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Christmas Gifts: Best Music Box Sets of 2012

From Smashing Pumpkins to the Rolling Stones…here are the 19 Best music box sets that make great Christmas Gifts for Music Lovers.. It’s getting closer to Christmas….are you still searching for the perfect Christmas gifts for your Music loving spouse, mate or best friend? Well I’ve poured over Amazon and found the best music box […]

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Album Review: Brian Eno ‘LUX’

Review: Brian Eno goes back to ambient mode, but he’s not on autopilot with the gorgeous, soothing  album ‘LUX’.  Brian Eno’s most recent instrumental ambient work was ‘Small Craft On A Milk Sea‘, which was primarily outtakes from songs unused from Peter Jackson’s ‘The Lovely Bones‘. It was somewhat of a departure for the master of […]

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Album Review: Deftones 'Koi No Yokan'

Album Review: Deftones ‘Koi No Yokan’

Album Review: Deftones come back with one of their strongest albums to date with ‘Koi No Yokan’. The Deftones  were in major transition when they released  2010’s Diamond Eyes.  Bassist Chi Cheng was in a coma from a car accident, so they put their album Eros on hold and started fresh, working with new bassist Sergio Vega (Quicksand). It was […]

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James Bond goes to the Dark Side

Review: ‘Skyfall’ is James Bond’s ‘Dark Knight’

Review: ‘Skyfall’ is James Bond’s Long ‘Dark Knight’ Of The Soul ‘Casino Royale‘ was a game changer for James Bond movies. The character was revitalized, camp-free, and taken seriously. It was also hugely successful. Then came ‘Quantum Of Solace’, a flat, uninviting snooze fest that was forgotten almost as soon as it came out. And […]

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Album Review: Soundgarden ‘King Animal’

  Album Review: ‘King Animal’ has its moments, but its too domesticated to be as compelling as the band’s 90’s output. When the newly reunited  Soundgarden announced they were recording their new album King Animal,  it sparked much anticipation.  It’s been 16 years since singer Chris Cornell, Guitarist Kim Thayil, bassist Ben Shepherd and drummer […]

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Stream New Soundgarden Album ‘King Animal’ Before its Release

  Stream New Soundgarden Album ‘King Animal’ For Free Before it’s Nov 13th release…   Attention Soundgarden fans; if you’re craving to hear their new album ‘King Animal‘ (their first new release in 16 years) before it drops next Tuesday, you’re in luck. As MetalSucks reported, iTunes is letting fans stream the album in it’s entirety […]

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Dave Grohl Rejoins Queens Of The Stone Age On New Album

Dave Grohl Rejoins Queens Of The Stone Age On New Album

  Grunge Report recently reported that Dave Grohl has rejoined Queens Of The Stone Age  for their new album. Band Leader Josh Homme made the announcement in a BBC Radio interview. UPDATE: check out my review of Like Clockwork. Fans who have been impatiently waiting for a new album from QOTSA (their last album ‘Era Vulgaris‘ was […]

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Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode previews new song from upcoming album

Slicing Up Eyeballs announced that Depeche Mode has released  a new song off their upcoming album (due sometime in 2013). You can preview the new track (tentatively called “Angel Of Love“) in the clip below. They also posted an article where band members  Dave Gahan and Martin Gore discuss the new album, mentioning it sounds […]

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Fun Fun Fun Fest

10 Must See Artists At Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012

10 Artists You Must See At Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012. I was doing a Google search today and saw several articles about the must see acts at Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest. It was a list of mainly current hipster bands, with nary a nod to some of the more esoteric and veteran acts […]

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Why Halloween Is The Best Horror Movie Of All TIme

Dissecting what makes John Carpenter’s ‘Halloween’ an enduring classic and the best horror movie of all time. I remember my Dad letting me stay up late when I was 11 and we watched ‘Halloween‘ on cable in the early 80’s. I was hooked. And I wasn’t alone.  ‘Halloween‘ was a massive hit and for many […]

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