Category Archives: New Music

Actual Pain from Good Charlotte

New Single from the Alt-Rock Legends

We got our ragtag group of music reviewers, The Union of Dunces back to listen to the new offering from Good Charlotte, “Actual Pain.”  The band has begun to fade from the rock scene over the past five years after the marginally received Your Authority.  They are about to release their seventh studio album Generation Rx and our crew was anxious to see what we had in store…

Generation Rx hits the streets on September 14th, and we will be waiting to check it out, as this band has certainly earned the right for another chance…

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New Music From Five Finger Death Punch

Sham Pain – FFDP

Our esteemed panel of experts, The Union of Dunces is back to take a listen to the new single from Five Finger Death Punch. Lead singer Ivan Moody has been through a ton of crap the past few years, primarily around his addiction problems. It almost broke the band apart, but here they are with new music, as they tour the country. We’ll let our panel decide whether it was worth the wait…

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Marching On – The Alarm Are Back

New Song, New Album, New US Tour

The Alarm just might be my favorite band ever.  It’s a painful admission, because the Welsh rockers were making meaningful rock ‘n roll music and surging in popularity, when in 1991, lead singer Mike Peters, literally walked off stage in a Blaze of Glory. That moment quickly and shockingly ended their ascent to the pantheon of rock bands almost as soon as it began.

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New Music from The English Beat

Our Union of Dunces Review “How Can You Stand There”

Nearly four decades after breaking into the UK Alternative scene with a lovable blending of ska, punk and pop, Dave Wakeling and The English Beat are back with a new album, Here We Go Love, which hits the streets June 15th.  Members of our newly anointed panel, the Union of Dunces shares their quick reviews of the new song “How Can You Stand There.”

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Orlando’s Reverist Premieres “A Glimmer”

Reverist Shares Infectious New Single

I still remember the first time I saw Orlando’s Reverist. I was wrapping up my first night of coverage at the 2016 Florida Music Festival.

As I headed for my car, I found myself drawn to the sweet rock music drifting over from Wall Street.  The guys bouncing across the stage that night were Reverist, and they delivered an energetic, distinctive set of melodic rock, led by charismatic keyboardist/vocalist Omar Qazi. I left that night thirsting for more.

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