Old Gods: Stylized Violence

Detroit-based punk outfit Old Gods have recently debuted the first single, “Slaughtered Vomit Doll,” off of their 2013 full-length, Stylized Violence. Screaming vocals open the song and are a staple throughout, as a blunt, heavy riff sets the tone for the track. The speedy number is a fusion of …

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Jason Isbell: Southeastern

Alabama native Jason Isbell is the bluesy folk singer-songwriter that is the driving force behind his latest country rock effort, Southeastern. “Cover Me Up” starts things off for the 12-track full-length. It is a slow, sappy song about convincing a lover to come back to bed. Jason Isbell croons …

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An Interview with Eisley: Necessary Preparations

Traveling family band Eisley have big plans for the coming summer and fall seasons. The group has just put out their first-ever self-produced full-length, Currents, through Equal Vision, and have major plans in store to tour in support of it. The Tyler, Texas-based band has four full-length albums and …

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Sevendust @ The Stone Pony

ASBURY PARK, NJ—At around 9 p.m. on this Saturday night, what is left of the Asbury Park boardwalk was mostly empty, probably due to the relentless wind chill that swept Ocean Avenue. An influx of rowdy people donning mostly black on black were around the entrance to The Stone Pony …

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The Loomis Fargo Gang: The Prettiest Shade Of Blue

On the whole, The Prettiest Shade Of Blue, the latest release from folk quintet The Loomis Fargo Gang, remains laid-back, never deviating from the speed of an easy listen. The eight-track album begins with the slow-going number “Seventeen White Azaleas.” With lyrics sweet and low, this subtle ballad carries …

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While She Sleeps @ Irving Plaza

MANHATTAN, NY—Tour buses flanked the entrance to NYC’s Irving Plaza this Saturday night. Through the front doors and up the stairs stood hoards of tank top sporting guys adorned with illegible script writing, crowding the entrance. Dotted by blood red spotlights, the hardwood floor rapidly lost any wiggle room. As …

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2013 New Music Seminar: Invading NYC

The 2013 New Music Seminar will be held this week at the New Yorker Hotel in NYC. From June 9-11, various executives of the most well-known music industry companies will join forces to plan for a better future for these businesses. The power players of the biz come together to …

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Pop Evil: Onyx

Originally hailing from Grand Rapids, MI, hard rock group Pop Evil have been a presence musically for over a decade. Their most up-to-date work, Onyx, is the band’s attempt to move forward with their sound and an opportunity to stand out amongst the ranks. The 12-track album begins with …

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An Interview with Jeremy McKinnon from A Day To Remember: Fast Forward

Florida’s A Day To Remember are an outfit with a signature sound, as a listener cannot easily confuse them with other artists out there trying to do the same thing. They are a heavier group incorporating pop-inspired hooks and melodies over their weighted guitars. The Ocala-based band are amidst a …

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Stone Sour/In This Moment/Hell Or Highwater @ Wellmont Theatre

MONTCLAIR, NJ—Street parking was next to impossible to find anywhere near Montclair’s Wellmont Theatre on this Friday night, as the town was buzzing with nightlife. As far as a viewer is concerned, the Wellmont Theatre is an ideal concert hall for a fan of the music who doesn’t wish to …

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