Alternative Rock

  • Interview: Billy Stark Stone & Rico Blythe

    Billy Stark Stone w/ Rico Blythe is a new project featuring the aforementioned. Billy Stark Stone was the lead singer/founding member of NYC’s first and original seminal and notorious teen ‘punk’ band, The Blessed. Rico Blythe was the guitarist in a later incarnation of the same that resulted in...
  • Derek Jordan: “This Will Be My Year” – infectious energy and uplifting narrative

    In 2014 Derek Jordan temporarily quit music just as he was about to scale the mountain with his rock band Decoded. The band had just completed a 7,000 mile tour, and performed a sold-out show at the Viper Room while their single “Topanga” was being played on over 120...
  • Faceless Orphans – The sonic equivalent of a roller-coaster ride

    Faceless Orphans is a Canadian alternative rock band from Rouyn-Noranda in northern Quebec. Formed in 2016 by Jean Landry (vocals) and Francis Camirand (guitar), the group’s line-up includes drummer Marco Lamarche, guitarist Carle Marcotte, and bassist Michaël Gervais. Spectacular musicianship aside, the heart and soul of the band’s self-titled debut...
  • Electric Radio Kings: “Grabbing at a Distant Star” – crank up the volume and enjoy!

    Metal and rock die-hards surely know ace guitarist Stacey Blade, who has had his six strings attached to bands like L.A. Guns and Ratt, among others. What many might not know yet, is that Stacey has put together a brand new rock outfit called Electric Radio Kings. ERK have...
  • King in the Belly: “Magic Town” would rock in any era!

    Brooding with a retro swagger, “Magic Town” by King in the Belly is like a bewitching stroll through the aisles of a vintage record shop, where the magic lies in the discovery. The song does have an almost mystical vibe, accented by the lyrics – telling the story of...
  • Mercury & The Architects: “Machine” speaks to the times with surefooted musicality

    Brother and sister duo, TJ Mercury and Chelsea Rae, make up the core of the collaborative project Mercury & The Architects. The release of their debut album “The Ghost That Haunts My Castle”, sees the project forging and consolidating their blend of alternative rock with rap and edgy urban...
  • The Zachary Ray Interview

    Born in Rhode Island, Zachary Ray is a Danish/American musician residing in Los Angeles. He was introduced to Metallica and Eminem at age 5, by his mother and stepfather, and became wildly obsessed with drumming. Hence his grandma from Rhode Island gave him his first drum set. Ray later...
  • INTERVIEW with Alternative Rock Band RAVENSCROFT

    Ravenscroft is a seasoned foursome of alternative rock musicians comprising Ralph Buso (Vocals), Pat Magrath (Drums), Brett Octane, (Guitar) and Devin Baker (Bass). The band’s six song EP is set to be released January 2018. In the meantime the powerhouse unit has dropped two lead singles to whet anticipating appetites. Two of the band’s members took...
  • Omar Bowing: “Restrained” is filtered through the band’s unique GuitarViol blueprint

    If there is one characteristic that fits every classic recording, regardless of genre, it is the effortlessness of it all. Listening to a classic record feels like watching something just fall into place. “Restrained” by Omar Bowing takes the infectiously captivating formula of his previous alternative rock work and...