The Face of Love contains hard-hitting songs portraying universal themes of love, brokenness and the sometimes elusive sense of God's presence. Inspired by real-life heartache and rediscovered joy, the emotions behind each track are vulnerable and undisguised, making this album the band's most accessible project. Further, Sanctus Real members Matt Hammitt (lead vocals), Mark Graalman (drums), Chris Rohman (guitars) welcome newest addition Dan Gartley (bass), a protégé of producer Mark Townsend. Gartley replaces former bassist Steve Goodrum.
mewithoutYou's third release is a brash collection of crashing post-punk and new wave rockers with sharp guitars and passionate vocals. Includes "Yellow Spider," "The Sun and the Moon," "In a Sweater, Poorly Knit," and more.
The Chariot are no longer the new kids on the block. What began, in the minds of most of the hardcore and metal underground, as the highly buzzed about reemergence of original Norma Jean singer Josh Scogin has since become a behemoth of its own distinction. Two years of touring behind the raw, unhinged and powerful bombast off Everything is Alive, Everything is Breathing, Nothing is Dead, Nothing is Bleeding and the follow-up EP, Unsung, have cemented the Southern quartet's place in the modern metal landscape.
Family Force 5 is positioned to move to the next level with the release of Dance Or Die. This has been a story of artist development that has been rooted in the modern day fundementals of great songs, non-stop touring and a commitment to the bands deeply held beliefs.
Emery are no strangers to success, having played thousands of shows all over the world during their career. Having radio success and critical acclaim from each of their albums. "...In Shallow Seas We Sail" brings Emery full circle back to their roots as one of the premier bands in their genre. Combining the intensity that put them on the map, with the experience that years on the road will bring to musicians. Returning to work with Producer Aaron Sprinkle (Anberlin, Mae, Emery "The Question") to create their best sounding record of their career, with the best song writing of their tenure. "...In Shallow Seas We Sail" will not disappoint for old fans and is sure to secure them plenty of new enthusiasts.
Returning after their critically acclaimed debut Thrill Seeker, August Burns Red comes out with a dominating sophomore release in 2007 with The Messengers. When asked to compare the two records, guitarist JB Brubakker states "the new record is along the lines of what we did on Thrill Seeker, but it's faster, shreddier, and more riffs. We learned a lot since our last record and I think the songwriting and musicianship is a lot stronger. These Lancaster, PA youngsters have accomplished on their first two records what it takes most bands to do in a lifetime, combining the technical aspects of European Metal, the breakdowns of American Hardcore, and vocal stylings that leave no rock unturned in the Metal genre. Produced by T ... more