New Music Friday – April 20, 2018
Friday. The work week’s finally over, and it’s almost time to drive home with some new tunes cranked. Personally? I’ll be…
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The Offspring Americana
Throw Back Thursday: The Offspring
The Offspring is the band that got me into punk music.  Believe it or not, these guys have been around…
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Anarchy
Punk Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Dad Punk
A few months ago, I went to Nashville with some friends and we went to check out this Philly Punk…
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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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The Used
The Used Announce Upcoming Tour Dates
The Used is still going strong after all these years.  The Used was formed in 2001, and my personal favorite…
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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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Mayday Parade Rise Records
Rise Records Signs Mayday Parade
Am I the only to notice a lot of label hopping these days? The most recent change: Rise Records has…
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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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Volumes UABB Tour
Volumes Announce Tour w/ Upon A Burning Body
Upon A Burning Body (Sumerian) and Volumes (Fearless) have announced a co-headlining tour for this spring with special guests The…
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Sparrow Sleeps New Found Glory
New Found Glory Lullaby Album
Pop punk legends New Found Glory gets all of their songs done in lullabies by Sparrow Sleeps.  You won’t want…
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New Music Friday
New Music Friday – April 6, 2018
It’s time for the latest installment of New Music Friday for April 6, 2018. Check out eight featured new releases…
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Impending Doom The Sin And Doom Vol II
Impending Doom New Album In June
Metal veterans Impending Doom announce that they have a new album coming out on June 22 titled The Sin and Doom…
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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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Hawthorne Heights - Bad Frequencies
Hawthorne Heights New Album “Bad Frequencies”
Remember the band Hawthorne Heights?  The band who wrote “Ohio Is For Lovers” in 2004?  Well, not only are they…
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Wage War Gravity
Wage War Debut “Gravity” Music Video
One of my personal favorite bands since their debut LP Blueprints released in 2015 via Fearless Records, Wage War is a…
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Blessthefall Release New Video for “Sleepless In Phoenix”
Recent Rise Records signees and Arizona natives Blessthefall have released a new music video for their track “Sleepless In Phoenix”. The…
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The Word Alive - Violent Noise
The Word Alive New Album And New Single
The Word Alive announce new album Violent Noise set to be released on May 4 under Fearless Records.  Along with the album…
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New Music Friday
New Music Friday – March 30, 2018
It’s Friday. Time for some new tunes. Below are new releases for March 30, 2018. Handpicked just for you. One…
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Inguz Gold
Normandie Release Stripped Version of Songs – Announce New Label and Albums
Let me preface this bit by saying Normandie’s track “Collide” was one of my favorite songs of 2016 when it…
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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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Stick to Your Guns Tour
Stick To Your Guns Tour With Parkway Drive and Hawthorne Heights
Stick To Your Guns announce tour with metal veterans Parkway Drive and Hawthorne Heights. Check out all of the dates…
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Sum 41 Chuck
Throwback Thursday: Sum 41
When Sum 41 released the single “We’re All To Blame,”  I remember being excited for Chuck’s release as it was…
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We Were Sharks Tour
We Were Sharks and Boys of Fall Announce Tour
Two pop punk acts fast on the rise have announced a co-headlining tour together. Boys of Fall (InVogue Records) and…
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Scars of Tomorrow - Perspectives
Metal Veterans Scars of Tomorrow Release New Single
Scars of Tomorrow. A band that has been around since I can remember. I…
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Chelsea Grin
Chelsea Grin Finished Recording New Album
One of my personal favorite heavy acts, Chelsea Grin, has announced via Twitter (http://twitter.com/ChelseaGrinUT) they’ve finished recording their new album.…
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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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Heart of a Coward - Collapse
Heart of a Coward Release New Single “Collapse”
UK metal veterans Heart of a Coward have released a heavy new single “Collapse” featuring a new vocalist. This new…
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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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The Wonder Years - Sister Cities
Pop-Punk Band ‘The Wonder Years’ New Album
“Sister Cities” by The Wonder Years will be dropping on April 6, 2018.  Check out the newest single from “Sister…
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New Music Friday: March 23, 2018
It’s that time of the week again. New music Friday. Below is a listing of relevant new album releases. This…
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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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Flogging Molly and Dropkick Murphys Celebrating 20 Years of Mayhem with Tour
Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly announce they are doing a summer tour together.  This is definitely a concert that you…
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For the Fallen Dreams Release Powerful New Music Video for “Unstoppable”
I remember listening to For The Fallen Dreams‘s track “Brothers In Arms” in my older brother’s truck when I was…
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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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Boys of Fall - Chasing Lonely [EP]
Boys of Fall Release New Acoustic Song
  Boys of Fall release acoustic track from upcoming EP titled, Chasing Lonely.  The acoustic song is titled “Novacaine.”  The EP…
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Born of Osiris Announce Headlining Tour
Now this is one hell of a tour, folks.
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New Music Friday: March 16, 2018
Any music fan knows that Friday is the “official” day that new albums release. On that note, we’ve put together…
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Emmure Natural Born Killers Tour
Emmure Announces “The Natural Born Killers” Tour
Emmure has announced their upcoming “Natural Born Killers Tour” with guests Counterparts, King810, and Varials. Tour dates range from April…
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Survivalist by Abacabb
Throwback Thursday: Abacabb
Here at Black Skye, we’re always brainstorming new content ideas. We got to thinking… there are so many damn albums…
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Unearth
Unearth Sign to Century Media – Playing Warped Tour
I have to say, this is a proud moment for me. Unearth was the band that got me into metal in the…
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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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Alazka
Alazka Release Poignant Stripped Down Version of “Phoenix” – Announce Tour
Alazka is a band I’ve come to be a big fan of since I purchased their first vinyl when they…
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