In today’s music industry some bands rock, some bands flop and some bands do a combination of the two. Rev Theory got their feet wet back in 2004 with the release of their self-titled EP. This led to their first hit, “Slowburn,” off of the album “Truth is Currency” a year later.
I first saw an advertisement for the Robot Guitar about a year ago, and thought to myself, “Great, Gibson is getting caught up in this Guitar Hero phenomenon, too.” I didn’t give the guitar much of a chance before judging it, and I still think it sounds like a toy or a tasteless joke.
When one says “Midnight to Twelve,” you may recall your 21st birthday, but not in this case. “Midnight to Twelve” comes packing heat in the form of guitars, huge sound and unbelievable potential from Southern California. Front man Jon Hartman’s voice soars to ridiculous heights and is strengthened by Daniel Jordan’s flavorful alternate rock riffs, but it doesn’t stop there.
“A ‘Happy Madison’ production.” Normally when I see this disclaimer before a movie I am overcome with joy knowing that there is no possible way that the movie I’m about to see is going to be bad, but honestly I still don’t know how I feel about “Strange Wilderness.
Metallica … a band name synonymous with rock and roll all over the world. In 1983, the band first started this spectacular voyage of hit-after-hit rock n’ roll icon status, however, the band has had its fair share of hiccups over the years as well. Most will agree that their problems started shortly after “The Black Album.