I've posted Red Fang in the SMM before, but they're so good they deserve another post. Coming out of Portland with what I would call straight up heavy metal, their music videos are so good I have to listen to them in the background just to hear the song. They range from straight up hilarious... Continue Reading →
Little different music post today. A documentary about Desert Rock. It's kind of long, but it's a good watch. Talks about the origins of desert rock, how the sound developed. Apparently in the 70's in Palm Springs they banned rock shows. Well, as we all know, you can't stop rock. If the Soviets got rock... Continue Reading →
I first heard Fu Manchu in 1998 on some KROQ (RIP) "new music" sample CD. I don't even know where it came from, it's been too long. The album had Evil Eye on it and I knew "oh my god these guys are amazing." Later I learned Evil Eye was on their 4th album. Fourth?... Continue Reading →
I am a casual follower of Beck and have been since Loser came out in '93. I know the whole story about how Beck didn't think the song was that good. For me, it was very different to what else we were listening to at the time. Sunday evenings are my time to chill out... Continue Reading →
I don't know a lot about this band, but I was poking around on some sites to find some new music and this particular track came up. The video for Waiting For The End sold me on it. I love bands that don't take themselves too seriously. Granted, this song was probably written long before... Continue Reading →
It's been over ten years since Mastadon's album Crack the Skye was released. It's still outstanding. In today's shuffle-all world are concept albums still a thing? Do keyboards belong in metal bands? Between the time meters, the lyrics, and the intensity and complexity of the writing, greatness emerges. No lie this is one of the... Continue Reading →
Revival has a new album. It's pretty badass.