Movement – Inhale Exhale

Bands on the front lines of evolving music really take the brunt of criticism. They may not have the most fans or be the most popular, but they’re heading where music is going to be. The inventors of music break barriers and do it very bravely, often perusing a career of hardship to achieve their dream of […]

Texas In July – Texas In July

Texas in July’s self-titled follow up to 2011’s One Reality has brought their metal endeavours to new heights. Now, being a huge fan of Texas in July, I had some idea of what was to come with this much yearned fall release, but I was still pleasantly surprised with most of the new music. Their self-titled album hits my ears […]

10 Years rock on despite Milwaukee crowd

10 Years has been busy in the past few months. They’ve release a new CD to generally positive reviews and have set out on a tour to compliment it. Minus The Machine, the 2012 follow up to Feeding the Wolves, has had some success since it’s release in August, though it did not manage to beat previous chart […]

Violent Waves – Circa Survive

In the vast sea of indie music it’s very difficult to differentiate your sound from the rest. Band after band sound the same and a lot lack much of the creativity that we come to expect, much less any creativity at all. That said let’s get on to one of my favorite “indie” bands. When […]

All Knotted up in Somerset, Slipknot

Coming off an extensive run with Rockstar Energy’s Mayhem tour, Slipknot has had their hands full with performances this summer. That didn’t seem to be enough for them though. The first and hopefully annual Knotfest threw down for a two-date run in Council Bluffs and Somerset late this summer, wielding a barrage of hard hitting metal acts […]

Theory of a Deadman at the fair

As we near the beginning of the end of summer county and state fairs start to pop up all over the United States. Whether your thing is the traditional festival/fair deep fried food or classic carnival rides, there’s usually something for everyone including amazing musical performances from big names in the industry.

Idol’s James Durbin at The Rave, Milwaukee

American Idol’s Season 10 4th place winner has been pretty busy lately. From signing a new label to releasing his first album, James Durbin has been jumping head first into the music industry, but who can blame him? Although no nationwide tour is confirmed yet, Durbin played an intimate show at The Rave in Milwaukee, […]

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