Five Finger Death Punch gears up to drop ‘AfterLife’ album

Starting out in 2007, Five Finger Death Punch has been set on world domination and they’ve definitely achieved it. The band’s debut album, The Way of the Fist, put them on the map with songs such as the in-your-face track “Ashes” and my personal favorite, “The Bleeding”, which is about a relationship gone bad. The […]

Papa Roach returns with ‘Ego Trip’ album

Papa Roach fans — it is now time to fill those eardrums with new tunes! The rap metal band’s astounding eleventh album has just been released, so let’s dive into these amazing fresh tracks from a longtime genre heavyweight. The first song off the album, “Kill The Noise”, is completely different from anything Papa Roach […]

Machine Gun Kelly releases rap-style “ay!” with Lil Wayne

Machine Gun Kelly dropped another song from his forthcoming Mainstream Sellout! The new song “ay!” sees MGK returning to rapping… it seems this new album will be a combination of pop punk and rap, and I’m really excited. I had the biggest smile on my face while listening to this song for the first time. “ay!” […]

Avril Lavigne returns with ‘Love Sux’ album

It’s time for the world to witness the return of Avril Lavigne! Getting her start in 2002 with the album Let Go, this pop punk princess exploded on Billboard charts (almost overnight) with the song “Complicated”, with the subsequent single “Sk8er Boi” becoming a pop punk staple soon thereafter. Thus, the album Let Go is […]

Machine Gun Kelly drops epic “emo girl” video with Willow

Emo lovers rejoice! Machine Gun Kelly has released the video for the latest single off of Mainstream Sellout, “emo girl”, featuring Willow Smith. This, of course, follows MGK’s decision to change the title of the album to Mainstream Sellout from its original name, Born With Horns, last month . The song features Willow Smith — […]

The divine concert experience of Tool in Anaheim

The incomparable Los Angeles metal band Tool performed on Tuesday, January 18th at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Tool’s newest album, Fear Inoculum, was released through Volcano Entertainment and RCA Records in August 2019, after 13 years of musical silence. I can affirm that this concert further substantiated Tool’s newest album as remaining loyalist to […]

Skillet unveils eleventh album, ‘Dominion’

The impact the band Skillet has had on modern rock is substantial. For those unaware, Skillet is a band that has been around since 1996 — that alone is not only crazy, but impactful! Known for many hits, such as “Forsaken” and “Out of Hell” to their name, there doesn’t seem to be any sign of […]

Falling in Reverse releases first single from ‘Neon Zombie’ EP

Falling in Reverse is back with the new song “Zombified”, the first single from their upcoming Neon Zombie EP. The opening riff hits immediately — it’s one of their hardest riffs to date. Shortly after, the opening lyrics kick in: “The monsters are living under your bed // Cause they are the voices in your […]

Reflecting on Papa Roach & their forthcoming ‘Kill The Noise’ LP

If you’ve been living under a rock, Papa Roach is one of the most soul-crushing established rock bands out there. Known best for their hit “Last Resort” off of the band’s first album, Infest, Papa Roach is here to stay. It was that album released in 2000 that helped the band climb to fame, featuring […]

Ice Nine Kills & SiriusXM celebrate 40 Years of ‘Evil Dead’

Spencer Charnas of Ice Nine Kills (INK) and Jose Mangin — the “Metal Ambassador” and always entertaining host of SiriusXM’s Liquid Metal and Octane channels — came together for a food drive on December 10th! The opportunity to meet Spencer and Jose, and to see cool props from INK’s videos… WOW, that was a mouthful […]

Ice Nine Kills reveals much-anticipated ‘Silver Scream’ sequel

Horror fans, the album of your dreams is finally here! Ice Nine Kills has released The Silver Scream 2: Welcome to Horrorwood; it’s the complete package for any horror fan, so let’s dive in head first. The lead track “Opening Night…” is probably the best intro to an album yet. “Warning! You are about to […]

Black Veil Brides reveals ‘The Phantom Tomorrow’

Well the day rock fans have been waiting for is finally here! The Phantom Tomorrow by Black Veil Brides is now available for public consumption. Originally coming out on June 4th, 2021, this album got delayed for some reason… But, let’s not try and figure out why it took so long. Instead, let’s talk about the […]

Falling In Reverse: reflections from a fan

Post hardcore/metalcore band Falling In Reverse is at the top of their game right now, starting out in 2011 and fronted by the most insane man I’ve ever seen take the stage, Ronnie Radke. He’s someone who’d I definitely call a ‘madman’, but in a good way… The first album, ‘The Drug In Me Is […]