Albums Revisited: Skinny Puppy’s Cleanse, Fold and Manipulate at 30–full of addictive mixtures and living on fear By Peter Marks Where it all changed and where their heaviest era began. There’s a widely held view that Skinny Puppy did not reach their full potential until 1988’s ‘VivisectVI’ and I’m more than happy to dispel this […]
Youth Code ‘Commitment to Complications’ Review: Cali duo resurrect classic industrial with a modern twist. I found myself recently lamenting the current state of industrial music. Why hasn’t one of my favorite genres received a musical revival like so many other 80’s/90’s musical movements? Well thank Satan that I just discovered Youth Code, an L.A. […]
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Lineup Announced: Austin left-of-center festival celebrates its 10th anniversary with one its most diverse lineups yet. Today, Austin’s official 2015 Fun Fun Fun Fest lineup was announced, and while it’s not as exciting as yesterday’s Riot Fest roster, its 10th anniversary lineup has some very cool bands and one of the diverse […]
Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 1 I guess it’s the unrelenting summer heat and sunshine that’s making me crave some dark music. Or maybe it’s just because I’m a grumpy soul. But there’s something deeply satisfying in a work of tortured genius; they seem to stick with you more than breezy pop fluff. What […]
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