Posts Tagged ‘Metal’

has got to be one of the best bands I have recently discovered in a very long time.  They have captivated me from the moment I popped in the cd.  Their new album called “Fortress” is a screaming/break down laden/ heavy bass line tribute to what rock really should be.

The intricacies of the breakdowns/riffs, are mind blowing compared to the run of the mill bands that seem to be popping out albums faster than ever for their record companies to conform to the commercialism of this world today.

I have been frustrated lately with this kind of music, and I must admit, took a chance upon picking up their new cd in fear of it being more of the same.  I’ve heard their old stuff on Myspace (http://www.myspace.com/protestthehero) and was immediately drug in to the music upon it hitting my ears.  I was kind of worried that it was going to be a few songs heavy and the rest of it laced with boring unoriginal tracks, but upon the first go around was dead wrong.  From the way everything was produced to signing and playing their respective instruments, every single member of the band is as clean playing as the next.

I just couldn’t believe it, I have simply found a band so great,  among the mundane and simple.  Keep on rocking Protest the Hero.  Come to Pittsburgh, and I’ll gladly pay anything to come see you!

Proest The Hero

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So Rock For The Heart is tonight….I must admit, I am kinda excited about it. I haven’t heard any of these bands and honestly, I’m not sure if its my cup of tea. Either way, I am highly excited, and skeptical all at the same time. I’m more of the hardcore metal type, I digg Suicide Silence, Through The Eyes of The Dead, Between the Buried and Me, Animosity etc. etc. I just love the rawness of their sounds, and their breakdowns. These bands tonight may not be what I listen to regularly or my cup of tea, but I am sure to enjoy it nonetheless. It’s pretty cool to have a job that you can say hosted a concert for charity and got to hang out and watch everything unfold behind the scenes. Planning for it, and all the behind the scene work has been pretty stressful, so I am highly excited for it to play out.

Other than that, I’ll be heading up to Grove City this weekend to hang out and blow off some steam. Should be a good time, it’s been a couple of years since I have been up there, so I am anxious to see what changed. I guess thats about it for this post, mostly it’s been a crazy hectic week trying to get restaurants to sign up for this dining card, and trying to get a candy guide ready for release next month. Keep it real.

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