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EDITORIAL: Of Mice & Men Come Full Circle

It seems that with every minute, rock and roll group Of Mice & Men are becoming more and more relevant to the music scene. The question is, however, in what way? Any Warped Tour fanatic of early 2010-2012 can vouch for the band’s incredible growth as they reigned over the metalcore scene, one tour at […]


Of Mice & Men Release New Single, “Never Giving Up”

The deluxe reissue of their third record Restoring Force is days away from its release, and Of Mice & Men are keeping fans on their toes in the coming days of Restoring Force: Full Circle. After many clues from frontman Austin Carlile, the band finally dropped one of the four new tracks of the reissue, “Never […]

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My Top 5 Played Songs Of 2014

2014 was a pretty interesting year for music on my part. I was pleased by my favorite bands, impressed by artists I’ve never heard before, and revisited musicians who have proved to be absolutely incredible this year. One thing I love more than anything else in a song is a good hook that I can […]


Of Mice And Men Announce ‘Restoring Force: Full Circle’

Metalcore outfit, Of Mice & Men, have just announced that they will be releasing Restoring Force: Full Circle, the extended edition of their most recent full-length, Restoring Force, which came out in January of this year. The extended record will contain the same eleven tracks, an additional three new tracks, and an acoustic version of […]


Linkin Park Announce North American Tour With Rise Against, Of Mice & Men

Ever since Linkin Park surprised fans with an appearance on Vans Warped Tour 2015 there has been a renewed sense of excitement for the group amongst alternative scene diehards. Those old enough to own physical copies of Hybrid Theory spent at least a little time walking down memory lane when the band dropped The Hunting […]


Of Mice And Men Cancel Shows Due To Austin Carlile’s Health

Of Mice and Men have been touring heavily throughout 2014, but it seems all their time on the road has started to take a toll on frontman Austin Carlile. Just before dawn this morning, August 14, Of Mice and Men posted an update across social networks explaining to fans that they have been forced to […]


Of Mice And Men Step Into The Mainstream With “Would You Still Be There”

A recent report from Billboard claimed that releases from Rise Records accounted for 5% of all rock music sales in 2014 so far. Five years ago that kind of headline would have been mind blowing, but these days it is not a stretch to believe such information as fact because the label has done a […]

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Suicide Silence Release Clip From ‘Ending Is The Beginning’ Featuring Austin Carlile

Tragedy struck the Suicide Silence camp in 2012 with the death of vocalist Mitch Lucker following a motorcycle accident. To honor the singer’s memory, friends of the band and Lucker put together a memorial show, at which Suicide Silence performed with a number of prominent guest vocalists. The performance was filmed for an upcoming CD […]


REVIEW: Of Mice & Men – Restoring Force

Artist: Of Mice & Men Album: Restoring Force Genre: Hard Rock Label: Rise In the years since The Flood, metalcore outfit Of Mice & Men have been evolving. From member changes, to influence and musical direction, the band has been taking steps towards being something more than just another ‘heavy band’ with a strong following […]

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WATCH: Of Mice & Men Release Behind the Scenes Video

Of Mice & Men have chosen to give fans a special look at the making of the band’s upcoming album Restoring Force. The band (via Rise Records) has posted a short video of the recording process for the record. The video includes black and white film of the studio where the band recorded the album as […]


Of Mice & Men Debut “Bones Exposed”

Christmas music is pretty much everywhere you look these days, but Of Mice & Men are keeping things heavy with the release of a new track titled “Bones Exposed.” The second song to surface off Of Mice & Men’s forthcoming album, “Bones Exposed” is a hard-hitting single that packs a powerful mix of sing/scream vocals […]


SINGLE REVIEW: Of Mice & Men – “You’re Not Alone”

Artist: Of Mice & Men Track: “You’re Not Alone” Album: Restoring Force Label: Rise Records It is hard to believe over two years have passed since Of Mice & Men released The Flood. I cannot recall more than a handful of weeks in all that time the band wasn’t making headlines worldwide, and for that […]