Featured Interviews and Reviews

Alecia “Mixi” Demner of Stitched Up Heart

Since its inception almost seven years ago, Stitched Up Heart has slowly and steadily been working its way around the circuits. With 2 EPs previously under the band’s belt, they got to stretch their legs with their first full-length LP last year. They cross all over the plains of the metal genre. Some songs push the limits to metal core and hard core. Most tracks are heavy ballads with ripped chor…by Jeff Forrest

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Matt Schimelfenig and Spenser Colmbs of Three Man Cannon

It was a hot night — my first weekend as a college graduate — and I was fighting a multi-day hangover after a Beach Slang concert a few days before. This did not stop me from putting down my electrolyte-infused beverage to make my way to the FiftyOne West to see a band that I have been a fan of for quite some time, Three Man Cannon. From the start of the night, these guys faced the often disappo…by Kurtis Espino

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Scattered Hamlet – Swamp Rebel Machine

Southern metal gets a new face. …Maybe not so new. Swamp Rebel Machine is Scattered Hamlet’s second full-length album. Released in early November, this album truly is a perfect depiction of what I imagine when I hear the term ‘honky tonk metal’ or ‘southern metal.’ Scattered Helmet is not the first to enter into this new subcategory of a subcategory of music, but the band could be the first to g…by Jeff Forrest

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