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Albums Revisited: The Church’s ‘Starfish’ Turns 30

Albums Revisited: The Church’s ‘Starfish’ Turns 30: a look back at The Church’s breakthrough album featuring their timeless hit ‘Under The Milky Way.’ How is that one stumbles upon one of their favorite bands? Is it fate? Do you choose the band, or does the band choose you? I wonder those things sometimes. I still […]

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Albums Revisited: The Mighty Lemon Drops ‘World Without End’ Turns 30

Hear Our Call In Everything You Do…The Mighty Lemon Drops ‘World Without End’ Turns 30 By: Peter Marks There are many records out there scattered across my youth but there is none more bittersweet than what these four Wolverhampton residents unleashed on the world in 1988. Oh sure, they weren’t massive here in the US and you […]

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Albums Revisited: Smashing Pumpkins ‘Gish’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: Smashing Pumpkins ‘Gish’ Turns 25–celebrating the Pumpkins indie début album on its 25th anniversary. May 28th marks a Gen-X musical milestone: on that date 25 years ago, The Smashing Pumpkins released their début album Gish, the highest selling indie record at that time (until 1994’s Smash by The Offspring…ewww… let’s keep’em separated). Gish […]

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Albums Revisited: Prince’s ‘Around The World In A Day’ Turns 31

Albums Revisited: Prince’s ‘Around The World In A Day’ Turns 31: a look back on Prince’s underrated psychedelic opus. The world is still reeling from the death of Prince. While the cause of death is still unknown, the loss is a devastating blow to those of us who grew up listening to his music. But […]

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Albums Revisited: Ramones Debut Album Turns 40

Albums Revisited: Ramones Debut Album Turns 40: the album that ignited the 70’s punk movement on its 40th anniversary.  Saturday April 23rd, marks a huge milestone for punk rock: the Ramones self-titled 1976 début will celebrate its 40th anniversary. The album, recorded at Radio City Music Hall (in the band’s native New York City), is rightfully considered […]

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Albums Revisited: Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’ Turns 30

Albums Revisited: Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’ Turns 30: celebrating the most iconic thrash masterpiece on its 30th anniversary. March 3rd, 2016 marks a major anniversary milestone for metal. On that same date in 1986, Metallica unleashed Master of Puppets, the album that brought thrash metal into the mainstream. While much has been made (ok, debated) about grunge […]

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Albums revisited: Nitzer Ebb’s Ebbhead at 25

Albums revisited: Nitzer Ebb’s Ebbhead at 25: The only way from here is down. By: Peter Marks After years and years of toil out there in the trenches, Bon Harris and Douglas McCarthy hit the prime time with their fourth effort ‘Ebbhead’. While their following album would be given an ironic title by the band and […]

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Albums Revisited: Adam Ant’s ‘Wonderful’ at 20

Albums Revisited: Adam Ant’s ‘Wonderful’ at 20: Peter Marks celebrates the brief career revival of the New Wave icon. By: Peter Marks When people think of Adam Ant invariably one of two albums are brought up: ‘Friend or Foe’ and ‘Strip’. It is easy to forget how many other releases he has out (especially the […]

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Albums Revisited: The Church’s ‘Gold Afternoon Fix’ At 25

Albums Revisited: The Church’s ‘Gold Afternoon Fix’ At 25-Welcome to the gilded cage. A look back at The Church’s underrated 1990 ‘Starfish’ follow-up. By: Peter Marks By the time 1990 rolled around The Church were at the peak of fame, they’d gotten high up in the charts with “Under The Milky Way” and ‘Starfish’ had […]

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Albums Revisited: Echo and The Bunnymen’s Reverberation at 25

Albums revisited: Echo and the Bunnymen’s Reverberations at 25-A tremor in the wires By: Peter Marks After scaling the dizzying heights of fame what’s a band to do? In the case of Echo and the Bunnymen that answer was to split up. At least that’s what their frontman intended to have happen, everyone else had […]

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