Thu. Jul 18th, 2024

Album Reviews

Review: William Ryan Key – “THIRTEEN”

For fans of RYAN KEY and YELLOWCARD, this EP is a must-have. Between the sparse instrumentation, and the heartfelt, melancholy vocals, this is an absolutely gorgeous and ambitious record. Despite his time in Yellowcard, his solo endeavor offers him the opportunity to stretch out acoustically and be himself, without the additional layers, and ever-changing genre-bending his band was known for.

The Boys are Back: Black Stone Cherry – Family Tree Review

Kentucky’s southern-fried, bluesy, country-rock titans are back with their new album, Family Tree! The blue-collar, Kentucky backwoods-bred sound is completely inimitable, and these boys continue to grow and develop that sound at home. The foursome of Chris (Robertson, guitars/vocals), Ben (Wells, guitars/backing vocals), Jon (Lawhon, bass/backing vocals) and John Fred (Young, drums/backing vocals) have been bonded by the roots they share in western Kentucky, and their music.