Posts Tagged ‘Album Review’

Sixx:AM – Vol.2 Prayers for the Blessed Review by Brandon Callies Sixx A.M. has put out an album full of the swagger that their fans know them for. “Prayers for the Blessed (Vol.2) kicks off with “Barbarians (Prayers for the Blessed)” a fist pumping anthemic track that sets the tone for the rest of the album. Big vocal…

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…

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…

– By Brandon Callies – “Push Play” Hard rock band, Klogr’s sophomore album, Black Snow is a good mixture of monster riffs and melody. The tone of Black Snow is set early, and it certainly gives a glimpse of what is the be expected for the rest of the album, as the band grabs the listener’s attention with the first trac…

– By Danielle Longueville – Push Play Denton, Texas: A city known for its “keep it local” mentality, thrives on raw, unprecedented creations courtesy of their residents. From local eateries and home roasters to indie pop artists and techno fiends, there is an eclectic foliage of artisans here. However, there is a group…

– By Brandon Callies – “Push Play” Metal supergroup, Down, are at it again with their brand of Black Sabbath inspired doom metal, Down IIII part II is swampy metal at its best. The band’s decision to make four EP’s instead of a conventional full length has given them the opportunity to really trim the fat. Past albums,…

– By Brandon Callies – “PUSH PLAY” The Black Keys pull no punches with their new album, Turn Blue, which bids the question, can these guys put out a bad album? The band set the bar high with their last album, El Camino, but have once again outdone themselves. The album starts off with a psychedelic track called ,”Weigh…

– By Brandon Callies – “PUSH PLAY” Black Stone Cherry has made its name as a no-nonsense rock band, and they are still waving that flag on their new album, Magic Mountain. Southern rock mixed with stoner metal and a soulful vocal approach is the formula for this outfit from Edmonton Kentucky. “Holding On..To Letting Go…