As the devilish mash-up of religious imagery and romance in their name suggests Black Veil Brides are possessed of a fascination with the dark. They follow in the boot steps of metal, punk, and rock trailblazers like KISS, Billy Idol, and the Misfits. A burning fire of determination engulfs the very heart of the band, sparking new and revelatory rebellion, while deeply entrenched in the rich traditions of hard rock.
Black Veil Brides have championed the cast aside, the marginalized, and the misunderstood since the band’s inception. The bold defiance of those who would underestimate the dedicated legions who steadily face down untold obstacles was there when Black Veil Brides was little more than the dark and detailed fever dream of an artistic kid in a small town. It persists in the fully realized Hollywood incarnation of the band whose faces grace magazine covers, whose image is the object of devotion and obsession, and whose anthems are cherished and sung in unison by an international audience of diverse iconoclasts who will never give in.
Vale, the fifth album from hard rock’s most exciting young band marks the culmination of all that has come before. Focused…[read more…]
blessthefall is a post-hardcore band from Phoenix, Arizona. In the two-year span since blessthefall’s album His Last Walk was released, the band has undergone some internal repairs that could have sunk any other band on the rise. Formed in 2004 by a group of higher-thinking high-schoolers who wanted their peers to find meaning and camaraderie in their music, blessthefall was intent on making their metalcore blend a different breed that people would remember.
Stick to Your Guns, Emarosa, Oceans Ate Alaska, and Cane Hill
Stick to Your Guns is an American hardcore punk band from Orange County, California. Members of the band include Jesse Barnett, Andrew Rose, George Schmitz, Chris Rawson and Josh James. They are currently signed with Sumerian Records.
Emarosa is an American post-hardcore band from Lexington, Kentucky. Formed in 2006, they released one EP in 2007 titled This Is Your Way Out, and shortly after, the group underwent significant lineup and sound changes, dropping their heavy metal influence and leaning toward a rock inspiration. The band went on to release Relativity, which features vocalist Jonny Craig and new guitarist Jonas Ladekjaer. Their eponymous second album…[read more…]