Out of Black is definitely a band to keep an eye on if you like heavy, hard hitting music with a strong message of hope in a dark world.
Earlier this year, we introduced you to Mirratal, a symphonic metal band from The Ukraine. Their lead single, "Abyss of Lunacy," left us all wanting to hear more from the rockers. The wait is over as Mirratal released their debut full length album on January 30th. Castaway is a polished musical adventure that will sweep [...]
7eventh Time Down has always made upbeat music that edifies the church, with hit songs like "God Is on the Move" and "Just Say Jesus," but a new term might be needed to describe the musical style on their newest album Brand New Day.
The best rock and roll is always born of fire, be it the fire of our own personal hells or the fire of the Spirit that ultimately burns us clean. The Persuaded's full length debut Dawn of Destruction is born of both.
Former 7eventh Time Down lead guitarist released his debut self-titled four song solo EP in October 2018, and listeners will find it to be a departure from the pop/rock sound heard in hit singles like "God Is On the Move."
The musical landscape in 2019 is full of computer generated electronic and synthesized sounds mixed underneath (or, in some cases, over) familiar pieces of a rock band. While the use of these tones can often create a unique style, it is still a joy to hear a classic, raw grunge performance. Fans of post-grunge bands [...]
If you're looking for hope for where rock might be headed in 2019, "My Declaration" by Bayless is a good start.
Rarely does a metal band blend so perfectly the use of strings, horns and nontraditional percussion with the familiar guitar riffs and frenetic tempo of heavy metal. That is precisely what Mirratal has been doing since forming in 2013. The band is based out of Kiev, Ukraine and is getting ready to release their first [...]
Certain bands, certain songs, have the ability to capture something transcendent: a spiritual language that takes listeners past themselves into something shared, something that anchors us in the eternal. Few bands possess the ability to invite listeners into that place quite like Switchfoot. Their history includes offering us sing along hits like "Meant to Live," [...]
As one of the strongest years for rock in recent memory draws to a close, here are Rock On Purpose we're reflecting on the best 2018 had to offer.