“New Old Stock” EP: Pat Ryan Key

This will be my fourth EP review and I couldn't be more happier! I appreciate Pat Ryan Key for allowing me the opportunity to talk about their EP titled New Old Stock. Per usual with any of my music reviews, I will be reviewing each song one at a time. This commentary is based on … Continue reading “New Old Stock” EP: Pat Ryan Key

EP “Sick Love”: Endfall

Here we are at #3! I appreciate Endfall giving me the opportunity to talk about their EP titled "Sick Love". Per usual with any of my music reviews, I will be reviewing each song one at a time. This commentary is based on how the music made me feel, think, the vibes the song gave … Continue reading EP “Sick Love”: Endfall

THE ALIVE: Rock Isn’t Dead!

If you needed more of a reason to believe that rock n' roll isn't dead, THE ALIVE gives it to you loud, proud and in your face. The set list from beginning to end was jam packed to the max with unique covers that showcase songs from a variety of bands such as KISS, The … Continue reading THE ALIVE: Rock Isn’t Dead!

Trey Lewis: Beyond “Dicked Down in Dallas”

Starting from the beginning to where they are now, Trey Lewis is living proof of what pure determination can do in order to obtain success. It may come off as unexpected, but the story of this accomplished musician began at a halfway house recovering from addiction. By teaching himself to play guitar, Trey Lewis discovered … Continue reading Trey Lewis: Beyond “Dicked Down in Dallas”

Midnight Wagon

Experiencing Midnight Wagon was like watching a bomb go off, but you survived and felt better from the exposure. Believe it or not, my hometown of Waldron is only 35 miles away from the band's origin in Mena, Arkansas. It makes me happy to see that big achievements can still be created out of small … Continue reading Midnight Wagon

THE RUMORS

In an age where there are so many subgenres of music, this band identifies as 'alternative indie rock' just to settle the argument of "Who are you?" Though the term "shoegaze" has been used as a negative connotation, I do not believe this is the case in general. The truest definition of shoegaze describes it … Continue reading THE RUMORS

LONDON: Nadir D’Priest

Known for being a "training school for rock stars," LONDON has been together since 1979 and continues to crank out hard rock music still today. I am so glad that I had the opportunity to get the chance to talk to Nadir D'Priest. Since 1984, he has been the lead vocalist for LONDON and responsible … Continue reading LONDON: Nadir D’Priest

Endfall: On the Surface

Going strong since 2015, this unique hard rock fusion band out of Northwest Arkansas knows how to energize a crowd while projecting an emotional connection. I appreciate the raw passion Endfall brings to the table as well as the "dad joke" style stand-up placed intermittently during their song transitions. Some may view it as annoying … Continue reading Endfall: On the Surface

Fall Child: At First Glance

At first glance, this hard rock group already looks like they can deliver a high intensity set backed with energetic lyrics. Due to the unconventional use of bass, this causes them to stand out from most bands I have seen in the past. Based out of Northeast Oklahoma, Fall Child is quickly making a name … Continue reading Fall Child: At First Glance

Agony Incorporated: A Glimpse Inside

Though this band's name may appear to reflect carnage and horror, there is a deeper concept underneath. Throughout the lyrics and within the core of their music, Agony Incorporated brings mental health awareness to the forefront and provides listeners a sense of emotional belonging. The intense raw energy during their performance draws immediate attention from … Continue reading Agony Incorporated: A Glimpse Inside