Posts Tagged ‘review’

Blunda – Messages EP


There’s a time and a place for ’80s synthesized rock. This is primarily in John Hughes movies, proms that happened in the ’80s and when that one guy who decides to play Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” on the bar’s jukebox. To everyone who was born after the ’80s synth power balads, these songs are beginning […]

The Hawthorne Effect


I was not sold the first time I listened to “Drunk Mistake” by The Hawthorne Effect. While I appreciated the very classic rock ‘n’ roll heavy hitting distorted guitar chords as an intro, lead singer John Jauch’s voice sounded a little too Daughtry for me. It had that kind of throaty, gentle growl that honestly sounded […]

The Fourth & King – Words & Stories


Melodies attack from all corners. The guitar tone is a perfect mix of gruff distortion and playful riffs. The drums are lively and they drop out in all the right places. With The Fourth and King, you have plenty of lyrics to sing along to and lose your heart in. I prefer my music with […]

Songs and Sounds: The Chariot – One Wing

The Chariot - One Wing

Drawing from the past and pushing the envelope of the future, The Chariot’s One Wing is rare. It is not only rare within its respective genre, but within the entirety of the music scene. Having followed Josh Scogin’s adventures since the Douglasville days, it is hard to define the man by one record. Still, this […]

Yellowcard – Always Summer

After a hiatus about which I’m still in denial, Yellowcard flew back in to save the day. With a tour and the album When You’re Through Thinking, Say Yes, we finally got back the band we missed so much. Now, the band is working on another album and they’ve released the single “Always Summer,” which […]