Marilyn Manson’s ‘Portrait Of An American Family’ Turns 20

July 19 marks the 20th anniversary of Marilyn Manson’s ‘Portrait Of An American Family‘. It was ...

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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Listen To New Failure Song ‘The Focus’

Listen To New Failure Song ‘The Focus’; fans can download the reunited band’s 2nd 2014 single on Bandcamp. Just last month, reunited 90′s space-rockers Failure released ‘Come Crashing’, their first new song in 18 years. And now the band have released a second single, ‘The Focus.’ Click here for my exclusive 2014 interview with Failure […]

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Albums Revisited: Faith No More’s ‘The Real Thing’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: Faith No More’s ‘The Real Thing’ Turns 25. Pioneering alternative band’s breakthrough album celebrates 25th anniversary on June 20th. I recently reported that Faith No More have hinted that they’re recording new material. And next week, their groundbreaking album, 1989s’ ‘The Real Thing‘ turns 25 years old. If ever there was a band […]

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Albums Revisited: Nirvana’s ‘Bleach’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: Nirvana’s ‘Bleach’ Turns 25; Grunge icons début album celebrates 25th anniversary on June 15th. When Nirvana exploded into fame with their break-through 90′s album ‘Nevermind‘, it felt to many like the band came out of nowhere. But in truth they’d been active since the late 80′s.  But their first album ‘Bleach‘ was a commercial dud, […]

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