‘Americana Railroad’ compilation album features John Fogerty & more

In 1827, the first railroad opened in North America, chartering merchants from Baltimore to Ohio. Three years later, the first regularly scheduled steam-powered passenger train service began running in South Carolina. In a short time, trains and locomotive travel became all the rage in this country and from that popularity, an endless amount of songs, […]

Halestorm hits hard in ‘Back From The Dead’ album

Halestorm released their fifth full-length album Back From The Dead and continues their ascension to the top of the rock world. As usual, it is a nonstop banger, full of hit singles and future crowd sing-alongs. Vocalist/guitarist/pianist Lzzy Hale is a master at taking dark subject matter, looking inward, twisting it around, pointing it outward […]

Mighty Mystic makes colossal waves with ‘Giant’ album

Do you take your roots with a side of riffs? Paired with a soulful piano ballad? Dished up with 90s R&B basslines? The Massachusetts-bred, Jamaican-born Mighty Mystic delivers his “Hard Roots” version of reggae: a musical cornucopia in which he seamlessly joins roots reggae and timeless themes with more modern, mainstream sounds and lyrics.  Songs […]

Mihali comments on collaborative full-length to come

The phrase ‘catching lightning in a bottle’ is supposed to mean that whatever it was that happened was extremely rare. But, a curious characteristic about that electrified thunderbolt descending from the heavens is that you can create a set of circumstances that will make it likely to reoccur. You can arrange certain factors and set […]

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 […]

A look into new ‘Trip Around Saturn’ LP with Little Stranger

Alternative rock/hip hop duo Little Stranger is a name that’s growing more and more familiar within several music circles. Hitting the road hard again since April of 2021, they have been winning over audiences at notable events, such as Summer Camp Music Festival, Dirty Heads Orlando Vacation and Holidaze. To top off a successful year […]

HighDro uplifts with debut ‘Highatus’ LP

Vegas-based reformist rapper HighDro has undoubtedly the gift of gab, yet his rhymes do so much more than merely flow fluidly. He is one of the (few) rising conscious rap stars that just makes you want to feel better with every listen. Releasing his debut full-length album Highatus back in October 2021, HighDro is now […]

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 […]

Analyzing Lunar Vacation’s new ‘Inside Every Fig Is A Dead Wasp’

Imagine no gravity… floating weightless and untethered inside a capsule filled with cotton candy… sipping drinks out of a hollowed-out pineapple, looking out a window at the earth below on your way to outer space. You are relaxed and at ease with your place in the universe. That, fittingly, is how I would describe the […]

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 […]

Neal Francis comments on new ‘In Plain Sight’ LP

The writing process for new music always varies from artist to artist. Some, like Springsteen, can spend days locked inside a studio perfecting snare beats. Others, like Chicago native Neal Francis, can find themselves living inside a church for a year, immersed in “Well Tempered Clavier”. I guess you could say, when creating his sophomore […]

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 […]