• 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]

Forming in late 2011, Far Away Stables came together as one after merging several projects involving Tim Byles (Bass), Mitchell Grace (Guitar/Vocals) and Brendan Sheargold (Vocals) and then quickly recruiting long time friends Nick Palmer (Guitar) and Cam Bury (Drums/Vocals) into the band. Finding their sound came naturally after releasing EPs THE ART OF MADNESS and A BEGGAR’S PLEA to a huge reception – both are now entirely sold out.   Read More ...

Less than a month ago, alt-rock powerhouse Anchors and Alibis stunned fans with an absolutely amazing music video for their new single ‘Patience’. Teased on Facebook for nearly 2 months, fans waited faithfully to see just what the guys in A&A were up to, and from what I’ve seen, they weren’t disappointed. Fronted by an infectious guitar riff and perfectly executed melodies, ‘Patience’ grabs the attention of listeners from the   Read More ...

Categories: Music Videos, Reviews

Anchors & Alibis are a distinctive new rock band originating in Birmingham, UK. After supporting the likes of Dorje and playing various shows around their local scene, Anchors & Alibis are growing strong, in terms of both performance and sounds, combining their intimate clean vocals with their heavy rock vibe.   Where does the name Anchors and Alibis originate from?   The band name was a name that was thrown   Read More ...

Categories: Interviews, Listen, Music News

The Flips are a dynamic, emotional rock band from Chicago, IL and they’re about to unleash their sophomore album ‘Better Days‘ on November 27th.  It’s no secret that AmpKicker are big fans of these guys (Read our 2013 Interview for the release of ‘A Harm Deep, But Shining’ and that same album snagged the #1 spot on my top albums of 2013)  Blending the tones of Manchester Orchestra, Brand New,   Read More ...

Categories: Listen, Music News

Rating: 9/10   DEARIST is an rock band out of Wolverhampton, UK. I caught wind of them from a little band called Kyoto Drive which I became of fan of when they were around. I followed them through the split/hiatus and one day an email landed in my inbox from vocalist Adam Binder, introducing me to his new project Dearist. They had a couple of tracks posted in late 2013   Read More ...

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Rating: 9/10   I discovered these guys from a ‘suggested page’ from a different band that I had recently liked on Facebook. I was intrigued by the name and the imagery and have a pretty good eye and picking stuff I think I would enjoy. Ourfathers was a pleasant surprise and overwhelmingly fulfilling. Hailing from San Fancisco their debut EP ‘Movements‘ is brutally elegant.   I hopped over to their   Read More ...

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UK Alt Rockers DEARIST posted a new video for their single ‘Fix’   The track pulls influences from the likes of Brand New, Copeland and others. They are set to gain the ears of the masses with tracks like this.   Here is our coverage of their previous single ‘Just Let Me Know’, and their previous video ‘Get What You Want’     https://dearist.bandcamp.com/      

Categories: Music News, Music Videos

The Flips are an alt-rock back out of Chicago. They blend sounds from Brand New, Manchester Orchestra, and Silversun Pickups. They absolutely rock and we’re excited to share their new single ‘Better Days‘ from their upcoming album out in later 2015. I had a chance to interview these guys about their debut release back in 2013 – read it here and also featured them as my #1 top album of   Read More ...

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South of the Mountain by Bears and CompanyYesterday was a pretty awesome day for me. One of my favorite bands came all the way from Kansas City, MO to the hellfire heat that is Tempe, Arizona in mid-July. And although they were the first band of the night to perform, and to a crowd of about 20 people – I can’t speak for the band – but I was super   Read More ...

Categories: Listen, Music News

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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Teraphim by MatterRating: 8/10 For Fans Of: Thrice, Brand New, Defeater, (early) Moving Mountains   We broke ground with MATTER for their first release ‘The Man’ back in 2012. Check out that coverage here. They’ve now grown harder and stronger from the outpouring of support and have unleashed Teraphim on April 29th 2014. It’s what found in their Bio that really told me these guys needs more attention than your   Read More ...

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