Tag: Volumes

Review: “Lost” by Soothsayer

Hailing from Abilene Texas are Soothsayer, a Metalcore collective who started out in 2019 as the project of vocalist Justin Puente and his wife, drummer Kali Puente alongside guitarist Hunter Haralson. They were soon joined by bassist Tim Hinojosa and second guitarist Josh Westerman before recording EP “Lost” with Luke Garrigus at Blackroom studios, who

Review: “Mind Atlas” by The Cartographer

It has been a metaphorical five year stretch in Broadmoor between 2016 debut EP “Human Error” from Derby Metallers The Cartographer and their sophomore release “Mind Atlas” during which the have shared stages with many of the lesser lights of heaven on the underground metal scene including Nexilva, The Dali Thundering Concept, Miscreant and even

Bootleg: “Red Pills” from Crown The Empire!

Filmed at Nagoya Japan’s Blare Fest 2020, here’s Dallas Texas Nu-Metalcore act Crown The Empire performing single “Red Pills” from their recently released album “Sudden Sky” in front of 18,000 fans before the Great Plague took hold. The event is one organised by Coldrain, retuning the favour that they received when they were invited to

Throwback: “Numbers” by Legend!

Crunchy breakdowns and pummeling rhythmic battery are the stuff of Legend. A band who rose to prominence following a raw and brutally punishing 4 song demo that lead to their 2010 debut “Valediction“, which offers up the mind of Hardcore Vs Metal crossover that The Acacia Strain love to hear. Back in 2011, they were

Review: “Year of the Rat” by Matriarchs

In 2018 vocalist Richard Barthel stepped down from Los Angeles California’s Matriarchs and that seemed like the end of the band, who had been around since 2014, their debut “Scandalous Jointz” produced by Nick Jett of Terror and Mastered by Matt Hyde, (Lionheart, Hatebreed, Deftones) an ambitious effort that had been followed by a quartet of singles

NEWS: Volumes become ghostly for “Weighted”!

A ghostly new video and single entitled “Weighted” has surfaced from Volumes after a period of quiet following the tragic passing of former guitarist Diego Farias. It’s the third new single following “Pixelate” and “Holywater” from the new line up of the band that is now fronted by their former vocalist Michael Barr alongside his

NEWS: Kingdom of Giants trapped in a dream?

…with their upcoming new album “Passenger” out 16th October via SharpTone Records, Metalcore mainstays Kingdom of Giants have given us another cut from the record in “Blue Dream“. The track features a guest vocal appearance from Michael Barr of Volumes. Raising the Barr with a DJentlemen? Enough already! Inception time?

Interview: Volumes talk to Heavy New York!

The return of Michael Barr to Volumes has been controversial to say the least. He bowed out of the band back in 2016 after the remastered version of “No Sleep” appeared with some vocal changes and that return four years on also saw the exit of the much loved but controversial Gus Farias. In this