All-in-all, “Haley’s Comet” serves as a proverbial sign marker for Kenton Place. It is a snapshot of a particular moment in time within the young band’s history. For listeners, the track represents something of a lesson in life, and that while denial is a stage we all must face at one point or another, still, the sensation itself is fleeting, much in the way the actual Haley’s Comet is – if you’ve got the stomach to survive it.
Many bands hit a creative high that easily be pointed to in their careers. Brooklyn Punk outfit Rebelmatic appears to be on an upward trajectory that there is no coming down from. After the masterpiece that was Ghost in the Shadows, a follow-up was eagerly desired. However, it begged the question, how could they top that release? The answer? A project that tops anything they have done before. The Mourning Dove EP.
Mod Sun’s ever-changing and still-evolving sound hits us with another searing gut punch, this time, in the form of their latest single, “Rich Kids Ruin Everything.”
Stalwart NWOBHM legends, Saxon, are back in action with a new album, Carpe Diem, which delivers a raw, unadulterated gut punch for the entirety of its nearly forty-five minutes.
John’s burning passion and fire to play the music which has come to define his legacy is readily apparent throughout the album.
“Time” is another win for Leol, whose street cred is steadily rising on the scene, with two knock-it-out-of-the-park singles under his belt, it will be a great pleasure to watch his career unfold from here.
At the end of the day, whether or not we are aware of them, Mark Stein is bringing to light issues that need to be brought up, talked about, and rectified through music, and a message of hope, peace, and togetherness.
For those who love the past and present of the genre, Pop Punk and Emo aren’t dead, and in “Batter Health,” we have full-fledged proof.
In reality, the woman is beautiful but societal pressures, and unrealistic expectations of beauty callously mounted into, and shotgunned out through a myopic zeitgeist have left the young woman nothing more than a hollowed-out husk.
Death By Design further serves to showcase in/error as a young band on the verge of burgeoning greatness and acts as a harbinger of things to come for in/error. If you’re new to the band, now is the time to get in on the ground floor, as soon enough, in/error will be soaring to heights previously unknown.