Tag: Rock

The Grunge That Stole Hairmass

GRUNGE It was both what and not what you think. It came on the heels of the thrash explosion, and it signed the death warrant for LA glam “metal.” It was a few great nobodies

Deth Crux – A Title Track Premiere And Review Of Mutant Flesh

If you haven’t gotten the memo yet, you should know that the fine, handsome and well-educated folks at Last Rites really enjoy some high-quality deathrock. It also seems like Los Angeles, for all its eternal

Ashbury – Eye Of The Stygian Witches Review

Not much that an old dog (or a young dog with an old dog’s heart) loves more than discovering some forgotten, dusty gem of a record that ends up as sharp and true as Excalibur.

Ghost – Prequelle Review

At heart, rock ‘n’ roll has always been theater.  It’s performance, on-stage and under the lights; it’s exorcism and exhibition, a transference of raw emotion from performer to audience through words and action. It’s why

Stryper – God Damn Evil Review

Coming off two of their strongest records, our Christian friends are courting some controversy with this one, their twelfth full-length — the title alone was enough to get the record banned from Wal-Mart. They partially

The Sword – Used Future Review

I didn’t get the hype surrounding The Sword when they released Age of Winters. In fact, I largely tried to ignore it. The flood of similar bands during that time had soured me on their

Tribulation – Down Below Review

Many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many, many things have been said about Tribulation lately and almost all of them have nothing to do with the actual music that’s contained on

Corrosion of Conformity – No Cross No Crown Review

For a band that sold a pretty sizable number of records and spent time in the 90s opening for the likes of Metallica, Corrosion of Conformity sure does have a wacky history… [deep breath] The