Prolific Miami DIY artist Patrick Doval is has dropped a brand new single/video ‘Broken Girl’! This is the follow-up to his last album Broken, which released this past January. Owing a lot of influence to post-Punk and Goth, Doval’s new single has a tinge of classic new-wave to it for added emotional effect as well. Directed by Geo Ruiz and Doval, who also edited the clip, watch the stunning video for ‘Broken Girl’ now!
When they erupted onto the scene in 2006 as Oh Captain, My Captain, Dallas natives Memphis May Fire made quite the splash with their early releases. Critically, the last couple of efforts have not been received well, though – the band became preachy but still maintained a gritty Metalcore sound, however, the output contained nothing to really awe the audiences. Continue reading
Nine Inch Nails began their highly anticipated new headline tour of America, the “Cold Black And Infinite Tour”, last night at the Comerica Theater, in Phoenix Arizona, and they will be back there tonight. In addition to performing a slew of new songs from their recent trilogy of EPs, Bad Witch, Not the Actual Events and ADD VIOLENCE, the band opened the show with their entire 1992 EP, Broken (Nothing/TVT). Watch fan-filmed footage of some of the songs, and see the set list and remaining tour dates below. Continue reading
Over their past couple of albums, the pop-punk quintet, Trophy Eyes has been quite easy to group in with a smaller section of emo/pop-punk acts like Basement, Trash Boat, and Boston Manor. With the latest album in their discography, The American Dream (Hopeless Records), however, the band move on with some new influences and a new-found maturity in their lyrics. Whilst pop-punk as a genre on whole has been mostly known for the use of angsty/teen themes in their material, Trophy Eyes has moved onto a more mature way of writing about mental health, band life, etc. The most notable change in the act’s third album is the definite improvement in singer, John Floreani who adopts a more of a baritone sound to his voice during the majority of the main verses, contrasting fantastically against his more well-known tone in choruses, it feels like Floreani takes influences from earlier big alternative rock bands like U2 to show off more range and flow in his material. Continue reading
Infamous vocalist Ronnie Radke is renowned for over-introspection when it comes to his music. His band’s direction on previous album Just Like You, was a throwback to his Escape The Fate days as he felt people were yearning for that nostalgia trip. Having gotten that out of the system, fourth album Coming Home (Epitaph) was about finding and defining a style, and staying focused to a conceptual thread throughout the music. And there’s something very interesting going on in the Falling In Reverse camp this time around. Continue reading