“Artistic growth” and “progression” can at times be nebulous terms. What does it truly mean to progress and grow as an artist, or as a collective? The answer can often vary wildly depending on the specific artist — yet what is clear is that true progression can be thrilling to witness. A band pushing themselves to new heights, and reaching their full artistic potential, can open new doors in their career that may never before have seemed possible.
Maryland post-hardcore/metalcore outfit Savage Hands are back with their full-length LP, The Truth In Your Eyes that will be their first full-length release with SharpTone Records. We were delighted to be able to check out the record, and it doesn’t disappoint. Lead vocalist Mike Garrow has stated that this new album was a way to exploit any negativity and somehow convert into positivity. You can read the interview we did with the band here.
Blood Youth – STARVE [8.5/10]
Yorkshire-based Blood Youth are back with their sophomore album titled ‘STARVE’, and it’s a big time evolution from their previous melodic hardcore output.
InVisions – ‘Between You & Me’ (8.5/10)
Hailing from Yorkshire, InVisions are a metalcore outfit from the UK, and are now back with their sophomore full-length, Between You & Me. On the signing to Stay Sick Records, guitarist Lucas Gabb says: “We were all at work, just a normal day when we got a message from our manager saying that Mike & Fronz (Attila / Co-Owner) were listening to the new record. Pretty much straight away he showed interest and said he’d be in touch with a formal offer to join the label, which was mad! Mike has a badass history in the music industry and Fronz is a G so we’re definitely really hyped to get on board with them for the new record!” Continue reading