The Ghosts Among Us (2008)
Born In The Basement is probably the best film for any aspiring musician or rock star to watch. This film has inspired me and those who have been at my apartment while I was watching it…again and again. There is so much to learn from this movie and anyone who knows me well, is well aware of the fact that I am a huge fan of old school...
Tickle Me Pink have been called emo, pop-punk, punk, screamo, and everything in between, but the only genre tag that truly fits the Ft. Collins, Colorado based group is "ROCK."
Ten years ago marked the dawn of a new era; Unearth was formed. The band was one of the original founders of modern metalcore and are continuing to carve the face of the metalcore scene. The band had a great start right from the get go, landing an early recording deal with Eulogy Records. Since then, the band has signed on with Metal Blade Records, and are continuing writing, recording, and shredding live performances. With three full length albums, and a DVD behind them, we can all be assured that these titans won’t be leaving the scene for quite some time.
A Sense of Purpose (2008)
The Great Tribulation (2008)
Some bands have gone through a hell of a lot together. Still Standing are no exception to this rule, taking all of their hard learned life lessons and beautifully, transforming them into song. Their music is inspirational and attempts to make one be a better person – it’s great to see a band trying to do some good in the ugly world of today.
Sitting in the near capacity crowd on July 17th, 2008 at Toad’s Place in Richmond, Virginia listening to the band I found myself transported back to 1987. Granted the spandex is long gone and the hair may not be quite as high, but Dokken still put on one hell of a show. There have been a few lineup changes over the years but this line up of John Levin...
How many people can attest to dying once in their lives? Not many, but even fewer can say that they’ve died twice in their lives. With the inevitable third death coming at some point, the oh so endearing songwriter and vocalist Rod Black, frontman of Jet Black Stare will have died a total of three times in his lifespan. "I died when I was 19.
The Bright Lights Of America (2008)