Toadies’ Doni Blair Talks Rubberneck Tour, Dia De Los Toadies 2014

On August 23rd, The Toadies major label début Rubberneck turns 20 years old, but the band is celebrating ...

Billy Corgan Announces Smashing Pumpkins ‘Adore’ Reissue Details

Billy Corgan Announces Smashing Pumpkins ‘Adore’ Reissue Details; Smashing Pumpkins darkest album to be given a 6 disc deluxe makeover, Just a few months back, I reported that Billy Corgan was putting the finishing touches on a deluxe reissue of Smashing Pumpkins’ 1998 album ‘Adore.’ And today he put up an official press release on […]

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Tool Lawsuit Delaying New Album

Tool Lawsuit Delaying New Album; band finally shed light on the reason for their stalled creative output. It’s been eight (8!!!) long years since Tool released their album ’10,000 Days’ (for the record, that makes it 3000 days between the 2006 release and today). To be fair, Tool has always been slow in their recorded […]

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Remembering Tommy Ramone: Ramones Tribute Playlist

Remembering Tommy Ramone: Ramones Tribute Playlist. The last original Ramones member has died. We look back on his legacy, and celebrate his life with these classic tracks: And then there were none; Tommy Ramone the original drummer and last surviving member of influential punk outfit the Ramones, died Friday, July 11th from complications with bile duct cancer. He […]

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45 Best Summer Albums Of All Time Part 3

45 Best Summer Albums Of All Time Part 3; the conclusion to our list of the most summer-centric albums ever made. Welcome back to the third and final installment of our list of the best summer albums of all time, covering a variety of genres and era. If you haven’t already, click here to read […]

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Faith No More Debut 2 New Songs at Hyde Park Concert

Back in May, Faith No More hinted that they were working on new material, and FNM fans, time to flip out; the band (clad in matching priest outfits) debuted two new tracks at their July 4th Hyde Park concert in London, where they played with Soundgarden and Black Sabbath. No titles were given, but the first […]

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45 Best Summer Albums Of All Time Part 2

45 Best Summer Albums Of All Time Part 2: Counting down the ultimate albums for a rocking summer. Welcome back to Part 2 of our list of the best albums that captured the summers of yesterday and that continue to rock them today. Click here to read Part 1 for entries 45-29 and Click here for Part […]

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Mastodon ‘Once More Round The Sun’ Review

Mastodon ‘Once More Round The Sun’ Review: weak production and mellower arrangements result in a mediocre follow-up to ‘The Hunter.’ Confession; my favorite Mastodon record is ‘The Hunter.’ I know that’s not the hip response, but if I’m to be candid, I like my metal on the melodic and direct side, and generally am left […]

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45 Best Summer Albums Of All Time Part 1

45 Best Summer Albums Of All Time Part 1: Counting down the most summer-tastic albums ever made. Last year I made the Ultimate Alternative Summer Playlist, where I listed songs that embodied summer. But what about full albums that imbue the same sunny spirit? Well, now that summer time has arrived again, I’ve made my list of best summer […]

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Aphex Twin ‘Caustic Window’ Review

Aphex Twin ‘Caustic Window’ Review: Richard D. James shelved 1994 Album has finally been released. Was it worth the wait?  It’s been rough being a devoted Aphex Twin (real name Richard D. James) in the 21st century. He hasn’t put out any new material in over a decade, and has been mum on any future […]

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Soundgarden Superunknown Concert To Air On Howard Stern Network

Soundgarden Superunknown Concert To Air On Howard Stern Network; 20th anniversary show to air on SiriusXM this weekend. Sirius XM subscribers/Soundgarden fans take note; it’s gonna be a Superunknown kind of weekend. Starting Friday June 20th, Stern’s network will air the band’s June 2nd performance at NYC’s Webster Hall in its entirety. The show has the band […]

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