August 22nd, 2017 Development is certainly still underway, although I am restructuring how the sites and features will be organized and cascade down. Due to this, a little changing of plans had to take place. I do have the Music Resources feeding from templates that will then fill the page, so that is fairly exciting […]Read more "The Music Pavilion <==> August Update"
Visit chester.linkinpark.com for an online vigil wall where thousands have already shared their thoughts and memories Chester Bennington (1976-2017) Musical Credits: Linkin Park (1997-2017) Stone Temple Pilots (temporary singer with STP 2013-2015) Dead By Sunrise (2005-2009)(Side Project) Grey Daze (1993-1997) There really is no good way to start a post talking about or reacting to […]Read more "Chester Bennington: Always One More Light"
THE MUSIC PAVILION JUNE UPDATE Update as of June 24th, 2017 on development of new website and rebranding of musicbytes.us as The Music Pavilion. I am finally updating as I have been working very closely on trying to get everything for development for the new site at “themusicpavilion” (rebranding of this site). Fortunately, I have […]Read more "Taking A Step Forward on The Music Pavilion Development"
MACHINE HEAD Song: The Burning Red Year: 1999 Band origin and formation: 1991-Present, formed in Oakland, California Latest Release: Bloodstones & Diamonds (2014) I was luckily exposed to Machine Head early and was quickly a fan. Picking up an issue of Metal Maniacs in 1994, there was a new band from Oakland California that was […]Read more "Machine Head’s “The Burning Red” and much more"
Update: I apologize for running behind with many things on MusicBytes that should have been done by now. That not only includes many reviews and features I still plan on working on, but also the revamping of the MusicBytes design itself. It has remained nearly unchanged since the site was founded in January 2014. I […]Read more "Things To Come"
MusicBytes: Upcoming Changes Date: 09/22/2016 Update: I originally posted, about a month ago, that I’m working on updating the look of Musicbytes. My first plan of action was to start trying to get the elements, such as the side menu, to work in more harmony with one another. Since my conception of Musicbytes in January […]Read more "Upcoming Changes (Updated 9/22/16)"
On April 8th, 2016, Deftones‘ unleashed their 8th studio album since forming in (1988) titled Gore. The pre-released track “Prayers/Triangles” opens up the album. Stephen Carpenter‘s signature melodic, delayed sound opens it up. As it sways from soft to brutal, it strongly reminds me of the arguably experimental White Pony (2000). ”Acid Hologram” is not […]Read more "Deftones – Gore"
New Order – Music Complete (Released September 25th, 2015) I owe it to this review to separate one relative fact immediately. This album not including iconic bassist, Peter Hook, is taken from an objective standpoint. Hook’s bass style is unique, highly respected, and let’s just say you can tell a difference in this album. However, […]Read more "New Order – Music Complete (2015)"
Artist: Echoes of Creation Album: Evolve Release: July 27th, 2013 Echoes of Creation: Seth Herron – Vocals Jacob Burton – Guitars Chris Daugherty – Guitars Devin Humphries – Guitars Tim McPherson – Bass Austin Cooley – Drums Echoes of Creation arises from Jasper, Alabama. To my knowledge, many may not think of Alabama as a […]Read more "Echoes of Creation – Evolve (2013)"
Sonic Memory Written by Brian Wardwell A memory can be frozen in time. For some, it may be the diner down the street or a photograph of a building torn down and demolished many years ago. For others, myself it can be the way a loved one reassures us in the same way that they […]Read more "Sonic Memory"