Top 5 Rock & Metal Releases July 22, 2022

This week was packed with tons of epic rock records. You might notice that I use the term “modern” to describe many of the releases. I use “modern” because I’m not sure how else to describe the type of hard rock that comes out nowadays. To explain, much of modern hard rock pulls from aContinue reading “Top 5 Rock & Metal Releases July 22, 2022”

Top 5 Rock & Metal Releases July 15, 2022

This was another week where I didn’t have much on my radar as far as what was coming out. However, like always, after doing a bit of research and a lot of critical listening, I found some true gems. After sifting through over 80 albums of various rock and metal genres, these are my favoriteContinue reading “Top 5 Rock & Metal Releases July 15, 2022”

Top 5 Rock & Metal Releases July 8, 2022

Well, I said I would get this up on Sunday and it’s still Sunday here in California, technically. This week had some incredible heavy releases from new deathcore and metalcore bands as well as some really fun and heartfelt alt rock releases. Almost all of these groups were new to me, some of which IContinue reading “Top 5 Rock & Metal Releases July 8, 2022”

Best Rock & Metal Releases of June 2022

June was a packed month for the heavy music scene. There were loads of great metalcore and post-hardcore releases from June so they saturated my list quite a lot. I started with over 350 potential records and narrowed it down to my top 25. However, there were so many stellar releases that I urge youContinue reading “Best Rock & Metal Releases of June 2022”

Top 5 Rock & Metal Release of July 1, 2022

I’ll be honest, I wasn’t sure what to expect coming into this week as far as new releases. I had nothing on my radar, but after doing a little bit of digging I’ve found some truly great records. These are the releases that stood out to me the most from the week (June 25 –Continue reading “Top 5 Rock & Metal Release of July 1, 2022”

Best Rock & Metal Releases of May 2022

May was an absolutely packed month for the heavy music scene. It took me a while to catch up with all of the releases but I’ve finally put together my list of favorites. I have my top 25 albums and EPs picked as well as dozens of honorable mentions that are all worth checking out. Continue reading “Best Rock & Metal Releases of May 2022”

“I Won’t Survive” Album Review

The Basics On May 7, 2021, metalcore act Convictions dropped their fourth record titled I Won’t Survive. They released the LP completely independently after parting ways with InVogue Records, with whom they distributed their last two albums. Based in Fremont, Ohio, Convictions is made up of Michael Felker on vocals/screams, Danyal Suchta on clean vocalsContinue reading ““I Won’t Survive” Album Review”

“Sunbreather” Review

The Basics Portland, Oregon natives Fallstar are back with their fourth studio album titled Sunbreather. Released on February 12, 2021, Sunbreather marks Fallstar’s second release with Facedown Records since their eight year label hiatus. (Their previous album, Future Golden Age, was self-produced and independently released six years ago.) Fallstar’s current line up includes brothers ChrisContinue reading ““Sunbreather” Review”