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Far Out Scenery: The Prescience of Warrior Soul’s ‘Salutations from the Ghetto Nation’ 25 Years Later

Far Out Scenery: The Prescience of Warrior Soul’s ‘Salutations from the Ghetto Nation’ 25 Years Later By Dave Dierksen The goddamn president can go to hell! Imagine being 14 years old in 1991, living in a small, sheltered, conservative town, and hearing those words emerge from your radio. This was my first exposure to the […]

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Appetite For Destruction 30th Anniversary

Albums Revisited: Guns N’ Roses ‘Appetite For Destruction’ Turns 30

Albums Revisited: Guns N’ Roses ‘Appetite For Destruction’ Turns 30: celebrating GnR’s raunchy, landmark début on its 30th anniversary.  There has been a long-running theory that Nirvana killed hair metal. The story goes like this: their groundbreaking smash album Nevermind’s frayed and raw aesthetic (and the group’s shabby fashion sense) made every poodle-haired, shrill voiced […]

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Concert Review: L.A. Guns at Texas Mist

Concert Review: L.A. Guns at Texas Mist: L.A. Guns teleported fans to the late 80’s in sleazy style in Austin, TX. It may be 2017, but for anyone who saw L.A. Guns last weekend at Austin’s Texas Mist it felt like we’d traveled back to the late 80’s.  I mean that in the best way possible.  […]

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Albums Revisited: Faith No More’s ‘Angel Dust’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: Faith No More’s ‘Angel Dust’ Turns 25: FNM bit the hand that feeds on their groundbreaking 1992 release.  June 8th, 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Angel Dust, Faith No More’s genre-defying, gauntlet throwing follow-up to 1989’s platinum selling album The Real Thing. Click here for The Real Thing Turns 25 […]

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Albums Revisited: Guns N’ Roses ‘Use Your Illusion’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: Guns N’ Roses ‘Use Your Illusion’ Turns 25: a reappraisal of Guns N’ Roses overstuffed 1991 albums on their 25th anniversary. We live in a time when everyone’s a critic. Mix tapes are now playlists. Fan fiction doesn’t live on the Internet fringes anymore. And fight as I might to stave off the elements of […]

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G N'R Reunion 2014

Guns N’ Roses Classic Lineup to Reunite For Coachella

Guns N’ Roses Classic Lineup to Reunite For Coachella: majority of iconic 80’s group to headline Indio, California festival, along with stadium dates.  Well it appears (almost) official: according to Billboard.com, the classic lineup of G N’R appear to be joining forces for a 2016 tour, namely as headliners for next year’s Coachella Music Festival. This […]

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