Features · News

New Music Friday: June 22, 2018

Wow, what a month June has been for new music. Just last week we saw incredible new albums from State Champs and Mayday Parade. This week we have even more new music to celebrate and dance to. This year has been a treasure trove of creativity and musical adventure. As we settle into mid-2018, let’s… Continue reading New Music Friday: June 22, 2018

Metal Thoughts

Album Review: The Fever 333 – ‘Made An America’

New music discovery is one of the most rewarding things about being part of the Spinning Thoughts family.  I have always loved music and I have always had a passion for metal, hard rock, and punk.  Metal Thoughts, and the new music I have experienced because of it, has opened my mind to a lot… Continue reading Album Review: The Fever 333 – ‘Made An America’

Fan Thoughts

Show Review: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

I first found Andrew McMahon back as a junior in high school when he and Something Corporate came out with their debut album, Leaving Through the Window. I was instantly hooked. Fast forward a few years — Andrew and his amazing lyrics, voice, and skill playing the piano kept me hooked as he transitioned into… Continue reading Show Review: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness

Angela Rose · Features

Photo Spotlight: Mainland with support from Rad Horror and Kitten

This was my first time seeing a show at Mr. Smalls Theater in Pittsburgh, PA. I found out they have a couple different stages in the venue: the main stage and a smaller club stage upstairs. Mainland and friends performed upstairs, with the stage being a little nook in the wall. As a photographer, this… Continue reading Photo Spotlight: Mainland with support from Rad Horror and Kitten

Features · Skylar Cleland

Album Review: State Champs – ‘Living Proof’

State Champs is back and better than ever with their third full-length album available June 15 via Pure Noise Records. Vocalist Derek DiScanio, Guitarists Tyler Szalkowski and Tony “Rival” Diaz, Bassist Ryan Scott Graham, and Drummer Evan Ambrosio have truly outdone themselves with Living Proof.  I fell in love with this album from the first chords… Continue reading Album Review: State Champs – ‘Living Proof’

Features · Metal Thoughts

Album Review: Dead Girls Academy – ‘Alchemy’

Behind every truly great album is a great story.  The reason music is so universal is that the songs that unite us have meaning.  The same song can mean a multitude of different things to different people — but music that connects with us has emotion.  Dead Girls Academy is a band with a story… Continue reading Album Review: Dead Girls Academy – ‘Alchemy’