Album Review:
Ghost

Meliora
August 2015

After spending the better part of a year in the shadows, Ghost B.C. has returned with their third album, Meliora, featuring their third singer, Papa Emeritus III. With each album, and subsequently each new Papa, Ghost has brought a different style to their sound. How does Papa III’s entry compare to his predecessors? “You are cast out from the heavens […]

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P.O.D.
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
June 21, 2015

Not too long ago, I had the incredible chance to see From Ashes to New and P.O.D. (Payable on Death) share the same stage. For a Sunday night and a holiday (Father’s Day), The Paramount was fairly packed. From Ashes to New One by one, each concertgoer settled down, having found a perfect spot to perch themselves while awaiting the […]

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Album Review
Apocalyptica

Shadowmaker
April 2015

Over the years, the four pieced Finnish metal band, Apocalyptica, have had various well-known musical guests accompany their beautiful string pieces from Cristina Scabbia (Lacuna Coil), Brent Smith (Shinedown), Corey Taylor (Slipknot/Stone Sour), Lacey Sturm (formerly of Flyleaf), and many more. As of today, Apocalyptica released their eighth studio album, Shadowmaker, debuting their latest member, frontman, Franky Perez. Produced by […]

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Amity Affliction
The Palladium
Worcester, MA
February 21, 2015

The cold venue drew the crowd closer together as they warmed up for the Australian Metalcore band, The Amity Affliction, to make their presence known. Various mixed alternative-looking fans wearing torn skinny jeans, Avenged Sevenfold, All Time Low, Hawthorne Heights and other band shirts, meandered around the venue, searching for a good spot to perch and watch the show; those […]

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