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ADPTD Debut EP 'Bedroom Walls' Review

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EP Review: Zach Kinney ADPTD debuts with her new EP, Bedroom Walls. This seven track collection is sure to fit any playlist; with influences in genres like pop-punk, rock, hardcore, and emo. Make sure to add February 25th to your calendars to stream this awesome EP! Coward (feat. JONO) features very prominent and heavy drums that get you pumped. It’s perfect for the gym or anywhere else you need some motivation. The lyrics really open up, delving into a sensitive subject: that of opening up and falling for someone, but the feelings not being mutual. In the chorus the lyrics, “Three...

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Siiickbrain- Ashtray For Your Agony Review

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Review by: Zach Kinney The experimental rock artist Siiickbrain strikes with a brand new EP, Ashtray For Your Agony. The EP features six very unique tracks that try out different styles in each one, while keeping the core feel of their sound. Ashtray For Your Agony is out on Friday, December 10th, so stay tuned and check it out! The opening track, Destructible, starts with lots of reverb over the vocals and a very smooth and clean guitar riff. The drums come in and add more depth, before the bass comes in. The difference here is the bass comes above...

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Don Broco- Amazing Thing Album Review

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by: Brittany Muldoon   British four-piece Don Broco is back with their fourth studio album Amazing Things, and it doesn’t disappoint. They’re known for their experimental nature and their tendency to push boundaries, and they’ve done it again. Amazing Things features metal, rap, electrobeats, and a variety of influences seamlessly fused together to create their killer fourth album.  While originally slated for a 17 September 2021 release, COVID-19-related vinyl delays forced the band to reschedule the release date.  Starting off strong, Don Broco sets the tone for the epic lineup of tracks that follow. Energetic opener “Gumshield” is arguably one...

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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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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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