ALL The Skinny

With their rookie year on the Trustkill line up, Atlanta's gritty post-hardcore boys come full strength with their debut album to rock the undergroun…
By on Aug 10, 2007
If we’re going to talk about the roots of today’s hard rock/punk rock/metal music, it’s imperative to go back and look at three bands specifically; t…
By on Aug 08, 2007
The greater Toronto area of the province of Ontario in Canada has had some great success delivering prominent alternative rock bands over the last de…
By on Jul 24, 2007
Remember the good old days of '90s alternative rock? Well of course you do, unless you're way too young or you grew up under a rock (no pun intended…
By on Jul 12, 2007
It is impossible to find a band nowadays who isn't trying to put across a certain message. Whether it is love, friendship, heartbreak or basically a…
By on Jun 18, 2007
An actuality of today’s rock, metal and music scene in general is how generic the mainstream has become. Day after day, we are flooded with bands th…
By on Jun 10, 2007
It’s not often that bands come around who can push the both their own musical limits and a genre’s sonic capabilities quite like Hopesfall. All with…
By on May 11, 2007
One sub-genre of heavy rock and metal music that has recently enjoyed a resurgence of sorts is death metal. Death metal is maybe the most ferocious…
By on May 06, 2007
So what happens when a friend tells you about a band and the show stopping performance they laid out earlier in the week and your boss emails you ask…
By on Apr 18, 2007
Is there something in the air in the U.S. State of Massachusetts? Or maybe it’s the water? Perhaps a contagious virus? I pose these questions only be…
By on Apr 04, 2007
Both a pick up line and a group of "dudes" you probably drank with last weekend, Hello Beautiful is coming out of the Caledon, Ontario scene to give…
By on Apr 03, 2007
Rock and roll music has seen many trends, fads and movements come and go over the last two decades, some more influential and popular than others. D…
By on Feb 26, 2007
Silverstein is a five-piece powerhouse that emerged from the hardcore/emo rock scene in 2000. Since forming in Burlington, Ontario they’ve experienc…
By on Jan 31, 2007
For quite some time now, one of the most consistent and awesome metal band producing scenes in the United States has been the state of Massachusetts.…
By on Jan 27, 2007
What’s in a band name? Although it’s open to interpretation about how likable a band name is let’s be honest, there are some great ones and some dow…
By on Jan 16, 2007
For reasons unbeknownst to me, when I hear or see the name Soilwork, it always seems to emit elaborate mental visions. For instance, the name produc…
By on Dec 19, 2006
The four above adjectives could be used to describe just about any punk rock band from the Sex Pistols to Green Day to Rancid, but these words actual…
By on Dec 13, 2006
One of the most perplexing questions that critics, fans and record executives have all pondered for decades is who’s going to make it big in the main…
By on Nov 27, 2006
The Marble Index. Sound familiar? The name, which originated from a solo record by former Velvet Underground chanteuse, Nico, has now resurrected i…
By on Nov 15, 2006
It’s a strange phenomenon, but there seems to be something special about bands that only stay together for a short span. Take for instance The Beatl…
By on Nov 15, 2006

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