Tag Archives | featured
Danzig-Black-Laden-Crown-Artwork-copy

Danzig ‘Black Laden Crown’ Review

Danzig ‘Black Laden Crown’ Review: Danzig returns with his first album of original material since 2010’s ‘Deth Red Sabaoth.’ Its been awhile since we’ve heard new music from Danzig: while his covers album Skeletons came out in 2015, he hasn’t released any original music since 2010’s Deth Red Sabaoath. But that’s about to change with the […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Soundgarden-1989

20 Best Chris Cornell Deep Cuts and Underrated Songs  

20 Best Chris Cornell Deep Cuts and Underrated Songs: remembering the late singer’s rich and varied back catalogue.   As we continue to mourn Chris Cornell’s death, it’s easy to dwell on the morbid, but one thing that will alway burn bright and live on is his impressive body of work. And it’s not just […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Chris Cornell

In Selfish Mourning of Chris Cornell

In Selfish Mourning of Chris Cornell: Our own David Dierksen mourns a grunge icon.  By David Dierksen Chris Cornell is dead, and I’m not sure there’s much I can add to the conversation that hasn’t been said. We’re all confused as to how this could happen, and maybe details will come to light, maybe they […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Chris-Cornell-645x366

For Generation X, Chris Cornell’s Death Is Infuriatingly Sad 

For Generation X, Chris Cornell’s Death Is Infuriatingly Sad: Soundgarden frontman’s death at 52 hits a tragic, yet familiar, nerve. I did not want to wake up hearing that Chris Cornell, one of the best singers of my generation has died. It didn’t seem real at first–but these things never do. It’s become a chilling, […]

Read full story · Comments { 6 }
The_Cure_-_Kiss_Me,_Kiss_Me,_Kiss_Me

The Cure’s ‘Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me’ Turns 30: Ranking The Songs

 The Cure’s ‘Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me’ Turns 30: ranking their sprawling, ambitious 1987 double album from worst to best. May 25th marks the 30th anniversary (30!!) of The Cure’s double album Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me (this is a big month for Cure milestones: Wish and Pornography turned 25 and 35 respectively). […]

Read full story · Comments { 4 }
DOC132

Slowdive ‘Slowdive’ Review

Slowdive ‘Slowdive’ Review: reunited Brit shoegazers craft the rare comeback album that doesn’t disappoint. Shoegaze has come back with a vengeance the past few years, with new albums from My Bloody Valentine, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Lush, and The Veldt (to name but a few). And now Slowdive return with Slowdive, their first new album […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
Afghan Whigs In Spades

The Afghan Whigs ‘In Spades’ Review

The Afghan Whigs ‘In Spades’ Review: The Whigs expand their nocturnal, cinematic sound on their latest release.  Five years after their reunion and three years after their comeback album Do To The Beast,  Cincinnati alt-soul titans The Afghan Whigs return with In Spades (out May 5th on Sub Pop Records), an album that builds upon the […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
a_perfect_circle_p01

Concert Review: A Perfect Circle at HEB Center

Concert Review: A Perfect Circle at HEB Center: reconstituted alt-rock veterans cranked out an elegant, atmospheric set in Austin, TX. It’s been six years since A Perfect Circle toured North America, and nearly 14 years since their last album. But as their well received, stellar set at Austin/Cedar Park’s HEB Center proved, absence has only made the heart […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
DC Joke Book Featured

Book Review: The Official DC Super Hero Joke Book

Book Review: The Official DC Super Hero Joke Book: Downtown Bookworks humorous collection will appeal to DC Comics fans of all generations.  How did Aquaman ask out Mera on their first date? “Water you doing Friday night?” What happened when Batman was late to play baseball with Robin? There was a Wayne delay. If you […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }
The Veldt - Symmetry (cover)

Listen To The Veldt’s New 7″ Single ‘Symmetry/Slow Grind’

Listen To The Veldt’s New 7″ Single ‘Symmetry/Slow Grind’: New 7-inch single will be released for Record Day 2017. Following on the success of their acclaimed 2016 EP The Shocking Fuzz of Your Electric Fur: The Drake Equation, shoegaze pioneers The Veldt return with a Symmetry/Slow Grind, a 7″ single that will be released for Record Store Day 2017 […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }