“Lucky 7″ by The Scandals, music for the punk heart!

Out of New Jersey comes a band that has a ton of potential.  The Scandals, out of New Jersey, recently released “Lucky 7″ with the production help of Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem via Panic State/Say 10 Records! The Scandals are composed of Jared Hart on vocals/guitar, Anthony Iarossi on guitars, Sean Carney on bass/vocals, and Paulie Yaremko on drums.  They bring back the...

May 25th, 2017
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“Major Steps, Minor Setbacks” by Ten Cents Short, a step in the right direction!

Out of Somerset, Massachusetts comes a quartet that mixes the pop-punk sensibilities that a band like State Champs and New Found Glory offer but mix it up with the storytelling and the occasional chants that The Wonder Years and Four Year Strong offers.  They are Ten Cents Short. Long story short, their dream scenario is what all upstart bands dream about.  They have a demo CD in their hands. ...

May 25th, 2017
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“Swine & Punishment” by PIG, the pioneers are back!

When people think of Industrial Rock/Metal pioneers, people tend to think of Nine Inch Nails and KMFDM.  Not a lot of attention is paid to the worldwide pioneer the Reverend Raymond Watts, who is behind PIG.  On May 19th, PIG released “Swine & Punishment”, which offers up a plethora of remixes via Metropolis Records. Some fun facts about Reverend Raymond Watts include that...

May 25th, 2017
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Mark Slaughter ‘Halfway There’ EMP Label Group CD Review

Mark Slaughter Halfway There EMP Label Group Written by: Christopher Long By age 23, singer / songwriter / guitarist Mark Slaughter already had contributed lead vocals to the most glorious arena rock album of all-time — All Systems Go, the 1988 masterpiece from The Vinnie Vincent Invasion. By age 25, the Vegas native had achieved platinum-selling success with his own band, Slaughter. The group’s...

May 24th, 2017
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“The Immortalist” by DIVINITY, behold the power!

DIVINITY has been around for 20 years since their inception out of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  How in the world did I just find out about them?  On May 26th, DIVINITY will be releasing “The Immortalist” worldwide! DIVINITY is composed of Sean Jenkins on vocals, Jeff Waite on vocals, James Duncan on guitars, Brett Duncan on drums, and Keith Branston on bass.  Formerly signed to Nuclear...

May 21st, 2017
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“Live In Paris” by Rammstein, visually stunning and outlandish!

There is a band out of Germany that is visually stunning, jaw-dropping live, and that pulls out all of the stops when it comes to their live performance.  There’s a reason why they initially got worldwide recognition on the 1998 Family Values Tour that featured Korn, Limp Bizkit, Ice Cube, and Orgy with their stunning visual displays, outlandish antics, and enough pyrotechnics to light up...

May 21st, 2017
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Erosion by CYDEMIND, a journey indeed!

Out of Montreal, Quebec, Canada could be the next big musical act in the world of instrumental progressive metal, and that band is known as CYDEMIND.  On May 26th, CYDEMIND will be releasing their latest offering entitled “Erosion” wherever music is sold! CYDEMIND is composed of Olivier Allard on violins, Alexandre Dagenais on drums, Camille Delage on keyboards/piano, Nico Damoulianos...

May 17th, 2017
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Corroded’s New LP Is Set To Put The Rock Community On “Alert”

Courtesy: Despotz Records By Philip Sayblack Late this past April, hard rock outfit Corroded released its latest album Defcon Zero.  The  band’s first new album in five years and its fourth full-length studio recording, it is a recording that could very possibly put the hard rock community in whole on alert.  That is because it presents a combination of music and lyrics throughout its 11-song,...

May 16th, 2017
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“Poison The Parish” by Seether, take notice!

We all know that Seether is an absolute mainstay in the mainstream rock world.  Chances are a person will listen to a mainstream rock radio station and within an hour, at least one Seether song will come on the radio.  It’s plain to see why this consistently occurs.  It occurs because of the authenticity in their music, the soaring choruses, the melancholy tendencies in their lyrics that...

May 16th, 2017
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“All The Hell You’ve Got To Spare” by Kingdom Of Giants, monsters among men!

Out of NorCal is a band that is blowing up the metalcore genre by combining screamo, post-hardcore, and even rap-core elements, and that band is Kingdom Of Giants!  On May 5th, Kingdom Of Giants released “All The Hell You’ve Got To Spare” via InVogue Records! Kingdom Of Giants is composed of Dana Willax on vocals, Max Bremer on guitars, Red Martin on guitars, Julian Perez on...

May 10th, 2017
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