Music Review

Circa Survive – “Descensus” Review // Music Review Monday

Circa Survive – “Descensus” Review // Music Review Monday

The album that almost never happened. That’s how the band refers to their latest concerted effort. The album starts with the track Schema, a powerful song, one of the most energetic of Circa Survive’s entire career. Lyrically, this album is in a completely different place than anything else they’ve ever done, as well. Anthony Green […]

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A Month Late: Reviewing Have Mercy’s ‘A Place Of Our Own’

A Month Late: Reviewing Have Mercy’s ‘A Place Of Our Own’

When Have Mercy kicked the door into the scene with their overpowering, impressive debut full-length The Earth Pushed Back, they became THE band to watch. The Baltimore, MD band’s debut proved they had an uncanny ability to mix emotional lyrics with modern rock musicianship, all while drawing influences from contemporaries like Citizen and Balance and Composure […]

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Bleak And Collisions In Grey And Red [Sorta] In Potsdam

Bleak And Collisions In Grey And Red [Sorta] In Potsdam

I was lucky enough to be in attendance at the show in Backstreets in Potsdam. Backstreets earned a bad Yelp review tonight, for multiple reasons. Their already crappy reputation (over forty kids were busted for underage drinking recently) got worse. Bleak, from Syracuse, were there to bring the metal to a (small, but) pumped crowd, […]

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Foo Fighters New Single – Something From Nothing

Foo Fighters New Single – Something From Nothing

This week the Foo Fighters dropped the first single from their anticipated upcoming album Sonic Highways. This first single starts out subdued and calm, but quickly begins to change tone into something loud and rockin’.  The band has also started releasing an HBO documentary about the history of Rock and Roll by traveling to eight […]

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New Found Glory – Resurrection

New Found Glory – Resurrection

Most people would tell you that New Found Glory has sounded the same for the last 15 years. And that’s true. But unlike most bands that change singers or drummers or guitarists every other album. The only difference between this album and the last 7 (!!!) is the lack of guitarist Steve Klein. Klein founded […]

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