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ALBUM REVIEW : Oceans Ate Alaska – ‘Hikari’

The hardcore genre continues to grow with some amazing artists, including newcomers in the past 5 years like Oceans Ate Alaska hailing from Birmingham, U.K.  While the band officially signed to a label back in 2012, they were recognized by Fearless Records in 2014 after signing and performing a great cover of Beyonce’s “Drunk In Love” for Punk Goes Pop vol. 6.  And thus, the fan base around Oceans Ate Alaska was born… with the band gaining momentum within the scene they released their debut album, Lost Isles, in 2015, and played…

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ALBUM REVIEW : Sworn In – All Smiles

The ever changing music scene comes and goes, especially within the genre of post-hardcore and metalcore. One of the scenes most iconic bands who made a name for themselves early on within this genre has been Illinois act, Sworn In. Formed in 2011, Sworn In, consisting of Tyler Dennen (vocals), Eugene Kamlyuk (guitar), Derek Bolman (bass), and Christopher George (drums), are still fairly new and building their career within the metal scene. As a powerful four piece, Sworn In pride themselves on making music that suits their abilities and strengths within…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Varsity Week – If You Only Knew

If you’re looking for a summer record to jam out to that sounds like the perfect mashup of all your favorite bands, then look no further than LA’s own Varsity Week and their debut release If You Only Knew. The 5-song EP is packed with beats that are sure to get you moving and lyrics that are bound to be stuck in your head for days. Please follow and like us:

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Album Review: Chon ‘Homey’

After the release of their premiere LP Grow in 2015, Chon was labeled every genre in the book. To some they were a simple math rock group, at times ambient. To others, they were more progressive, and even verged on metal. Regardless of preference, every term worked because Chon infused each of these elements into their sound. While some are bound to say Chon’s 2017 release Homey solidified their place in the world of progressive, ambient, math-rock, the truth of the matter is that this summer-influenced LP has actually pushed…

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Album Review: The Weeks ‘Easy’

Being in a band isn’t easy. Being on the road for months on end isn’t easy. Yet, it’s the way Jackson Mississippi long-haired rockers The Weeks make both a living and a life. With their latest release, Easy, via Lightning Rod Records, brothers Cyle Barnes (vocals)and Cain Barnes (drums), Sam Williams (guitar, vocals) and Damien Bone(bass), The Weeks make a new sound with the help of vintage instruments and old Memphis soul sounds of the iconic Ardent studios. Utilizing Big Star’s snare drum, Elvis Presley’s microphone, and Booker T’s organ,…

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ALBUM REVIEW : Motionless in White ‘Graveyard Shift’

With summer around the corner, it has been the prime season for new music releases, including the newest album, entitled Graveyard Shift from Motionless In White, released on May 5, 2017 via Roadrunner Records. The highly anticipated fourth album finds its self nestled between some of MIW’s best. The sound of Graveyard Shift is reminiscent of the band’s beginnings with Creatures,  with the inclusion of the modern and industrial beats aiding vocals, making this record the truest representation of the band to date. With MIW’s iconic dark imagery matched with Chris Motionless‘s vocals… this…

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ALBUM REVIEW : 18th & Addison – ‘Makeshift Monster’

With humble beginnings, forming in 2013/2014, the New Jersey acoustic duo Tom Kunzman and Kait DiBenedetto of alternative rock band 18th & Addison set their sights to bring something new and unique to the ever growing music industry. From formerly playing alongside pop-punk musician, Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory and What’s Eating Gilbert, DiBenedetto met Kunzman and from a few acoustic sets, the band 18th & Addison was formed, bringing both of their musical backgrounds into something new and collaborative. Having a debut EP under their belts, 2015’s Little Parasites, the duo set…

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ALBUM REVIEW: Lewis Fieldhouse “Theodor Washington and the Central Valley”

The past few years have been full of self-discovery for singer-songwriter Lewis Fieldhouse. Few people can pack up their bags and go from the U.K. for California for six weeks. San Francisco was calling and that’s where Fieldhouse went. Please follow and like us:

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ALBUM REVIEW: Not A Planet ‘Smoke Bombs & Cigarettes: The History Of Now’

Hailing from Kansas City, Missouri, Not A Planet are gearing up to release their upcoming EP, Smoke Bombs & Cigarettes: The History of Now on August 9. The four-track album is packed to the brim with the band’s special balance of East Coast indie rock and foot-stomping 60’s pop. If there’s one thing we can say with certainty, it is that Not A Planet are paving the way for indie music, and it’s only a matter of time before others take note of their musical talent. Please follow and like us:

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