Metalcore

Dayseeker – ‘Dark Sun’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Amber Paredes Dayseeker – the Orange County quartet formed a decade ago – has always been a difficult band to categorize. “Post-hardcore” and “metalcore” are the labels most frequently assigned to the band, but said labels tend to obscure the nuances and peculiarities of their sound – their inclusion of synths, their capacity… Read more

Sleeping With Sirens – ‘Complete Collapse’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Ashley Osborn When future music history books cover the current revival of pop-punk and pop-rock, the lion’s share of credit will likely go to artists like Machine Gun Kelly, Olivia Rodrigo, and Willow – all of whom have found surprising chart success with their respective forays into the genre this decade. But perhaps… Read more

Motionless in White – ‘Scoring the End of the World’ Album Review

Photo Credit: Ashley Von Helsing Motionless in White was formed in Scranton, Pennsylvania in the early 2000s. Influenced heavily by the nu-metal movement, MIW fashioned a sound early on that was both dark and shiny. Genre names are often confusing and always misleading but the word “horror” could certainly be ascribed to Motionless In White’s… Read more

The Armed – ‘ULTRAPOP’ Album Review

Written by: Trevor Naud The Armed is an artist collective that is sometimes a band from Detroit. Though their membership is fluid and mysterious, The Armed seems to have grown organically from the demise of another band named Slicer Dicer and coalesced in some form around 2009. Their music has been described as post-hardcore or… Read more

Ice Nine Kills – ‘The Silver Scream 2: Welcome to Horrorwood’ Album Review

Photo Credit: F Scott Schafer There have been rock songs inspired by horror movies going at least back to “Monster Mash”, Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s 1962 classic, while horror imagery and themes have always played a major role in heavy metal, going back to Black Sabbath’s early days (and obviously through artists like Alice Cooper). However,… Read more

2000s Throwback Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2007

Vans Warped Tour 2007 at the Tweeter Center Camden, New Jersey Chiodos Funeral for a Friend Killswitch Engage New Found Glory Paramore The Starting Line Photography by: Steve Trager

2000s Throwback Gallery: Vans Warped Tour 2005

Vans Warped Tour 2005 at the Tweeter Center Camden, New Jersey Atreyu Avenged Sevenfold Dropkick Murphys Fall Out Boy My Chemical Romance Story of the Year The Starting Line Photography by: Steve Trager