You know that cute faux-pouting vocal that artists like Maroon 5, John Mayer and Train will bring? It’s a little laid-back, a little uptempo, possibly calculated, but infectious melodically like a hard piece of caramel candy. Pop enough to move the bodies of 40-something soccer moms, but organic sonically enough to get those beatnik indie rockers to close their eyes and sway a bit, too. ABR, AILD, TDWP and most acronym’d metal band fans will hate the sweetness of Unspoken (and more power to ‘em), but it’s hard to knock this radio-friendly rock when it’s done this well.
Of Virtue has been around for awhile, but, on the eve of the release of a stripped-down version of their latest EP, they're still ripping through the sceneFull Feature More from Of Virtue
One of the most difficult things for the human spirit to embrace when feeling broken is vulnerability with those we trust and sometimes even with ourselves. Glass Houses vocalist and lyricist Josh Haider is working to change that.Full Feature More from Glass Houses
Almost 27 years after the band's first studio album, P.O.D.'s message is arguably more important than ever. "I believe (our message) is even more relevant now than it was then. If you really listen to 'Youth of the Nation,' we still have these tragedies going on. There’s a lot of searching still going on out there."Full Feature More from P.O.D.
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