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“Soundtrack to a Story”- Interview with Vague Advice

Vague Advice is a band from Pennsylvania. If you haven’t heard about them, they’re sure to be everywhere soon enough. They took on the lofty task of writing a full concept EP. The concept? It has to do with time travel…and the nuclear apocalypse? I

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Josh Elton (Nowhere Is Home)

This is a band from Houston who I’ve been paying attention to for a while now. The Texas music scene is so massive but they are managing to stand out and grow quickly in the post hardcore/alternative area of music. But their sound has so

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Jose Garzon

Jose is one of those musicians who’s resume is hard to keep track of simply because it’s so extensive. He was a touring and session musician for bands MXPX and The Bunny The Bear (Victory Records). He is also the founding member of The Absentee Ballot,

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Blake Dahlinger (I The Mighty)

I The Mighty are an alternative rock band based in California. They released their debut back in 2010 and their following has been growing steadily ever since. The release of the Karma Never Sleeps EP marked a turning point for the band as they began

Nirvana’s Debut Album Bleach Covered Entirely by Various Artists

In honor of Record Store Day Virginia based record label Robotic Empire released their third Nirvana tribute album. Independent bands come together and cover every song off of Nirvana’s debut (and arguably best) LP, Bleach. The artists that recorded the covers range from Defeater, Circa

The Next Big Name in Metal Music: Lucrecia (Interview)

This California progressive metal band has only been together as unit for a few months. They have one powerful track released and are going to be releasing an EP this year. Get to know Lucrecia: What this the first band you were in?  Frankie: “I was

Wolf & Bear- “Different Fires” Music Video

Following some opening spots on A Lot Like Birds‘ tour (with Hail the Sun, The Ongoing Concept, and Stolas) earlier this month, the newest addition to Blue Swan Records releases their second music video. This song marks the band’s first official release with BSR and

Jakey S.F.T.S & Nylon Dreams (Fort Myers, FL) Interview

I was fortunate enough to watch Jakey S.F.T.S perform last year at a Teal Cheese event. It was his first show ever and to say I was impressed is an understatement. This is an artist who knows how to command a crowd and convey feelings in

At The Drive-In Announce World Tour & New Album For 2016

For those of you who are too young to remember who At The Drive-In is, understand that before The Mars Volta and Antemasque was ATDI. The first real example I can remember of progressive/post-hardcore music that really was unique. Their last album “Relationship Of Command”