Unearth: Watchers Of Rule

Legendary metalcore band Unearth have returned with their sixth studio release, Watchers Of Rule, and in true Unearth fashion, it is a fast-paced, abrasive romp. With blast beats like Pantera, guitar runs like Lamb Of God, and vocals akin to the various frontmen of Shai Hulud, Watchers Of Rule

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Gang Of Four: What Happens Next

Trailblazing rock band Gang Of Four continue to create music almost 40 years since their inception. Despite their history being lined with breaks and alterations in lineup, they have been active since their 2004 revival. The current group has been together since 2012 when current lead vocalist John Sterry was …

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Paperhaus: Paperhaus

If music is art, then Paperhaus are artists, their brushes composed of guitar and bass, and pens made of drum and vocals. They paint and draw sonic landscapes that project scenes of wonder, confusion, and awe onto the back of the listener’s mind. This Washington D.C. trio haven’t just entered …

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X Japan @ Madison Square Garden

MANHATTAN, NY—Japanese rock and metal legends X Japan took the stage Oct. 11, 2014, at Madison Square Garden for a concert with a varied selection of music played during the night, such as some of the very fast metal that X Japan was famous for on their earlier recordings like …

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Gerard Way @ Webster Hall

MANHATTAN, NY—Almost two years after My Chemical Romance called it quits, former frontman and jack of all trades Gerard Way has returned to music with his debut solo album, Hesitant Alien, which was released this past September. Making his first live appearances Stateside to promote the album, Way embarked …

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Third Annual CBGB’s Music And Film Festival 2014

CBGB’s Then

East Village resident Hilly Kristal founded CBGB & OMFUG (Country, Bluegrass, Blues and Other Music For Uplifting Gormandizers) in December 1973 on the site of an earlier bar, Hilly’s On The Bowery, that he ran from 1969 to 1972. A fire at the popular Mercer Arts Center in …

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Threshold: For The Journey

The loss of a band member can be not only emotionally taxing, but also a crucial turning point for a band’s future. Following the passing of singer Andrew McDermott, UK progressive metal band, Threshold, have musically recovered with the release of their second studio album since the reemergence of their …

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Bryan Ferry: Avonmore

Bryan Ferry is no stranger to music whatsoever, considering he’s been active since the early ‘70s. He rose to fame through his role as the lead singer and songwriter for Roxy Music, a popular band in the UK. Along with his work in the band, he has developed his solo …

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Trapt: The Acoustic Collection

Trapt is probably the last band you’d expect to put out an acoustic album. Trapt, the band that debuted in 2002 with the anthem for thousands of angry teenagers, “Headstrong.” Trapt, the band that’s been mislabeled as Linkin Park enough times to spawn intense YouTube debates. That being said, Trapt …

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Overkill: White Devil Armory

Longevity is something to be praised in the music industry. With trends and popular styles of music consistently changing it can be difficult to stay relevant, yet some artists are able to flourish within it. Continuing their long run of 30 years in the music business, well-known thrash metal band …

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