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Alice Colson

A music lover of many genres, I was raised on classic rock gods and goddesses. My main tastes tend to gravitate toward the heavy metal and punk genres and sub-genres as a result of my upbringing, with the occasional wandering into the EDM scene. I am also a lover of cats, monster flicks, anthropology, electronics, coffee, and adventure role-playing games.

Album Review: Halflives – Empty Rooms

With an overwhelming amount of support, pop-rock outfit Halflives are delighted to announce the release of their debut album Empty Rooms. Available April 14th, the band delivers eight soaring tracks overflowing with raw emotion. Based in Modena, Italy, the quintet is made up of Linda Battilani (vocals), Enrico Bertoni (guitar, …

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Album Review: Ashland – Wildfire

Bringing back memories of the early 2000’s female-fronted pop-rock bands, Ashland is gearing up to release their debut album Wildfire. Available on March 17th, this ten-track record oscillates between powerhouse performances and silky-smooth deliveries. The Central Illinois duo formed in 2014 when vocalist Asia Woodward met guitarist Aaron Wood through …

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Album Review: Palisades – Self-Titled

Electronic hardcore band Palisades are back after two years with their long-awaited and incredibly emotive self-titled album. Available now via Rise Records, the band delivers an intense sound that pulls no punches over the course of 11 tracks. Formed in 2011, the six-piece group from Iselin, New Jersey is made …

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Album Review: September Mourning – Volume II

September Mourning is reviving the gothic rock opera with their full-length debut, Volume II. Available now, this album’s 12 tracks weave a thrilling narrative following a heroine who narrowly saves pure souls from the appetite of Fate. The Los Angeles heavy alternative quintet is September (vocals), Riven (guitar), Wraith (guitar), Shadou (bass), and Stitch (drums). …

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Album Review: Wakrat – Self-Titled

What a wild ride 2016 has been, and that’s putting it mildly. From the political affairs of America to Brexit, various events have put many parts of the world into a state of turmoil that toes the line of chaos. In this unrest comes Wakrat’s self-titled debut album. Quite possibly …

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EP Review: Art Of Dying – Nevermore

Art Of Dying continues on their unstoppable trajectory to the top with their latest EP Nevermore, out on September 2nd. This six-track collection is packed full of strength, determination, and drive. The Vancouver-based hard-rock band formed in 2004 and is made up of Jonny Hetherington (lead vocals), Tavis Stanley (guitars), …

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