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Indie/pop princess and real life Powerpuff Girl. Finds intrigue in ambient soundscapes, vulnerability, and conviction.

LIVE: Dayseeker Performs “Starving To Be Empty” With Lucas Woodland Of Holding Absence – The ‘Sleeptalk’ Tour

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With touching lyrics backed by soundscapes that delicately balance ambient and heavy, the emotion in Dayseeker’s music mirrors the band’s commitment to wearing their hearts on their sleeves with strength and grace. At the Roseville, CA date of The ‘Sleeptalk’ Tour, Holding Absence’s own Lucas Woodland makes a guest appearance to perform “Starving To Be […]

LIVE: Dayseeker “Neon Grave” LIVE From The Sleeptalk Tour

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In the realm of post-hardcore, Southern California’s Dayseeker bring a refreshing mix of melodies and elements to accompany many of the deeply personal stories shared within their lyrics to their listeners. On “Neon Grave”, frontman Rory Rodriguez opens up about his grief and yearning for reunion with poise and gives a new edge to the […]

PREMIERE: DEFICIT Unleash Music Video For New Single “Death Prize” (Track Analysis)

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Australia’s DEFICIT are finding a shred of certainty in the unknown with their latest single “Death Prize”, premiering exclusively on CaliberTV. Pounding drums, an erratic beginning riff, and warped spoken words introduce the cathartic scream into the void that follows, immediately making “Death Prize” known as the metalcore quartet’s abrupt shift from candid to cryptic. […]

PREMIERE: UPON THE WATER RELEASE “DENIED” MUSIC VIDEO (TRACK ANALYSIS)

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Melodic metalcore ensemble Upon The Water return with the release of their latest single “Denied” off their newly released album ‘U.T.W.’, premiering exclusively on CaliberTV. In just two and a half minutes, “Denied” ravishes listeners with its ascent from a melancholy and spacious guitar introduction to a fuller sound that’s as heavy and hard-hitting as it is ambient. Screams […]

INTERVIEW: KALIE WOLFE OF RIVALS; ’10 THINGS ABOUT BEING A WOMAN IN MUSIC’

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“If I was a man, where would my band be now? I think about that a lot, because it’s a serious, legitimate question.” Since she helped found the band at age 19, Rivals frontwoman Kalie Wolfe has reflected on the numerous women in music whose creative material doesn’t get nearly as much recognition as that […]

WHO ARE NOVA TWINS? – THE DYNAMIC FEMALE DUO SHAPING THE FUTURE OF PUNK

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What better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than introducing you to Nova Twins, “the best band you’ve never heard of”? In case Prophets of Rage’s Tom Morello described your music radar’s current relationship with the dynamic duo who are helping shape the future of punk, we’re here to get you acquainted. Formed in London, […]

ICYMI: MUGSHOT RELEASE NEW EP ‘EMPTY HEAVEN’; “A SOUND THAT’S AS PUMMELING AS POSSIBLE”

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In case you missed it, San Jose metalcore quartet Mugshot released their latest EP last week. Not quite familiar with that name? Here’s a brief run-down of everything you need to know about them and why ‘Empty Heaven’ should be on your listening radar. The Bay Area outfit [Eli Truitt – vocals, Michael Demko – guitar, Connor Haines – drums, Eddie Smith – bass] formed after […]

REVIEW: CHASE ATLANTIC ‘BEAUTY IN DEATH’; “A HAZY ROLLERCOASTER OF CONCENTRATED HYPE AND DESPONDENCY”

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Chase Atlantic‘s vulnerable, dark ambiance permeating their 2019 sophomore album ‘PHASES’ continues to flourish on the band’s forthcoming third project, ‘BEAUTY IN DEATH’. ‘BEAUTY IN DEATH’ marks the Australian trio confidently striding toward their music’s future and turning inward as they examine intimate relationships formed with emptiness, pain, and mental health struggles brought on by […]

BLINDWOLF | UNSIGNED SPOTLIGHT

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FOR FANS OF: Polaris, Every Time I Die, Norma Jean, He Is Legend, Architects If the ghosts of 2000’s metalcore’s nostalgic past and optimistic future got together, had a chat, and decided to form a power duo, they might sound something like blindwolf.  In the wake of uncertainty brought on by historically unprecedented times, past members […]

BLINDWOLF PREMIERE NEW SINGLE “LIVING WITH MY GHOSTS” + RELEASE DEBUT EP ‘REVIVAL’ (TRACK ANALYSIS)

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Orange County metalcore outfit blindwolf are bringing another dose of honesty and attitude with “Living with my ghosts”, the single commemorating the release of the band’s debut EP, ‘Revival’. Seconds after an apprehensive guitar melody, vocalist Nathan Mead shouts his frustrations into the void. Critical, raw self-reflection and circumventing obstacles thematically persist throughout the EP, speaking […]
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