Alevela – Invincible

Alevela – Invincible

Alevela have come a long way from singing at their local church youth group. Originally forming in the late 90’s Alevela went through numerous lineup changes, but kept their gritty sound. After years of handing demo tapes and cd’s out to potential fans in lines for rock shows, this Orange County hard rock band released…

Revolver’s Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock 2014

Revolver’s Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock 2014

Whether you were there to see the babes or to hear some awesome rock, you were not disappointed at the Revolver’s Hottest Chicks in Hard Rock tour.  This month-long, 20 city tour crossed from the east to the west coast. Revolver Magazine presents the only heavy metal/hard rock tour in the U.S. featuring female-driven or…

For Today – Fight the Silence Review

For Today – Fight the Silence Review

After the controversial social media arguments surrounding Immortals, Christian metalcore band For Today released Fight the Silence on February 4th this year. It’s been on repeat here at the By the Barricade office ever since. The album artwork perfectly sums up the ideas behind this album’s lyrical content. Mattie Montgomery (lead vocalist) viewed this new…