Introducing Steady Decline

Dublin, Ireland pop-punk duo Steady Decline has released their newest single, “Erase Me”. The song is an emotionally charged track about being haunted by and trying to move on from a toxic relationship and was released on indie label Never Meant. The track is an acoustic-tinged pop-punk ballad that showcases the duo’s vocals and melancholy songwriting,Continue reading “Introducing Steady Decline”

Introducing Chenél No.1

Johannesburg, South African alternative rock artist Chenél No.1 has released her latest single, “Save Me”. The track is an alternative rock song with driving guitars and emotive riffs that give it an edge of pain merged with a fierce vulnerability. Thematically, “Save Me” is a song about breaking through the darkness, having a hand reaching out, and being saved. “Save MeContinue reading “Introducing Chenél No.1”

Introducing Kanashii

Lexington, KY alternative shoegaze band Kanashii has released their newest single, the description “Nevermind”. The track is out on Cardigan Records and is a fuzzy, spaced-out midtempo rocker that feels equally at home next to 90s era grunge acts like Nirvana as it does with newer shoegaze acts such as Nothing. Lyrically, the song isContinue reading “Introducing Kanashii”

Introducing Standard Broadcast

Pittsburgh, PA indie rock band Standard Broadcast has released their newest single, “I Meant What I Said”. The indie rock track blurs the lines between classic rock, indie alternative like Cursive mainstream pop rock like The Fray. The single is part of a planned album, due out in Spring/Summer of 2023. As far as the writing process, “I MeantContinue reading “Introducing Standard Broadcast”

Introducing Dearly Departed

Fargo, ND active rock band Dearly Departed has announced their new album, Heartless, to be released in October of this year. The band has previously released the singles “Hindsight” and “Quiet Echoes” as part of the album rollout, and what an album rollout it’s been! The band dropped “Hindsight” in December of 2020, right before Covid put everything on pause for the next twoContinue reading “Introducing Dearly Departed”

Introducing: Victoria Fire

Pittsburgh, PA hard rock band Victoria Fire has recently dropped their debut single. The track, “Fire” is a hard-driving modern rock track with blazing riffs and soaring vocals, courtesy of vocalist and frontwoman Kaitlyn Washko. Lyrically, the track was derived from Kaitlyn’s personal struggle with depression. “The song is about being in a state of shame and darkness, but ultimatelyContinue reading “Introducing: Victoria Fire”

Introducing Paper Forest

San Diego, CA rock band Paper Forest has announced their newest album, Trick Photographer, out Sept 22nd on It’s Okay, I’m Crying. Along with the album announcement, the band has dropped their latest single “House In Your Head”. The song was a true labor of love for singer-songwriter Sean Burdeaux. “This song took the longest to write,” he explains. “I found an oldContinue reading “Introducing Paper Forest”

Introducing Salvo

Birmingham, Alt rock band Salvo has just released their new album, The Traveler, on Asbestos Records. The 14-track album features the singles “Anything Can Happen Day“ and “Crime of the Century“. “It is an album that rocks and is filled with passion and love, and most members of the human race can happily enjoy it just on that level,” explains the band. “But theContinue reading “Introducing Salvo”

Introducing #lameassdads

#lameassdads is a pop-punk band from Toledo, Ohio, who has just announced the vinyl release of their album Greetings from Nowhere, Ohio. The vinyl is being released by Punkerton Records. It’s being released as random mix color vinyl so each record will be an unique, one of one. The vinyl release also features two bonus tracks,Continue reading “Introducing #lameassdads”

Introducing Messmaker

Cleveland indie alt-rock duo MESSMAKER has just released their latest single, “We Are The Architects“. The track marks their first release since their debut album, 2020’s Through The Fire. Musically, the track sees the band take a slightly more mature turn in production while continuing to perfect the sound they started on the first album. Lyrically “WeContinue reading “Introducing Messmaker”