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Steve Stevens Talks New Billy Idol Album ‘Kings and Queens of the Underground’

Steve Stevens Talks New Billy Idol Album ‘Kings and Queens of the Underground: Veteran guitarist ...

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Twin Peaks to Return in 2016 as Showtime Mini-series

Twin Peaks to Return in 2016 as Showtime Mini-series: David Lynch’s cult classic series to be resurrected as nine-episode Showtime mini-series. “I’ll see you again in 25 years.” Those were the words of Laura Palmer to Agent Dale Cooper in the series finale of Twin Peaks in 1991. And it seems she was true to her […]

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‘Gone Girl’ Soundtrack Review

‘Gone Girl’ Soundtrack Review: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross create a soundscape of beautiful decay. Is Gone Girl, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’s third soundtrack for director David Fincher their best yet? Well their score for his adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s novel is certainly worthy of that estimation, showing an evolution from earlier scores The Social […]

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The Melvins ‘Hold It In’ Review

The Melvins ‘Hold It In’ Review: The Melvins + Butthole Surfers=greatness Buzz Osborne has had a pretty stellar 2014. His acoustic album This Machine Kills Artists redefined how heavy and uncompromising an acoustic album could be. And now he’s following up with the new Melvins album: Hold It In (Ipecac Recordings). And it’s one of their most […]

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Aphex Twin ‘Syro’ Review

Aphex Twin ‘Syro’ Review: Richard D. James tones down the weird, but remains sonically inventive. If there was ever a genre that needs a good kick in the ass, its EDM, which often sounds as dull and effortless as its construction. Predictable, rote and irritating, it shows just how far electronic music has fallen since the […]

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Trent Reznor Previews ‘Gone Girl’ Soundtrack

Trent Reznor Previews ‘Gone Girl’ Soundtrack: Original score to David Fincher film will be released next week. David Fincher’s film adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s ‘Gone Girl’ won’t hit theaters until October 3rd, but you can hear the soundtrack next week. Click here for my soundtrack review. The score, composed by Nine Inch Nails mastermind Trent Reznor and his […]

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New Bryan Ferry Album ‘Avonmore’ Set For November Release

Bryan Ferry surprises fans with new album announcement; ‘Avonmore’ due for November 2014 release. Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry made a surprise announcement this week: he’s releasing a new album ‘Avonmore’ on November 17th. The album, his first studio album since 2010′s ‘Olympia’ (not counting his jazz-excursion ‘The Jazz Age’), will be a star-studded affair, featuring […]

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Fantastic Fest 2014 Coverage

Hey folks, if you see less output on my blog over the next week, it’s because I’ll be covering the 10th Anniversary of Fantastic Fest for my horror movie column on Examiner.com I’ll be up to my eyeballs in movie awesomeness, so be sure to check out my column for a bevy of reviews of […]

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Concert Review: Prong At Backstage Live San Antonio

Concert Review: Prong At Backstage Live San Antonio. Tommy Victor’s genre-defying metal act rip through a satisfying setlist. Prong have always been a metal act hard to characterize; morphing from thrash to post-punk, industrial, and groove metal, they’re the perfect band for the metal head that gets bored easily. Their ability to mine many variations […]

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The Church Announce New Album ‘Further Deeper’

The Church Announce New Album ‘Further Deeper’, Debut New Song: Australian rock vets give details of first studio release since 2009. Next month, Australian alt-psych veterans The Church will release ‘Further Deeper’, their 25th studio album. The release will be available in Australia and New Zealand on October 17th (with release dates for other markets […]

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U2 ‘Songs of Innocence’ Review

U2 ‘Songs of Innocence’ Review: Anthemic Irish foursome fail to roar back to life on latest release. Depending on who you ask, U2 have peaked at various points in their career and have been on a downward slide ever since. For some folks it’s ‘The Joshua Tree’, for others ‘Achtung Baby’. And while some folks (like […]

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