alternative

gP. Destroy, So As To Build

gP. continue to build their fan base on a foundation of intricate arrangements and stellar songwriting.

We’ve been a fan of alternative trip rock artists gP. for quite some time now and have been rooting for a breakthrough. With each release, they are close, very close.

We invited the now 4-piece to showcase at the San Francisco Music… read more

gP. Kicks-Off The Rooftop Sessions

San Francisco trip rock lords, Ghost Parade ignited The Rooftop Sessions presented by Rockstardreams.com

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The Bay Area is a melting pot of eclectic musical styles and break-thru artists from Jefferson Airplane to the Grateful Dead, Santana, Metallica, Journey, G-Eazy to Kaskade and countless others.

We wanted to honor all of the artists and songs that… read more

The Watch List: The Violet Tides

Combining pop sensibility with alternative rock, The Violet Tides are a band to watch for.

“Have you come to rescue me, have you come to save me?” Try not getting chills listening to this song turned way up.

Led by the vocals of 17-year old Kenzie Culver, the emerging 4-piece is making a name for themselves in… read more

Third String Records Is Building a Solid Roster

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TX based indie label, Third String Records is steadily evaluating and signing bands. 

Founded by So What?! Music Festival producer Mike Ziemer, Third String is starting to make waves in the alternative music scene. Flagship artist’s, Assuming We Survive played the entire Vans Warped Tour in 2016 and were one of our favorite break out bands.

Released… read more

Fearless Records Announces 2017 Releases

Fearless Records consistently puts out some of the best bands in the alternative, post-hardcore, metalcore scene and this year is no exception.

They released a teaser last week on what fans can expect from Mayday Parade, White Noise, Volumes, August Burns Red and Ice Nine Kills and we are stoked!.  

The label also announced headlining tours by I Prevail, The… read more

Night Argent Release “Cold (Carol of the Bells)”

Alternative/pop rock 5-piece Night Argent revise a Christmas classic, “Carol of the Bells” with infectious melodies and deep purpose.

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We had a chance to witness and get to know Night Argent for the first time live at a Rockstardreams.com sponsored showcase during SXSW this past March.

Their  overall sound and stage presence is prodigious and engaging,… read more

Album Review: Connector – I The Mighty

Album Review: Connector by I The Mighty

Reviewer: @kalie_martin

Rating: 4 out of 5 guitars 

Go Listen To: “Playing Catch With .22”

Simply put, I The Mighty’s second full-length album Connector creates a sense of excitement for what’s to come from this band. This recent release via Equal Vision Records is familiar yet… read more