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Album Review: Melvins - Hold It In

To turn an ironic phrase, the thing that grunge outsiders Melvins and Butthole Surfers had most in common was that neither seemed to have anything in common with anybody. 736 more words

Album Reviews

NORDIC GIANTS - " Dark Clouds Mean War " and " Mechanical Minds "


Brighton Based Nordic Giants live experience is truly something special, each performance features a selection of award winning short movies played over with rousing and etheral piano and synth parts plus pounding drums and bowed guitars, the two musicians wear mythical costumes that look like huge black crowes from another time, dark and uplifting the music draws you into the happenings on the screen and the exquisitly timed accompaniment.


Thomas Giles - 'Mutilated World'

In music, the term ‘side project’ is all too often synonymous with ‘pretentious and execrable waste of time’. Not so here – although given that we’re talking about a member of Between The Buried And Me (who even managed to put out a non-shitty covers album), it shouldn’t be that much of a surprise.  48 more words


Delta Spirit - "From Now On"

Delta Spirit played last Saturday night at the Barrymore Theatre in Madison WI. Delta Spirit is a band from Brooklyn NY. Their new release, “Into The Wide” came out in September. 34 more words

Madison Area Blues & More

What We're Listening to: Dry The River

Yet another British band has caught my attention this week. Catchy instrumentals are paired with one of the most memorable vocal tones I’ve ever heard to create… 392 more words


New Sounds: Sean O'Donnell "Spirit Junkie"

I just recently purchased this new album from Sean O’Donnell titled “Spirit Junkie” off of iTunes and so glad I did. Sean has been playing in bands for nearly two decades including such groups as Dogwood, Yellowcard, and Reeve Oliver. 185 more words


Live Review: Demob Happy (The Boileroom, Guildford, 9/10/14)

Variety is the spice of life – and Demob Happy are living, breathing proof of that fact. Press-ganging almost every grunge-related rock subgenre into a wickedly unpredictable set, Demob Happy spread buckets of good cheer and solid rock riffs around the Boileroom’s main room. 27 more words