In this day and age of free music downloads, one website gives you some great music that is cutting edge and ahead of release dates. Indievisionmusic.com just put out two new downloadable compilations this week. Songs to Slay the Dragons, Vol. 2 is forty-four tracks of some of the best up and coming hardcore and metal. It includes bands such as Messengers, Close Your Eyes, Hundredth, The Gun Show, Thin Ice, Dependency, Sovereign Strength, I Am Alpha and Omega, Before There was Rosalyn, Saving Grace, Debtor, and Strengthen What Remains, witch was one of the Pick of The Litter bands in our Sep/Oct issue. You can download this “FREE Digital Sampler” at the link below.
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
My Epic's last full-length album came out in 2013; despite a number of EPs along the way, the band's dedication to their craft, lyrical approach, and unyielding approach to let the music come naturally has made them critical darlings. Now, they're learning to interact and feed a rabid fanbase in between albums and in a new normal.Full Feature More from My Epic
Idle Threat's latest EP, 'Nothing is Broken for Good,' paints a serendipitous picture of what comes from hope in the future: 'The record is definitely about loss and hope through that loss.'Full Feature More from Idle Threat
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