Love For Peace In Pontiac

  For the quartet known as Peace, their home country of England has thrown the band a lot of love since the beginning of 2012. With UK music mainstay magazines like The Guardian and NME fawning over their debut sing, “Follow Baby”, the band landed some major...

Saint Vitus’ Detroit Doom Session

  To quote the Grateful Dead: “it’s been a long, strange trip” when it comes to discussing the longtime doom metal band Saint Vitus. The band cut their teeth in the very toxic musical environment of the 1980’s. Too metal for the popular hair metal at the time,...

“Lux” Time For Gemini Syndrome

  During one of my more unusual concert going events during 2013, I ended up visiting a tattoo and music festival in a convention hall in Fort Myers, Florida. Mushroomhead was headlining, but I was transfixed on the people who obviously hadn’t seen a good concert...

Smile Empty Soul’s Chemical Balance

Plenty of bands can sit here and tell you horror stories of the music industry, and they would be completely justified in their comments. But for the California based trio Smile Empty Soul, their trials and tribulations may be a cautionary tale in why so many bands...

Devildriver Killin’ It At Harpo’s

  There’s a new road ahead for the longtime metal band Devildriver. After ripping out some of the best metal albums through the past several years (“The Fury Of Our Maker’s Hand”, “Pray For Villains”, etc), the band ended up leaving Roadrunner Records after the...

Jonny Craig Continues Solo Living

  A longtime fixture in the emo scene, Jonny Craig had been apart of some of the more up and coming bands. In his time with Dance Gavin Dance, Emarosa the emo supergroup Isles and Glaciers, Craig has stayed one of the busiest men in the circuit, and has surprised...

Travis Stands Strong Again

Things had been pretty quiet for the English band Travis after the release of their 2008 album, “Ode to J. Smith” and fans were starting to wonder about the future of the band. With frontman Fran Healy releasing a solo album back in 2010, and a couple sporadic...

Flux Pavilion “Forever” Stop

  If you’ve been to an EDM show in the past couple of years, Flux Pavilion’s music has been fairly unavoidable. With his huge single “I Can’t Stop” seemingly everywhere, and his track with Major Lazer (“Jah No Partial”) is all over the place.  For the British DJ...

UFC 165 Preview & Fearless Predictions

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has done a lot in his somewhat short UFC career so far, but has racked up some of the greatest streaks in the sport’s history, and he prepares to break another record by surpassing Tito Ortiz’s number of LHW title defenses at 6...

Bile Is Born To Kill

  Going against the norms of the genre and the music industry is something that has been commonplace for the New York based industrial band Bile. Formed in the early 90’s during the height of the industrial era, the band have been pumping out albums and staying...