Lilith Czar is the alter ego of Los Angeles-based singer/songwriter Juliet Simms. The dark and empowering hard rock singer also fronts the emo-punk outfit Automatic Loveletter and found solo success as a contestant on the 2012 season of the NBC reality TV talent competition The Voice. Adopting the Lilith Czar moniker in 2020, Simms released the explosive single “King” in 2021, which appears on her Sumerian Records-issued debut album, Created from Filth and Dust. As much as Lilith Czar’s music is ideally suited for modern rock radio, it’s simultaneously timeless. Thanks in no small part to Lilith Czar’s [...]
Sofi Bonde is a Swedish pop/rock star that hit the scene with her debut album One in 2001. Her follow-up EP All Up to Me and full-length Fighting Gravity were released on Subatomic Records in 2005 and 2006, respectively. She is now releasing her latest single called “On Fire” on the Universal Music AB label. The small-framed blonde powerhouse will surprise you with her vocal presence.
“On Fire” straddles the lines between pop and rock, with the latter taking more of the lead as the guitar riff drives the song. Bonde’s singing is sexy, laid-back, even nonchalant at times. Pair that with the words, and it creates a [...]
Weezer is now releasing their fourteenth studio album called OK Human. Weezer is known for its big rock with pop-rock elements, Alternative rock, emo, and pop-punk. However, with OK Human, Weezer brings a new sound to the turntable with its inspiration in the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds. Weezer’s frontman Rivers Cuomo wrote the music at the piano, and the band spent the summer of Covid-19 in the studio along with a 38-piece orchestra. The masked recording sessions were all done using analog technology until the record was complete. The result is twelve songs packed with some of the best, most personal songs Cuomo has written in the last decade, all of [...]
WIG WAM, the heavy metal band from Norway, have reunited and are back to abusing the airwaves with a new album, fittingly titled Never Say Die. The twelve new tracks have all the aspects that built their monster reputation of driving energy, unstoppable riffs, and ever power melodies. The songwriting is fresh sounding with plenty of loud guitars. The catchy hooks and melodic hard rock anthems that Wig Wam is known for are present throughout for a full-blown hard-rocking excursion. WIG WAM is Glam (Åge Sten Nilsen), vocals; Teeny (Trond Holter), guitars; Flash (Bernt Jansen), bass; and Sporty (Øystein Andersen), drums.
The title track was also the [...]