Tagged with Album Review

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness: Album Review

Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness: Album Review

Follow @Ryan_Kantor Three years ago I posted this album review of Andrew McMahon’s last release, People and Things. It’s amazing how time flies and things change. Since then, I graduated from UGA, moved to North Carolina, and then just in the past few months moved to Atlanta for a new job in client-side marketing research. For … Continue reading

Glow by Royal Teeth – Album Review

Glow by Royal Teeth – Album Review

“Glow” marks the debut album for Royal Teeth, and it comes with decent hype as the album’s lead single, “Wild,” was featured on a Buick Verano commerical and received some radio play (on SiriusXM AltNation). The band also played on Carson Daily Live. Still, this is a group most haven’t heard of so I’m just as interested in … Continue reading

Living Things by Linkin Park – Album Review

In my previous blog post about Living Things and its lead single “Burn It Down,” I discussed how the new album would supposedly be an ode to the albums that made Linkin Park famous (i.e., Hybrid Theory and Meteora), and how the single had a new musical element–electronica–that I haven’t heard from Linkin Park before. I … Continue reading

Amaryllis by Shinedown – Album Review

Two months ago I previewed the release of Shinedown’s first studio album since their 2008 release of The Sound of Madness. More than three years after its release, Amaryllis is here and while some of their oldest fans may be disappointed in the band’s evolution, I welcome it. Below is song-by-song breakdown and an overall score for the album. … Continue reading

People and Things by Jack’s Mannequin – Album Review

Jack’s Mannequin released their third studio album on October 4th, 2011. Titled People and Things, the band’s third album follows Everything in Transit, and The Glass Passenger, which peaked at number eight on the Billboard 200. Lead singer Andrew McMahon explains the album: “I consider ‘People and Things’ a relationship record. My goal with many … Continue reading

Album Review: Alter Bridge – AB III

Three years after their explosive release of Blackbird, a time period which saw a Creed reunion and lead singer Myles Kennedy performing vocals for Slash, the hard rock and alternative metal band Alter Bridge finally got back into the studio. The resulting product was AB III, a loose concept album that displays some new elements … Continue reading