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Primitive Race ‘Soul Pretender’ Review

Primitive Race ‘Soul Pretender’ Review: supergroup gets stylistic facelift on sophomore album.  When Primitive Race formed in 2013, it was an industrial supergroup of revolving members cultivated by band mastermind Chris Knikr. Things have changed on their latest release Soul Pretender, (out November 3rd on Metropolis Records). The group have undergone a sonic makeover more […]

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Prong ‘Zero Days’ Review

Prong ‘Zero Days’ Review: Tommy Victor and co. continue their workaholic output on angst ridden new release.  Prong have been on a prolific streak in the 2010’s. In the past 6 years, the metal veterans have released no less than four albums (including last year’s superb effort X (No Absolutes).  And now the group, led […]

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J. Yuenger Talks 25th Anniversary of White Zombie’s ‘La Sexorcisto:Devil Music Volume.1’

J. Yuenger Talks 25th Anniversary of White Zombie’s ‘La Sexorcisto:Devil Music Volume.1’: guitarist recalls recording and touring behind band’s breakout album.  March 31st marked the 25th anniversary of White Zombie’s La Sexorcisto:Devil Music Volume.1. It was the album that broke them into the mainstream–a combination of groove metal, industrial and alternative rock saturated with B-movie film quotes and […]

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The Jesus and Mary Chain ‘Damage and Joy’ Review

The Jesus and Mary Chain ‘Damage and Joy’ Review: the Reid brother’s successfully reconjure their signature sound on long-awaited reunion disc.  Tryna win your interest back/But you ain’t having none of that/You’re just like a ship in a bottle/Kiss today but fuck tomorrow/I don’t know, I guess that we’re all through. That’s the opening verse from […]

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Listen to New Jesus and Mary Chain Song ‘Amputation’

Listen to new Jesus and Mary Chain Song ‘Amputation’: listen to first single off of Damage and Joy, the band’s first new album in 18 years. Scottish noise gods The Jesus and Mary Chain ave been teasing new material for awhile now, and Creation Record’s head honcho Alan McGee predicted we’d have new music by […]

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Red Fang ‘Only Ghosts’ Review

Red Fang ‘Only Ghosts’ Review: West coast metal act rock with refined fury on new Ross Robinson produced release.   Portland, Oregon’s Red Fang have carved their own distinct hybrid of metal: a healthy mix of sludge and stoner with a dash of heavy 90s-era alternative rock thrown in for good measure. And their latest release, Only […]

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Prong ‘X – No Absolutes’ Review

Prong ‘X – No Absolutes’ Review: genre-bending metal act produce their most diverse album yet.  Between 2012’s Carved in Stone, 2014’s Ruining Lives and last year’s eclectic covers album Songs From The Black Hole, Prong have been on an inspired creative path as of late. And now the trio (led by founding vocalist/guitarist Tommy Victor) return with X – No Absolutes, […]

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Prong’s Tommy Victor Talks New Album ‘X – No Absolutes’

Prong’s Tommy Victor Talks New Album ‘X – No Absolutes’: band’s frontman gives the scoop behind the metal act’s 12th studio album in our exclusive interview.  Following on the heels of 2014’s Songs From The Black Hole, veteran metallers Prong return with their latest album X – No Absolutes (due out February 5th via Steamhammer/SPV). Click here […]

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SLIS’s 25 Best Rock Songs of 2015

SLIS’s 25 Best Rock Songs of 2015: counting down the most rocking tunes of the year. It’s just a few weeks until we say goodbye to 2015 (really?), so that means its time to break our best-of lists, starting off with the best rock tracks of the year. Here’s my favorite 25 from the worlds of alternative, […]

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Killing Joke ‘Pylon’ Review

Killing Joke ‘Pylon’ Review: Post-punk icons return to ward off the apocalypse with ass-kicking results. It seems counterintuitive that a band nearly 40 years in their career sound as angry and passionate as a one in their twenties, but that’s Killing Joke for you. They continually defy nature and expectations, refusing to mellow with age or tone down their […]

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