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The Courier

Killer Klassix; Thursday- “Full Collapse”

Killer Klassix; Thursday- “Full Collapse”

Thursday paves the way for a sound rooted in aggression and relates to fans through moments of hardship and discontent, offering solace by melody.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
November 21, 2022
Killer Klassix: Vanilla Ice- “Hard To Swallow”

Killer Klassix: Vanilla Ice- “Hard To Swallow”

Taking influence from Nu-metal and pairing it with free-verse rap, Vanilla Ice’s “Hard to Swallow” is exactly that, faltering in every aspect of his departure; death-gripping his ego on the failure which re-launched his career.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
November 14, 2022
Killer Klassix: Coheed And Cambria– The Second Stage Turbine Blade

Killer Klassix: Coheed And Cambria– “The Second Stage Turbine Blade”

"The Second Stage Turbine Blade” is a search for an other-worldly melody that transcends the medium.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
November 14, 2022
Killer Klassix; Mock Orange’s Sixes and Nines

Killer Klassix; Mock Orange’s “Sixes and Nines”

"Sixes And Nines" delivers on some of the industry’s most musically experimental elements while putting forth their best musical foot forward in order to exhibit the fruits of undiscovered talent.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
November 7, 2022
Albums Dead On Arrival- Hands Like Houses; “Anon”

Albums Dead On Arrival- Hands Like Houses; “Anon”

If a band was to give as little effort as possible, go into a recording studio and write the simplest pop rock songs ever, it would result in this album, a couple beats short of a Maroon 5 album.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
October 31, 2022
In The Pit

In The Pit

Bands Moon Rules Apply, GOLD STEPS, Johnnie Guillbert and SayWeCanFly tuned guitars, warmed up voices, and prepped the angst to be let loose on stage.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
October 10, 2022
Killer Cuts; Distance or Decay

Killer Cuts; Distance or Decay

Distance or Decay pairs melody with harmony, highlighting pop punk band In her Own Words on their way to being a couple steps short of the musical (and industrial) apex.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
October 10, 2022
Killer Cuts: Album Review

Killer Cuts: Album Review

The Chats get fucked in the best way possible
Antonio Llanos, Staff Writer
October 3, 2022
Killer Cuts: Hometown Glory

Killer Cuts: Hometown Glory

This week's highlight is Beach Bunny, a local artist.
Antonio Llanos, Staff Editor
October 3, 2022
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