Album Review: Firestarter – “The Time It Takes”

 

The New York area has been the birth place for so many bands in the scene. Bands like Taking Back Sunday, Thursday, and Bayside just to name a few. Although those are common names to those involved in the music scene, they weren’t all that way. All bands started from somewhere. Bayside with Sirens and Condolences, Taking Back Sunday with Tell all Your Friends and Thursday with Full Collapse. Now by now I’m sure you’re wondering why I’m touching so much on debut full-lengths. Tucked in the suburbs of Upstate NY, four-piece emo punk act Firestarter just released their First LP The Time it Takes and this is only the beginning.

Continue reading

Album Review: Sleeping with Sirens – “Gossip”

The five piece alternative-rock band Sleeping With Sirens have  released their fifth full-length album Gossip which debuted on September 22nd, via Warner Brother Records. The album is said to have a more “dark” vibe to it, and it totally fits the description, especially lyrically. Each song is unique in its own way. Featuring single “Legends” which was released in mid-July, “Empire to Ashes” which was released mid-August, and “Cheers” and Trouble” that were released a few weeks prior. This album will surprise you with a twist and turn in every song.

Continue reading

Aaron Marshall (Intervals) on Danielle Bregoli: “Media companies aren’t in the business of funding things that people aren’t actively obsessing over”

Much has been made among music fans just a few days after Danielle Bregoli (AKA the “Cash Me Ousside” girl) signed a record deal. Not surprisingly, many musicians took to social media to vent their frustration. And the thing is, I get it. I get the frustration that a girl who is essentially a walking meme ends up getting a record deal, while a bedroom rock project or an instrumental hip-hop group doesn’t get the same respect.

That being said, Intervals mastermind Aaron Marshall knows a thing or two about the music industry. And I couldn’t have agreed more with what Aaron had to say about the situation – and why musicians should not be surprised by what happened. Check out his response below.

Continue reading

Asking Alexandria reveal new track, “Into The Fire”

After weeks of teasing with prominent celebrities and musicians like Chris Jericho and Telle Smith (The Word Alive), Asking Alexandria are back with a new track, “Into The Fire”. The song, which premiered on Sirius XMOctane earlier today, can be streamed below. It’s the band’s first new music with vocalist Danny Worsnop in years, so it’s worth a listen whether you’re into the band or not. The song is also off an untitled album due out December 15th.

Continue reading