Album Reviews

Dangerkids to rise to the top with extraordinary new album, Blacklist_ (Album Review)

Since their formation in 2012, and the release of their debut album, Collapse in 2013. Dayton, OH rock band Dangerkids have been one of the most influential bands rapidly on the rise, rising to the top of their genre and definitley one of the most anticipated bands in their scene right now. Their beautiful blend of rock mixed with post-hardcore …

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A Day To Remember – Bad Vibrations (Album Review)

A Day To Remember’s Sixth Studio Album, Bad Vibrations will be released on September 2nd, 2016 via ADTR Records (Distributed Through Epitaph Records). This is the followup album since their 2013 release of Common Courtesy. Bad Vibrations has 3 hit singles on the album already including the March release of “Paranoia,” The title Track of the album “Bad Vibrations,” and …

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ISSUES – Headspace (Album Review)

Let’s break down the first song, “The Realist” which is the first song off Issues’ sophomore album, Headspace. There’s a funky bass line by Skyler Acord and stop-start rifts from AJ” Rebollo. Then interwoven between the percussion grove of drummer Josh Manuel, you have the mixture of clean and unclean vocals of Michael Bohn and Tyler Carter. You can listen to this …

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Pierce The Veil – Misadventures (Album Review)

It takes time to make the right album. Great bands are meticulous with this sort of thing as when it has to feel genuine. Time has to pass and life has to just happen. With an initial recording start date back in 2014, San Diego’s own, Pierce The Veil set out to top everything that they had previously done up …

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Tonight Alive – Limitless (Album Review)

Australian Rockers Tonight Alive have released a power driven pop-rock record titled Limitless via Fearless Records. Limitless is a very empowering, motivating album with a forceful and positive message filled with loving yourself and overcoming emotions. Jenna McDougall’s lyrical emphasis on self empowerment is admirable and very heartfelt. Limitless is a massive album for Tonight Alive and is guaranteed to …

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F.E.A.R. – Papa Roach (Album Review)

F.E.A.R. is the 8th album from alternative metal band Papa Roach. It would be fitting that this year marks the 15th anniversary of the band’s debut album, Infest. Listening to F.E.A.R. felt like going back into a time machine at some points. The whole album as an entity is almost a concept record as each song confronts a fear and as you progress …

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Capture The Crown – To Whom It May Concern (Song Review)

‘To Whom it May Concern’ is the first single off of Aussie metalcore outfit Capture the Crown’s second studio album Reign of Terror. The album is set for release on August 5, 2014 via Artery Recordings. The track is very intense and in your face during verses-you can really hear and feel the emotion; which I was expecting. I hadn’t …

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Falling In Reverse – Just Like You (Album Review)

Falling In Reverse are back with their third full album, Just Like You via Epitaph Records. The four-piece hard rockers debuted their album as a full length stream on their official website and youtube February 17th, 2015. Going back to their roots, FIR make the album sound like their classic post-hardcore beat, but with a refreshing and fun ring to …

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BRING ME THE HORIZON – That’s The Spirit (Album Review)

BRING ME THE HORIZON’s fifth full-length studio album and their Columbia Records debut album keeps one foot in their metal core foundation while leaning further into their more recent pop rock inclinations; The result is an incredible unique to themselves album! The album contains 11 tracks and has a runtime of approximately 45 minutes. The songs “Drown” and “Throne” have …

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Silverstein – I Am Alive In Everything I Touch (Album Review)

It’s hard to believe that Silverstein has been at it for 15 years, but seven albums later, we got to see this band grow from a conventional hardcore band to the incarnation of post-hardcore and punk. One thing you can say about this band, throughout the years is there has been a constant stream of solid materials which may be …

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