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Tag Archives: Unlocking The Truth

Metal By Numbers 6/29: The charts are hot like magma

Posted by on June 29, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m spending my first summer in the south, and I have no elegant way of describing the heat that doesn’t involve using the words “hot” and “balls.” I sweat buckets just sitting in my […]

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Review: Unlocking the Truth find themselves in ‘Breaking a Monster’

Posted by on June 22, 2016

Last Friday, Unlocking the Truth’s debut album, Chaos, was released via Tunecore. “Wait,” you might be thinking, “didn’t they sign to Sony for $1.8 million?” Yes, but that was two years ago, and the band, all of whom aren’t even sixteen yet, wound up getting out of the contract before their debut album was recorded. Somewhere […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 17th – Liquid Fire

Posted by on June 17, 2016

  We’ve gotten a lot of surprising news lately about upcoming releases, and the album release calendar looks to be well-stocked until the end of 2016. For today, though, we have one of the most highly-sought after albums of the entire year making its way into our hands. And that’s to say nothing of the […]

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Unlocking the Truth take control with first single from album

Posted by on April 27, 2016

Unlocking the Truth have come a long way since three years ago when they were busking on the street in New York. Looking at the start and end points – from  Times Square subway stations to their debut album Chaos coming out in June, only tells a little  bit of the story though. The three teens were famously […]

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Win a pair of weekend passes to the New England Metal and Hardcore Festival!

Posted by on April 6, 2016

It’s almost here! In just a little over a week, the 18th annual New England Metal and Hardcore Festival will be hitting Worcester MA, and it’s going to be one for the ages. With The Black Dahlia Murder,Bury Your Dead and Madball among Friday’s headliners and Killswitch Engage, Memphis May Fire, Unearth, 36 Crazy Fists among […]

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Unlocking the Truth finally releasing debut album

Posted by on March 29, 2016

Remember when Brooklyn teen trio Unlocking the Truth got signed to Sony for $1.7 million? That was two years ago, and we were skeptical about it then, as were many other in the music industry and press. Nine months later, there was nothing to show for it but a documentary, Breaking A Monster, and it was […]

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Unlocking the Truth’s Facebook page unlocked by hackers

Posted by on June 29, 2015

Tsk tsk tsk. It seems that the young boys in Unlocking the Truth may have been browsing some of those special adult websites and had their Facebook page taken over by spammers. As of 4:30pm yesterday, spam links began showing up on the Brooklyn based three piece’s Facebook page, with such titles as “17 Fun […]

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Philly getting own hard rock festival as Rock Allegiance announced

Posted by on June 1, 2015

For the past few years, there have been a handful of rock festivals held regionally, that while not a full-fledged tour, have seen many bands play the circuit. Rock on the Range, Rocklahoma, Rockfest, Carolina Rebellion, and more have  been where active rock, and some metal bands, have played without doing full-fledged tours. There haven’t been […]

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Metal Power Rankings: Slayer Pizza Party!

Posted by on March 30, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, a few surprise album appearances are revealed, some […]

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Unlocking the Truth talk about the ‘nightmare’ of the record industry

Posted by on March 27, 2015

The metal industry reacted in bemused disbelief when African-American teenagers Unlocking the Truth got a reported $1.8 million for signing with Sony. Most, us included, didn’t think that they would see that money due to the way the deal was set up. Then, when their film premiered at SXSW, it was announced that they were already […]

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