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Navigating Brokenness: “It’s Not Easy Being Human” by Islander
Handling the overall theme of the brokenness of the world with a steady hand, Islander solidifies their place as a band with a clear voice that demands to be heard.
‘Nazarites’ by Chaotic Resemblance
The ten tracks on Nazarites were all written by lead vocalist and bassist Travis McConnell and guitarist Logan Ellis. Each song screams unapologetic scripture, a staple of the band’s music throughout the years.
Every Side of Life: “Death By Admiration” by Seventh Day Slumber
How does a band that has been around since the late 90s put together something fresh and new? Seventh Day Slumber's response to that question is their latest album Death By Admiration, an album that sees the band exploring territory they've only teased before.
Honest Faith: “Pain Split” by Plead the Widow’s Cause
Filled with equal parts melody and hardcore drive, Pain Split is an album that is easy to listen to, but it still packs a punch that won't soon be forgotten.
In Memoriam: “Eulogies” by Wolves at the Gate
ulogies is a beautiful record from a band that fully knows what they are doing— and is really good at doing it.
The Kingdom is Here: Dominion by Skillet
Taking Dominion as a whole, it’s evident that Skillet is using their influence in this pivotal moment to remind listeners of the power available to them through the living Spirit of God. Skillet’s approach has always been the straightforward passion that rock and roll was built for. That fearlessness is well-suited to dispelling the darkness of our current cultural anxieties.
Back Like They Never Left: “The Letter Black” by The Letter Black
This self-titled album is proof that this band knows what it is doing— even when they're trying new things, they do it with control and consistency.
Painting the Image of Love: Imago Amor by Remedy Drive
With Imago Amor, Remedy Drive uncovers what is truly at stake if we believe that everyone is created in the image of Love. Goodness, truth, healing, beauty– they are woven through the fabric of this world, shining in the face of the forgotten, the enslaved, the downtrodden. These songs ask if we're brave enough to go looking for them.
From Desperate to Redeemed: ‘The Path’ by Fit For a King
All in all, The Path is a solid entry for a band that has perfected their sound and nailed down their songwriting. When the narrative of tearing down what puts us in positions of desperation (whether it’s destructive thoughts or inconsistent behaviors), holding on to the bonds we make, and fighting to find commonality and connection with others is considered, this is one of Fit For a King's more positive outings.