American-Korean indie band Run River North has created a sound for themselves that feels incredibly on track with today’s popular alternative scene but is very strongly unique to the band.
Rene Mata of ReachNYC on new single ‘Back From The Dead’, depression, and his friendship with Chester Bennington
ReachNYC’s story is one of redemption. Coming to prominence in the early 2000s hard rock scene, the band has returned with a fittingly named new single ‘Back From The Dead’ featuring Papa Roach frontman Jacoby Shaddix, their first one in 17 years.
Jacob Kulick on his new single ‘Just Be Friends’, writing vulnerable songs, and growing through the hard times
Originally from West Penn, PA, Jacob Kulick started making music at 12, turning his tiny closet into his private studio and using music as a respite from bullying, anxiety, and loneliness.
Paul McCartney spent his lockdown this spring creating music that he liked. The Beatle set out to record a bunch of music at his home studio for the sake of making music as a hobby rather than as his job. That music has ended up becoming his eighteenth solo album McCartney III. Inspired by the global pandemic, McCartney wrote and recorded everything […]
Stitched Up Heart’s Mixi on her band’s new album, how rock can help out its front women, and diversity in the rock scene
Formed in 2010 by lead singer Alecia “Mixi” Demner, the LA-based rock band Stitched Up Heart is all about carrying the torch of modern rock forward. To do that, Mixi wants the rock scene to be more inclusive of its female frontwomen and to be given the credit they’re due for their hard work.
Adam Gontier on life after Three Days Grace, the pressure to be a savior, and his band Saint Asonia’s new album
In 2009, Adam Gontier’s voice and presence as the frontman of alternative rock band Three Days Grace was everywhere. Hits such as ‘Animal I Have Become’, ‘Just Like You’, and ‘I Hate Everything About You’ reverberated through the airwaves of every radio station.
Icon For Hire’s Ariel Bloomer on creativity, turning pain into art, and being true to herself in the music industry
Icon For Hire is a band whose path reflects its members’ independent streak — a duo consisting of vocalist Ariel Bloomer and guitarist Shawn Jump. Forming in 2007 and originally hailing from Decatur, IL, the band was signed to Tooth and Nail Records from 2009-2015, after which they ended the partnership citing creative differences.
Lacey Sturm on why she’s never written a love song, life after Flyleaf, and the “freedom” rock music brings her
After amicably departing from Flyleaf in 2012 to concentrate on her family, some may have forgotten about ex frontwoman Lacey Sturm, whose trademark screams, high notes, and astounding lyrical acumen made her a mainstay in the alternative subculture of the early aughts. Today, she continues to serve as a force to be reckoned with in alternative rock in 2020.
Ohms is here, after much anticipation from fans of classic albums like Adrenaline, White Pony, and Deftones.
Southern California quartet Movements are back with their sophomore album No Good Left To Give, released on Fearless Records. When it landed in our inbox for review, we were told, “it’s a special one,” and indeed it was.
2020 may be the year from hell that we will remember for all the wrong reasons, but we’ve just been offered a chance to think of something far more hopeful when we hear the words “twenty-twenty” for the rest of the year.
The Killers are a dab hand at producing perfection, and despite their most well-known song being the 2004 smash hit ‘Mr. Brightside’ they’ve been consistently releasing great music over the years.
Poppy the android has completed her upgrade: how Poppy established herself as an autonomous individual in I Disagree (More)
On August 14, experimental pop artist Poppy added three more tracks to complete her extended metal-pop album I Disagree (More).
Taylor Swift has spent the best part of her career defying all odds. From her humble beginnings as the darling of country to her more recent successes in the world of pop, she’s very much incapable of putting out anything short of stunning.
Neck Deep may have been around for less than a decade, but they’ve made some pretty considerable waves in the scene over the last few years.
Is this the new normal for gigs?