ALBUM REVIEWS

Album Reviews “New Releases and Artist-on-Artist” by ON TOUR MONTHLY

WHERE THE LIGHT SHINES THROUGH DEBUTS AT #10 ON BILLBOARD TOP 200 CHART #3 ON ROCK, ALTERNATIVE & OVERALL DIGITAL ALBUMS CHARTS PRESS HERE to Watch Music Video for Single “Float” SWITCHFOOT’s 10th studio album Where the Light Shines Through debuts at #3 on the Rock, Alternative and Overall Digital Albums charts and #10…

– Words by Taylor Slovak / Photos by Brian K. Ullrich – Gexa Energy Pavilion / Dallas, TX (Friday, May 13th, 2016) An orange glow from the Texas sunset fell over the stage as the crowd settled in for the kick-off of the aptly named co-headlining tour, “One Hell of a Night”. Excited concert-goers sported worn-in throwba…

Yes Sun Yes – “The Siege of Austin” Album Review by – Ben Stiles Yes Sun Yes is a new band with a very original sound. The band’s first release is a concept album called “The Siege of Austin,” and it’s chalked full of great hooks and arrangements. The album will surely appeal to a broad audience. Nobody can resist a st…

Brandon Callies Band – “There’s a Killer Down in Texas” Brandon Callies Band is back with a concept record entitled “There’s A Killer Down In Texas.” It’s a new direction for the band, in that there is much more of a rock n roll vibe, and the overall feel is way darker than previous releases. “A Tale Of Horror (Intro)”…

Faith No More – Sol Invictus Review by Brandon Callies Alt metal icons “Faith No More” are back with a brand new album that is sure to make long time fans happy. The album starts with the title track “Sol Invictus” which has sort of an eerie gothic feel, as if the listener had walked in on a cult. It’s a great tone set…

Los Angeles based band “We Are Harlot” are coming out swinging with their debut self titled album. This record is chalked with straight ahead rock n roll songs like “Dancing On Nails” and “Dirty Little Thing,” but the band showcases their dynamic capabilities with ballads like “Someday” and “I Tried.” This is where the…

– By Brandon Callies – “Push Play” At long last Dark Horse Darling is back with their new EP “Only Time Will Tell.” The band has been riddled with problems during this recording process, but it was well worth the wait. Dark Horse Darling has stepped up both on a recording front as well as songwriting. “The Skeleton Key…

Exit 380’s New Album, Photomaps, Available Exclusively on Vinyl – Words by Jordan Buford // Photos by Brooke Adams, James Villa and Ronnie Jackson – It was right at noon when I pulled up in front of a house somewhere in the city of Murphy, Texas. Upon stepping out of my car, I noticed a sign in the front yard. “Yard of…