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John Garcia Talks New Acoustic Solo Album The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues

John Garcia Talks New Acoustic Solo Album The Coyote Who Spoke In Tongues: ex-Kyuss frontman discusses new solo album in our exclusive interview.  John Garcia is a stoner metal (or desert rock, depending on your preference) icon, fronting the landmark group Kyuss along with other acts including Unida, Slo-burn, Hermano and Vista Chino. But lately, the […]

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Monster Magnet ‘Cobras And Fire (The Mastermind Redux)’ Review

Monster Magnet ‘Cobras And Fire (The Mastermind Redux)’ Review: frontman Dave Wyndorf blasts off on a magic carpet ride with this wild and wooly re-imagining of band’s 2010 album Mastermind.  When I spoke to Monster Magnet frontman Dave Wyndorf earlier this year regarding Milking the Stars, the band’s re-imagining of 2013 album Last Patrol, he mentioned he was applying […]

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Monster Magnet Announce New Album Cobras and Fire (The Mastermind Redux)

Monster Magnet Announce New Album Cobras and Fire (The Mastermind Redux): Dave Wyndorf and co. give details on upcoming reissue and debut new track Mastermind ’69. Earlier this year when I interviewed Monster Magnet frontman Dave Wyndorf (click here to read the full interview) he mentioned an upcoming “re-imagining” of their 2010 album Mastermind. And today band label […]

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Monster Magnet’s Dave Wyndorf Talks ‘Milking The Stars’

Monster Magnet’s Dave Wyndorf Talks ‘Milking The Stars’: frontman discusses new album and his musings on the music business in our exclusive interview. Monster Magnet returned to their signature psychedelic sound in a major way with their 2013 album Last Patrol, which eschewed the heavier riffing of recent years and conjured earlier masterpieces like Spine […]

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Monster Magnet ‘Milking the Stars’ Review

Monster Magnet ‘Milking the Stars’ Review: Dave Wyndorf has a blast retrofitting 2013’s ‘Last Patrol’ Milking the Stars is a “re-imagined” version of Last Patrol featuring four new songs and live tracks. This was a happy experiment for me. It’s not a re-mix record by the current definition. It’s more like Last Patrol in a “what if?” […]

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SUMMER ALBUMS

45 Best Summer Albums Of All Time Part 1

45 Best Summer Albums Of All Time Part 1: Counting down the most summer-tastic albums ever made. Last year I made the Ultimate Alternative Summer Playlist, where I listed songs that embodied summer. But what about full albums that imbue the same sunny spirit? Well, now that summer time has arrived again, I’ve made my list of best summer […]

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Monster Magnet Red 7 Concert Review

Monster Magnet Red 7 Concert Review: Stoner rock pioneers deliver a blistering, psychedelic onslaught to rabid fans in Austin, TX. The last time Monster Magnet played Austin TX was 1998, alongside headliner Rob Zombie. After years of semi-obscurity, they were riding a wave of hype for their breakthrough album Powertrip. But that fame would be […]

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Monster Magnet ‘Last Patrol’ Review

Monster Magnet ‘Last Patrol’ Review: Stoner rock pioneers get back to their psychedelic roots. Monster Magnet make an about-face with their latest album Last Patrol;  jettisoning their more straightforward riffing that has marked their discography ever since their commercial breakthrough Powertrip. Instead, the band are at their most trippiest and psychedelic since 90’s masterwork Dopes To Infinity. Eerie […]

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Stream New Monster Magnet Album ‘Last Patrol’

Stream New Monster Magnet Album ‘Last Patrol’ for free until its official release on Noisey. It’s been four years since Monster Magnet’s last album ‘Mastermind.’ **UPDATED: Click here for my Last Patrol Review. But next week the psychedelic, stoner rockers return with ‘Last Patrol’ which will be released October 15th. Burt to give fans a […]

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70 Most Underrated Guitar Riffs Of All Time Part 3

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 […]

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