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It’s Official February 10th will now be known as Cliff Burton Day

Well at least in Alameda County California. Metallica took to Facebook today to announce that February 10th will officially be known as “Cliff Burton Day” in remembrance of their fallen bandmate. Read the official statement below. IT’S OFFICIAL! The Board of Supervisors from Alameda County has just proclaimed February 10, 2018, which would have been Cliff’s […]

Killthrax Tour St Pete Flordia

Killthrax Tour destroys St. Pete

Killthrax Tour Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 Jannus Live St. Pete Florida By: Trevor Williams The Killthrax Tour brought out quite the array of different people out on this unusually chilly Florida evening. Ages ranging from around 7 to almost 70 and everywhere in between. I love seeing parents bring their children to these kinds of […]

The Amity Affliction

The Amity Affliction Part ways with drummer

In an official statement via the band’s Facebook page, Australian Metalcore outfit The Amity Affliction have announced they’ve parted way with drummer Ryan Burt. We’ll keep you updated as more info becomes available. Read band’s official statement below. Hey Guys, Regretfully we have to inform you that Ryan will no longer be performing or recording with The […]

Softspoken Pathways Deluxe Edition

Softspoken releases new track Grow and Deluxe Edition of Pathways

Softspoken have announced they will be releasing a deluxe edition of the band’s 2017 release “Pathways” on 03/09/2018. As along with the announcement the band has released a new single GROW. Check it out below. Softspoken- Grow-Official Stream Pathways was originally released in March of 2017 and featured only 5 tracks, however the Deluxe Edition […]

Musink Festival 2018

Musink Festival returns for the 11th year

Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker has announced an insane line up for the 2018 Musink Festival. The 3 day festival takes place on March 16th -18th at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa California and will feature 3 full days of Music, Tattoos and a Car Show. Barker had this to say […]

Voices - Resurgence

Review: Voices – ‘Resurgence’

The latest EP by Indianapolis metalcore outfit Voices, the first in the span of 3 years, offers an acceptable piece of work that contains great production and performances, albeit nothing new from what we’ve heard previously within the genre. ALL THE SAME Resurgence is a fairly straightforward foray into the world of metalcore, one that […]

The Color Morale Announce Break Up

The Color Morale Announce Break Up

In an official Facebook post, The Color Morale have announced they’re “Getting Back To Being Human…….” Read the official post below. “this is where the devil goes to take a shit.” I’ll never forget the day that I got to quit my job to be in a full time touring rock band. I set sail […]

Is My Chemical Romance getting back together?

Is My Chemical Romance getting back together!?!

It’s no secret that fans have been BEGGING for My Chemical Romance to return to the stage since the announcement of their break up in 2013. Back in 2016 fans thought they were going to get just that, when the band released a video on July 20th VIA Facebook of the MCR flag waving playing […]

REVIEW: Jeff Rosenstock – ‘POST-‘

Jeff Rosenstock surprised the music community by dropping his third full length solo LP on New Year’s Day 2018. An indie punk record about aging in the era of Trump, “POST-” places itself as a well added expansion to the artist’s discography by displaying his songwriting chops front and center. Following up 2016’s “WORRY”, “POST-” […]

Issues parts ways with vocalist

ISSUES part ways with Michael Bohn

The band has officially announced via their website that vocalist Michael Bohn has left the band. Read the band’s official statement below. ISSUES Official Statement: To our amazing fans and Hooligans around the world, it is with a heavy heart that we announce the departure of Michael Bohn. We are all aware of how the […]

Freshman 15 2K17 Soundlink Magazine

Soundlink Magazine Freshman 15 2K17

We finally are releasing the list of bands for our Freshman 15 List for the class of 2017. These bands are either poised to break out soon or had a moment in 2017 to make their mark. HUGE thanks to Youth Music and Brennan Opper for helping out. More to come from our partnership in 2018. #15: GHOST NATIVE #14: Young […]

REVIEW: Your Favorite Friend- ’99’ EP

Foundation Your Favorite Friend is a folk band from the Northwest. It’s pretty straightforward at its core and that sums up the band to a tee. While the band surely plays on its simplicity in order to push their sound forward, they shouldn’t necessarily be lumped in as an act not worth the time. With […]

Carolina Rebellion 2018 Lineup

Carolina Rebellion 2018 Lineup announced

Get ready rebels, Concord North Carolina is going to get LOUD! DWP and Monster Energy are proud to announce the lineup for this years 8th annual Carolina Rebellion. This festival is no stranger to a killer line up, having hosted such acts as Korn, Slipknot, A Perfect Circle, and many more. The 2018 line up […]

Fort Rock 2018 Lineup

Fort Rock Announces 2018 Lineup

With the lineup announcements of the sister, festivals Welcome To Rockville and Rock on the Range having previously being announced and hosting such acts as Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Foo Fighters, and Ozzy Osborne, it left many wondering what about the rest of the World’s Loudest Month festivals. Well, Fort Rock has finally announced their line […]

A Day To Remember 15 Years in the making Tour

A Day To Remember celebrates 15 Years

The rumor mill has been churning for the last week, that A Day To Remember will be setting out on tour with Papa Roach, Falling In Reverse and The Devil Wears Prada, well the band has officially announced the rumors are true announcing the “15 Years In The Making” tour. Read the band’s official statement below. […]

Rock on the Range 2018 line Up

Rock on The Range announces line up for 2018

Get ready Rangers it’s that time of year again! The official line up for the 2018 Rock On The Range has officially been released. Just when I think they can’t top the line up from previous years, DWP and Monster Energy prove me wrong! The 2018 line up is STACKED, to say the least. With […]

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Thrice announce reissue of “The Alchemy Index” for Black Friday

Post-hardcore outfit Thrice have announced via their Facebook page that they will be running a reissued run of their 2007-2008 double release “The Alchemy Index”. The band announced that they will be releasing the reissue for this year’s Black Friday starting at 10am Pacific Time. The run is limited to 2,000 pieces and can be […]

King Gizzard Polygondwanaland

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Announce 4th Release of the Year “Polygondwanaland”

A few hours ago, Australian psychedelic cult band King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard announced their 12th studio album and 4th release of 2017 “Polygondwanaland” with a set release date of this upcoming Friday, November 14th. The band made this announcement through social media including Facebook and Twitter. The band added a supplemental statement on […]

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REVIEW: Youngster Jiji maintains his bite on the “darkjiji EP”

The Jiji Sound Youngster jiji is an alternative hip-hop and self-proclaimed death trap project created by James Campbell. He has released a variety of projects including last year’s Sui//Rap LP and Barbossa EP which demonstrated the artist’s repertoire in full force, bearing the use of clipping and distorted beats as well as an aggressive delivery […]

Welcome To Rockville 2018

‘Welcome to Rockville 2018’ Lineup Announced

Florida rock festival ‘Welcome to Rockville’ has recently announced their lineup for the 2018 interation of the annual event. The festival will take place from April 27th to April 29th and will include over 25 acts over the course of 3 days. The announced headliners include Avenged Sevenfold, Foo Fighters, Ozzy Osbourne, Queens of the […]

REVIEW: Great Grandpa are not just a 90s band on “Plastic Cough”

Just a Few Years… In a short amount of time, Great Grandpa have established themselves as one of the big fish in Seattle’s current music scene. While many factors are at play in their rise to success, the key element that remains consistent for the band is their ability to simply write great songs. Mac […]

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REVIEW: Designer Disguise clean up nicely on the sophomoric “Surface” EP

Two Years Gone It’s been a little over two years since Seattle metalcore outfit Designer Disguise began their discography with the modest “Hearts & Minds” release. This year’s “Surface” EP introduces a slight emphasis on greater sonic experimentation all encased in a noticeable increase in production quality. Clean First Impressions… Through a tasteful fade-in and […]

REVIEW: Flicker and Fade create hybrid of a record on “Start a Fire” debut EP

Blending Styles Seattle band Flicker and Fade’s debut EP “Start a Fire” is an interesting blend of electric and acoustic arrangements of same songs that create a sonic range spanning from punchy instrumentals through an emotional execution. While calling this EP might be a stretch to some, the arrangements carry themselves well enough to provide […]

Foo Fighters announced for Welcome To Rockville 2018

Welcome to Rockville just got bigger and a whole lot LOUDER

It’s not even Christmas time yet and it feels like we just got the best present EVER. Welcome to Rockville have announced that now they’re following the trend of Sister festivals Rock on the Range and Carolina Rebellion and going to 3 FULL DAYS of Rock and Roll. Not only that, they’ve also announced that […]

The Indoor Kids

PREMIERE: The Indoor Kids Release new lyric Video Watchful Eye

Greenville South Carolina Punk rock outfit The Indoor Kids have released a new single, Watchful Eye. Watchful Eye was recorded at Studio 101 in Greenville SC, by Logan  Belcher and was Mixed and Mastered by Nathan Hussey of All Get Out.  Vocalist/Guitarist Matt Fessler had this to say about the new track, “Watchful Eye is a nod […]

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Linkin Park releases heart felt statement about Chester’s passing

The music world was rocked last week with the death of Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington. Fans and bands alike have shared on social media what Chester and the band Linkin Park have meant to them.  The band has finally taken to social media with this heart felt a letter to their fallen bandmate. “Dear Chester, […]

Taking Back Sunday Live in Atlanta GA

Taking Back Sunday LIVE in Atlanta

I Ordered French Fries, and Enjoyed My Onion Rings -Nakita Taking Back Sunday just kicked off a tour criss-crossing the nation, playing to sold-out crowds in city after city, and the response they are getting makes it feel like it’s 2004 again. The first half of this tour features Jersey outfit Modern Chemistry, coming fresh […]

Frank Iero and The Patience Atlanta GA

Concert Review Frank Iero and The Patience Atlanta GA

The night we found ourselves in Hell was a good one. Tense with anticipation for the main event, the crowd packed the building. Frank Iero’s fans spanned generations and genres, which is fitting as the man has been making music for nearly twenty years at this point. Luckily, there was no drama over “real” fans […]