*New Baroness release “Yellow and Green” adds elements of 90’s alternative rock to their sludge metal sound If you’ve read my blog for a while now, you know that I think most modern music sucks, and lament the lack of heavy rock with a bit of melody. It’s either anemic pop or cookie monster […]
New Order Plan Fall North American Tour Just discovered via Slicing Up Eyeballs that New Order will be doing their first (albeit brief) North American Tour in 7 years. This is indeed exciting news, but it’s a little bittersweet given that founding member and bassist extraordinaire Peter Hook won’t be in tow as he quit […]
Dark Knight Rises: Review And Commentary I’ve been waiting to see “The Dark Knight Rises” impatiently. I bought my ticket over a month ago. This was supposed to be a simple film review. But since I didn’t see an advance screening, I’m in a unique position as a reviewer. I’m watching it after the terrifying shooting in […]
The 13 Lamest Comic Book Characters I recently posted about why Batman’s the best superhero ever (check it out here). He is of course, one of many awesome comic characters, from the most well-known, to what’s referred to in comic geek circles as second tier characters (Daredevil or Green Arrow come to mind), or third […]
Why Batman is the Best Superhero Ever Millions are impatiently waiting for “Dark Knight Rises.” But none more than me, a person obsessed with all things Batman ever since I was a small child. For me, he’ll always be the best superhero. So I got to thinking; why have I been so fixated on […]
Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4 *Before reading make sure you’ve checked out part 1, part 2 ,and part 3 to see what you may have missed. Okay here we are for the final installment of the Darkest Rock Albums. We have just 10 more to go! If you want any of these in your […]
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 Lineup Announced After weeks of speculation, the Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 lineup has been announced, and like years past it looks like a good one. With a diverse bill that includes everyone from iconic hip hop acts like Run DMC and De La Soul, post punk stalwarts PiL (let’s hope […]
Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 3 Well here we are for the third installment of the darkest rock albums. Click here to read Part 1 and Click here for Part 2 so you can see what we’ve covered thus far. As always, clicking on the album name in blue will take you to iTunes […]
Top 40 darkest rock albums Part 2 Off we go with the 2nd installment of my list of the darkest albums ever made. Click here to read Part 1 if you haven’t already, so you can see what you’ve missed. If you want to preview or purchase any of the entries, clicking on the album name […]
Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 1 I guess it’s the unrelenting summer heat and sunshine that’s making me crave some dark music. Or maybe it’s just because I’m a grumpy soul. But there’s something deeply satisfying in a work of tortured genius; they seem to stick with you more than breezy pop fluff. What […]
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