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 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 To Kill A Monster

Columbus Ohio rock band To Kill A Monster has just dropped their latest song, “Whiskey”. The radio-ready single features some of the best songwriting the band has done to date and is sure to be an instant crowd pleaser. Hilariously, the track started out as more of a take on a country song, than an actual full-fledged idea. “Lyrically,Continue reading “Introducing To Kill A Monster”

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 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”

Introducing (the) UnSlept

Toledo, Ohio grunge rock outfit (the) UnSlept has just dropped their debut offering, the 10-track album Bad Chapters. The band has spent the last year perfecting the album at Mohawk studio with Shawn Patrick Thomas Daley at the helm. For (the) UnSlept, the emotional, thematical density of the debut is the result of years of living, loving, losing,Continue reading “Introducing (the) UnSlept”

Introducing Project Vela

Denver, Colorado hard rock band Project Vela has just released their latest single, ‘You Can’t Fix Me’.  The radio-ready single opens with atmospheric, pulsing synths before exploding into a full-frontal rock assault, showcasing Project Vela’s knack for modern rock production and songwriting prowess. The melodic duo bridges electronic, pop, and alternative elements to create a fresh, explosive soundContinue reading “Introducing Project Vela”