EP Review: ‘Death Ride’ by Don’t Make Ghosts

download-1Title:  Death Ride (BandCamp)
Artist:  Don’t Make Ghosts (Official, Facebook, Twitter,Instagram, BandCamp, SquareUp)

Oklahoma City’s Don’t Make Ghosts debut EP Death Ride is nothing short of spectacular.  The five-song EP beautifully mixes elements of melodic post hardcore, classic rock, and anthematic punk resulting in a sound that is heartfelt, energetic, uplifting, poignant, fresh, and familiar all at the same time.

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10 Questions with Shallow Cuts

10 Questions with Shallow Cuts

Hailing from San Diego, Ca and Minneapolis, MN and boasting members of Dan Padilla, Madison Bloodbath, Dear Landlord, and Gateway District, Shallow Cuts is a powerhouse of a band that perfectly and precisely mixes elements of melodic punk rock, classic arena rock ‘n’ roll, and power pop.  The band released their full-length debut, Empty Beach Towns, in June on No Idea Records and will be playing this year’sAwesome Fest in San Diego in September and The Fest in Gainesville, FL in October.

This interview was conducted via email with J. Wang and Matty July 2 – 27, 2016.

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EP Review: ‘The Great Thieves Escape II’ by Walk the Plank, No Fun, Such Gold, Harker

The Great Thieves Escape IITitle:  The Great Thieves Escape II (No Panic Records, Flix Records, BandCamp [No Panic])
Artists:  Walk the Plank (Facebook, BandCamp), No Fun (Facebook, BandCamp), Such Gold (OfficialFacebook, Twitter,Instagram, YouTube, Tumblr), Harker (Official, Facebook, Twitter,InstagramBandCamp, SoundCloud)

The Great Thieves Escape II is a four-way split from No Panic and Flix Records featuring Walk the Plank, No Fun, Such Gold, and Harker.

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9 Questions with Worship This!

Akron, OH’s Worship This! will be releasing their sophomore full-length album Mint (which is really freaking good, just so you know) on April 1, 2016 via A-F Records.  The band mixes elements of a variety of punk’s sub-genres resulting in a sound that is catchy, heartfelt, melodic, passionate, and powerful.

This interview was conducted via email with guitarist/vocalist Jeremy Provchy and bassist/vocalist Josh Taylor February 28 – March 9, 2016.

For more information on Worship This! check out the band’s Tumblr, Facebook, Twitter, BandCamp,ReverbNation, and Last.fm pages.

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