Classic Album Review: Styx | StyxWorld Live 2001

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   Let’s face it: If...

Now Hear This: John Diva & the Rockets of Love | American Amadeus

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "John Diva & The Rockets Of Love, the dynamic, hugely talented young rock ’n’ roll quintet who definitively bring a massive breath of fresh air...

Rewinding August | The Best Loudness

How do they do it? Volume, baby. Here are the loudest metal, punk and rawk offerings of the month, listed in alphabetical order. Just click on the cover picture...

El Ten Eleven | Tautology I

El Ten Eleven have never played by the numbers. And they're not about to start now. Tautology I, as its title suggests, is the start of something big and...

Whyte Horses | Hard Times x Stretch and Bobbito & The M19s Band |...

THE PRESS RELEASES "The notoriously elusive Whyte Horses return with a new album including the single in the form of a cover of seminal 1970’s track Ça Plane Pour Moi...

Fast-Forward | 36 March Releases For Your To-Do List

I don't what it looks like where you are, but outside the Tinnitist bunker, spring is just around the corner. That's definitely something to look forward to. But there's...

Classic Album Review: Guided by Voices | Isolation Drills

This came out in 2001 – or at least that's when I got it. Here’s what I said about it back then (with some minor editing):   For the last few...

Now Hear This: Fraternity | Seasons Of Change: The Complete Recordings 1970-1974

THE EDITED PRESS RELEASE: "Founded in Australia, rock band Fraternity will forever be associated with their lead singer Bon Scott, who would later join AC/DC and enjoy worldwide fame....

DIY Discovery | мʌvʌ

Most of the music I hear is sent to me by labels and publicists. But there’s nothing like getting it straight from the source. Welcome to the latest instalment...

Clearing The Backlog | The Best Music You Didn’t Hear In January Pt. 3

As usual, I ran out of month long before I ran out of great music to review in January. So I'm putting together a few posts with all the...

Now Hear This: The Empty Hearts | The Second Album

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Even though The Empty Hearts band features members of Blondie, The Cars, Chesterfield Kings and The Romantics — as well as being christened by Little Steven...

Finders/Keepers | Three Great Recent Albums You Might Have Missed

Today's finds: Recent gems from Greek rockers The Callas and Sonic Youth's Lee Ranaldo, Mississippi blues scion Cedric Burnside and London dance masters Skeewiff. Get up for the downstroke. The...

Rewinding 2019 | The Wonderfully Weird

Some people like their music to drive straight down the middle of the road. I can dig that — but I can also get behind something that comes straight...

Ritual Dictates | Give In To Despair

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Inspired by a wide array of styles and instruments, Ritual Dictates has straightforward elements of metal and grind, with insane detours into everything from black metal...

Ars Nova | Fields of People: The Recordings 1968-1969

THE PRESS RELEASE: "Fields of People: The Recordings 1968-1969 is a new re-mastered 2-CD anthology featuring all of the recordings by the American psychedelic / progressive band Ars Nova...

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