Album Reviews

Circa Survive – Decensus (Album Review)

Descensus is the 5th studio album from Phily/Doylestown rockers Circa Survive. The album was released November 24, 2014 under Sumerian Records. Prior to the albums release Sumerian uploaded album teasers to YouTube announcing the relase date and new songs. There were two singles released prior to the release of the album. The first of which being “Schema” released October 27, …

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Attila – Guilty Pleasure (Album Review)

Guilty Pleasure is the 6th full length album from Georgia death core outfit Attila. The album was released November 24, 2014 under Artery Records and also via Attila’s YouTube Vevo channel on November 21, 2014. There were two singles released; “Proving Grounds” released October 20, 2014 and “Horsepig” released November 8, 2014. Fan reception has been as expected for Attila. …

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The Ghost Inside – Dear Youth (Album Review)

Dear Youth is the 4th studio album from L.A. Metalcore outfit The Ghost Inside. This will be the 4th studio album released under the name The Ghost Inside, two previous albums were released under their previous name A Dying Dream.  The album was released November 17, 2014 under Epitaph Records. There were no singles released prior to the release of …

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Chasing Safety – Seasons Of The Dead (Album Review)

Season of the Dead is the debut album from hardcore New Jersey outfit Chasing Safety. The album was released October 14, 2014 under Outerloop Records and was streamed prior to it’s release on Outerloops YouTube channel on October 9, 2014. The album was produced by Dan Korneff (Pierce The Veil, Crown The Empire) and Nick Sampson (I See Stars, Asking Alexandria). Of …

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The Family Ruin – Dearly Departed (Album Review)

Dearly Departed is the debut album from UK rockers The Family Ruin. The album was released September 26, 2014 under KBB Records, the brainchild of Ben Bruce (ASKING ALEXANDRIA) and Kyle Borman. The 14 track CD is intense and in your face from start to finish; beginning with the chilling ‘Bring Out Your Dead’ to the somber finishing track ‘Sonder’. …

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The Madden Brothers – Greetings From California (Album Review)

Greetings From California is the debut album from Maryland born twin brothers Benji and Joel Madden released September 16, 2014 via Capitol Records, and produced by Eric Valentine (Good Charlotte, Queens of the Stone Age) and Joe Chiccarelli (My Morning Jacket, Cage the Elephant). The album comes with two “sides”, the first is upbeat and catchy songs, the second is …

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Yellowcard – Lift A Sail (Album Review)

Lift a Sail is the 9th studio album from Florida born and bred rockers Yellowcard. The album was released October 7, 2014 under Razor and Tie Records. Three singles were released before the release of the album; ‘One BedRoom’, ‘Make Me So’, and ‘Crash the Gates’ released August 19, 2014, September 9, 2014 and September 22, 2014 respectively. Said of …

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A Spark To Believe – Miss Fortune (Album Review)

A Spark to Believe is the debut record from rock quintet Miss Fortune (not to be confused with the League of Legends character). The album was released roughly a year from when the band first started, May 1, 2013 according to their Facebook page. It was released May 19th via Sumerian Records, just five months after joining the label this …

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Crown The Empire – The Resistance: Rise of the Runaways (Album Review)

The Resistance: Rise of the Runaways is the second studio album by Texas metalcore outfit Crown the Empire released July 22nd via Rise Records. The album peaked at #3 on the iTunes album chart and #1 on the iTunes rock chart! The album consists of 3 Acts, much like a play; it opens with ‘Call to Arms (Act I)’, that …

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The Dead Rabbitts – ShapeShifter (Album Review)

Shapeshifter is the debut album from metalcore supergroup and side project of Escape the Fate’s Craig Mabbitt, The Dead Rabbitts. The album is set for release July 1st via Tragic Hero Records. On May 16th the lyric video for the single ‘My Only Regret’ was released via Tragic Hero’s YouTube channel. The Dead Rabbitts will also be headlining ‘The Shapeshiftour;’ …

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