Discover: One Day Steady

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Four years ago, I first discovered One Day Steady when I met one of the band’s members at a party. He was over the top, slamming down shots, and making sure that anyone near him was having a great time. We sparked up a conversation and, after conversing about the attractive women in the general […]

11 Bands Proving Pop Punk’s Not Dead

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It feels like it was just yesterday that we were in high school. Lip ring, long hair parted to the side, getting pumped for Warped Tour… Pop Punk was in its prime with bands like New Found Glory, All American Rejects, and Blink-182 playing on repeat and all was well in the universe. Soon, though, […]

Discover: Settle Your Scores

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Imagine a world where Pop Punk and Hardcore came together to create a harmonious blend of badass music… Oh, we’re already living in such a world and Easycore is about to become one of your favorite genres. To help us convince you, enter Cincinnati’s Settle Your Scores. Currently touring across the country, they’re spreading the positive […]

Album Review: Tyler Keast’s “Parvenu”

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Featuring a fine mix of mellow, reggae-inspired flows and heavy hitters, Tyler Keast’s new album brings a little bit of something for everyone; even those who aren’t the typical fans of Hip Hop. Preaching a constant message of keeping the drama out of his music and life, we appreciate his aggressive approach to pacifism and […]

Preview: Homebound

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Only four months ago, Homebound released their first music video ever in “Thorns and Thrones.” Ever since then, we’ve been jamming it everywhere from the gym to an empty parking lot with the windows down. Yes, it’s safe to say that hardcore music is alive and well in Cincinnati. After seeing them live for the […]

On The Rise: Grave Friends

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Looking for some music to burn bridges to? Grave Friends is here to help! Line after rage-filled line accompanied by some epic breakdowns make this band one to get out some pent up rage listening to. If you have a chance to catch them live, you don’t want to miss being a part of the […]

On The Rise: Mix Fox

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Until recently, Cincinnati’s music scene was one of great speculation. It seemed like an entire decade passed between the success of 98 Degrees and the eventual rise to fame of bands such as Walk The Moon and The National. Although those bands have finally gained some limelight, the current Hip Hop culture around the city […]

5 Bands Proving That Metal’s Not Dead

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In a time of undignified pop music with little meaning and even less raw musical talent, it’s hard to find bands who have deep roots in the kick ass history of metal. These five headbang-inducing bands are doing a killer job of keeping the genre alive… 1. Aegaeon Midwest-based Aegaeon comes in at the top […]