Interview with Jesse Leach from Killswitch Engage: Sequences Of Fate

Contemporary American metal outfit Killswitch Engage are currently touring in support of their widely praised release, Disarm The Descent. With original vocalist Jesse Leach’s return to the roster of the quintet, big things are surely on the horizon. Don’t call it a comeback, though, as the seamless harmony of …

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Interview with Islands: True To Form

Canadian trio Islands have combined their musical strengths in an effort titled Ski Mask. The 2013 release is a fusion of laid-back pop and rock, with an undercurrent that mirrors the classics of generations past. The group is a few albums deep these days, but this piece is the …

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Interview with Blue October: Shifting Tides

Texas-based alternative rockers Blue October have the rest of this year and beyond mapped out in tour dates. The band’s latest work, Sway, incorporates a multitude of influences from across varying rock soundscapes as well as refreshed lyrical content. In an attempt to explore a new facet of themselves …

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An Interview with Jon Howard from Threat Signal: Winding Up

Comprised of mainly Canadian heavy metallers, Threat Signal have made an understated mark on the contemporary scene that they have managed to maintain for a decade. With a dedicated fanbase behind them, this band has toured consistently for years and will be pioneering new territory with Chimaira this summer. Although …

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Five Knives: The Rising

Nashville-based synth rock outfit Five Knives are releasing their five-track disc through Red Bull this year. The Rising begins with the album’s first single, “All Fall Down.” It is a technical, slow-building electronic introduction that forms the foundation that exists underneath the extent of the record. The aggressive punk-inspired female …

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Robbie Fulks: Gone Away Backward

Illinois resident country veteran Robbie Fulks’ latest full-length effort, Gone Away Backward, has a flavor all its own, as the artist draws upon his 20 years of experience for fuel. “I’ll Trade You Money For Wine” sets the bar within the present day country genre for how it should …

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An Interview with Corey Taylor: What Is Left Between Heaven And Hell

Iowa native frontman and more recently, author, Corey Taylor has had an insanely full schedule this year so far. With Stone Sour, he has released the full-length, House Of Gold & Bones – Part 2. With Slipknot, the other band in which he is the lead vocalist, Taylor has …

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25 Names To Know On The 2013 Vans Warped Tour (Part I)

This month, the 2013 Vans Warped Tour will make its way to the Tri-State Area, with appearances at the PNC Bank Arts Center July 7, Susquehanna Bank Center July 12, and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum July 13. Hoards of sponsors, vendors and merchandise booths will line the doors, adding to …

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25 Names To Know On The 2013 Vans Warped Tour (Part II)

This month, the 2013 Vans Warped Tour will make its way to the Tri-State Area, with appearances at the PNC Bank Arts Center July 7, Susquehanna Bank Center July 12, and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum July 13. Hoards of sponsors, vendors and merchandise booths will line the doors, adding to …

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Skate And Surf Festival @ Six Flags Great Adventure

JACKSON, NJ—Flocks of chattering teenagers migrated across the vast expanse of the Six Flags Great Adventure parking lot just underneath the daunting shadow of the tremendous roller coaster, Kingda Ka. The fluorescent-haired adolescent broods were zigzagging their way to the entrance to this year’s Skate And Surf Festival, a predominantly …

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