• Attila Releases "Villain"

    I’ll be completely honest; I didn’t know that party metal was a genre until just a few minutes after listening to this album. Villain is the latest release by Attila, containing 10 songs with some pretty insane instrumentals from guitarist Chris Linck, drummer Bryan Mcclure, and bassist Kalan Bleh, as ...
  • As it Is - The Great Depression Tour at Vinyl!

            As it Is, Sharptooth, Hold Close, Point North, Mother Mercury Vinyl, Hard Rock Hotel February 21, 2019 - Las Vegas   I must admit I was very excited for As it Is (UK) to embark on their literal circle of the U.S. with their Great Depression ...
  • CURRENTS - "I Let the Devil In" album overview

    Currents released their latest album, I Let the Devil In on December 14, 2018 As if I needed any more reason to dig Sharptone records already. This label put out Bleeding Through ‘s most recent album. And well, I LOVED that one... But as far as CURRENTS go… I must ...
  • Japanese Hardcore: Crystal Lake Releases "Helix" and Chats with ZRockR

    Forget BABYMETAL. Crystal Lake is the Japanese metal band that you need to know of. These guys make American hardcore look like your Grandpa's doo-wop record. Coming out on February 15, Helix begins with a robotic spoken into, and immediately dives into "Aeon", which is kind of how I imagine ...
  • Atreyu Releases "In Our Wake"

    I'm pretty sure if you were in middle or high school between 2003 and 2007, you religiously listened to your copies of Suicide Notes and Butterfly Kisses (2002) and The Curse (2004). Hell, admit it... "Bleeding Mascara" was your midi ringtone on your sidekick, wasn't it? Well, put on your Vans and walk ...