Album of the Week: Nightmare Revisited

It’s the week of Halloween! This is the perfect time to bring your attention to 2008’s Nightmare Revisited, a collection of Danny Elfman songs — composed for the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas — reimagined by contemporary artists such as Marilyn Manson, Flyleaf, and Korn.

July 2018 Album Releases (Week Four)

— 7/23 —

-Jeong Se-Woon: Another

— 7/25 —

-Denzel Curry: Light

-KARD: Ride on the Wind

-MxPx: MxPx

-Newkidd02: Boy Boy Boy

— 7/26 —

-Denzel Curry: Gray

-FTISLAND: What If

-Xavier Wulf: East Memphis Maniac

— 7/27 —

-AraabMUZIK: Goon Loops II

-Astronauts, etc: Living in Symbol

-Bryant Myers: La Oscuridad

-Cody Jinks: Lifers

-Daughtry: Cage to Rattle

-Dave East: Karma 2

-Emily Burns: Seven Scenes From the Same Summer

-FMB DZ: In My Bag

-Gaika: Basic Volume

-Halestorm: Vicious

-Jazz Cartier: FLEUREVER

-Kenny Chesney: Song for the Saints

-Kyle Falconer: No Thank You

-Like Pacific: In Spite of Me

-Miss Fortune: How the Story Ends

-N.O.R.E.: 5E

-Oh, Weatherly: Lips Like Oxygen

-Phantastic Ferniture: Phantastic Ferniture

-RL Grime: Nova

-Rome Hero Foxes: 18 Summers

-Skrip: Field Trip

-Tony Molina: Kill the Lights

-VanJess: Silk Canvas

-Ah Mer Ah Su: Star

-Austin Basham: You and Me For Now

-Bass Drum of Death: Just Business

-Beach Rats: Wasted Time EP

-Boz Scaggs: Out of the Blues

-Clearance: At Your Leisure

-Deaf Wish: Lithium Zion

-Dee Snider: For the Love of Metal

-Denzel Curry: Dark

-Inexorum: Lore of the Lakes

-Late Bloomer: Waiting

-Rise Against: The Ghost Note Symphonies, Vol. 1

-ShadowParty: ShadowParty

-SONOIO: Fine

-Talons: We All Know

-Venues: Aspire

-Willie Nile: Children of Paradise

— 7/28 —

-Jdola: High School Dropout

5 Bands/Artists You Should Be Following (#13)

This is the Alabama edition! We have a lot of talent in my home state and I wanted to share it with the rest of you!

1. Common Rarity

Self-proclaimed “alternative odd rock.” I discovered these guys when I added bassist JD Smalley on Facebook. (I always check out my FB friends’ bands.) For fans of The Cure, The Clash, The Smashing Pumpkins, etc. Common Rarity is currently working on their second album and booking shows to spread their brand of rock.

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2. By All Means

Rock/Alternative/Heavy Metal. For fans of Sevendust, Shinedown, Tremonti, etc. By All Means have released the Buried EP, which you can hear on their official site or Soundcloud.

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3. Burn the Harlot

Hard Rock/Heavy Metal. For fans of Skindred, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, etc. Burn the Harlot’s album Calm Before the Storm is now available!

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4. All or Nothing

Alternative/Metal. For fans of Escape the Fate, Black Veil Brides, Rise Against, etc. All or Nothing just released their self-titled EP, available on Spotify and iTunes. Listen to “Napalm” and “Mauled By Jackalopes” here:

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5. Who Shot Lizzy?

Southern Rock/Country. I am familiar with Who Shot Lizzy? because of Roger Jones, who is an extremely talented musician that spans multiple genres. For fans of Zac Brown Band, David Allan Coe, Eric Church, etc. Who Shot Lizzy? is playing in Lyons, Georgia, at Kerrigan’s Lounge, July 5th — 7th.

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