I think people turn to heavier music to find truth, understanding and to be a part of something real. Rock and metal music usually tends to be honest and upfront about issues and situations and circumstances, instead of being about “what do people want to hear?”
Blending elements of Slipknot, Korn & even the less heavier artists of a simpler time, the sound meanders in a creatively unique fashion, crafting its own clear identity along the way.
Written some years ago, during a time of depression and unsettling self-doubt, Panic works hard to overcome the fear of failure – to see regret as a greater threat to the future.
It hares along with a terrific sense of its own purpose and knows exactly what it wants to do. It wants to get loaded and it wants to have a good time. Coming to it cold, that’s just about what I want to do, too.
Alternative rock composition and live performance unite for this uniquely conceptually, deeply artistic and impossible to ignore album from Michigan’s Tiny Tree. Embolism is a project with meaning, depth, and an insatiable thirst for expressing the inexpressible.
There’s a hint of Awolnation to the use of contrast here, the sudden drop from quietness into immense power and fuzz. At other times, the lead vocals lean towards the more classic rock and roll stars from way back when – Led Zeppelin, AC/DC.
Effected vocals detail an intimate and somewhat harrowing story-line, laying bare a mid-album Nirvana vibe in many ways – these short phrases, rhyming couplets that kick hard and leave plenty of space for reflection in between.
Easily a band on their own unique trajectory right now, Ukraine’s Vovkulaka bring through a fuzz-thick electronic-rock sound, loaded with distortion, gravel, passion, yet plenty of anthem-like moments of melody and memorable chants.
This doesn’t feel like a cover, it feels like original work. This ability to storm at speed along the line between heavy metal and electronic experimentation is rarely showcased to such an impressive degree.
AMEL D whispers truthfully, then screams out on our behalf as this heavy and awakening hook kicks into gear.
Having been quickly impressed by this band at 2019’s Funk In The Forest Festival, and being blessed with an in-depth interview, the prospect of new studio releases is always more than a little appealing. At long last it’s here, the highly anticipated Every Time, and the single offers everything we’ve come to love about the … Continued
Balancing delicacy and grit to a powerful degree, Medusa builds up from gentle, quiet beginnings, to the full-throttle and fast-paced vibrancy of classic grunge rock.