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Concert Review: Dead Cross at Emo’s, Austin

Concert Review: Dead Cross at Emo’s, Austin: Hardcore supergroup brings noisy bliss to Austin. Everyone awaiting Dead Cross at Emo’s had a scare yesterday when news broke that the band (fronted by the ever-prolific Mike Patton) had been detained by police in Houston, Texas. Somehow, given their combustible and intimidating self-titled debut, it seemed oddly […]

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Dead Cross Review

Dead Cross ‘Dead Cross’ Review

Dead Cross ‘Dead Cross’ Review: a stellar, punishing debut from hardcore supergroup.  Hardcore supergroup Dead Cross’s self-titled début (out August 4th via Ipecac) is one of the most anticipated albums of 2017. This shouldn’t be surprising: any band featuring former Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo and vocalist (and man of a 1000 bands) Mike Patton is worthy […]

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Albums Revisited: Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’ Turns 30

Albums Revisited: Metallica’s ‘Master Of Puppets’ Turns 30: celebrating the most iconic thrash masterpiece on its 30th anniversary. March 3rd, 2016 marks a major anniversary milestone for metal. On that same date in 1986, Metallica unleashed Master of Puppets, the album that brought thrash metal into the mainstream. While much has been made (ok, debated) about grunge […]

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Jeff Hanneman RIP

Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies at 49

Slayer founding member, guitarist and songwriter Jeff Hanneman dead  at 49. Metal fans and musicians the world over were shaken yesterday at the unexpected news that Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman,  died of liver failure at the young age of 49. The news came via a press release from the band: “Slayer is devastated to inform that […]

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Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4

Top 40 Darkest Rock Albums Part 4  *Before reading make sure you’ve checked out part 1,  part 2 ,and part 3 to see what you may have missed. Okay here we are for the final installment of the Darkest Rock Albums. We have just 10 more to go! If you want any of these in your […]

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The Top 30 best film soundtracks of all time Part 1

The Top 30 best film soundtracks of all time Part 1

Recently, I had the pleasure of watching the film “Drive”. I loved it’s retro feel which hearkened back to the late 70’s/early 80’s feel of Michael Mann’s “Thief”  and Walter Hill’s “The Driver”.  After watching the film I immediately downloaded the soundtrack. “Drive” is one of those films that is so synonymous with it’s score […]

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