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Review of Kiss Kiss Bang’s EP “Hearts on Fire”

Review of Kiss Kiss Bang’s EP “Hearts on Fire” By Cathy Moore    When I think about music from Kentucky my first thought is bluegrass. Then country music. Then maybe even folk music. Good old fashioned rock and roll does not jump to the front of my mind. That just might be about to change thanks to Kiss Kiss Bang.…

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Review of “Place in Time” – Roadrunner Records debut EP from Joyous Wolf!

Review of “Place in Time” – Roadrunner Records debut EP from Joyous Wolf! By Cathy Moore   On April 19, Southern California-based rock band Joyous Wolf released their Roadrunner Records debut EP, Place in Time. I feel like I’ve been waiting forever for this album. I’ve seen these guys live numerous times, hung out with them on Shiprocked, and got to know them through…

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Review of Allegaeon’s latest – “Apoptosis” – Released 4/19/2019 on Metal Blade Records

Review of Allegaeon’s latest – “Apoptosis”  Released 4/19/2019 on Metal Blade Records   By Rene Botello   The tech death masters are back with a vengeance.  Apoptosis marks a new beginning of a new sound.  It’s still Allegaeon, but also an evolution of dark matter become sonic to assault your eardrums. Different from their contemporaries, their lyrical stance brings nature…

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Ready or Not: It’s the Year of the Locust! – Review of YOTL latest self-titled EP

Ready or Not: It’s the Year of the Locust Review by Cathy Moore   I remember seeing Year of the Locust at Bogart’s in Cincinnati, OH just over a year ago when they opened for Starset on their Immersion Part 1 tour. I had never heard of them before that show, but I have never forgotten about them since. Vocalist…

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Review: Echo 2 Locate EP ‘Calling Out’ Single/Video “High”

Review: Echo 2 Locate EP ‘Calling Out’ Single/Video “High”     Out of Baltimore, Maryland, the band Echo 2 Locate sends a formative mix of pop-punk, grunge, alternative rock, and metal influences, into what they create musically. Their sound though you could easily say doesn’t fit into any one pocket of music. Echo 2 Locate has created a unique sound…

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Haley Reinhart’s “Lo-fi Soul” takes listeners on an emotional journey through love, sadness, and everything in between.

Haley Reinhart’s “Lo-fi Soul” takes listeners on an emotional journey through love, sadness, and everything in between.   By Alex Jones Haley Reinhart is a funk, jazz, and rock influenced singer from the Chicago area. Reinhart most notably gained recognition from her angelic rendition of “Can’t Help Falling in Love” and has continued her success since the song was featured…

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Album Review – Chout’s Dogwater is a nod to 90s rock and metal fans alike

Chout’s “Dogwater” is a nod to 90s rock and metal fans alike By Alex Jones Chout is a South Chicago based rock band formed in early 2018, but by the sound of their new album entitled ‘Dogwater” you would think they’d been together as a band since their youth. While the band officially formed within the last two years, they’ve…

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A Mosh Pit Sound- Album Review As Within, So Without ‘Into Oblivion’

A Mosh Pit Sound- Album Review As Within, So Without ‘Into Oblivion’ by: O.M. Coming out of New York, metalcore band As Within, So Without has given the world their newest work: Into Oblivion.   The album starts out excitedly with “Departure.” Lukas Vitullo’s drum work is something that is to easily cause a stir – dare say: a mosh…

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