ROP Throwback: Demon Hunter’s ‘The Triptych’

The Triptych is a pounding, seamless display of the band’s ability to masterfully craft an unforgettable metal experience. While their debut Demon Hunter and sophomore record Summer of Darkness were well done, there’s an urgency buried within The Triptych that makes it exhilarating and one of the band’s best pieces of work. 15 years later, it holds the same energy and power that it did at its release.

ROP Throwback: Chasing Furies “With Abandon”

For the short lived family band Chasing Furies, their 1999 album With Abandon—the only piece of work they’d release as a group—fused the angelic vocal qualities of dream pop with instrumentation laced with both shoegaze and jangle rock fundamentals. They created a distinctive sound that most artists in similar industry circles avoided.

Timeless Music: Introducing Jessi Zilka

Hey there. My name is Jessi Zilka. I’ve recently been brought into the Rock on Purpose family as a contributing writer with a focus on what people have lovingly labeled “throwback” music. In my eyes, however, I’m simply writing about amazing, relevant rock and roll that likely hit your ears decades ago.