Tag: Solid State Records

Bootleg: Norma Jean in Aurora Illinois!

Often seen as the album before THE album, “Bless the Martyr and Kiss the Child” saw Atlanta Georgia Mathcore outfit Norman Jean make their debut for Solid State Records back in 2002 with the huge single “Memphis Will Be Laid to Waste” appearing on MTV’s Headbangers Ball. Filmed during the tour that followed, this set

Review: “Waste” by Earth Groans

The second of two EPs released by South Dakota Metallic Hardcore crew Earth Groans in 2020 via Solid State Records, “Waste” is the follow up to “Prettiest Of Things“, a record that offered a new something to their previous sound with a little bit of experimentation. Formed in 2015 by Jeremy Schaeffer, Zachariah Mayfield, Kaden

NEWS: Earth Groans mourn summer?

Another band taking on a time honoured classic are South Dakota Metallic Hardcore monsters Earth Groans. They’ve put their stamp on “My Own Summer (Shove It)” from “Around The Fur” by Deftones for their first new material since their second EP of 2020 “Waste“. If you missed that one, they managed to get Brook Reeves

Documentary: “The Path” Studio Update #5 from Fit For A King!

Technically speaking more of an interview than a documentary but in this fifth studio update from Fit For A King for their newly released album “The Path“, they discuss how the band has changed with two guitarists in Bobby Lynge and Daniel Gailey. For those not in the know, Lynge has stopped touring with the

NEWS: Earth Groans chasing Ghosts?

Earth Groans second EP of 2020 entitled “Waste” is just around the corner, dropping via Solid State Records on 23rd October with pre-orders available here. The South Dakota Metallic Hardcore Monsters who describe themselves as being passionate about the hardcore scene, making aggressive music for passionate people and using their music as a vessel to

NEWS: Fit For A King reschedule Europe for October 2021!

It should come as no surprise but as has happened more last minute than most… Solid State Records signings Fit For A King have announced that the European leg of their “Dark Skies” tour has been rescheduled. It moves back by 12 months from October 2020 to October 2021 and may see new support acts,

NEWS: The Devil Wears Prada pull at the loose thread?

If you thought that the act was over, then guess again. The Devil Wears Prada have selected “The Thread” for a a music video directed by Max Moore that has had some serious money spent on it. The band will be joining Gideon and Dayseeker in supporting We Came As Romans on a huge US

NEWS: Earth Groans get wasted!

23rd October will see a new EP “Waste” from South Dakota Metallic Hardcore Monsters Earth Groans who have already provided us with an EP in “The Prettiest of Things” earlier this year via Solid State Records. The first track for your listening pleasure is “Shatter” and this new release will mark the bands fourth EP

Interview: “The Path” Q&A with Fit For A King!

Originally airing live as a Twitch Stream and now appearing on YouTube, Fit For A King vocalist Ryan Kirby delivered a Q&A for his bands new album “The Path“, offering some interesting insights into the record, thoughts behind the tracks, guest appearances and more. It’s out now via Solid State Records.

Bootleg: “The Path” Virtual Release Show from Fit For A King!

The twitch stream virtual release show for “The Path” from Metalcore merchants Fit For A King has surfaced in it’s entirety on YouTube. As you would expect, the set includes a number of new songs from the album including “Annihilation“, “God Of Fire” and “Locked (In My Head)” but it also includes some career spanning