Single Premiere: “Fuck The American Dream” by Strangers With Guns

The phrase "modern grunge" may stir unease, conjuring thoughts of yarbled radio rock choruses. But as I've stated in past reviews, it's always a pleasure when bands embrace the ethos of grunge rather than its marketability. With that, Dublin trio Strangers With Guns prove to be another of those great bands with their new single … Continue reading Single Premiere: “Fuck The American Dream” by Strangers With Guns

Jason Bieler and the Baron von Bielski Orchestra – Songs For The Apocalypse Review

Normally I start these reviews off with some witty paragraph before introducing the album in question. However, when going through the promo materials for this one, I was struck by a quote from the artist himself that does this new album far more justice than I ever could. When asked about the new record Songs … Continue reading Jason Bieler and the Baron von Bielski Orchestra – Songs For The Apocalypse Review

Bitch Falcon – Staring at Clocks Review

It starts with a harrowing screech. The bone-chilling battle cry of a bird of prey. The first few seconds of guitar feedback on this debut let you know one thing: the Bitch Falcon has landed. Staring at Clocks is the debut album of Dublin trio Bitch Falcon, who has aptly been described as a "dream-grunge" … Continue reading Bitch Falcon – Staring at Clocks Review

Kanawha – The Sky Was The First To Fall Review

While a good portion of my reviews lean toward the fuzzy and riff-laden corner of the rock/metal spectrum, I don't think I've actually covered a straight-up hard rock album yet. Well not until now anyways. Hailing from Reno, Nevada, Kanawha barrelled their way past the armed guards of Burnt Coffee HQ to present us with … Continue reading Kanawha – The Sky Was The First To Fall Review

The Espresso: Bitch Falcon

The Espresso: a quick review of Bitch Falcon's new single "Gaslight" Irish dream-grunge trio Bitch Falcon have just released a new single! If that string of words piqued your interest as much as it did mine when I came across this in Burnt Coffee Inc.'s virtual mailroom, then you're in for a treat. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdfnhNhseY0 I … Continue reading The Espresso: Bitch Falcon