album reviews

Reviews of albums old and new from iconic artists and up and coming musicians alike.

Cole Henrya day ago
Fall Out Boy: 'Mania'
It is no secret that Fall Out Boy has become one of the most commercially successful "rock" bands of the past decade. They've done this by constantly evolving their sound and musical direction. While ...
Rj Mitchell4 days ago
Benthik Zone—'Via Cosmicam ad Europam ab Gelid Inferis' Album Review
Benthik Zone—Via Cosmicam ad Europam ab Gelid Inferis: Benthik Zone is a darkwave influenced three piece atmospheric black metal band from Porto, Portugal on their full-length debut with Via Cosmicam ...
Cronan Parry4 days ago
Fall Out Boy - 'MANIA': Worst to Best
I wrote this list after one listen through the album with my main light off and my purple fairy light on: at 2am. It didn't meet the minimum word count so I've added a tad when I got up.
The Cypha5 days ago
Dave East — 'P2' Review
“Is dying worth everything you done lived for?” These words sound like proverbial street wisdom on “Prosper,” the second track on P2. They’re easily some of the most profound bars on here. Just like t...
Wade Wainio5 days ago
A Look at Corrosion of Conformity's 'Wiseblood'
I'm only 36-years-old (as of this writing), but seeing how old some albums are puts that number in perspective. Corrosion of Conformity's Wiseblood is just such an album. It came out in 1996, when I w...
The Cypha7 days ago
Maxo Kream - 'Punken' Review
Maxo Kream is a Houston rapper with over a million monthly listeners on Spotify. Punken is his debut studio album and was released on Jan. 12, 2018. Don’t press the snooze button on this rapper; Punke...
Jesheckah Lynn7 days ago
Why 'Last Young Renegade' Is the Best All Time Low Album to Date
While fans of All Time Low will likely remember them best for songs like "Dear Maria: Count Me In," "I Feel Like Dancin'," and "A Love Like War," their newest album showcases the dedication and talent...
The Cypha8 days ago
Lil Skies - 'Life Of A Dark Rose'
Lil Skies is the latest incarnation of emo/punk surging throughout Hip-Hop. He’s but another artist who favors the “rockstar” archetype more so than being labeled a “rapper.” And as is the narrative w...
5 Notable Album Releases for 1/10/2018
It's the beginning of the year and we're past that phase where artists are afraid to release albums because they'll be in that bitter spot where they miss a lot of the top ten lists and then not be el...
Rj Mitchell13 days ago
Insane Art—'Human Nature Bright Side/Dark Side' review
Insane Art is an interesting four-piece Siberian Groove Metal band from Novosibirsk, Russia, with a monster of a two-part album for their first ever releases. Though they were released almost a year a...
Chauncey Balsom13 days ago
The 10 R&B Albums of 2017 You Must Have in Your Library
In a year where “Bodak Yellow” and “Despacito” battled at the top of the charts, EDM’s rise in popularity is at fever pitch, and “pop” is now defined by angsty hip-hop artists such as Lil Uzi Vert. It...
Rj Mitchell21 days ago
Botanist—'Collective: The Shape of He to Come' Album Review
Botanist is a five piece post-black metal band from San Francisco, California. They have been a band since 2009 and have released five albums and three EP’s before this album was crafted. One of the t...
Sadé Sanchez24 days ago
Recapping 2017: Standout Debuts, Pt. VI
CyHi The Prynce, Kelela, Roy Woods and more - here are all the standout debuts of this year... part six that is. And yes, this is the last installment of this series. Don't forget to check out part fi...
Matthew Sullivan24 days ago
Eminem - 'Encore'
Opening Opinion 8/10 Okay, so this is an in depth review of Em’s fourth album, Encore…sadly I have a bootlegged copy with no skits, so I won’t talk about those. Encore is known as being Em’s worst alb...
S Grace25 days ago
A Review of Taylor Swift's 'Reputation'
Taylor Swift's sixth studio album Reputation has broken multiple records, including the record for fastest-selling album to hit No. 1 on iTunes (it took only six minutes!), the top-selling album of 20...
Berlin Brooklyna month ago
7 Artists & 7 Songs of 2017
PSA: This article is strictly based on my opinion and experience of 2017. Some of these artists may not be NEW to the scene, but they are to me. They have all release SOMETHING new in 2017. 2017 has b...
Megan Betha month ago
A Flicker of Hope in the Music Industry for Niall Horan
Niall Horan, self-declared "slept-on" member of global sensation One Direction, has just released his new album "Flicker" to the world. It is therefore my personal belief that Horan has outdone himsel...
Matthew Sullivana month ago
Kanye West 'Late Registration'
Opening Opinion: 9.25 I was very very excited to buy this album when it first came out. I’m pretty sure everyone was wondering could Kanye hit a home run again. And the answer is a resounding yes; eve...