Album Review, New Release

Album Review: Hawthorne Heights – ‘Zero’

Over the years Dayton, Ohio-based band Hawthorne Heights has had its ups and downs.  The tragic loss of rhythm guitarist Casey Calvert, has still been the biggest blow they had yet to fully recover from.  With Zero, the band’s fifth full-length studio album since the Hate and Hope EPs, it feels like a new beginning for […]

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Album Review, New Release

Album Review: The Birthday Massacre – ‘Hide And Seek’

Since 2002, The Birthday Massacre has been crafting a special kind of darkwave sound uniquely their own. With each release, the Canadian group paints an aural soundtrack to one’s fantasy (and fairy-tale nightmare.) With Hide and Seek, TBM’s fifth studio release from Metropolis Records, the synth-savvy sextet delves a little deeper down the dark rabbit […]

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Album Review, New Release

Album Review: New Found Glory – ‘Radiosurgery’

Over the years, New Found Glory has become a household name for those who are into the pop-punk scene. Whether you’ve been listening to them from their days in Florida (circa 1997) or just discovering them, their new album Radiosurgery will have both long time fans and newbies alike shaking their moneymakers on the dance floor. […]

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Album Review, New Release

Album Review: Blink-182 – ‘Neighborhoods’

Blink-182 has been a constant source of inspiration for pop-punk bands since the mid 90’s, and with over 27 million records sold who wouldn’t want to imitate that formula.  Their new album, Neighborhoods brings a familiar sound, but not necessarily the ‘Blink-182’ sound that long time listeners were looking forward to. Their self titled album, […]

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Album Review, New Release

Album Review: Cobra Starship – ‘Night Shades’

Cobra Starship has always been a guilty pleasure. They have become known for frontman Gabe Saporta’s sassy pop-culture-commentary lyrical style, but Night Shades, their fourth studio release from Fueled By Ramen/ Decaydance Records eases off the attitude and allows listeners in on Saporta’s romantic turmoil. “This record might be the most commercial record, but also […]

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Album Review, New Release

Album Review: Pnau ‘Soft Universe’

If you haven’t heard of Pnau by now, then it’s time to have a listen. Nick Littlemore, one half of the sonic punch that is Pnau (pronounced pin-yeow ), is a self-professed workaholic with no life. Surely that description can be only half true for the Sydney, Australia native. After releasing three albums and collaborating […]

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Album Review, New Release

Album Review: Samiam – ‘Trips’

With enormous anticipation, Samiam’s latest release Trips will finally hit shelves. Their last album Whatever’s Got You Down left fans and listeners wanting something more like their 2000 hit record Astray which has been considered one of the best Emo albums of the decade. Now, after a nearly 6 year hiatus, Samiam has come back […]

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