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Buckcherry - "FUCK" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 28, 2014
The new Buckcherry EP is an homage to the word "fuck", a record that uses the F-bomb more times than I care to even hear. I g…

Rating: 5 / 10

With Our Arms To The Sun - "Tessellation" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Aug 28, 2014
If a band chooses to write a song exceeding five minutes in length, not only should it immediately catch the listener's atten…

Rating: 5 / 10

Texas In July - "Bloodwork" [Album Review]
Comments Album Streams » by: Daniella Kohan on Aug 28, 2014
To be perfectly honest, I have found everything that Texas In July released prior to this album to be utterly generic metalco…

Rating: 9 / 10

Sunflower Dead: Exclusive Summer 2014 Video Tour Journal with Lead Singer Michael Del Pizzo (Part 7 - Patchogue, NY)
Comments Journals » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 27, 2014
Long Beach, CA hard rockers, Sunflower Dead, recently announced their tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE. The to…
The Kooks @ The Danforth Music Hall (Toronto, ON) on August 4, 2014 [Show Review]
Comments Show Review » by: Lauren Protomanni on Aug 26, 2014
On August 4th, 2014, I had a chance to see The Kooks play Toronto's Danforth Music Hall. I haven't listened to this band sinc…
Sunflower Dead: Exclusive Summer 2014 Video Tour Journal with Lead Singer Michael Del Pizzo (Part 6 - South Burlington, VT)
Comments Journals » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 26, 2014
Long Beach, CA hard rockers, Sunflower Dead, recently announced their tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE. The to…
Down (Bloodstock Open Air - Friday) @ Catton Hall (Derbyshire, England) on August 8, 2014 [Show Review]
Comments Show Review » by: Graham Finney on Aug 25, 2014
Down are an interesting choice of headliner for the first day. Yes, there is no doubting that Phil Anselmo is a heavy metal l…
Arctic Sleep - "Passage Of Gaia" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 25, 2014
Passage Of Gaia is the newest release from the Milwaukee-based band, Arctic Sleep. Active for almost 10 years, this is the si…

Rating: 8 / 10

Decapitated - "Blood Mantra" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Aug 25, 2014
Decapitated is a death metal band to their core. Although they have only been heavily active since the year 2000, quite late…

Rating: 8 / 10

The Auditor General - "Last Best Places" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 24, 2014
Last Best Places is the newest release from the Canadian indie folk/rock act, The Auditor General. I was not familiar with th…

Rating: 7 / 10

Sunflower Dead: Exclusive Summer 2014 Video Tour Journal with Lead Singer Michael Del Pizzo (Part 5 - Portland, ME)
Comments Journals » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 22, 2014
Long Beach, CA hard rockers, Sunflower Dead, recently announced their tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE. The to…
Shevils - "Shivers" [Song Review]
Comments Song Review » by: Brooke Taylor on Aug 22, 2014
Norwegian band, Shevils, dropped their single "Shivers" on August 21st, 2014. The 4-piece hardcore group packs a lot of shred…

Rating: 8 / 10

The Dirty Nil - "Cinnamon​ b/w ​Guided By Vices" [Single] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 22, 2014
Cinnamon b/w Guided By Vices is the new two track release from the Canadian band, The Dirty Nil. I was turned onto these guys…

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Tesla - "Simplicity" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 22, 2014
It is great to see Tesla still cranking out exciting, relevant music. I was a big fan of the band back in the late '80s and e…

Rating: 8.5 / 10

Swashbuckle - "We Hate The Sea" [EP] [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Aug 20, 2014
Swashbuckle takes the anger, style and no-fucks-given attitude of pirates and channels it into thrashy, fast and rambunctious…

Rating: 7 / 10

Trioscapes - "Digital Dream Sequence" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Daniella Kohan on Aug 20, 2014
The jazz-fusion band, Trioscapes, featuring Between The Buried and Me bassist Dan Briggs, drummer Matt Lynch and their very o…

Rating: 9 / 10

Sunflower Dead: Exclusive Summer 2014 Video Tour Journal with Lead Singer Michael Del Pizzo (Part 4 - Worcester, MA)
Comments Journals » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 19, 2014
Long Beach, CA hard rockers, Sunflower Dead, recently announced their tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE. The to…
Jonne Järvelä - "Jonne" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Aug 19, 2014
Jonne Järvelä is well-known for his work as the front man of Finnish folk metal band, Korpiklaani, but on his brand new, solo…

Rating: 8.2 / 10

Sunflower Dead: Exclusive Summer 2014 Video Tour Journal with Lead Singer Michael Del Pizzo (Part 3 - Hartford, CT)
Comments Journals » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 18, 2014
Long Beach, CA hard rockers, Sunflower Dead, recently announced their tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE. The to…
Sunflower Dead: Exclusive Summer 2014 Video Tour Journal with Lead Singer Michael Del Pizzo (Part 2 - Poughkeepsie, NY)
Comments Journals » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 18, 2014
Long Beach, CA hard rockers, Sunflower Dead, recently announced their tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE. The to…
Sunflower Dead: Exclusive Summer 2014 Video Tour Journal with Lead Singer Michael Del Pizzo (Part 1 - Rochester, NY)
Comments Journals » by: Chris Gonda on Aug 15, 2014
Long Beach, CA hard rockers, Sunflower Dead, recently announced their tour with headliners Powerman 5000 and (Hed) PE. The to…
Judas Priest - "Redeemer of Souls" (Deluxe Edition) [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Jul 29, 2014
If I am being honest, I was a bit worried when I heard that Judas Priest were about to release their 17th studio album, Redee…

Rating: 8.8 / 10

Sean Madigan Hoen - "Songs Only You Know" [Book Review]
Comments Book Review » by: Bruce Moore on Jul 29, 2014
On its surface, "Songs Only You Know" is a memoir that functions as a detailed look inside the Detroit hardcore punk scene du…

Rating: 7 / 10

Madball - "Hardcore Lives" [Album Review]
Comments Album Review » by: Bruce Moore on Jul 28, 2014
Very few bands still carry the '80s NYC hardcore flag like the hardworking stalwarts, Madball. The band has consistently deli…

Rating: 8 / 10

Dio - "Live In London Hammersmith Apollo 1993" [Blu-ray Review]
Comments FIlm Review » by: Bruce Moore on Jul 28, 2014
Filmed live on December 12th, 1993 this Blu-ray disc captures the heart and soul of one of hard rock/heavy metal's absolute l…

Rating: 8 / 10