Rock On Purpose contributors Jessica Walker and Matt Durlin discuss their thoughts on the album High Strangeness by Texas-based symphonic metal band Tulip. Matt: I really enjoy when bands incorporate symphonic elements into rock music, and I think lead singer Ashleigh Semwik's voice is a perfect fit for this genre. What jumps out at you [...]
Tulip is a Texas-based metal band. They have a unique twist in their sound, bridging classic metal elements with melodic and symphonic aspects blended in.
Turn the Light On is an album with something for every rock fan, from impressive rangy vocals to hard and heavy metal and screamed vocals.
When a group succeeds in their endeavors to be unique while creating a high quality and engaging product, it is most definitely worth shining a light on. Divine Martyr is an Indianapolis-based heavy metal band formed in 2016 featuring tandem vocalists Natalie Lefevra and Luke Mellinger, Jason Hyde on guitar, Woody Hughes on bass and Mark McKowen on drums.
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 [...]
Photo gallery of Within Temptation from their 2019 Resist tour. All photos by Gemma the Rose Photography.
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 [...]
Within Temptation has released the lead single from their upcoming album Resist, a song called "The Reckoning" featuring Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix. The song features Within Temptation's signature symphonic metal sound, a sound the Dutch group has built through 20 years of worldwide touring and musical mastery. Jacoby Shaddix brings an edge to pair with [...]