybody in sight. I know this is a big change for you and it’s going to take some time to adjust before becoming official this summer. But I figure I…

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Former Pearl Jam Drummer Facing Drug Charges

There is a chance that many young music lovers today have never listened to Pearl Jam except for when their parents are feeling nostalgic. The odds are even better that those same teens are not familiar with the name Dave Abbruzzese. He was on the sticks for their extremely successful multi-platinum records Vs. and Vitalogy in 1993 and 1994, respectively.  But this time he is making headlines for a different reason. Please follow and like us:

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The Relationship Signs To Burger Records and Announces Tour

The LA born ‘rock n roll’ side project of Weezer guitarist Brian Bell, The Relationship, announced via Facebook that they have signed to Burger Records.  Adding to the excitement is the news that they will be releasing their new 7-inch, Oh Allen, on April 8th before setting out on a US tour with Gringo Star on April 15th. The tour begins on April 15th at Hanger 24 in Redlands, California and will end on May 15th at the House Of Blues in San Diego, California. You can purchase a CD or buy concert tickets here. Stream music, find…

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