Red Tide Rising – Voices (Album Review)

Red Tide Rising – Voices (Album Review)

In 2012, Denver band Red Tide Rising made a name for themselves when they slammed into the national music scene when they hit the road in direct support of In This Moment on the band’s non-festival ‘Blood’ tour dates, which also included one date with Hatebreed. “Touring with In This Moment really showed us what it takes to have a successful run on the road,” says guitarist, Andrew Whiteman. “We learned how things work on…

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Hatebreed – The Concrete Confessional (Album Review)

Hatebreed – The Concrete Confessional (Album Review)

Shave your head and put your black hoodie on.  In case you haven’t heard Hatebreed has a new record coming out.  Their seventh to be precise.  The Concrete Confessional may just be their heaviest yet. A former band mate of mine once told me anytime Hatebreed played Wisconsin they had to do so under a fake name because the cops were after one of their members for some sort of Hatebreed type of crime.  While…

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PRODUCT OF HATE – Buried In Violence (Album Review)

PRODUCT OF HATE – Buried In Violence (Album Review)

PRODUCT OF HATE was formed in Wisconsin in 2007. The band is made up of vocalist Adam Gilley, drummer Mike McGuire, bassist Mark Campbell, and the guitar duo of brothers Geno (lead) and Cody (rhythm) Rathbone. The band has landed support slots for big hitters such as Lamb Of God, Meshuggah, Chimaira, Gwar and Hatebreed.   However, this is their first full album and it certainly is abrasive. This one is for fans of the above bands…

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Album Review: Prong – X- No Absolutes

Album Review: Prong – X- No Absolutes

Ten albums in and Prong have recorded their very own Master of Puppets or Reign in Blood, as this collection is a stone cold classic, mixing up every metal genre and busting down the walls with X-No Absolutes.  This could be the record that re-ignites the power of Prong, like the days of The Cleansing and the whole collection sounds classy, clear, aggressive and (gulp) thoughtful.  This seems to align to Tommy‘s comments about themes for…

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