The energy of the project is intense, but the heaviness has a striking sense of style to it, and that’s rare in modern & independent heavy metal.
The project revolves around our theme of fighting inner battles; depression, conflicts with other people, etc. We share our experiences & rough times.
It’s the music you’d hear a flicker of at the rock bar when you were younger, but it’s yours now, and the presentation is intensely satisfying.
Those guitars run away with themselves, creating this vibrant & chaotic ambiance; this world of instrumental sound within which you can really drift away.
If that opening riff with it’s retro touch of funk doesn’t get you hooked – the longer you listen for; something, if not everything, undoubtedly will.
Just recently we published an in depth review of the stunning new album by Symphony X’ bass player and his associates, Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins. After falling in love with the album, we were delighted to catch an interview with the man himself to dig a little deeper into his musical consciousness. Here’s how it … Continued
This week we delved into the world of up and coming post hardcore band Scared To Live. They’re primarily based in Ukraine, but hope to venture further afield with their music in the very near future. They’re a genuine and warm hearted band, and their music has a huge amount of depth and meaning – … Continued
The self titled debut album from Mike LePond’s Silent Assassins is an immense collection of songs encapsulating everything that is great about rock music. The musical skill is consistently prevalent, as is the drama, the experimentation, the quick-fire finger-style solos, the incredible drum patterns. It’s refreshing to hear something with so much effort and thought involved … Continued
Solopsi Radio is the brand new album release by New Jersey artist Herman Martinez. Martinez is an experienced musician and song writer – a self taught multi-instrumentalist, with an impressive background in rock and experimental music. Here’s what we thought of the new release. The album opens with Phonic Chronicles; a great start, as it instantly gives you … Continued
This week we caught up with the guys from Atlanta, Georgia’s Mosura. The band is made up of Jimmy Mendoza on vocals, Jonathan Benitez on Bass, Tyler Blalock on Guitar, and Austin Massingill on Drums. Their recent album release is the brilliantly creative The Eighth Plague. We asked Jimmy and the guys all about their death metal … Continued
Something entirely incomparable. Incredibly unique, and fortunate in such a way as to have possibly the best vocalist of the past ten years. Nothing But Thieves – An irreplaceable, almost effortless band. Incredible to watch, absolute goosebumps. What’s great is that they’re clearly a close group of friends, enjoying what they do, playing great music, … Continued
Not just one of the best bands to come out of Manchester, Autumn Ruin are up there with the very best rock bands we’ve heard this year. From anywhere. I saw them perform live before I even knew who they were, and that’s a great place to start; flawless musicianship, and a wonderfully compelling presence from … Continued