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SHANE ARCHER REED - "Moving Mountains (Dammit I'm Trying)" (Single Review)

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Review by Jakob Sanchez   SHANE ARCHER REED  -  "Moving Mountains (Dammit I'm Trying)" (Single Review)   The song is called “Moving Mountains” by Oneida, New York artist Shane Archer Reed, and it has mountainous, titanic ambitions. From the catchy, classic rock-esque guitar lick at the front and center of the mix, to the booming, pummeling drum fills that are scattered throughout the track’s chorus, to the song’s music video featuring Shane playing lead guitar on the top of a mountain; showcasing he wants his music to be heard all around the world.Shane’s lyrics focus on the amount of hardships and pain...

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NEW MUSIC ALERT: WANDERER To Debut LP 'Liberation From A Brutalist Existence'

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Hardcore/Grind Act WANDERER To Debut LP  Liberation From A Brutalist Existence  photo by Andy Wilcox   Minneapolis, Minnesota-based WANDERER has completed work on their debut LP, Liberation From A Brutalist Existence, finalizing the album for release in June. Alongside the album’s track listing, cover art, preorders, and more, a video for the lead single “Contented” is now playing.   Formed in late 2013, WANDERER deploys a caustic blend of d-beat-inspired hardcore/grind, drawing influences from bands like Converge, Cursed, The Chariot, Trap Them, Baptists, and Yautja, among others, the band creates a maelstrom of heavy, agile, and uncompromising metal/hardcore. Having toured the US in support of their...

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NEW A Killer's Confession Music Video For "Light To Darkness"

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A KILLER'S CONFESSION RELEASE BRAND NEW SONG/VIDEO FOR "LIGHT TO DARKNESS" OUT NOW     A Killer's Confession, the band led by former Mushroomhead vocalist Waylon Reavis, have released a brand new song "Light To Darkness" via Wake Up! Music Rocks (a division of Wake Up! Music). This is the second song to be released this year and is from the band's highly anticipated third album coming out later this year.   The first single "Remember" was released on January 27th and the song is currently charting on both the Mediabase and Billboard Active Rock charts. The video has already surpassed 1/2 million views on YouTube.   Formed in...

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CHEER UP DUSTY Release Reflective New Track 'Late Bloomer' - Review

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Recap by Sarah Tijan   CHEER UP DUSTY Release Reflective New Track Late Bloomer - Review     Late Bloomer is a refreshingly fun upbeat track released on March 12, 2021 by pop punk band Cheer Up Dusty from Philadelphia, PA. This is the follow-up to their emotionally-honest single Shirtless and Afraid, released on February 12, 2021. Late Bloomer is an almost humorous look at your late teens and early 20's wishing your life were different, but realizing that life's not at all what we expected or planned.       The song is a great reminder that not everyone goes at the same pace, and that’s okay. It’s a message that we all...

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THE NORSEMAN COMPANY Release Debut Album The Coming of the Chord: Album Review

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Recap by Sarah Tijan    THE NORSEMAN COMPANY Release Debut Album The Coming of the Chord: Album Review     The Coming of the Chord, released on February 5, 2021 via Perris Records, is the debut album release from THE NORSEMAN COMPANY, a Norwegian rock band not short on talent or experience in the rock and roll world. To state it simply: the album does not disappoint. Talent is alive and well all over the world, and this hidden gem, will not be hidden for long!   THE NORSEMAN COMPANY brought to life by Geir Arne Dale (Humbucker fame), who...

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