Tides of Man – Young and Courageous

It’s been quite a while since Tides of Man have released an album, and in that time the Florida-based band have undergone a drastic transformation. 2010’s Dreamhouse was a fantastic piece of progressive rock tinged with post-hardcore that fit right alongside the likes of Coheed and Cambria or Chiodos, but shortly after the record’s release the band parted ways with frontman Tilian Pearson and began the search for a replacement vocalist. Not being able to find a good fit though, they eventually decided to halt the search and carry on as an instrumental outfit. With vocals being such a central element to their previous work, this change called for an appropriate evolution of the band’s sound, and the result of this reinvention is Young and Courageous.

The Ocean Release Part One Of Their World Tour Blog

The Ocean have undergone a lot of changes lately, with the band essentially entering it’s third new incarnation and leaving only vocalist Loic Rossetti and guitarist/mastermind Robin Staps as the continuing members from the group that brought us Pelagial. So, with the recent release of the Collective Oblivion boxset and a…

We Ask You: Risk In Buying Music

So, here’s an interesting scenario. Blood Music are a Helsinki based group of metalheads “dedicated to the anthropological and cultural preservation of extreme metal music”, mostly through the reissuing of metal classics in vinyl form — they’ve done some brilliant work as well, working with some big metal names including…