Dim the lights, break out the fake bear rug, and fire up the place with this voluptuous, effervescent silk ensemble of sultry sexiness. To hell with the electro-pop, daytime masquerade. This is all about the midnight train to the land of rotating beds and mirrored ceilings.
Within post-hardcore, there is a thin line between being good and being really really bad. Hawthorne Heights walks this line, only playing with sincerity in their candy vocals and not quite digging deep enough with their screams. A lot of the success of post-hardcore relies on the emotion of a scream; anything less than heartfelt […]
Every so often, pop-punk bands grow up. They get sick of singing about the girl next door and their bike, and start digging a little deeper. Green Day has decided to do that on American Idiot, a full-on theatrical concept album that might make you think, while still holding on to the band’s core following.
The swan song to a 14-year musical journey, Crowned Unholy is a fitting exclamation point to the collective career of the most rock-n-roll of the death metal elite, Sweden’s The Crown. The album is a re-worked and re-mastered version of the band’s 2002 release, Crowned in Terror, with newly recorded vocals and bass parts and […]
Take away the tight jeans, shaggy dark hair, and undersized T-shirts, and you have the typical Clear Channel-tailored act with heavy guitar riffs and the occasional brooding and introspective song. Moments in Grace can be described in a brief statement: modern rock in a candy-coated emo shell. Major labels like Atlantic have perfected this new […]