Chester Bennington: Always One More Light

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 […]

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Things To Come

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 […]

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Upcoming Changes (Updated 9/22/16)

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 […]

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Deftones – Gore

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 […]

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New Order – Music Complete (2015)

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, […]

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Echoes of Creation – Evolve (2013)

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 […]

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Sonic Memory

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 […]

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