“the green pajamas” by leslie snyder

“Happy Halloween”
By Leslie Snyder
The crisp and cool bite of fall is in the air with some creepy music out of West Seattle, Washington from an independent pop rock quartet called The Green Pajamas. The Green Pajamas sing gloomy songs about Halloween while sounding similar to Neil Young with their soulful vocals and ominous pop rock melodies which bring out the gloomy tone of this bone chilling collection of music. The Green Pajamas will release their latest CD “Happy Halloween!” on October 21, 2014 twenty one unreleased tracks that were originally recorded in the early 1980’s.
The ghoulish adventure begins with the seventh track “Last Days of autumn.” This track soulful vocals and eerie pop rock melodies that sound like leaves rustling in the cool, damp wind. This track is a solemn tale about the desolate feeling of the fall season right before the winter season comes. Meanwhile, the ghoulish adventure continues in the eighth track “Gothic Funk.” This track features moaning vocals and gloomy, chilling pop rock melodies. This track is a frightening tale about bats fluttering and wolves howling around an old abandoned gothic style church at night.
Finally, the ghoulish adventure ends with a party going on in the tenth track “Happy Halloween!” This track features soulful vocals and ominous pop rock melodies. This track is a dark tale about a group of people who are dressing up for a Halloween party. These people are prepared to stay up all night without a care in the world.
The Green Pajamas are a great independent pop rock quartet. They are not afraid to play dark music in a fun way. The Green Pajamas latest CD “Happy Halloween!” has finally come out of the vault and definitely deserves to be heard.
Record Label: Green Monkey Records
Band Websites: http://www.facebook.com/TheGreenPajamas
http://www.GreenMonkeyRecords.com
http://www.facebook.com/GreenMonkeyRecords
http://www.youtube.com/user/GreenMonkeyRecords/

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“daywand” by leslie snyder

“Please” EP
By Leslie Snyder
Another galactic adventure begins in Northampton, Pennsylvania from an independent psychedelic/shoegaze duo called Daywand. Daywand plays dark, yet ambient music about spaceships and nightmares that will literally send chills up one’s spine while sounding similar to Depeche Mode with their eerie chanting vocals and growling psychedelic rock melodies. Daywand released their latest EP “Please” on September 30, 2014 featuring two deeply haunting tracks.
The galactic adventure begins with darkness in the first track “Intro/Profuseless/Nitron.” This track features ominous and fluttering shoegaze melodies. This track is a frightening instrumental tale about two astronauts who are taking a space walk. Then, the two astronauts are suddenly captured by aliens. Finally, the galactic adventure ends with intolerable agony in the second track “Please (Part 1 & 2).” This track features ghoulish chanting vocals and growling psychedelic rock melodies. This track is an agonizing tale about a terrified person who has had a nightmare about a group of drooling monsters chasing this terrified person off of a cliff. The terrified person is begging the group of drooling monsters to stop chasing them.
Daywand is a great independent psychedelic rock/shoegaze duo that showcases mind blowing ambient rock melodies and will be around for years to come. The duo’s latest EP “Please” lets listeners know that Daywand is not afraid to explore strange new worlds.
Record Label: NOG Records
Band Website: http://www.restlesslifesyndrome.bandcamp.com

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“little dipper” by leslie snyder

“The Last Broadcast”-“Can’t Shut Up” (Single Review)
By Leslie Snyder
A loud ruckus is being raised in Dunellen, New Jersey from an independent rock quartet called Little Dipper. This raucous quartet sings about having fun and living life to the fullest even when the game of life can get a little bit rough. Little Dipper sounds similar to Led Zeppelin with their “screaming” and heavy, “grinding” rock riffs that will surely rattle one’s bones.
Little Dipper released their latest CD “The Last Broadcast” on May 2, 2014 featuring eleven “rowdy” tracks which includes the fourth track this is the single called “Can’t Shut Up.” This track features “snarling” vocals and “thunderous” rock riffs. This track is an obnoxious rant about a man who is very tired of his girlfriend’s constant complaining. The frustrated man vows to leave his annoying girlfriend if she does not change her awful behavior. Little Dipper is a great independent rock quartet who is not afraid to speak the truth about the game of life with brutally honest lyrics. When one listens to this quartet’s music they will without a doubt have a huge smile on their face.
Record Label: Lump N’ Loaf Records
Band Website: http://www.facebook.com/LittleDipperMusic

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“the dark and bleak” by leslie snyder

“Delineate”
By Leslie Snyder
A huge storm is brewing in Columbus, Ohio from an independent death metal solo artist named Jonathyn Arthurs. Jonathyn Arthurs is a teenager who sings about doubt and gloom under the name The Dark and Bleak while sounding similar to Metallica with “growling” vocals and “slithering” metal melodies that sound like a lion bursting out of a cage. The Dark and Bleak released his latest CD “Delineate” on June 21, 2014 featuring ten ominous tracks which will cause listeners to get a severe case of “night sweats.”
The ominous journey begins with the first track “Voice of Desire.” This track features “growling” vocals and “slithering” metal melodies. This track is an angry tale about a young man who is angry about being judged by those individuals who do not understand his way of life and refuse to realize that the young man has many talents that could be helpful in society. Meanwhile, the ominous journey continues with the second track “Shards of a Once Glorious Statue.” This track features “growling” vocals and “eerie” metal melodies. This track is a gloomy tale about a young man who is upset about being mistreated by those individuals who were around him when he was supposedly doing the “right thing” by helping other people. However, the heartbroken young man feels very strongly that he was being used without so much as a “thank you.”
Finally, the ominous journey ends with deep sadness in the fourth track “Obscurity.” This track features “snarling” vocals and “icy” metal melodies. This track is a dark tale about a young man who is feeling extremely isolated. The lonely young man feels that the world has literally left him behind.
The Dark and Bleak is a promising young independent death metal solo artist who is not afraid to sing songs about the dark “underbelly” of society. The dark and Bleak lets death metal fans have a voice with his latest CD “Delineate.” This “brooding” collection of music will remind people that society can be very unforgiving.
Record Label: Crystal Moonlight Studios
Artist Websites: http://www.facebook.com/thedarkandbleak
http://www.youtube.com/user/thedarkandbleak
http://www.thedarkandbleak.com

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“Jeff & susanne Kelly” by leslie snyder

“By Reckless Moonlight”
By Leslie Snyder
The mysteries of life will come out of Seattle, Washington from an independent rock duo which happens to be a married couple named Jeff & Susanne Kelly. This open minded couple sings songs about human emotion such as misery, romance, and adultery while sounding similar to folk legends Bob Dylan and Joni Mitchell with their soulful vocals and “rustic” rock melodies that will stir one’s soul with a very eclectic musical adventure.
Jeff & Susanne Kelly will release their latest CD “By Reckless Moonlight” on July 15, 2014 featuring thirteen “mind numbing” tracks that will keep many rock fans guessing because the storytelling that will occur throughout this collection of music. The mysterious adventure begins with darkness and misery “lurking” in the fifth track “The Witch of the Lake.” This track features sorrowful vocals and “eerie” rock melodies. This track is an ominous tale about a miserable person who is living on a beautiful lake. This miserable person is making the lives of the people who want to visit the beautiful lake unbearable due to the miserable person’s “nasty” attitude.
Meanwhile, the mysterious adventure continues with the hope of a new romance in the seventh track “Rowboat to the Moon.” This track features soulful, but “rustic” vocals and “sultry” blues rock melodies. This track is a heartwarming tale about a man who wants to ride is rowboat from the lake to the moon with a beautiful woman. The hopeful man wants to make the beautiful woman happy forever. Finally, the mysterious adventure ends with guilt in the tenth track “Never Tell.” This track features “moaning” vocals and “slithering” rock melodies. This track is a shameful tale about a man who is having an affair with a woman who is not his wife. The man vows to keep the secret of his “one night stand” so that his wife will never find out about it and leave him.
Jeff & Susanne Kelly are a great independent rock duo who sings songs about misery, romance, and adultery with passion and honesty. The duo’s latest CD “By Reckless Moonlight” combines soulful vocals and “rustic” rock melodies to tell heartfelt stories about life that affects every human emotion.
Record Label: Green Monkey Records
Artist Websites: http://www.thegreenpajamas.net
http://www.facebook.com/TheGreenPajamas
http://www.GreenMonkeyRecords.com

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“Nepotism” by leslie snyder

Nepotism
“New American Drugs” (Clean)-Single Review
By Leslie Snyder
Darkness hovers over Columbia, South Carolina from an unsigned alternative rock quintet called Nepotism. Nepotism sings an ominous single about one of the “evil” sides of society which is the drug culture. Nepotism released the “hard hitting” single “New American Drugs” (clean) on November 12, 2013. This track is an ominous and “gritty” tale about troubled individuals who need to use drugs in order to feel better. These troubled individuals feel like “outcasts” in society. So, these troubled individuals feel like they need to engage in undesirable activities in order to escape the emotional torment that they are feeling inside of themselves.
Nepotism features heavy, “grinding” alternative rock melodies and sorrowful vocals that will bring out the “gloomy” nature of the track. Nepotism sounds similar to Rage against the Machine with their dark alternative rock melodies. Nepotism is a great unsigned alternative rock quintet that is not afraid to sing about the “pitfalls” of substance abuse and what it has done to American society.
Band Website: http://www.nepotism.bandcamp.com/album/new-american-drugs-single

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Stonehaven by leslie snyder

Stonehaven
“The Earth’s reset” EP
By Leslie Snyder
Heartache oozes out of Medford, New Jersey from an unsigned hard rock/metal trio called Stonehaven. This “bone rattling” trio sings songs about hopelessness and self doubt while sounding similar to Slayer with their “gritty” vocals and “thunderous” metal riffs that sound like Godzilla “stomping” angrily through the streets at night with reckless abandon. Stonehaven released their latest EP “The Earth’s reset” on October 19, 2013 featuring five “haunting” tracks that will let one know that the element of fear is all around humanity in today’s society.
The haunting journey begins with the first track “Reply.” This track features “gritty” vocals and heavy, ominous metal riffs. This track is a lonely tale about a man who is literally living in a world of darkness. The angry man is “lashing out” at the people who are trying to help him find happiness in his life. Meanwhile, the haunting journey continues with heartache in the second track “Falling Down.” This track features “groaning” vocals and “thunderous metal riffs. This track is a heartbreaking tale about a couple who is on the verge of a “nasty” breakup. The couple is trying to pick out one another’s faults rather than trying to fix their relationship.
Finally, the haunting journey ends under a cloud of self doubt in the third track “Sunshine.” This track features “moaning” vocals and “slithering” metal riffs. This track is a sad tale about a beautiful woman who feels worthless and has no hope in her life. The sad woman thinks that she does not deserve to be happy.
Stonehaven is a great unsigned hard rock/metal trio that sings songs about heartbreak and hopelessness with “slithering” metal riffs. The trio’s latest EP “The Earth’s reset” will literally turn the world upside down with its ominous lyrics.
Band Website: http://www.stonehavenfrommedford.bandcamp.com/album/the-earths-reset

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