Top Old School Punk Albums
Top Old School Punk Albums You Should Own
We put together this list of top old school punk albums, because these are the albums that we find we…
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Aluxes
Aluxes Artist Spotlight
What do you do on a weekend in the Midwest? Well, you go to see great bands like Aluxes (pronounced ah-loo-shiz). …
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The Interrupters
The Interrupters Artist Spotlight
The Interrupters were founded in 2011 and are from Los Angeles, California.  This band has some of the catchiest ska…
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Jeff DaRosa Dropkick Murphys
Tenor Banjo Players You Should Know
The tenor banjo has been one of the most entertaining instruments I have learned how to play, and I wanted…
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Jason Sturgeon Band
Guitarist Brett Houchin Gives Insight On Building A Music Career
I recently sat down with guitarist Brett Houchin about his experience from when he was a national touring musician.  Brett…
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Seraphim
You Oughta Know: Seraphim
Every now and then I stumble across a band that manages to mesh my two favorite things in music together:…
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Samantha Fish Slide
Samantha Fish Is A Guitar Player You Don’t Want To Miss
I was blessed to see the talented Samantha Fish in 2017 at a blues festival and as soon as I…
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Punch Brothers
A Breakdown Of The Incredibly Talented Punch Brothers
When I began playing mandolin, a buddy of mine, Brett, informed me that I needed to check out The Punch…
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Aegaeon
Aegaeon Release Powerful New Track “Ruination”
This post is one I've been wanting to do for a while now. Deathcore/progressive metal act Aegaeon are both friends…
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Pedalboard With Fuzz
Fuzz Pedals: Still A Great Tool On Your Pedal Board
As a short description, a fuzz pedal clips your guitar's level and clips it hard giving this dirty, swampy tone. …
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Fake Figures
You Oughta Know: Fake Figures
Fake Figures That's right, folks, it's time for another edition of "You Oughta Know". This time around I'm excited to…
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Dan Auerbach
Dan Auerbach: A Lot More Than A Front Man
While most people know Dan Auerbach as the bluesy front man of Ohio based indie/rock band The Black Keys, but…
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Metal Drum Setup
10 Metal Drummers You Should Know
Drumming is a big part of where my interests lie when it comes to the metal genre.  Rather than make…
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Below Red Skies - Allegiance (Single)
You Oughta Know: Below Red Skies
Eskilstuna, Sweden natives Below Red Skies recently released an awesome new single titled "Allegiance". The song is the first single…
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The Afterimage - Secrets
The Afterimage Release Powerful New Single
This is the kind of post I've deemed "Sharing Is Caring". That is, I won't drag on for three paragraphs…
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New Music Friday – April 13, 2018
It's time for the latest installment of New Music Friday for April 13, 2018. Check out seven featured new releases…
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Contentions - Legacy
Throw Back Thursday: Contentions
This article was going to be another installment of "You Should Know", but I was thrown a curveball. It seems…
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Sum 41 Live
Top 10 Punk Songs From 2000’s For A Nice Spring Day
Spring keeps teasing us here in the Midwest, but the forecast is showing some nicer weather on the way that's…
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Terraform - Ego Death
Terraform Drop Heavy New Single “Ego Death”
Terraform, an up-and-coming metal/djent band, just dropped a new track titled "Ego Death", and dare I say it is really good.  Keep…
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Pop punk band Chief State - Nothing More Than This
Chief State New Album And Video
Pop punk band Chief State recently signed with Mutant League Records and have announced a new EP slated for release…
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Speech Patterns - Numb Acoustic
Acoustic Goodness: Speech Patterns “Numb”
It's not all about heavy music here. We love a good acoustic cover. Check out this acoustic rendition of Speech Patterns's…
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Eternal Void - Catharsis
You Should Know: Eternal Void
Yesterday I found myself on my way home from my job as an in-house graphic designer and web developer with…
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Windwaker - New Infinite
Windwaker Drop Solid New Single “New Infinite”
Every now and then I hear a new track that is so damn catchy, the need to share said track…
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Save Face Folly
Epitaph Records Signs Save Face
Epitaph Records signs Save Face to label, and the band release a new single titled "Bad."  Save Face is from…
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The Afterimage - Eve
The Afterimage Unveil Debut Full-Length
This announcement has been a long time coming. Progressive metal/post hardcore act The Afterimage have released details about their debut…
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Monochrome
You Should Know: The Parallel
One of my personal favorite things to do is discover and share new bands with others. As I've said in…
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It Grew On Me: Thy Art Is Murder
As music fans, we've all experienced something. One thing that's universal among us. That moment when a band or album…
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Black Garden
On The Rise: Black Garden
I'll keep this short and sweet. Every now and then I come across a band with a sound so "big"…
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Sink the Ship Announce New Album on SharpTone Records
I have to start this post by saying I've been very impressed by what SharpTone Records has been doing since they…
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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration And The Bands You Should Know
What is St. Patrick's Day Actually About? St. Patrick's Day, despite the appearance of being about wearing green and drinking…
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Whitelake
You should know: Whitelake
Earlier today, I stumbled across the band Whitelake thanks once again to Spotify's handy "Related Artist" section. I'm currently on…
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Barely Alive
Bands to Know: Savage Hands
My job as an in-house graphic designer allows me to listen to music (via Spotify) for 9 hours a day,…
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