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Luke Spencer

I am an album reviewer, band interviewer, concert photographer. At least once a week I review a new album in the rock genre the week it comes out (anything from alternative to metal). Check out my site at www.rockedreviews.net and my twitter feed @rockedreviews"

Album Review: Periphery – Periphery IV: Hail Stan

An album review on Periphery IV: Hail Stan, the sixth full album from Periphery.  Periphery is an American progressive metal band based in Washington, D.C., formed in 2005. Their musical style has been described as progressive metal, djent, and progressive metalcore. They are considered one of the pioneers of the djent movement within progressive metal.  Periphery IV: Hail Stan is the …

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Album Review: Devin Townsend – Empath

A review on Empath, the ninth solo album and eighteenth studio album by Devin Townsend.  Devin Garrett Townsend is a Canadian musician, songwriter and record producer.  Across all his bands and projects, Townsend has released twenty-three studio albums and three live albums. Townsend’s trademark production style, featuring a heavily multitracked wall of sound, …

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Album Review: Hozier – Wasteland, Baby!

A review on Wasteland, Baby!, the second full album from Hozier.  Andrew Hozier-Byrne (born 17 March 1990), known professionally by the mononym Hozier (/ˈhoʊziər/), is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter from County Wicklow. In 2013, he released his debut EP, featuring the hit single “Take Me to Church“. His eponymous debut studio album released in 2014, went number one in Ireland and …

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Album Review: While She Sleeps – So What?

A review on So What?, the fourth full album from England’s While She Sleeps.  While She Sleeps are an English metalcore band from Sheffield. Formed in 2006, the group consists of vocalist Lawrence Taylor, guitarists Sean Long and Mat Welsh, bassist Aaran McKenzie and drummer Adam Savage. They are currently an independent band in the UK and are signed to SharpTone Records in …

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Jon Syverson of DAUGHTERS Talks Returning As A Band, Skronk, and Advice To Young Bands

An interview with Jon Syverson of Daughters at Fubar in St. Louis, MO.  Jon talks about Daughters return, being labeled as many types of music, and gives some advice to young bands. Daughters is an American rock band formed in 2002, in Providence, Rhode Island after the break-up of As the Sun Sets. The band’s …

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Album Review: Badflower – OK, I’m Sick

A review on OK, I’m Sick, the debut full album from California’s Badflower. Check out music videos from OK, I’m Sick below. Badflower is an American rock band founded in Los Angeles, California. The band is composed of singer/guitarist Josh Katz, lead guitarist Joey Morrow, bass guitarist Alex Espiritu and drummer Anthony Sonetti. Their debut studio album, …

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Regretting The Past: Maroon 5 – Overexposed

Their willingness to sellout was also overexposed. Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California.  Adam Levine, keyboardist and rhythm guitarist Jesse Carmichael, bassist Mickey Madden, lead guitarist James Valentine, drummer Matt Flynn, keyboardist PJ Morton and multi-instrumentalist Sam Farrar. Original members Levine, Carmichael, Madden and drummer Ryan Dusick first came together as Kara’s Flowers in 1994, while they were still in high school.   …

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Album Review: Fever 333 – Strength In Numb333rs

A review on Strength In Numb333rs, the debut full album from supergroup Fever 333. Album review on Strength In Numb333rs by Fever 333. “Burn It” Official Music Video by Fever 333 Fever 333 (formerly The Fever 333) is an American rapcore supergroup formed in Inglewood, California in July 2017. The three-piece band consists of former letlive. vocalist Jason Aalon Butler, …

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Album Review: Soilwork – Verkligheten

A review on Verkligheten, the eleventh studio album from Sweden’s Soilwork. Video Review Soilwork – “Arrival” Soilwork is a Swedish heavy metal band from Helsingborg. Formed in late 1995 by Björn Strid and Peter Wichers, originally under the name Inferior Breed, the band changed their name in late 1996 to Soilwork (meaning “working from the ground up”). Verkligheten (English: Reality) …

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