Photos by: Katie Kuropas – Chicago Open Air 2016 on July 17th featured performances by Grammy-winning metal band Slipknot, who released their fifth album, .5: The Gray Chapter, on October 19th, 2014, which serves as their first new studio album in six years, and the first not to feature founding bassist Paul Gray and long time drummer Joey Jordison, metalcore band Killswitch Engage, who … Continue reading
By: Staff – Los Angeles punk band Letlive has announced the release of their fourth studio album entitled If I’m The Devil…, which is set for release on June 10th. The album is the follow up to Letlive’s critically-acclaimed 2013 release, The Blackest Beautiful, and the time spent between that and 2016 are defined by the band’s engagement with the … Continue reading
Photos by: Meghan Lee – Chicago-based punk band Rise Against, who released their seventh album, The Black Market, on July 15th, 2014 via DGC/Interscope, performed at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona last night with metalcore band Killswitch Engage, who released their newest album, Disarm the Descent, on April 2nd, 2013, and Los Angeles-based post-hardcore band Letlive, who … Continue reading
Photos by: Sabrina Direnzo – Day two of the 2015 KOI Music Festival in downtown Kitchener, ON last weekend featured performances by metalcore band August Burns Red, who released their seventh album, Found In Far Away Places, on June 29th, 2015 via Fearless Records, Los Angeles-based post-hardcore band Letlive, who released their third album, The Blackest Beautiful, on July 9th, … Continue reading
Photos by: Jon Wishart – Chicago-based punk band Rise Against, who released their seventh album, The Black Market, on July 15th, 2014 via DGC/Interscope, performed at Echo Beach in Toronto last night with metalcore band Killswitch Engage, who released their newest album, Disarm the Descent, on April 2nd, 2013, and Los Angeles-based post-hardcore band Letlive, who released their … Continue reading
Photos by: Raymond Ahner (@photoray) – New York-based alt rock quintet Taking Back Sunday, who released their sixth album, Happiness Is, on March 18th, 2014 via Hopeless Records, which was co-produced by Mike Sapone (Brand New, Straylight Run), and which featured the singles “Flicker, Fade”, and “Stood a Chance”, performed at The Warfield in San Francisco on March … Continue reading
By: Scott Penner – With support from hardcore punkers This Is Hell and H RV RD, LA-based hardcore band Letlive annihilated Ottawa’s Mavericks Bar on February 7th.
By: Stephen McGill – After 15 years together, Christian metalcore giants Underoath announced their break-up in October, along with the release of a career-defining compilation Anthology: 1999–2013. “It’s sad to say that we feel like it’s time to close this chapter, but we have never seen things more clearly,” says vocalist Spencer Chamberlain. “These have … Continue reading