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Beacon – Two Door Cinema Club

“Cigarettes in the Theatre” could have delivered more as the opening track of their debut album, Tourist History. The song rises out of smoky ambiguity before the strumming of a single guitar string starts. Immediately after, Two Door Cinema Club became as fidgety and infectious as we know them to be. But “Next Year” was… Read more »

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Seize The Day – Tinsel Korey

I often shudder when television and movie actors try their hand at the singer songwriter role, but I must say, today I am pleasantly surprised. Twilight’s Tinsel Korey has put out quite the gem in her debut EP “Seize the Day,” slated for release August 30. For fans of The Bittersweets, A Fine Frenzy and… Read more »

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Build For Blame, Lace With Shame – Get Scared

I think it’s safe to say that everyone enjoys a little hardcore rock and roll every once in a while. Get Scared are an alternative/gothic rock band that sure know how to get their listeners to scream in addition to singing their epic lyrics, especially with their new album, “Built For Blame, Laced With Shame,”… Read more »

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The Midsummer Station – Owl City

With three records behind him, Owl City frontman Adam Young had many options and directions as to where he could have taken his new music. Earlier this month, Young described his latest full-length, The Midsummer Station, as “bigger, deeper, more polished, more dynamic and more powerful.” He also said this 11-track album is totally unalike… Read more »

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Age of Ignorance — Our Last Night

We get it. Age of Ignorance, Our Last Night‘s third studio release with Epitaph Records, is nothing like their debut The Ghosts Among Us (2004) or their sophomore powerhouse We Will All Evolve (2008). Frontman Trevor Wentworth swaps his guttural screams to join his brother, singer and guitarist Matt Wentworth, on boring melodies that never lead to the gut-wrenching breakdowns you’ve come to… Read more »

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Kansas – The After Party

Pop music is in. We live in a world where this genre is often regarded as mainstream, yet, you can’t help but wonder how those catchy lyrics made their way into your head. Don’t lie about liking it. If you are, the only person you’re lying to is yourself. For The After Party, they’re about… Read more »

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Anarchy, My Dear – Say Anything

Say Anything’s new album is all about breaking things down. Having left RCA for Equal Vision Records and slightly altered their band lineup, the guys are back with Anarchy, My Dear, an album that brims with confidence and breaks things down both thematically, with its rebellious undertones, and musically, with its return to a more… Read more »

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On Your Way – RadioDriveBy

In only two short years since forming, the DIY-band, 5-piece pop-rockers RadioDriveBy have made a name for themselves, haven performed with bands such as Forever the Sickest Kids, He Is We, This Century, and The Dangerous Summer, and are due to drop their second EP On Your Way, this Friday, March 2, at midnight. From… Read more »