Alternative

After a lengthy delay, Blink-182 return with the help of Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba in the new album California.   Text Review: There are some bands that will get the excitement from a world full of music fans when news breaks that there is a return and new music is …

Red Hot Chili Peppers enlist the help of Danger Mouse to shake things up in the band’s eleventh full album.   Text Review: The Red Hot Chili Peppers have virtually done everything there is to do in the world of music and made an impression on even the least interested …

Candlebox attempts to reach a new audience with the band’s sixth full album Disappearing In Airports.

Stephen Christian of Anberlin fame returns to his side project with Anchor & Braille’s third album Songs For The Late Night Drive Home.

Coldplay’s seventh (and possibly final?) full album brings a positive and uplifting vibe while inviting a who’s who of special guests. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUqlEdLzOfI   Text Review: Only a year and a half after the release of Ghost Stories, arguably the most down tempo and somber in a two decade discography, Coldplay …

Mutemath take a departure from their past with their new album Vitals. Text Review: Hearing the electronic infused side of upbeat alternative bands is pretty common in 2015.  Bands like Chvrches, Walk The Moon, and Saint Motel are becoming mainstay acts and gaining fans in hordes for their unique style.  Finding …

Three years after Neck of the Woods, Silversun Pickups bring in the deep and rhythmic new album Better Nature.   Text Review: The term alternative gets thrown around a lot but rarely are people able to define just what genre of music it is.  It used to be that the …

Pennsylvania’s Pop-Punk performers present their fifth full album No Closer To Heaven and attempt to push themselves while staying true to their sound.   Text Review: Once you are defined as being Pop-Punk it can be hard not to be compared to the likes of Blink 182, Fall Out Boy …

Baltimore’s soft alternative darlings Beach House bring down the tempo with their fifth full album Depression Cherry.   Text Review: Some alternative and soft rock groups can create the perfect serenity through their music.  Whether it’s through a combination of vocals and acoustics or the incorporation of synthesized keyboards and …

Frank Turner returns with a motivating sound in his sixth studio album Positive Songs For Negative People.   Text Review: Frank Turner has gained worldwide recognition and appreciation for his folk rock that incorporates quick acoustic guitar riffs and incredibly written lyrics.  Over the past few years his name has …

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