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20 Albums Turning 20 in 2017: The Best Alternative Albums of 1997

20 Albums Turning 20 in 2017: the best alternative releases of 1997 The alternative rock landscape had changed by the late 90s. Grunge was pretty much dead, no longer considered a viable commercial option for record labels. Nirvana were over, Soundgarden had split and Alice in Chains were hobbled by Layne Staley’s heroin habit. Pearl […]

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The Dean Ween Group ‘The Deaner Album’ Review

The Dean Ween Group ‘The Deaner Album’ Review: Dean Ween stretches his wings in first solo album.  Dean Ween (aka Mickey Melchiondo) is one busy man. In addition to Ween’s well-received 2016 reunion tour,  he’s releasing his first solo effort, entitled The Deaner Album (out October 21st via ATO Records). For anyone worried that a […]

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Dean Ween Talks New Solo Release ‘The Deaner Album’

Dean Ween Talks New Solo Release ‘The Deaner Album’: Dean Ween discusses solo debut in our exclusive interview. 2016 has proven a busy year for Dean Ween (Mickey Melchiondo). In addition to participating in the recent Ween reunion tour, he’s also prepping for the release of his first solo effort, The Deaner Album (out October 21st […]

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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: Ween’s ’12 Golden Country Greats’ Turns 20

Albums Revisited: Ween’s ’12 Golden Country Greats’ Turns 20: a look back at one of the oddest musical detours of the 90’s on its 20th anniversary. Ween were one of the weirdest bands of the 90’s, impressive given it was one of the most eccentric musical decades. While the group fronted by Dean and Gene Ween […]

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Ween Reunite For 2016 Colorado Concerts

Ween Reunite For 2016 Colorado Concerts: alt-rock’s finest musical mischief makers to reform for a pair of concerts in 2016. Millions of Ween fans prayers to Lord Boognish have finally been answered: Ween are officially reuniting.  The unique musical duo of Dean and Gene Ween (aka Mickey Melchiondo, Jr and Aaron Freeman) will rejoin forces for a pair of concerts […]

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The Top 40 Most Underrated Guitarists in Rock Part 2

The Top 40 Most Underrated Guitarists in Rock Part 2

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. […]

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Ween Breaks Up

Ween Breaks Up

  Ween Breaks Up. It was with a heavy heart that I heard the news that Ween are calling it a day. Dean Ween aka Aaron Freeman announced that Ween are over and he’s focusing on his solo career. You can check out the full info from Spinner. Ween were a one of a kind band, […]

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The Top 15 Lyricists in Alternative Rock

The Top 15 Lyricists in Alternative Rock

  The Top 15 Lyricists in Alternative Rock It’s easy to pinpoint your favorite vocalists. Lung power, pitch and emotion make identification easy. And not every song needs great lyrics. There are plenty of great songs where wordplay is negligible at best. But when you can find a song whose words hit you deeply, you’re […]

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Why the Mix-Tape will never die

Why the Mix-Tape will never die

Ah, the Mix-tape: We don’t think much about cassettes anymore. They were inherently a horrible medium for sound quality. Every time you played one you’d get audio loss,  eventually warped sound, or in the worst case, a snapped ribbon of tape meaning one more piece of plastic chucked in the trash, resting in a landfill […]

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