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Albums Revisited: Deconstruction Steps Up To The Bar

Albums revisited: Deconstruction steps up to the bar: new contributor Peter Marks looks back on the underrated release from Jane’s Addiction alums Dave Navarro and Eric Avery.  Bassists always draw the shortest straw from fans of the bands they are in, Kids In The Hall famously chided the bass player in one of their many […]

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Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Ritual De Lo Habitual’ Turns 25

Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Ritual De Lo Habitual’ Turns 25: the band’s alt-rock masterpiece re-examined on its 25th anniversary.  This week (August 21st to be exact) marks the 25th anniversary of ‘Ritual De Lo Habitual‘, the second studio album from alternative rock progenitors Jane’s Addiction. While Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ is seen as the album that broke alternative to […]

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Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ Turns 25

Jane’s Addiction’s Nothing’s Shocking turned 25 years old last week. And boy does that make me feel old. The album came out when I was in high school for God’s sakes. Nothing’s Shocking’s title was a misnomer because the album proved a lightening rod for controversy. It started with the album cover, which featured a sculpture […]

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Nine Inch Nails Announce New Album

When Trent Reznor announced earlier this year that he was resurrecting Nine Inch Nails for a series of shows, fans were also hoping new music would follow. And now there’s confirmation from Reznor himself that new material is on the way. **UPDATED: Click here for my Hesitation Marks review. The news came via the band’s […]

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Poll Results: Top 10 Alternative Rock Bassists

Poll Results: Top 10 Alternative Rock Bassists

Poll Results: Top 10 Alternative Rock Bassists As voted for by you! The results for our Best Alternative Rock Bassists Poll  are in! I’ve compiled a list of the Top 10. There were several ties; entries 10-8 were tied at 3%, 7-6 at 4% and 5-4 at 5%. For tied entries I listed in reverse alphabetical […]

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Nine Inch Nails Announce New Lineup and 2013 Tour

Nine Inch Nails returns with new tour and revamped lineup. Trent Reznor has been busy lately. In addition to starting a new music streaming service, he’s working with his new band How To Destroy Angels and participating in The Sound City Players and the upcoming Queens Of The Stone Age album (both featuring Dave Grohl and […]

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