As was recently announced, Issues is going to be on tour with Falling In Reverse, Motionless In White, DangerKids, and Dead Girls Academy. This all commences tomorrow; although vocalist Tyler Carter has jumped the gun and posted their official tour setlist via Twitter. The theme and overall appearance is quite entertaining. Let’s take a look into their treasure chest of surprises.
Halloween is just around the corner, and many people will be celebrating by consuming all manner of dark, twisted movies and stories – but what about music? What does one listen to when they’re wanting to push the limits of the bizarre and disturbing? Whether you’re wanting to conjure up a malevolent spirit, or just put yourself in a creepy head space, this list of must-listen Black Metal albums will fulfill all your needs and more.
If there’s one instrument that has cemented itself as the cornerstone of modern popular music, it’s the guitar. Beethoven once said “The guitar is a miniature orchestra in itself,” and now, with the discovery of electricity and the invention of numerous diversifying effects, this statement rings truer than ever.
In this list are 25 albums that the feature the guitar in some way that that exemplifies it’s place in a given band or ensemble, whether to create atmosphere and texture, compliment the other musicians, or stand alone as a solo instrument – you’ll find albums on this list that cover a wide range of styles and genres that the guitar calls home. For fans of the guitar and guitar-oriented music, of which there are undoubtedly many, this list may help in discovering some truly remarkable gems that have, perhaps, been elusive and under the radar up until now.
With 2014 now at a close, I put together a list of my personal favorite releases of the year. With so many incredible albums, EPs and splits, it was hard enough just to limit myself to this. You can check it all out after the jump.