The Darkness ‘Pinewood Smile’ Review: Brit rockers are back with a new album of their quirky brand of arena rock. U.K. rock revivalists The Darkness continue to blaze their own idiosyncratic path on Pinewood Smile, their fifth studio album (out October 6th on Cooking Vinyl), expanding on the diverse strengths of their 2015 effort Last […]
Well news of Austin’s ACL Fest Lineup just took a turn for the gloriously gloomy. Alternative Rock Icons The Cure are scheduled to headline both weekends of the 2013 festival. The band was rumored to headline when an anagram of their name was featured on the festivals webpage last week (as ERH TCUE). There slot was […]
‘The 2nd Law” proves Muse can make you dance. It just takes a while to learn the steps. At long last the new Muse album ‘The 2nd Law‘ is upon us. So how does it stack up against their back catalogue? Part of a band’s staying power is keeping their inherent sound while expanding their sonic repertoire. […]
Okay guitar fans, welcome to the 70 Most Underrated Guitar Riffs Of All Time Part 2 . I’ve scoured my brain and cd collection to make a unique list of riffs that deserve more credit, and are just cool as the same old songs that always grace Rolling Stone and Guitar World best of lists. Be […]
Muse to Play London Olympic Closing Ceremony. Pink Floyd too? UPDATED: Well dumb ass NBC decided not to air Muse. Or the Who for that matter. So I suffered through the Spice Girls and some crappy pop for nothing. The Pink Floyd high-wire thing, Lennon and Bowie tributes were kinda cool, but I’m super pissed […]
Album Release News: Muse, Roxy Music Muse will be releasing their long awaited follow up to 2009’s “The Resistance” when their new album, “The 2nd law”, arrives on Sept. 18th. They’ve come up with an interesting promo, which you can see on Pretty Much Amazing, by clicking here. It’s shot like a big blockbuster film […]
The Ultimate Rock Wedding Playlist *Before you check out this list, you might want to read my instructions on how to build your wedding playlist so that you have everything flow smoothly regarding timing out the selections, etc. Are you stuck for ideas and need some rocking song selections to give your wedding festivities a little […]
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. […]
The Top 40 Most Underrated Singers in Rock Part 2 Okay, here we are for the 2nd installment of the 40 vocalists that deserve far more credit then they’ve been given by the music industry at large. If you missed part 1, catch up here. I’ll have Youtube links to specific songs highlighted in […]
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