Swedish heavy metal outfit Portrait will release their eagerly awaiting full-length, ‘Burn The World’, worldwide via Metal Blade Records in just two months, on August 25th. As a grand gesture, Portrait and Metal Blade have released the album’s title track as a lead … Continue reading Portrait Finally Announces New LP Plans
Corin Tucker, Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Kurt Bloch, Bill Rieflin, and Linda Pitmon are Filthy Friends. The names are indeed those names known from the likes of Sleater-Kinney, R.E.M, The Minus 5, King Crimson, and so on. Filthy Friends have … Continue reading FILTHY FRIENDS: A Meeting of Minds?
As the essential founder of the Plasmatics, from then absolute beginning Rod Swenson was like the silent member of the Plasmatics, always just off to the side. Over the years he directed all of their conceptual art videos and filmed … Continue reading PLASMATICS LIVE! Rod Swenson’s Lost Tapes: 1978 – 1981
The word about Night Demon really ramped up in 2014 while they were the direct support for a massive North American tour with heavy metal icons Raven. So by the time their 2015 debut LP ‘Curse of the Damned’ dropped, … Continue reading FEATURED REVIEW: NIGHT DEMON – ‘Darkness Remains’
Burger Records released Sarah Bethe Nelson’s new LP, ‘Oh, Evolution’ around mid-February this year. Burger is usually on point so any release on the label is worth a spin. It turned out that ‘Oh, Evolution’ was one of those albums … Continue reading THE EVOLUTION OF SARAH BETHE NELSON
It’s always good news when word of a new White Reaper release surfaces. When the first new single, “Judy French”—track two on the record—revealed it’s sun-drenched, southern California circa 1981 riffing, it stoked both surprise and anticipation. When you put … Continue reading FEATURED REVIEW: WHITE REAPER – ‘The World’s Best American Band’
It’s gotta be a good time to be at Lövely Records right now. If you haven’t heard of them yet, they’re a Sweden-based indie label that specializes in releasing European pop and rock music of top-notch quality. Lövely announced a … Continue reading IT MUST BE GOOD TO BE LÖVELY