Just so we're not mincing words here or anything, Arizona's Run With The Hunted isn't reinventing the hardcore wheel. Their press release makes comparisons to Modern Life Is War and Turmoil. Throw in some American Nightmare and The Hope Conspiracy, and you have a much...

I've always found Rival Schools to be an interesting band. They blew through the indie rock scene quickly with their debut full-length, United by Fate. They were a band that was anchored by Walter Schreifels, whose name is synonymous with New York hardcore, and who...

The Sleeping has been around for a hot minute now, and their presence has been largely welcomed, particularly since they a part of the crop of Long Island bands like Bayside and I am The Avalanche who have been crafting haunting pop-punk records through the...

When Fred Mascherino left Taking Back Sunday, many people thought he'd played himself. Then he released The Color Fred and doubts were thrown to the wayside. For his new project, Terrible Things, Mascherino has been joined by Hot Rod Circuit frontman, Andy Jackson, and...

Love them or hate them, Rufio's brand of Southern California pop-punk is equal parts melody and slick guitar noodling. A majority of their appeal lies heavily on singer Scott Sellers' ability to convincingly sing about a myriad of topics whether it's the fickle scene...

I was initially inclined to hate this record, but I found myself humming along by the second track. Seriously. Make no mistake that there's an audience for a band like The Birthday Massacre and their fourth album, Pins and Needles.  Less on the heavy rock...

Seahaven came across my inbox as something that was for fans of Crime In Stereo. I usually hate the "RIYL" stickers because they usually sound nothing like those bands. Case in point: Seahaven. While I can understand the Crime In Stereo comparison, I would venture...