REVIEW: World War 3 by Cold Snap

I had the pleasure of getting a sneak listen to COLD SNAP‘s third studio album, WORLD WAR 3 that will be released on Eclipse Records on January 13th and produced by Norwegian metal producer, Tue Madsen. A little background on COLD SNAP: they’re from Varazdin, Croatia and are blend of metal and rock. You can pick up on their influences that range from DISTURBED, SUICIDE SILENCE, KORN, RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE, and more and they have already toured with PRO-PAIN, DEAD BY APRIL, EKTOMORF and played with DISTURBED, SUICIDE SILENCE and more. When you start listening to WORLD WAR 3, you better be prepared for 12 glorious tracks of rock and … Continue reading REVIEW: World War 3 by Cold Snap

Concert Review: David Gray

Years ago I fell in love with this Volkswagon commercial, partly because I had just bought a silver cabrio but mostly because I loved the song Pink Moon by Nick Drake.  I was listening to it one day at work when a coworker (British born Jon Wilson) heard it and said “If you like Nick Drake, you should check out David Gray.”  I did and immediately fell in love.  White Ladder had just been released and I soaked it up and binged on everything else he had available.  He became one of my favorite artists, somehow balancing melancholy with a … Continue reading Concert Review: David Gray

ALBUM REVIEW: The Darkest Road by A Breach of Silence

When I first listened to A Breach of Silence and their debut album DEAD OR ALIVE, I thought. Good, solid music, but not something I could listen to every day. For me, DEAD OR ALIVE was a mood album. I had to be in the mood to hear it. I have been very fortunate to get my hands on A Breach of Silent’s sophomore album THE DARKEST ROAD and it is definitely not a mood album. I can listen it all day. The Southerner in me says, “dang ya’ll!” The Rocker Chick in me says, “this album is kicking me in my … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: The Darkest Road by A Breach of Silence

REVIEW: “The Devil Lived” by Mkaio

Growing up, I was never a fan of “electronica” type music. When I was a bit older, I went through a drum/bass phase for a few months and pretty much outgrew that like a pair of shoes. Now that I’m a bit older and wiser, I have found an appreciation for some of ethereal sounds of “electronica” because it seems to connect the listener to the music, the beats, and the Universe…or it at least connects me that way. From Hawaii, check out Mkaio. Self-proclaimed, bedroom producer, Mkaio reached out and asked us to listen to his album THE DEVIL LIVED, available … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Devil Lived” by Mkaio