January 2017

News

Opinion: Why Drake Is A Giver And A Taker

Multi-platinum selling artist Drake is undoubtedly a shrewd businessman. He has mastered the art of finding young artists and helping them explode, in turn creating a long-lasting relationship with tomorrow’s biggest stars. But is there a negative aspect to this? Let’s look into this a little further. Some of the world’s biggest rappers owe their careers to […]

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Opinion: Is J.Cole Boring?

“J.Cole is boring”. This statement is one of the most debated statements in hip-hop today.  A simple Google search will lead you to countless posts debating this very issue. Before getting into why this might be, let’s go back in time a little. Let’s go back to a time where J.Cole was simply Jermaine, a young aspiring artist from […]

CD Reviews

Album Review: Horseneck – Heavy Trip

What do you get when you blend Refused-like Screaming, the heavy riffs of Red Fang and the sweet grooves Queens of the Stone Age? You sprinkle a little Unida and a pinch of Clutch and throw in some organ for good measure and you’ve built the Frankenstein known as Horseneck. The quartet hail from Sacramento, […]

CD Reviews

Starset – Vessels (2016): A Mesmerizing Followup

By masterfully combining the musical styles of Rock, Symphonic and Electronica, mixed with an underlying Science-themed story, Columbus, Ohio’s Starset emerged on the music scene in 2014 with the release of Starset’s excellent first album, Transmissions. Needing a public outreach outlet, The Starset Society commissioned the band to help spread awareness of ‘The Message‘ that they’ve […]

CD Reviews

Album Review: Lorna Shore – Flesh Coffin

Fans of Deathcore may be familiar with the New Jersey quartet Lorna Shore. Their three extended plays proceeded by the well-received debut full length album Psalms have garnered them a steady fan base and have established them among the genres main attractions, touring with the likes of Fallujah, Chelsea Grin and The Black Dahlia Murder. […]