Outlive by Demon Hunter: Lasting Mastery

Demon Hunter has long been one of the most established, if enigmatic, forces in hard rock. Their influence is so unparalleled that they have maintained the ability to fall off the map for a year or two at a time and then return to a fanbase still as tuned-in and dedicated as ever. The latest [...]

Notes From a Cynic: On Honest Christian Music

If you've been involved with Christian art for any length of time, you've likely heard the widespread critique that it isn't honest enough. I am definitely in the camp that resonates with that critique. I like my art in the raw. I like worship songs with unpolished wording. I like songs that feel like I [...]

Spoken: The Ninth Chapter

This interview originally appeared on NewReleaseToday.com. Spoken's ninth studio album is full of all the things we love about them: blistering rock riffs, searing vocals and lyrics that point unabashedly toward hope in Jesus Christ. IX marks a unique moment in Spoken's history: they've achieved longevity as a band after over two decades of being [...]

IX by Spoken: Rock Longevity

Few bands have had the level of steady longevity that Spoken can boast. The title of their new record IX, roman numerals for nine representing the number of studio albums they've released, speaks to the reality of their work ethic and faithfulness to the calling of crafting hard rock centered on messages of redemptive hope. [...]