• Jun : 16 : 2017 - SPOTLIGHT: FAR AWAY STABLES – New Album ‘Between Rage and Serenity’
  • May : 31 : 2017 - Eclipses for Eyes – POLARIS Album Review / Video
  • Feb : 4 : 2017 - STARSET – Live Photo Gallery
  • Aug : 19 : 2016 - SILVERSUN PICKUPS – Live Photo Gallery
  • Aug : 12 : 2016 - Spotlight: COLD SUMMER Release ‘Fight To Survive’ EP (Listen & Watch) [Post-Hardcore, Punk Rock]

Rating: 9/10   Silver Snakes‘ latest effort finds the band on a darker path than previous albums. The music is cathartic and innovative with heavy, stabbing riffs that crescendo into massive walls of guitars melded with atmospheric ethereal moments. It’s epic and worth your time.   “Saboteur”(Evil Ink Records) finds Estrada and bandmates, bassist Mike Trujillo, guitarist Jeremiah Bignell and drummer Garrett Harney delving further into a darker side of   Read More ...

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  Scott here, AmpKicker.com editor, creator, and independent music advocate. I started this website in 2009 (under a previous domain) to practice some web building techniques and to let my friends (and bands) know who I was listening to. Then it turned into a obsession, to find that ‘one band’ that’s going to break into the scene. An eternal search for the band that hit all the right spots and   Read More ...

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Rating: 9/10 UK hard rockers ACODA have released their new album “Truth Seeker” March 30th. The new album blasts ACODA to the forefront of the UK rock scene. With blistering riffs and visceral vocals mixed evenly with melodic hooks and harmonies, ‘Truth Seeker’ in a rich and fulfilling album in all aspects.   Bio:   Alt-metal/rock quartet ACODA are making a comeback worth shouting about, returning with their brand new   Read More ...

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Spring has well and truly sprung, ladies and gentlemen. With it, comes a renewed sense of hope, of vitality, of things beginning anew, crawling out of the darkness, grabbing life by the balls and boldly marching forward into the light.   Or at least, it should.   If looking out the window doesn’t exactly inspire any of that stuff, then the appropriately-titled Revive from Brighton-based Come The Spring certainly will.   Read More ...

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Matter is a post hardcore, post rock out of Santa Clarita.   To exist and and to be significant, these are the two very distinct yet inseparable definitions of one powerful word: Matter.   The video was made by singer Elijah Kellogg and his friends on a $100 budget.   For Fans of: Thrice, Brand New, Explosions in the Sky, Alexisonfire     The track comes from the album “Teraphim”   Read More ...

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  Their debut album, ‘Yours To Defend’, realeased October 28th.   Having managed to kick up quite the fuss with the release of their debut self-titled EP in Spring last year, including appearances at the Download, Sonisphere, T In The Park and Slam Dunk festivals, shows alongside Funeral For A Friend, Don Broco and Arcane Roots, and support from Kerrang!, Rock Sound, Metal Hammer, Radio 1, XFM and Scuzz under   Read More ...

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