album reviews

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

Black Tongue's 'Nadir' Is the Jedi the Metal Community was Looking for
This current year, 2018? Quite a year for music. Bands like Soreption, Behemoth, Revocation, Aborted, Irreversible Mechanism, Dragonlord, and a whole bunch of other groups dropped pretty solid albums....
Peter Ellis4 months ago
MUSE—'Simulation Theory': The Super Deluxe Review
If you're a friend of mine or indeed have stood anywhere in hearing distance of me, chances are you know I'm a big fan of Muse. They've been my favourite band for nearly a decade and I've enjoyed ever...
Kendra Brea Cooper4 months ago
The Voice Inside My Head: ​What We Can Take from Blink 182’s Self-Titled Album 15 Years Later
The early millennium saw a change in America, the world, and Blink 182. If you were coming of age in the turmoil that was post 9/11, growing up in uncertain times, when the usual narratives disintegra...
Shea S4 months ago
Review of 'Narrated for You' by Alec Benjamin
Alec Benjamin had recently tasted mainstream success with his single "Let Me Down Slowly," which isn't his first hit, but was definitely his biggest hit to date. In 2016, Benjamin released a song, or ...
Chloe Gilholy4 months ago
'Simple Man' - Klaus Nomi
Klaus Nomi's fascinating discography is short; two studio albums and a handful of compilations after he passed away, along with singles that seem to be out of print. I think the guy had terrific talen...
Chloe Gilholy4 months ago
Within Temptation - 'The Heart of Everything'
Dutch rockers Within Temptation have to be one of the most daring groups in music today. With every album, Within Temptation add something new to their music and their fanbase increases. Following the...
Rj Mitchell4 months ago
Psycroptic - 'As the Kingdom Drowns'
Formed in 1999 Psycroptic is an Australian technical death metal band from Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. With long time and founding members drummer Dave Haley and his brother Joe Haley on guitar who h...
Yvonne Glasgow4 months ago
David Alpha’s 'Rockin’ Roulette' EP
David Alpha is a musician based out of Tampa whose music has been described as eclectic. He has an expansive musical background with a couple of different bands and a plethora of solo recordings. If h...
Arthur Welch4 months ago
Father John Misty - 'God's Favorite Customer' // Album Review
Genre - Signer-Songwriter, Contemporary Folk Release Date - June 1, 2018 Father John Misty is the pseudonym for California based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Josh Tillman. It has bee...
Yvonne Glasgow4 months ago
Straight Six's 'Full Circle'
Have you been longing for some real rock again? I’m talking about the stuff from the 80s and early 90s—the hard rock that made you play air guitar and fall in love in the back seat of your parent's ca...
Maxine Harrison4 months ago
Christian Rap EP Review
South London Rapper, R-Scar, recently released his new EP Diverse. The Christian artist, fearlessly expresses and embeds heavy beats into music. Diverse has a range of sounds inspired by hip-hop, trap...
Rj Mitchell4 months ago
All That Remains - 'Victim of the New Disease'
Formed in 1998 in the booming east coast metalcore scene All That Remains is a five-piece metal-core band from Springfield, Massachusetts. Started as a more melodic death metal style side project of t...
Nathan Richer4 months ago
Album Review: State Champs - 'Living Proof'
State Champs album Living Proof has a slightly different sound than their previous releases. During my first listen, I found the new style a bit unsettling. It sounds more “produced,” and “shiny,” and...
Rj Mitchell4 months ago
The Ocean—Phanerozoic I: Palaezoic
The Ocean (or sometimes known as The Ocean Collective) was founded in 2000 by guitarist and songwriter Robin Staps. The often referred to collective based on in their first two years as a band they we...
Kacie Riordan4 months ago
A Review of Joyce Manor's Fifth Studio Album
I think one of the most cop-out arguments when someone doesn’t like a band’s new record is because they say all their music sounds the same. Despite that, I’ll be honest in saying I definitely would t...
Yvonne Glasgow4 months ago
Steve Wheeler's Stormseeker
To put it simply, Steve Wheeler is an orchestral musician whose creative tunes sound as though they belong in epic films. They are powerful and mesmerizing, large and overwhelming, yet beautiful and s...
Rj Mitchell5 months ago
It Came from BandCamp Volume 1
When doing three hundred and sixty-five albums in three hundred and sixty-five-day challenge I have heard a lot of odd things on the old Bandcamp. So I started to think, hey some of these are pretty g...
Rj Mitchell5 months ago
Into Eternity—'Sirens'
Formed in 1997 Into Eternity is a five-piece Canadian progressive metal band from Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada by Tim Roth, Scott Krall, and Jim Austin. Over their long time as an active band, they ha...