Editor's Note: Capstan drummer Scott Fisher talks mental health, their latest album "Separate", dogs, and coping with anxiety and drumming techniques on the Madness To Creation Podcast. "Separate" was released July 23rd via Fearless Records and the album is whimsical one moment and absolutely brutal the next moment. Because of this, Capstan has built quite … Continue reading (Mental Health Conversations) Madness To Creation Podcast Season 2 Ep. 25: Scott Fisher of CAPSTAN
Editor's Note: Brandon Baun guitarist of Philadelphia black metal/post-hardcore/shoegaze band The Drowned God joined the Madness To Creation Podcast for the 34th episode. On March 26th, The Drowned God released their latest album entitled "Pale Home", which includes the singles "Gnashing of Teeth" and "I Met You." The album balances lightness and darkness and it … Continue reading (Mental Health Conversations): Madness To Creation Podcast Ep. 34: Brandon Baun of THE DROWNED GOD
It was an early Saturday evening show as Des Moines hardcore legends Too Pure To Die with special guests Sanction, Queensway and Vatican took the stage at Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines, Iowa. This particular venue was perfect for a good-old knockdown drag-out hardcore show. In terms of the venue, it was a dark venue … Continue reading (Concert Review) TOO PURE TO DIE with SANCTION Live at Vaudeville Mews in Des Moines, Iowa (11/16/2019)
It was a night of scrambling as I was covering two shows in one night in Pittsburgh. Covering the almighty Tool at PPG Paints Arena, shot the song and then scrambled over to Mr. Small's where The Devil Wears Prada with special guests Norma Jean and Gideon were taking the stage at the packed bar … Continue reading (Concert Review) THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Live at Mr. Small’s Theatre in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (11/8/2019)
If you want an album that is screaming, in-your-face, all out brutality, then go pick up SANCTION'S debut record entitled "Broken In Refraction", which came out July 26th via Pure Noise Records. From songs such as "The Final Fraction", "Radial Lacerations", and "Conscious In A Coma", this album is not for the faint of heart, … Continue reading (Album Review) “Broken In Refraction” by SANCTION
Out of Glasgow, Scotland is a band that is prepared to annihilate as you drudge through a pit of quicksand. That band is known as From Sorrow To Serenity and this Friday, they will be releasing "Reclaim" via Long Branch Records. From Sorrow To Serenity is composed of Gaz King on vocals, Steven Jones on … Continue reading (Album Review) “Reclaim” by FROM SORROW TO SERENITY
Recently, Phoenix, Arizona's own American Standards released their ominous single entitled "WEEP", which was recently premiered on Decibel Magazine. The four-piece certainly will tear you limb from limb, and leave no remorse about it with this single. If you're missing out on the sounds of old-school Josh Scogin-era of Norma Jean or The Chariot with … Continue reading (Video Review) “WEEP” by American Standards
This past June, Atlanta, Georgia's own '68 released "Two Parts Viper" via Cooking Vinyl/Good Fight Management. Josh Scogin(formerly of Norma Jean and The Chariot) and drummer Michael McLellan have released quite arguably one of the most raw records I have heard in awhile! The mission for '68 is to get back to the roots of … Continue reading “Two Parts Viper” by ’68, how can this be two dudes in the band?
Back when I was in college, MySpace was the cool social media site! I remember doing endless amounts of surveys, seeing pointless posts, and being extremely offended(well, not really) when someone removed you from your Top 8. You were cool if you were in the Top 8 list. I usually put bands in there so … Continue reading MTC’s A to Z Throwback Reviews: Abandon All Ships!