There’s a lot of aggression involved in living in Brooklyn. You all live on top of each other, and it creates a lot of hate: drivers hate pedestrians, who hate cyclists – who in turn complete the circle by hating the drivers…Sun & Flesh know that anger all too well, but they have also chosen to not let it twist them, and instead, have taken the energy from all that aggression, and risen above it, making fast and furious music, anthems of disenchantment, as it were, providing a voice for everyone. Their latest song, ‘Bored’, is the perfect example of this.
Baltimore Maryland band Images Of Eden got together way back in 1988 and they paint a picture with dark colours and harsh truths which flow from a void of mistreatment and neglect. Their latest track, ‘Shield Me’, is effectively their dying wish as a band, to be seen as protectors for those who most need it.
Seattle’s Arisen From Nothing are back with their new single, ‘Better Off Dead’. The five piece band, comprising Jessie Brigham, Troy Elmore, Steven Pontius, Eric Hanson, and Brandon Fuller released their hard-hitting album ‘Broken’, in the autumn of 2017. The record came out on Montreal-based label Collective Wave Records.
Based in Seattle, Arisen From Nothing catch the listener’s attenion with their lethal brand of metal. The five-piece band is led by Jessie Bringham, with Troy Elmore and Steve Pontius on guitars, Eric Hanson on bass, and Brandon Fuller, who was previously a member of Ghost Town Rebellion, on drums. Arisen From Nothing’s album, ‘Broken’, is released through Montreal label, Collective Wave Records, and they’ve led off with the raw and stirring single, ‘Chaos’.
With their energetic and engaging live shows and dedication to the genre of post-hardcore, as well as an innate ability to strike the perfect balance between melody and metal, The Edge Of Reason, from Regensburg, Germany, certainly have the defining characteristics to make their debut album, ‘Broken But Not Torn’, a sure-fire hit.
Janet Gardner, former lead singer of seminal metal band, Vixen, has signed with Pavement Entertainment, aftr an extended hiatus. She released her self-titled album in August, her first since ‘Tangerine’ in 1998. Pairing up with her producer/songwriter/guitarist husband Justin James, this album is a new style for Janet, and she has released four of her songs on YouTube, including ‘Rat Hole’.