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Album Review: LOLA MONTEZ Tear Down the House with 'Dissonant Dreams'

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Recap by Sarah Tijan   Album Review: LOLA MONTEZ 'Dissonant Dreams'    LOLA MONTEZ is a Nashville based band, whose members are no stranger to releasing music, or talent. Their creativity is overflowing from their latest album Dissonant Dreams, from start to finish, this album does not disappoint.   Each member of the band has a hand in creating each track on the 10-track album, and all share input on how to make each song fit on the album, which shows with the diversity and uniqueness that is LOLA MONTEZ.   Dissonant Dreams is the bands second release, another quality album that stands out on its own, unable...

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A Rock and Roll Power Album: 'Running Games' from JOEL HOEKSTRA'S 13 - Album Review

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Recap by: Sarah Tijan Album Review: Running Games from JOEL HOEKSTRA'S 13    March 8th, 2021  -   Running Games, the new album from JOEL HOEKSTRA'S 13, was released on Feb. 12th to Frontiers Records. World-renowned guitarist Joel Hoekstra is no stranger to great music and great performances, as he has performed on Broadway, played alongside Cher, TSO, Motley Crue, Poison, and countless others as guitarist for Whitesnake- which you've probably seen him on guitar, or heard him play a time or two. Additionally, he has also released solo work, the latest being JOEL HOEKSTRA'S 13's Running Games.  Running Games is the sophomore work in...

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SINGLE REVIEW: Heartsick Releases New Single "Thrill of The Hunt"

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Recap by: Sarah Tijan Heartsick is back with their follow up to the 2019 full length release Sleep Cycles with a hardcore rock and metal single, “Thrill of the Hunt” is an excellent way to start out 2021, with a bit of everything in this song from strong guitar riffs, to the vocals that range from melodic to experimental at times, there is no shortage of creative genius behind this song, you can hear and feel their passion and hard work on this project. Heartsick stands out strong with this release, if “thrill of the hunt” is any indication of...

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Bayside Releases New EP, 'Acoustic Volume 3'

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BAYSIDE Shares New Live Video  “Prayers” Acoustic Volume 3 Out Now via Hopeless Records Renowned punk act Bayside have released their new EP Acoustic Volume 3, available now via Hopeless Records. The EP features four stripped-back classic Bayside songs, as well as one brand new track, “Light Me Up.” Fans can purchase the record, as well as check out a new live video for “Prayers,” now at www.baysidestuff.com.   Acoustic Volume 3 serves as a follow up – and a stark juxtaposition – to 2019’s Interrobang‽, out now on Hopeless Records. Interrobang‽ is the band’s heaviest record to date, and secured the #5 spot on the Record Label Independent chart, as well as #6...

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Goldfinger Releases New Album "Never Look Back"

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GOLDFINGER RELEASES NEW ALBUM NEVER LOOK BACK TICKETS FOR LIVESTREAM ON DECEMBER 10 AVAILABLE NOW DECEMBER 4, 2020 - LOS ANGELES, CA – Punk-rock icons Goldfinger have released their highly anticipated album Never Look Back today, December 4, 2020, via Big Noise. This release marks the official return of original guitarist Charlie Paulson to the band, joining John Feldmann, Mike Herrera, Philip Sneed and Nick Gross. Never Look Back is available to stream today at https://ffm.to/gfneverlookback/. “I think we have made a classic here with a great blend of reggae punk rock and ska music. I hope you all enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed making it,” says Feldmann. “I have some of the best musicians on...

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