Album Review: Tonight Alive – The Other Side

Tonight-Alive-‘The-Other-Side’-Cover-ArtworkOne thing that draws so many people to music is the connection they feel with it. This type of connection is unlike any other; it’s something that is hard to put into words and one that must be experienced to truly understand. The reasoning for someone’s personal link to a certain album, song, artist, or style of music could be based upon the time at which they heard the soft strum of that guitar, those unforgettable soaring vocals, or that one line that really resonated with some of their most important life experiences. Every music fan has a moment like this, and it is every song’s goal to provide someone, somewhere with that moment.

There are several albums that have sparked this type of moment for me. Each one came at a pivotal point in my life and represents that time in my mind. Tonight Alive’s new record, The Other Side, is my newest addition to that list. Continue reading Album Review: Tonight Alive – The Other Side

Interview with Joel Kanitz of This Century

I had the chance to sit down with Joel from This Century while the band was out on the Up Close And Personal Tour with Nick Santino & The Northern Wind. We discussed Thanksgiving on the road, Christmas movies, and the tour among other things. Make sure you pick up a copy of their album Biography of a Heartbreak on iTunes and follow the band on Facebook and Twitter!

Album Review: July – What We Signed Up For

ImageProxyChances are the only time the noun ‘July’ is relevant is when it actually is that month. What’s not to love, though? Warm weather. No school. Vacations. Oh yeah, and North America’s biggest traveling circus known as the Vans Warped Tour is in full swing as its way around the United States and parts of Canada. However, when July ends, there is usually that slightly daunting realization that the summer is winding down and school will be here before you know it. Most people just want to relive those days over and over again.  Those nights are filled with party anthems and Brampton, Ontario’s July’s debut album What We Signed Up For will keep that summer party going all year long. Continue reading Album Review: July – What We Signed Up For