After signing with Dream earlier this year, this indie worship band has re-released its debut album, The Real Life. Unfortunately, many of the tracks on The Real Life too often fall into the generic mediocrity that plagues a number of contemporary Christian radio stations. Though the album contains a few gems, its lack of originality will keep it from making much of an impression. The standout track, though, is “One Way Runner;” it’s a blend of intricate, indie melodies and upbeat rock with a slight hint of funk, which mimics Switchfoot and highlights what Bread of Stone is capable of. If Bread of Stone focuses on this sound, then the band will escape its generic quagmire and make a name for the band in the indie genre.
On Tigerwine's latest, 'Nothing is for You,' vocalist and lyricist Trobee departs from the band's last effort as a concept record to write about an array subjects. Notably, Trobee tackles his evolution from rigid belief system to an acceptance and understanding of other ideas: "Through touring and becoming close with those very people I was taught to be afraid of, I realized how untrue it all is."Full Feature More from Tigerwine
Most of these days, the sun rises and sets on a world that feels like it's dying. Across the pond, where Employed to Serve calls home, they're learning how to support their latest record a year into its release. HM contributor Andrew Voigt recently sat down with Justine Jones to learn more about the band, marrying your bandmates, and their outside shot at touring with Rammstein.Full Feature More from Employed to Serve
The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.Full Feature More from Comrades
Two years since the release of Hands Like Houses' latest album, 'Anon,' the band should be on the road supporting the release. Instead, the band has leveraged their local presence, government help, and new platforms like Patreon to stay afloat in the COVID-age.Full Feature More from Hands Like Houses