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Hobosexual ‘Monolith’ Review

Hobosexual ‘Monolith’ Review: Seattle duo make a rock sound as huge as their album title.  Let’s face it: there aren’t that many great new hard rock bands anymore. Sure they exist (Royal Thunder is one example), but they’re sorely underrepresented in the 21st century. Well luckily for those of us who like heavy tunes slathered […]

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The SLIS 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Music Box Sets

The SLIS 2017 Holiday Gift Guide: Music Box Sets–exploring the best deluxe editions, CD Box Sets and Vinyl reissues in alternative, classic rock, soundtracks and more. Well it’s that time again: to stuff yourself with turkey first, and then get prepared for your holiday shopping for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and beyond. And if you’re […]

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20 Best Chris Cornell Deep Cuts and Underrated Songs  

20 Best Chris Cornell Deep Cuts and Underrated Songs: remembering the late singer’s rich and varied back catalogue.   As we continue to mourn Chris Cornell’s death, it’s easy to dwell on the morbid, but one thing that will alway burn bright and live on is his impressive body of work. And it’s not just […]

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In Selfish Mourning of Chris Cornell

In Selfish Mourning of Chris Cornell: Our own David Dierksen mourns a grunge icon.  By David Dierksen Chris Cornell is dead, and I’m not sure there’s much I can add to the conversation that hasn’t been said. We’re all confused as to how this could happen, and maybe details will come to light, maybe they […]

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For Generation X, Chris Cornell’s Death Is Infuriatingly Sad 

For Generation X, Chris Cornell’s Death Is Infuriatingly Sad: Soundgarden frontman’s death at 52 hits a tragic, yet familiar, nerve. I did not want to wake up hearing that Chris Cornell, one of the best singers of my generation has died. It didn’t seem real at first–but these things never do. It’s become a chilling, […]

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Albums Revisited: Alice in Chains’ ‘Sap’ Turns 25

Albums Revisited: Alice in Chains’ ‘Sap’ Turns 25: Seattle Grunge stars acoustic EP remains one of their most satisfying efforts. February 4th marks the 25th anniversary of Sap, Alice in Chains 5 song EP, which filled the gap between 1990’s Facelift and their 1992 full-length epic Dirt. And while Sap didn’t get the same attention and […]

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The 17 Most Anticipated Rock Albums of 2017

The 17 Most Anticipated Rock Albums of 2017: the albums most likely to get your rocks off this year. After a rocky 2016, we’re off to a fresh start to 2017, but most are expecting an unpredictable, bumpy ride with our current state of affairs. Luckily we’re going to have some badass music to get […]

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25 Best Albums From 1991: The Greatest Year In Music

25 Best Albums From 1991: the greatest and most revolutionary records from 25 years ago. Something was in the water in 1991: maybe it was the end of the Cold War, the start and end of the Persian Gulf War, the Rodney King beatings, a rejection of Reaganomics and the moral majority, but kids were ready for […]

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Albums Revisited: Pearl Jam’s ‘Ten’ turns 25

Albums Revisited: Pearl Jam’s ‘Ten’ turns 25: our own Diamond Dave Dierksen looks back at the grunge underdog’s iconic début. By David Dierksen On August 27, 1991, Pearl Jam released their début record Ten. And no one really gave a shit. A little under a month later, Nirvana released Nevermind. And still, people mostly didn’t […]

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SLIS Holiday Gift Guide: Best Music Box Sets of 2014

SLIS Holiday Gift Guide: Best Music Box Sets of 2014: this year marks a staggering amount of excellent musical gift selections.  Hard to believe it, but the holiday season is almost upon us. And it’s a great year for music geeks, as 2014 has produced a massive amount of deluxe album reissues and music docs on DVD/Blu-ray. And […]

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