Artist Spotlight

Gold, Frankincense and Myrrh and Beautycore

Linda | April 18, 2019

A trio of sisters from Jacksonville, Florida tearing up stages with a hard rock/metalcore/punk sound that is a perfect blend of awesome. The punk edge brings Paramore style lyrics that are strong, with clear messages coming from the roots of their relationships with God and a desire to share what... (read more)

Demon Hunter’s Ryan Clark and Album Art

Linda | March 17, 2019

I listened to the Lead Singer Syndrome podcast hosted by Shane Told, frontman of the rock band Silverstein recently. Shane was interviewing Ryan Clark of Demon Hunter . Ryan talked about Demon Hunter's recent albums War and Peace, explaining the thoughts behind releasing both of them around the same time. Interestingly... (read more)

Spirit and the Bride

Linda | February 9, 2018

Josh screaming, "Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven" is just awesome to me.  I enjoy the "core" genres of music. Spirit and the Bride, is a Christian hardcore, metalcore, melodic hardcore band who is passionate about things of God. Their latest album "Dry Bones" has... (read more)

The Letter Black

Linda | May 1, 2017

Exciting news for The Letter Black fans. The band is releasing their heavier rock/metal album, Pain in May. Their last album, Rebuild was released back in 2013 so it's been a while, creating a great excitement from their fans for new music from them. In recent live streaming, Q & A's... (read more)

Thank You, Lacey Sturm

Aimee Otero | March 26, 2017

I wanted to pay my own small respects to Lacey Sturm, one of my favorite artists after I found out that she will be at this years' Soul Fest..... I decided to create an introductory of sorts....the way she's inspired MY life... I first heard the band Flyleaf (previously fronted... (read more)

Awake O Sleeper – Bluesy Rock with a Southern Flair

Linda | January 17, 2017

Gathering around for a concert with these guys feels like hanging out with friends. Brad, Andrew, Drew, Dan and Jordan of the Canadian band Awake O Sleeper from Chilliwack, British Columbia started in 2012.  The guys started jamming together making changes along the way ultimately finding their sound and running... (read more)

Lacey Sturm Rocks On with First Solo Album

Linda | January 5, 2017

Lacey's highly anticipated album, Life Screams was released in February of 2016 living up to the expectations of Lacey's Flyleaf fans as well as taking her music in some new directions. Lacey's band includes husband and guitarist, Josh Sturm, Tom Gascon, drummer and Ben Hull, bass player. After spending a... (read more)

Forfeit Thee Untrue

Linda | November 14, 2016

Brimming with talent and creativity, FTU, a metalcore band from South Africa got their start in 2006 in Benoni, Gauteng.  The band members are  lead vocalist and guitarist, Gideon Karsten, lead guitarist and vocalist, Mitch Pearson, bassist, Eckard van Tonder, and drummer and percussionist, Craig Palmer. Brimming with musical talent... (read more)

Wolves At The Gate

Linda | November 8, 2016

Creativity in the hardcore genre is desperately needed and this is a band that delivers those song arrangements that don't disappoint. On the band's website they are described as "a forward-thinking, art-minded group whose music is as cerebral and nuanced as it was ferocious and deliciously heavy." Wolves At... (read more)