Oceans Ate Alaska – Hikari

Ladies and djentleman, I present to you...Hikari—a viable candidate album of the year. No, I do not say that lightly. Oceans Ate Alaska perfect their highly feral yet incredibly polished progressive metalcore sound on Hikari. It is on this album that this band reaches its pinnacle in creativity, quality, and uniqueness. Few bands can juggle... Continue Reading →

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A$AP Mob, Terror Jr., Currents

"Wrong" - A$AP Mob A$AP Mob dropped a music video for "Wrong", which means that Cozy Tapes Vol. II is on its way. A$AP Mob had one of the best albums of 2016, so "Wrong" and "RAF", the two singles they have dropped so far, have certainly gotten me hyped. "Wrong" in particular is features... Continue Reading →

3 Albums I Slept On

There are some albums out there that take more than one or two listens in order for me to fully realize how glorious they truly are. At first, I'm extremely underwhelmed by the artist's efforts to deliver a great album. I disregard the album for some time until I oddly decide to give it another... Continue Reading →

Vince Staples, Sworn In, Mura Masa

"Big Fish" - Vince Staples From production to the lyrics, Vince Staples is reasserting himself into the discussions on the best new school rappers. With "Big Fish" as his second single off the upcoming album Big Fish Theory, Vince demonstrates slick flow that he effortlessly meanders through. He displays his exceptional lyricism that groups him... Continue Reading →

“Empty Throne” – ALAZKA

With a new name and new label comes the single "Empty Throne" from ALAZKA. And it doesn't disapppoint. The song smoothly juggles between raspy, passionate clean vocals and harsh unclean vocals. Atop solid, melodic instrumentals, "Empty Throne" comes together quite well, striking at the heartstrings in a catchy enough way that should capture the intrigue... Continue Reading →

Northlane – Mesmer

I had been sleeping on Northlane for most of their existence, and I am forever ashamed of that. It wasn't until the progressive metalcore outfit released their single "Intuition" that I was hooked. They followed that song with a teaser, cryptic messages through Facebook Messenger, and ultimately another solid single called "Citizen". However, on March... Continue Reading →

“X” – Counterfeit Culture

There's a ton of bands that spring up every day. The struggle to stand out and bring something new to table is a challenge, one that many bands fail to overcome. However, New Jersey four-piece outfit Counterfeit Culture rose to the occasion and delivered with their new single "X". They do everything right on this... Continue Reading →

Artists To Watch: Vesta Collide

If you have never heard of Vesta Collide, then you are definitely missing out. The Detroit outfit's debut album New Obsession via StaySick Recordings came out back in January, and it has been in current rotation ever since. Why? Because this band is fresh and brutal. It's rare to find a debut album from a... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Of Mice & Men Songs

Metalcore giants Of Mice & Men have ruled the scene ever since their inception in 2009. Led by Austin Carlile and his harsh, unique screams, Of Mice & Men carved their way to the top with their relentlessly energetic brand of metalcore that always translated into crazy shows. With four albums under their belt, a... Continue Reading →

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