Reviews

Cat Stevens @ The Tower Theatre

UPPER DARBY, PA—At his first concert in the USA since the '70s, Cat Stevens—who also goes by the name Yusuf these days—took on his catalogue, a new album and the controversy that has dogged him ever since h...

Amniac: Infinite

Hailing from Piraeus, Greece, Amniac have placed a unique footprint on the metal scene. Formed in 2010, the quartet recently recorded their first full-length album, Infinite. Within the seven tracks, Amniac...

Derek Grant: Break Down

Derek Grant has lent his musical talents to many groups and projects. He is noted most for his role as the drummer in Alkaline Trio, but to his credit, Grant has many more talents beyond what his claim to f...

36 Crazyfists: Time & Trauma

2014 marked the 20th anniversary of metal band 36 Crazyfists. Originally formed in Anchorage, Alaska, the quartet have recorded their seventh studio album, Time & Trauma. With a four-year break from the...

Battle Beast: Unholy Savior

In today’s industry, a band’s image is just as important as their music, but Battle Beast have nothing to worry about. They have their image, and that’s one of a lion-like humanoid warrior fighting through ...

Blue & Gold: In My Head

There’s something about a band with multiple vocalists that’s just entrancing; two singers whose voices complement and contrast the others. One such band is Blue & Gold, a Brooklyn-based foursome lookin...

The 1975 @ Starland Ballroom

SAYREVILLE, NJ — In support of their self-titled debut album, English rockers The 1975 performed at Starland Ballroom alongside opening bands Young Rising Sons and CRUISR. The 1975’s set included songs f...

Stars @ 9:30 Club

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Stars is a really weird band. First, they’re incredibly organized. I’ve never seen the 9:30 Club stage look so clean; not only did each band member have their own designated spot on stag...