EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Amarionette continue to push their sound forward on the “Evolution” EP

The last couple years have seen a lot of change for Las Vegas’ sonically eclectic Amarionette. After undergoing a significant sound change, parting ways with their original vocalist, and recently seeing the departure of their longtime drummer, the band has continued to persevere with the release of their new “Evolution” EP, out on Friday, August 23. I spoke in-depth with guitarist Nick Raya about the band’s creative process, some of the new songs, and where they hope to go next.

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Album Review: Jaret & Kelly – Sittin’ In A Tree

Album Review: Jaret & Kelly – Sittin’ In A Tree [7.5/10]

Jaret & Kelly are comprised of the pop-punk giants frontman of Bowling for Soup, Jaret Reddick, and leading lady of pop-punk outfit The Dollyrots, Kelly Ogden. The twosome have been friends for a very long time, almost a decade, and the two have collaborated on songs in the past, most recently on the intro theme song to ABC’s hit show ‘Schooled’. Now, firstly I’d like to point out that pop-punk isn’t usually my cup of tea, I like some pop-punk, however as a rule, I’m a core boy, through and through. Needless to say, I like to give everything a go at least once, and I go in with an open mind, so here goes.

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Alexisonfire are teasing something…

It’s been nearly a decade since Canadian post-hardcore icons Alexisonfire last released new music. In that time, the band has broken up in 2011, played a farewell tour the following year, and then reunited in 2015, continuing to play festival dates while repeatedly emphasizing that they were taking things slowly, with no immediate plans for new music. And with Dallas Green’s City and Colour project finding more success than ever, many fans have had little hope that new music would ever arrive.

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Album Review: KING 810 – “Suicide King”

KING 810 – SUICIDE KING (8/10)

KING 810, a metal band from Flint, Michigan, have had a promising career so far, with their highly successful previous full length ‘La Petite Mort or a Conversation with God’. They are back to tell some more nostalgic and somewhat terrifying stories, with ‘Suicide King’. The new album is self-released, out via their own label, KING’s NATION.

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