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Thrice- Horizons/East Review

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Review by: Zach Kinney The Californian rock band Thrice, returns with their eleventh studio album, Horizons/East! This album is set to hit the shelves on September 17th, so make sure to drop some pre-orders! The opening track, Color of the Sky, begins with a wave effect panned right, with a synth coming in on the left side. Together it creates a feeling of a full circle. Dustin comes in with a low vocal line, at a calm, almost whisper tone. The drums pop in with keeping the beat, at around 40 seconds, and coming full force with the bass at 1:08....

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SHANE ARCHER REED Releases Dynamically Explosive 'Mirror on The Wall' - Review by Jakob Sanchez

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SHANE ARCHER REED Releases Dynamically Explosive 'Mirror on The Wall' (Reviewed by Jakob Sanchez)Insomnia lurks in every corner of Mirror on the Wall, the latest album from Upstate New York rock musician Shane Archer Reed. The centerpiece of the record is track seven, Man on the Moon, a song all about said subject. All of the album’s themes of loneliness, regret, and a wanting to return to the childlike feeling of being carefree are in this track: on an isolated, sleepless night. The twinkling piano scattered all throughout the song gives it a feeling of a lullaby- even telling a...

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Artifical EP Review

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The World Over returns with their fourth hard hitting EP! These 4 tracks are a perfect mix of heaviness and beautiful grace, perfect to blast no matter the mood. The Artificial EP is coming to a sound system near you on August 11th, so get ready.  The opening track, Bittersweet begins with a stereophonic guitar riff starting with a measure in the left channel, and then a measure in the right channel, keeping you on your toes. Immediately after, vocals lead into the rest of the band's entrance, with hard hitting drums and a groovy bass line. Tiaday’s vocals move...

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REVIEW: NEVER LOVED Goes All Rick & Morty With Full-Length Album "Over It"

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NEVER LOVED Goes All Rick & Morty With Full-Length Album Over It Cameron Knopp, Jay Gayoso, and Kevin Blackburn, or better known as South Florida's NEVER LOVED. On May 14th the group released their debut full-length album Over It via Equal Vision Records; the follow up to their 2019 EP Never Loved. NEVER LOVED’s new album Over It kicks off with the upbeat, alternative punk-rock track that follows somebody who is stuck in their bed wishing they were dead, proclaiming they are just simply over it. This track absolutely encapsulates the tone for the remainder of this 13-track modern, to-be-classic album. Full...

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Action/Adventure Releases New EP 'Pulling Focus'

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Action/Adventure Releases New EP Pulling Focus Out Now via Pure Noise Records Shares New Track By Track & “Semi-Prologue” Music Video Chicago-based band Action/Adventure is excited to share their new EP, Pulling Focus, out now via Pure Noise Records. To celebrate the new release, the band has shared an exclusive track by track and new music video for their song “Semi-Prologue.” For more information or to purchase Pulling Focus, please visit: smarturl.it/ActAdvBand. "When writing Pulling Focus we went in with the notion that this could be the last EP before slowing down considerably. It came from a place of exhaustion and frustration after dealing with the ups and...

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