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ALBUM REVIEW | A Perfect Circle – Eat The Elephant

ALBUM REVIEW | A Perfect Circle – Eat The Elephant

Being a long time fan of A Perfect Circle, I was ecstatic to finally hear ‘Eat The Elephant’ – the band’s first album in 14 years. My hopes were high and I’m happy to say that it did not disappoint in the least! The album starts off with the title track “Eat The Elephant”.  Soft [...]

May 2, 2018 KaeOtic Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | A Perfect Circle – Eat The Elephant

ALBUM REVIEW | Blessthefall – Hard Feelings

ALBUM REVIEW | Blessthefall – Hard Feelings

First off, I really enjoy the visual aesthetic for this record. With “Hard Feelings” being illuminated in neon pink hanging against a white brick wall it’s clean, simple, and sometimes less is more. I’ve personally been a fan of Blessthefall since the release of their album “Witness” back in 2009. A little back history of [...]

March 19, 2018 Hope Jordan Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | Blessthefall – Hard Feelings

ALBUM REVIEW | The Crown – Cobra Speed Venom

ALBUM REVIEW | The Crown – Cobra Speed Venom

March 16th brings us the release of The Crown‘s new album, “Cobra Speed Venom”. The band originally formed in 1990 and have been purveyors of a particular blend of Swedish thrash/death metal, and this new album shows that they have honed those chops. The Crown are not afraid to go balls to the wall, with [...]

March 9, 2018 KaeOtic Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | The Crown – Cobra Speed Venom

ALBUM REVIEW | Voices – Resurgence

ALBUM REVIEW | Voices – Resurgence

Metalcore has always been a favorite genre of mine, mainly due to a binary use of vocals transitioning from screams to clean singing. It’s that perfect equilibrium of heavy and soft. And let’s be honest, I don’t care how many times you’ve heard a breakdown, they always get you moving. Then to add the sub-genre [...]

February 8, 2018 Hope Jordan Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | Voices – Resurgence

ALBUM REVIEW | Falling Through April – Zodiac

ALBUM REVIEW | Falling Through April – Zodiac

Astrology holds a special place in my heart. So naturally, I was enthralled to listen to the album titled, “Zodiac”. The work encompasses colorful album art, showcasing a Ram and Bull that represent the headstrong signs of Aries and Taurus, both of which have corresponding astrological constellation signs dates spanning throughout the month of April. [...]

January 15, 2018 Hope Jordan Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | Falling Through April – Zodiac

ALBUM REVIEW | Kadavar – Rough Times

ALBUM REVIEW | Kadavar – Rough Times

Germany’s Kadavar is one of the best psychedelic/stoner/retro bands around.  I remember being introduced to them through their 2015 masterpiece, Berlin.  So when they dropped their fourth album Rough Times, I had high expectations. The album has expanded on previous works and includes a few new twists and turns.  For those of you that are [...]

December 3, 2017 Colin Steele Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | Kadavar – Rough Times

ALBUM REVIEW | We Came As Romans – Cold Like War

ALBUM REVIEW | We Came As Romans – Cold Like War

We Came As Romans is back! But this isn’t just a comeback, it is a rebirth! Nowadays it is rare for metal bands to trace back to their original roots. This revamping could be in light of the group’s hindsight from their 2013 album, “Tracing Back Roots” because “Cold As War” is rather nostalgic. WCAR [...]

December 2, 2017 Hope Jordan Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | We Came As Romans – Cold Like War

ALBUM REVIEW | Santa Cruz – Bad Blood Rising

ALBUM REVIEW | Santa Cruz – Bad Blood Rising

Let me start off by saying that I am a huge 80’s Rock fan (still to this day!) so when I read the band bio for Santa Cruz listing Motley Crue & Guns N Roses as influences, I immediately had to take a listen! I decided to watch the video for “Young Blood Rising” firstly [...]

November 10, 2017 KaeOtic Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | Santa Cruz – Bad Blood Rising

ALBUM REVIEW | Narcotic Wasteland – Delirium Tremens

ALBUM REVIEW | Narcotic Wasteland – Delirium Tremens

Review by: Dan Johnson Narcotic Wasteland returns with their sophomore album Delirium Tremens, out Friday, October 13th via Megaforce Records/MRI If you are one of the uninitiated, Dallas Toler-Wade split with death metal giants Nile earlier this year, in several interviews he also stated that he would solely focus on only Narcotic Wasteland. And focus [...]

October 5, 2017 CapnBlakkOTR Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | Narcotic Wasteland – Delirium Tremens

ALBUM REVIEW | Mastodon – Cold Dark Place

ALBUM REVIEW | Mastodon – Cold Dark Place

Album Review By Dan Johnson Mastodon Cold Dark Place October 27 via Reprise Records The track-listing for Cold Dark Place is as follows: North Side Star Blue Walsh Toe to Toes Cold Dark Place North Side Star opens with a very bittersweet passage that gradually crescendos, harkening back to moments from Blood Mountain, and Crack [...]

October 1, 2017 CapnBlakkOTR Comments Off on ALBUM REVIEW | Mastodon – Cold Dark Place