Monthly Archives: May 2016

The Breaking Pattern-Overcome and Grow Stronger

The Breaking pattern are a rock/alt/pop band that hails from the Phoenix area. Although they have officially only been a band for almost a year now, they are all veterans of the Arizona scene. Lead Singer/Guitarist Derek Hackman is joined by guitartist Nick Benzer, Brandon Dillman on Drums, and Jacob Beaver on Bass to round out the current line up.  Their debut full length album, There are Roadmaps in our Veins came out April 8th and has garnered some great reviews on independent sites since it’s […]

Mike Ciprari -Persevere Through it all

The first time I saw SJC Custom Drums, I was in love. Visually, the drums are nothing short of inspiring and once you’re behind the kit, you realize what a master piece each drum really is. The drums are hand crafted in Southbridge, Massachusetts. From hand cut bearing edges to fantastic customer service, the company is proving itself unstoppable in the music industry. Brothers Mike and Scott Ciprari founded SJC Custom Drums 16 years ago, making drum kits from scratch in […]

Throw the Fight-Finding Meaning

Have you ever had one of those bands that you really liked, but somehow lost track of? Then one day you come across them again to ask yourself, “How did I not keep up with these guys? They are amazing!”.  Well, Throw the Fight was one of those bands for me. I had been introduced to them a few years ago when their last album, “What Doesn’t Kill Us” came out. I loved the album and listened to it quite a […]

Forever Still-Music is Made for that very Reason

Forever Still is a band that I ran into a few months ago while checking out some new music that had popped up on my feed when they were promoting the song, “Awake the Fire”, off of their latest full length release, “Tied Down”. After hearing this one song, I knew that they had something special. Their music is dark, heavy, and hauntingly beautiful. After listening to their album a few times and checking out their social networking sites and all […]