Show Review & Photo Gallery: The Glory Sound Prep Tour

Jon Bellion’s The Glory Sound Prep tour stopped at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park in Indianapolis, IN on August 2nd. Supporting Jon Bellion were soul pop group Lawrence, and singer songwriter Marc E. Bassy. Continue reading

TNF Watches : Crawl (2019)

The late 90’s to mid 2000’s were a land full of creature animal horror films. From Anaconda to Deep Blue Sea and everything in between fans were given films of animals wrecking people in ways you’d only imagine. That’s why in 2019 when Crawl was announced hope was at a low level which makes it so surprising that it ends up being better than it rightfully should be.

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Running From Me: Revisiting Trust Company’s infectious “The Lonely Position Of Neutral”

Nu-metal was once arguably the biggest subgenre of metal around, with bands like Limp Bizkit and Korn selling hundreds of thousands of albums a week. Certainly, the genre reached its commercial peak at the end of the 90’s // early 2000’s, but what about the bands that rode the second or third wave of the genre? There was a massive sea change brewing in the form of the burgeoning metalcore movement, and the days of major labels signing almost every nu-metal band on the planet were quickly set to change.

Plenty of these bands had obvious songwriting talent, though. Trust Company were one such band, releasing 3 records and getting signed to the giant Geffen Records after just 2 songs at a showcase – quite literally going from a band in a van, to a tour bus and recording in a studio where some of rock’s biggest records were made. The band’s 2002 debut album, The Lonely Position Of Neutral, was anchored by arguably the band’s signature song, “Downfall”, and contained a very interesting mix of genres that managed to hit the sweet spot between modern rock, alt-metal, and nu-metal – except without the hip-hop/rap influences.

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