Tag: Issues

Review: “1135” EP by Earthshatter

Originally slated for a December 2019 release and put back to 13th January due to the band “feeling it is 100% in the best interest for the quality of the EP” to delay it so “1135” finally saw the light of day 5 weeks later than planned. All of which is absolutely fine, it’s up

Listmania: 5 Best Metal Releases of 2019 with Andrew Baena!

Galactic Pegasus guitarist and Canadian music producer Andrew Baena is a man after our own heart. By that we mean, like us he has some form of attention deficit disorder that means some stupid list of 25, 50, 100 or more albums of 2019 is just going to be as boring as… not putting Vodka

NEWS: Carried Weight return with “Scum”!

Pasadena California Metalcore quartet Carried Weight have returned with their second single in a month entitled “Scum” and no, it’s not a Napalm Death cover either! The new cut is mixed by Austin Coupe and mastered by Ty Acord, though it’s not clear whether that is DJ Scout, a former member of Issues turner Producer.

Documentary: Issues Drum Rig Rundown!

We’re going to be honest. The debut EP from Issues got our attention after the collapse of Woe Is Me. Their debut album had something of a style shift into Nu-Metal territory but is still enjoyable and they lost us after that. However taking Lotus Eater out on their “Beautiful Oblivion” tour got our attention

NEWS: Polyphia February 2020 Tour!

2020 maybe a trio of months away but it hasn’t stopped tour announcements from a number of US bands. Dallas Texas Hybrid Theorists Polyphia blend Tech-Metal with Hip-Hop, Jazz and R&B influences to create… A Tech-Metal version of early career Issues? Here are their February tour dates… 8th Dublin, The Grand Social 9th Belfast, The Empire

NEWS: Carried Weight have A Distorted Perspective?

It’s been a little while but Carried Weight have launched their own YouTube channel with a brand new single entitled “ADP”, an abbreviation of  “A Distorted Perspective”. It has a guest appearance from Issues guitarist AJ Rebollo which is something of a surprise move for the Pasadena California Metalcore band.

Documentary: Beartooth: The Blackbird Sessions

Are we the only ones who think that Beartooth recording and releasing an EP of reimagined acoustic songs with a country twist isn’t that great a surprise? Issues did it to name but one and we suspect that before too long Wage War will follow suit. So here is the making of featurette about “The

NEWS: Lotus Eater support Issues…?

It’s been clear for a while that Glaswegian Gloom wrecking ball Lotus Eater think that creativity is key and they will literally play shows with anyone and everyone who so much as looks at them twice. The surprise is that they’ve been picked up by Issues as main support for their “Beautiful Oblivion” European Tour