Preview: Aura Fest 2019

This year will be kicking off to a great start, with the third annual AURA Music Festival at the “Ships Of The Sea Gardens” in Savannah, GA. The festival will feature thirteen bands throughout the day, a vast array of food trucks, and other various activities.

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Album Review: Cane Hill change up sound for new EP “Kill the Sun”

Cane Hill – ‘Kill the Sun’ [EP] (8.5/10)

When CANE HILL made themselves known towards the end of 2014 they were foreshadowed as one of the main bands to bring back nu-metal. Not that the genre had ever really left, of course. Their debut single ‘Sunday School’ was a great blast of nu-metal nostalgia with some nice modern metalcore touches. Sadly, their debut album ‘Smile’ never quite lived up to the potential the band seemed to have. There was a huge amount of buzz and the reception was positive, but it just felt like they were capable of so much more. While there didn’t seem to be as much anticipation surrounding the follow up album, ‘Too Far Gone’, I feel they went all out and are really finding their identity. Back with their new EP ‘Kill the Sun’ to be released via Rise Records on January 18th 2019, this may make or break CANE HILL. Continue reading

Album Review: Palisades evolve, impress on “Erase The Pain”

Palisades – ‘Erase The Pain’ (8/10)

Palisades have undergone a massive, yet successful stylistic trsnsition as of late. The New Jersey-based now five piece has come a long way since their electronicore debut Outcasts in 2012. Now on their fourth full-length, ‘Erase the Pain’, the band approaches a more radio pleasing sound dropping almost all elements of their signature electronic beginnings, but with this album, they keep their metalcore roots with lead single ‘War’ being one of their heaviest songs in a long time.

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