2017 was…a year. It was a year of challenges and, at times, particularly difficult news to swallow for many of us in our music communities. However, we banded together and found hope through all the adversity we faced. Music is the backdrop to these defining moments each year. Check out some of our staff picks for album of the year below.
Spin – Tiger’s Jaw
“This might be my favorite Tiger’s Jaw release yet. Brianna has come more front-and-center this time around, recording the first song she’s written for the band, ‘June,’ which might be the best record off the album, if I’m being entirely honest. This album struck the perfect balance of call-backs to their older styles, while still signaling a noticeable progression in the band’s growth. Don’t sleep on this album, or this band. You’re missing out if you haven’t downloaded a copy yet. -Tori Continue reading Looking Back: Our Favorite Albums of 2017
The Daily Slice is excited to premiere a new track by long-time TDS favorites Giants At Large: a cover of Iyaz’s 2009 classic “Replay.”
The new track by the band is off the soundtrack for the upcoming film (Romance) In The Digital Age which premiered in the United States on September 23. Preorders for the film’s soundtrack went live yesterday. If you haven’t heard, The film stars LOLO (you probably know her as the female voice in “Miss Jackson” by Panic At The Disco) and Chris Warren Jr., who’s best known for playing Zeke in High School Musical. The film is directed by Jason Michael Brescia, who previously worked on movies like The Newest Pledge and Bridge and Tunnel. Continue reading Premiere: Giants At Large – “Replay” (Originally By Iyaz)
Neck Deep have made the trek from across the pond once again to spend a few months on this year’s Vans Warped Tour. The Wrexham, UK natives are spending the tour tearing up the Journey’s stage all summer long while promoting their new album The Peace and The Panic, due to be released on August 18th. Photos from their set at the Hartford, CT show can be found below.
Be still my 14-year-old-self’s heart. Silverstein took Warped Tour back to the good old days as they tore apart the Mutant South stage all summer long on this year’s Vans Warped Tour. Their set struck a nearly perfect balance between old favorites and newer material, and the band was just as energetic and rowdy as ever. Check out some photos from their must-see set below.
Vans Warped Tour veterans Memphis May Fire are back at it again, playing the Journey’s stage for the entirety of the tour this summer. Check out some photos from their set in Hartford, CT below.