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Single Review: Gentlemen Jackals – Hold My Body

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In mid-2015, Gentlemen Jackals was formed by singer-guitarist Mark Wilson, second guitarist Craig McMahon, bassist-singer Scott Thomson and drummer Douglas Harden. The Dunfermline-bred quartet has since generated a buzz in the country’s capital, as well as Edinburgh and Fife, having crafted a distinctive musical identity. It is described by the …

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Interview: CJ Ridings from Big Jesus

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It’s not often that a new band is able to mix elements of alternative, punk, and metal into a sound that is not only cohesive, but also has potential. Play it too soft, and you’re removing yourself from the rock genre entirely (while still somehow being too “hard” to fit …

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EP Review: Heyrocco – Waiting On Cool

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The intriguing alternative rock act Heyrocco‘s EP Waiting on Cool is available now via Dine Alone Records and Vital Music Group. This thrilling 6-track EP is full of complex melodies and captivating lyrics that is unique and refreshing in the modern rock scene, but would have also stood out from …

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Album Review: Candlebox – Disappearing In Airports

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Candlebox attempts to reach a new audience with the band’s sixth full album Disappearing In Airports. Candlebox attempts to reach a new audience with the band’s sixth full album Disappearing In Airports. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6ao8N0S4sA Album Review: Candlebox – Disappearing In Airports Album Review: Candlebox – Disappearing In Airports 2016-04-21 Luke Spencer …

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EP Review: Bleeker – S/T

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Toronto, Ontario has quite a history of breeding bands that keep to their values amidst success. For alternative quartet Bleeker (formerly Bleeker Ridge), the pursuit of music is a joyride—a consistent streak of high times, monster performances, and artistic progression that isn’t bound to end anytime soon. Regarding their career …

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EP Review: Smile Empty Soul – Shapeshifter

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Website | Facebook | Twitter Some bands from the 90’s and early 00’s have changed and evolved their sound over the years, bending with the ever-shifting demand that is the music industry. Not Smile Empty Soul. Ironclad in that iconic 90’s alternative-grunge sound, the band has been steadfast over the …

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