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ALBUM REVIEW : Filmspeed ‘Hexadecimal’

After debuting their single ‘I Feel Alright’ through Substream Magazine, the three-piece California rock band Filmspeed (Craig Broomba (vocals, guitars), Nick Stout (bass, guitar, backup vocals), and Oliver Dobrian (drums, backup vocals)) are gearing up for their new album release this fall. The new album titled Hexadecimal will be released on October 13th, 2017 via Awfully Good Records, bringing the band’s unique and soulfully charged sound in hopes to emotionally move their listeners. Hexadecimal follows up two previously released albums, 2014’s Heavy Decibels, and 2013’s El Japo. Filmspeed successfully created an album that merges various genres and…

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ALBUM REVIEW : Neck Deep – ‘The Peace and the Panic’

One of the biggest and most highly anticipated releases of this year has been Neck Deep‘s newest record, The Peace and The Panic through Hopeless Records. With taking the time to fully appreciate this addition to the band’s extensive discography, The Peace and The Panic follows up another fan favorite release, 2015’s Life’s Not Out To Get You.  While some say the sophomore album has more lasting power, as Life’s Not Out To Get You gave the band the launch to their career, making Neck Deep genre leaders, this third album brings about a more mature side…

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ALBUM REVIEW : Phantoms – ‘Screaming On The Inside’

 It just seems like summer is the season for new music. With that said, a brand new record is set for release on August 25, 2017 from post-hardcore group Phantoms from Jacksonville, FL. Phantoms (Joe Deak (Vocals), Anthony Moten (Guitar), Patrick Gale (Drums) and Quincy Jones (Bass)) began originally in the city of Baltimore under the moniker of Camisado, soon taking the local scene by storm, sharing the stage with acts including Motionless in White, I See Stars, and Our Last Night in addition to winning Vans Warped Tour’s Ernie Ball Battle of the Bands. Being heavily influenced by the sounds of post-hardcore and alternative rock while keeping…

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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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