For a band that has been around for more than 20 years, Pantokrator shows no signs of aging or slowing down with Marching Out of Babylon.
The 10-song, 45 minute journey that is Pale Home leads listeners to their deepest and often darkest inner places, where peace and hope can be found in the void.
Forsaken Hero has released an uplifting and atmospheric new song with “God of Revival." “God of Revival” has a powerful rock worship feel, and I am a fan especially of the stringed instrument start to the track. It gives an uplifting soaring feeling. The track then melds into what we've come to expect from Forsaken [...]
Amorphous is an experience built on soaring melodies, powerful beats, clever lyrics, and a welcome return to a soundscape shimmering through electronic beds while staying rooted in guitars. Icon For Hire portrays a world where our wounds do not lie in opposition to our strength, suggesting that maybe the two are inextricably linked. Maybe in all the unformed, amorphous moments of our lives, there is grace for all the conflicting truths about ourselves to coexist.
Heliocentric has planted themselves firmly on the map of the metal scene with Ishmael.
Then It Ends rips through their eleven-track album with a ferocity that will leave you breathless while at the same time getting lodged into your brain with their ability to bring melody into a seamless balance.
It seems like there is a great need for something positive and healing in so many of our lives in 2020. It is fitting that Nine Lashes released a heavy song delivering a powerful message of hope.
The Protest constructed a fantastic bridge between Great Lengths (2014) and Legacy (2018) with their latest single, "Greater."
Fireflight has created an album uniquely urgent for 2020, certainly. But beyond that, they have created a rock record that says something truly timeless, that is likely to leave you more deeply rooted in who you are long after the last song has faded out.
Rotation and Frequency is upbeat, hooky and nostalgic west coast punk rock laced with highly technical guitars, driving bass, skillful drums and melodic harmonies.