Tag: Christina Rotondo

Review: “Beyond Blackened” by Jorge Gomez

“Beyond Blackened” is a Metal album that started life as the final degree project of self taught guitarist Jorge Gomez at University in Madrid, Spain and was supervised by the opera singer Laia Falcón. Once the project had concluded and Gomez had finished University he entered The Metal Factory Studios during June 2020 to record

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Animals.

We were beginning to wonder when Brighton Progressive Metalcore heroes Architects would resurface after the “Cycle of Suffering” album from guitarist Josh Middleton’s other band Sylosis and so the surprise release of single “Animals” via Epitaph Records before their Royal Albert Hall live streamed show was something of a moment. The track itself brings some

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Modern Misery.

In the list of big questions that will be answered in 2021 will be if the touring cycle for the Critically acclaimed album “Holy Hell” from Brighton Progressive Metalcore heroes Architects come to an end and are they working on new material after a well deserved break? We’re hoping that the answer to both of

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Spiritbox.

When husband and wife duo guitarist Mike Stringer and vocalist Courtney LaPlante exited stage left from American Metalcore act Iwrestledabearonce in 2016 citing feeling worn down as replacement people in the band, it effectively signaled the end for guitarist Steven Bradley’s project after 8 years. The duo however wouldn’t be out of the game very

Interview: Spiritbox talk to Knotfest!

It seems that Canadian Progressive Metallers Spiritbox are very much flavour of the month at the moment with covers of their songs from the likes of Morphide and Christina Rotondo to name but two appearing out of the woodwork in the last few weeks. Following their latest single “Holy Roller“, vocalist Courtney Laplante sat down

NEWS: Manalyth destroy the lyric video!

If you’ve not had the pleasure then we recommend “Blood Moon” from Progressive Deathcore project Manalyth and not just because the EP includes a guest appearance from Christina Rotondo. The band have sewn up the release with a lyric video for the final track, otherwise known as “The Destroyer“. It’s a classic in these parts.

Under The Influence #40: Manalyth on “Ghost Reveries” by Opeth!

August 2005 saw Swedish Progressive Death Metallers Opeth make their major label debut with Roadrunner Records. They did so with their eighth studio album “Ghost Reveries“, produced by Jens Bogren (Sepultura, God Forbid, At The Gates) and saw just one promotional single in “The Grand Conjuration“. For the music video for the track saw it cut

Exclusive Interview: Brodee McLaren on “Blood Moon” by Manalyth!

The EP “Blood Moon” from Multi Instrumentalist (Guitars, Bass, Drums, Synths and Piano) Brodee McLaren and vocalist Brandon Craven aka Manalyth is a bomb blast of Progressive Deathcore that should be a wake up call to anyone writing in the Metal sub-genre because it’s an absolute beast of an EP. We had the pleasure of

Review: “Blood Moon” EP by Manalyth

Tustin in Orange County California is where you’ll find Multi Instrumentalist (Guitars, Bass, Drums, Synths and Piano) Brodee McLaren and vocalist Brandon Craven on most days if the week. The duo create Progressive Deathcore and are label free because let’s face it, in the internet age, as they put it, who needs one? They’ve hooked

NEWS: Christina Rotondo throws a coin to her Witcher!

While we wait for the Trivium full band version of “Toss A Coin To Your Witcher“, Christina Rotondo has put her hat in the ring with a a beautiful Alt Rock version of the song. It could have been an Adelyn (formerly known as DAY) track but maybe next time. If you’re a fan of