Confrontational ‘A Dance of Shadows’ Review: Italian synth act conjure 80’s neon-noir and horror soundscapes on début album. If I had to pick the most interesting musical genre of the past few years, Synthwave would definitely top the list. Growing up on a steady diet of horror films with slick synth soundtracks, I enjoy seeing […]
Puscifer Announces 2015 Tour, ‘Money Shot’ Tracklist: band reveal North American tour dates and new album details. The touring lineup will feature former Ministry bassist Paul Barker. Puscifer, the electronica driven group fronted by Tool and A Perfect Circle vocalist Maynard James Keenan, have announced a fall North American tour in support of their upcoming […]
Ministry ‘From Beer To Eternity’ Review: Ministry’s (supposed) swan song is often hit and miss, but the late Mike Scaccia’s guitar work still impresses. If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years about Ministry frontman Al Jourgensen, it’s that he’s often prone to exaggeration. His new tell-all book surely benefits from colorful embellishments when discussing […]
Just like a car crash, Just like a knife, My favourite weapon, Is the look in your eyes. Looking back on an Iconic Industrial classic The Land of Rape And Honey. I remember the first time I heard Stigmata, the opening battle-cry of Ministry’s 1988 album The Land Of Rape And Honey. I thought perhaps I’d bought the […]
Ministry have just released a video for Permawar, the first single off their new album From Beer To Eternity, set for release on Sept. 10th. Check it out: The song and album, feature guitar work from former Ministry guitarist Mike Scaccia, who passed away last December. Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen is releasing the album as […]
The SLIS Interview with Tommy Victor. Tommy Victor has been busy. Last year saw the release of Prong’s ‘Carved Into Stone‘, one of the band’s best to date (click here for my review). In addition he played on Ministry’s latest album ‘Relapse‘ and is currently touring with Danzig for his 25th Anniversary tour. He’s also […]
Sad news Ministry fans; guitarist Mike Scaccia has passed away. As Blabbermouth.net reported, he died on Dec 23rd while playing at the Rail Club in Ft Worth, Texas with the band Rigor Mortis. Death was determined to be a heart attack brought on by heart disease. Scaccia originally started off with the band who he played his last […]
Alright folks, here we are to wrap up the 70 Most Underrated Guitar Riffs Of All Time Part 3. Be sure to check out Parts One and Two if you haven’t already, to see what other hidden gems I’ve covered. Want to preview or buy on iTunes? Check out my playlist at the bottom of […]
Tips For Making A Rocking Wedding Music Playlist *Tips on making a wedding playlist that avoids being generic or groan inducing. Here we’ll cover the process of how to get your selections pre-planned and timed. If you want to see the songs I selected for my own wedding (complete with iTunes links, so you […]
The Top 40 Most Underrated Guitarists in Rock Part 2 Here we are with the 2nd installment of the most underrated guitarists in rock. You can catch Part 1 here. If you’re curious to check out any of the songs or artists mentioned, just click on the album images to purchase from Amazon. 27. […]
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