Category: Album Review

St. Vincent gets personal about family struggles in new album

By Stephanie Arenas St. Vincent, also known as Annie Clark, brought in a fresh new ’70s rock ‘n’ roll sound with her new album “Daddy’s Home,” released May 14. Inspired by the likes of David Bowie, Pink Floyd and Kate Bush, Clark decided to shine a new light on a heavy topic: her relationship with

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‘Greta Van Fleet’ album is a breath of fresh air

By Stephanie Arenas Greta Van Fleet shot down my high expectations after the release of their 2019 album “Anthem of the Peaceful Army.” Due to the generic lyrics and repetitive sound, I was expecting a fairly disappointing album this time around. However, the opposite happened and I was left pleasantly surprised by the band’s newest

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BMTH’s “Post Human: Survival Horror” is the soundtrack to 2020

By Alyssa Aldrete About 14 years ago, British metal band Bring Me The Horizon burst onto the alternative rock scene with their MySpace-era metalcore and were met with a lot of sneers from anyone not in their target audience.  Their lyrics were vulgar, their thrash metal sound was hard for mainstream magazines to praise, and

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Nothing’s ‘The Great Dismal’ soothes the soul

By Stephanie Arenas This year has been dismal for many people across the country.  Many have gotten sick, others have lost jobs, and many feel isolated due to quarantine. Times are tough for everyone, but some have still found ways to begin appreciating the little things in life. Fans of the Philadelphia rock band Nothing

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Three creepy albums for a homemade haunt

By Stephanie Arenas With Halloween just days away, one may feel discouraged to celebrate the holiday due to COVID-19.  However, you shouldn’t feel that way, as there are plenty of other ways to celebrate. Many may watch Halloween movies or perhaps even host a Zoom party with their friends. Personally, I can’t wait to get

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Album Review: PartyNextDoor’s ‘PARTYMOBILE’

By: Saida Maalin  Highly talented singer and songwriter PartyNextDoor released “PARTYMOBILE,”  a long awaited album. Although he blessed fans with the EP “Seven Days” in 2017, which he made in seven days, it has been four years since Party dropped a studio album. Fans have patiently waited and highly anticipated the project to be dropped

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Album review: Pearl Jam comes back with ‘Gigaton’

By Stephanie Arenas Pearl Jam has finally released “Gigaton,” the band’s first studio album since 2013’s “Lightning Bolt.” Fans all over the world have held high expectations for the new album in hopes of it sounding similar to Pearl Jam’s 1991 album “Ten.” While the new album held a completely different sound, many fans were

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Ozzy Osbourne releases first album in a decade

By Stephanie Arenas British heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne released his first ever full-length solo album “Ordinary Man” in 10 years following the disbandment of Black Sabbath in 2017 and Parkinson’s revelation. “Ordinary Man” is Osbourne’s twelfth solo record and was released on Feb. 21 as a follow-up to his 2010 album “Scream”. As a

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