Chevelle: La Gárgola

• 2014/02/25 • Epic • Alternative Metal, Alternative/Indie Rock • Take Out the Gunman | Hunter Eat Hunter | *One Ocean* | Choking Game | Twinge “Feel the rush.” — “Choking Game” Chevelle’s graceful, melancholy, yet still mostly very aggressive alternative metal sound continues to impress this listener ever since tearing off the plastic cellophane and cracking open their Steve Albini connected debut album,…

Elbow: The Take Off and Landing of Everything

• 2014/03/11 • Concord • Alternative/Indie Rock • This Blue World | Charge | Fly Boy Blue/Lunette | New York Morning | Real Life (Angel) | *My Sad Captains* | The Take Off and Landing of Everything “If it’s so, we only pass this way but once, what a perfect waste of time” — “Sad Captains” Six album by these British…

††† (Crosses): ††† (Crosses)

• 2014/02/11 • Sumerian • Alternative/Indie Rock, Alternative Metal • This Is a Trick | Bitches Brew | Thholyghst* | The Epilogue | Option | Bermuda Locket | Frontiers | Nineteen Ninety Four | Option | Prurient “The roses are in bloom, but in a strange way I know somehow we’re doomed.” — “The Epilogue” ††† (Crosses) combines the workmanship of two alternative metal/rock mainstays, Deftones singer…

Bring Me The Horizon: Sempiternal

• 2013/04/02 • Epitaph • Metalcore, Alternative Metal • Can You Feel My Heart “I can’t drown my demons, they know how to swim.” — “Can You Feel My Heart” “Can you feel my,” screams as a reverberated “heart” shatters apart. The band plays with a piercing energy that provokes emotion from the listener. “Can You Feel…