Album Reviews

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Zack Keim’s “First Step”

Zack Keim is a talented, up and coming musician from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I was first introduced through his band Nox Boys. This release separates itself from that music. There is a classic, singer songwriter sound to this record. It reminds me of a mixture of Dan Layus, Bob Dylan, and Jack White. “Open Your Doorway” … Continue reading

Dayseeker’s Thought Provoking Single

When I first heard this song while seeing them live in Houston I knew it was special. It immediately hooked me with the different guitar parts and vocals. “Vultures” shows the evolution of a band that is about to become a hot commodity within the scene. Rory’s vocals are the perfect blend of screaming and … Continue reading

Gideon’s New Vision

Have you ever listened to an album and every word felt like it was written for you? This is what happened with Gideon’s “Cold” released on Equal Vision Records. This is an album I have wanting them to release for the past 4 years. “Cursed” brings a new energy and heaviness to this band. Bryan … Continue reading

Young, Planetary “Wilt” Album Review

Over the last six months, I’d seen the name Young, Planetary pop up everywhere on Facebook. I took note and quickly added them to my long list of artists to eventually check out. I immediately imagined Young, Planetary as a sort of Watermedown type feel so I admittedly cheated and put them closer to the top of … Continue reading

Intramural Album Review

This past Friday San Antonio pop punk band, Intramural, released their long awaited EP, Lovers // Liars. Along with member changes and singer, Este, being shipped overseas twice with the army, this album has been in the works for about a year and a half. “We took our time writing these songs because we wanted … Continue reading

Landfill Won’t Back Down

Landfill’s “Coward” is one of the most brutal EP’s I have heard. There is a raw energy that’s pervasive throughout each song. Songs that stand out are “Voices,” “(Un) Impressed,” and “Coward.” “Voices” stands out because of the song structure. I love the brutal vocals and breakdowns. “Coward” is a song with strong lyrics. “(Un) … Continue reading

Blake and Krystle Quimby Show Jesus Reigns

After a successful Kickstarter campaign, Blake and Krystle Quimby will be releasing  their debut album “Jesus You Reign.” This is a contemporary Christian album that includes original songs. The vocal harmony along with the mix of guitars and other instrumentation are strengths of this album. This album will expand your faith one verse at a time. … Continue reading

PREMIERE: Bryan Howell’s “Angel From The Lonely Coast”

It’s not everyday you run into a rock-and-roller as young, dedicated and talented as Bryan Howell, which is why we are excited to premiere the latest track “Angel From The Lonely Coast” from of his upcoming full-length album “Take The Risk” We are now mere days away from the albums August 5th release date and this track … Continue reading

Kings Kaleidoscope “Beyond Control” Review

Kings Kaleidoscope has a new album out called “Beyond Control.” This is the full-length follow up to the song “Becoming Who We Are.” This new album shows the band’s continued growth and will get you hooked to their sound and message. “Beyond Control” is the first single. When I first listened to it, I was … Continue reading

Issues “Headspace” – Album Review

As I sat down to write this album review, I began to draw a blank because there are so many great things I want to say about this album. A few years ago Issues released their self-titled album and I was thoroughly impressed. It was a new, more mature sound created with new members who … Continue reading

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