Night Wilds – All That Should Have Been (Gravel Road Records)

The debut album from progressive alt-rock band Night Wilds, All That Should Have Been, is both theatrically entertaining and darkly cathartic. It’s an immersive concept album that cloaks autobiography in fantastical fiction. The 17-song rock opera chronicles the story of a boy trapped in a cruel circus desperately performing for a madman ringleader. “For a long time I..