Reviews

News: Tremonti Rocks NYC With A Surprise Bassist

Highline Ballroom was taken over Wednesday night September 12, 2012 by an onslaught of great rock bands headlined by the Tremonti Project (fronted by guitarist of Creed & Alterbridge Mark Tremonti). The bands were tight, full of energy, and brought an arena-style rock show rock show to a non-arena...
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Tremonti’s Solo Album Is Heavier Than AlterCreed

Artists who branch out and create solo albums usually do so as a result of ego, creative freedom, and sometimes boredom. Most solo albums don’t live up to the quality that the artist’s band has. That’s due to many reasons: general lack of high-profile producers, other songwriters, and a...
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Charetta Knocks The “Lights Out” With Their EP

The 5 piece Charetta come at you hard with their newest EP titled A Nation Distracted. Brief and to the point, the group’s twin guitars rev up an Intro before going to the EP namesake, “Distraction”. Lyrically the song isn’t much, but the grooving guitars make the hips swivel...
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Another Sold-Out Show, Another Great Night

Gramercy Theater has become an unofficial home for Gotham Rocks, who have put on yet another sold out show on June 16th. The bands were all heavy yet diverse and combined well for a spectacular rock show. First up was the New Jersey based band Fate Strikes Twice. The...
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Eye Empire Owns New York City With Their Latest Performance

On June 7th, 2012, Sullivan Hall in New York City was taken over by Gotham Rocks’ first national tour. Jam packed with six bands, the night was full of energy, intensity, and everything one could ask for in a rock show – and more! Atom Strange was the first...
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Bound By Awesome Rock Concert On June 1st, 2012

On June 1st, 2012, summer began with a loud bang from Gotham Rocks. Gramercy Theater in New York City was near sold out for this showcase of unsigned bands, which is a considerable feat during the summertime when everyone tends to leave NYC for the weekend. Five great bands...
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Soulfly More Metal Than Ever

Soulfly is less of a band then the whims of Max Cavalera and thankfully for metal fans that man contains many layers. It is amazing to think Soulfly has been creating music in some form for over 15 years at this point and Max has continued his tried and...
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Black Tide’s “Post Mortem” Will Rock You To Death!

Miami, Florida, isn’t the place one would associate with hard rock and heavy metal. South Beach and the surrounding area has always been a place where people go to lay on the beach, see/be seen at the local dance clubs, and eat plenty of Cuban food. Hard rock imagery...
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Super Gravity Goes Beyond Physics In Their New EP Symmetry

Expanding the limits of music has always been a mantra for progressive rock bands. Even bands who aren’t technically “progressive” still expand upon the generic three-minute pop song format. The Beatles (specifically the Sgt. Pepper album), Pink Floyd, Rush,The Who, and many others from the 60s and 70s weren’t...
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Bowling For Soup Rocks Out At Gramercy Theater

Gramercy Theater in New York City was overrun by young and energetic bands on April 26, 2012 when Bowling For Soup came to town. These pop/punk rockers brought similar sounding bands to a full house of young (mostly mid-20s) girls with a few boys sprinkled in. It was a...
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