Premiere: Listen To Glad To Be Alive LP By Brook Pridemore

Fresh home from a US tour to a Brooklyn that was silenced by the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployed and unable to play live, Brook Pridemore was overcome with a flurry of middle-of-the-night songwriting. More intimate and unflinchingly honest than anything they’d written before, this batch of nascent songs painted snapshots of the most trying moments of… Read More Premiere: Listen To Glad To Be Alive LP By Brook Pridemore

Flogging Molly Release Video For A Song Of Liberty

Flogging Molly have joined forces with renowned Ukrainian animators/filmmakers, The Mad Twins, for the band’s “A Song of Liberty” video. The clip highlights humanity’s ongoing struggle against oppression, from Ireland’s Easter Uprising through several 20th century moments including both World Wars, to the current occupation of Ukraine. “We were working on this video for three months under air alerts and… Read More Flogging Molly Release Video For A Song Of Liberty

Greg Laraigné – The Brightside Of It All LP (Snappy Little Numbers)

At first, I thought this was a crust punk or a modern hardcore record. The entire visual identity made me think I will maybe experience an ultrafast, blackened, d-beat hardcore album stacked with hellish screams and shoutouts. After all, dotwork imagery and the theme pointed that out from the very beginning. It was strange considering… Read More Greg Laraigné – The Brightside Of It All LP (Snappy Little Numbers)

Amos Pitsch – Acid Rain LP (JAC World)

Today I have a chance to present a second full-length release by Amos Pitsch, a multi-instrumental artist from Appleton, Wisconsin, known for his involvement in Tenement, Dusk, Technicolor Teeth, Car City, Social Classics, Harlequin Kid, Big Eyes, Chinese Telephones, Paul Collins Beat, Privilege, Tim Schweiger & The Middle Men, and Crutch The Memory label/studio. As… Read More Amos Pitsch – Acid Rain LP (JAC World)

Flogging Molly Release Video For This Road Of Mine; Anthem LP Out September 9th Via Rise Records

Flogging Molly, who recently announced the impending release of their first new album in five years,“Anthem” (Sept. 9, Rise Records), have previewed a new track from the 11-song collection, releasing “This Road of Mine” this morning. A nod to the band’s, and particularly singer/guitar player Dave King’s, unique history, “This Road of Mine” is, as King says, about taking your own path: “we’ve… Read More Flogging Molly Release Video For This Road Of Mine; Anthem LP Out September 9th Via Rise Records

Yesterday’s Ring – Goodbye Nightlife LP (Little Rocket Records)

Today, I got two new excellent records from Graeme of Medictation, Leatherface, and Little Rocket Records, so let’s start with this gem first. Yesterday’s Ring is a long-running trio consisting of Hugo Mudie, Fred Jacques, and Louis Valiquette, who played in The Sainte Catherines together. This album also includes Frankie Stubbs on vocals and guitar,… Read More Yesterday’s Ring – Goodbye Nightlife LP (Little Rocket Records)

Tears Of Fire – Relics Of Ancient Love CS (Grazil Records)

Let’s get back into some heavier music waters. Today, I will be talking about another release published by Grazil Records. Relics Of Ancient Love is the latest full-length album by Tears Of Fire, an international doom metal band based in Berlin, Germany. The group includes musicians from Germany, Iran, and Sweden, but that doesn’t stop… Read More Tears Of Fire – Relics Of Ancient Love CS (Grazil Records)