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Saints Among Us Talk Mental Health Awareness With Single "Hallucination" - Review

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Review by Jakob Sanchez    Saints Among Us Talk Mental Health Awareness With Single "Hallucination" - Review “Hallucinations” is the latest single from South Yorkshire metalcore band SAINTS AMONG US. The band’s manifesto is that of raising mental health awareness through their lyrics, as the song is about mental health issues; namely OCD, anxiety, and depression. Lead vocalist Maddy sings in a glitchy, scattered rhythm that matches the icy and cold drum machine and production of the verses. The song’s narrator, accentuated by the music video, is fighting off these demons that are keeping her awake as she is trying...

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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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EVANESCENCE Demands To Be Heard With Emotionally Expressive Album 'The Bitter Truth'

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Recap by Sarah Tijan     THE BITTER TRUTH Is An Emotional Expression Demanding To Be Heard (Album Review)     EVANESCENCE released their latest album today, after 10 long years. An album that reflects on pain and emotion felt from the death of her brother, Amy Lee poured those emotions into a stronger, much more put together album; a more mature album. The Bitter Truth is the album fans have been hoping and waiting for the band to release. Was it worth the 10-year wait? We think it was.   The Bitter Truth is a heavier album than previous with Amy Lee’s voice...

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BEARTOOTH Get Raw & Heavy With 'Devastation' - Review

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Recap by Sarah Tijan   BEARTOOTH Get Raw & Heavy With Devastation (Review)   BEARTOOTH, who released their latest album DISEASE on September 28, 2018 with Red Bull Records, had been teasing us of new music to come- and then dropped Devastation giving us a desire to want more. Devastation is pure and true BEARTOOTH at its finest. It's head-banging gold that is undoubtedly mosh pit worthy.     BEARTOOTH's first release of 2021 does not let fans down.  Devastation is everything you would expect and want from BEARTOOTH and more. It's unexpected, yet works. It's heavy and raw with powerful vocals, all the while staying expressive through the guitars. Devastation gives fans...

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RISE AGAINST Speak Out With New Single 'NOWHERE GENERATION' - Review

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Recap by Sarah Tijan   RISE AGAINST Speak Out With New Single  'NOWHERE GENERATION'  (Review)     March 26, 2021  -  RISE AGAINST have released their latest single, the title track off their upcoming ninth album NOWHERE GENERATION. Yet another one from the Chicago punk rock verterans that hits home. Nowhere Generation can sum up, and probably does for metal fans everywhere, what life is like when we stand out, or are different. Our music tastes vary greatly from what is considered normal, there are those of us that don’t follow the rules; living outside the box, living differently and happy with what we...

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