Sonitus Kleptocracy Interview
North East London rockers Sonitus have just released their compelling new EP Kleptocracy. The seven song offering reveals the depth and diversity of the band. Their music is impossible to classify in a neat little bucket, but it’s good stuff and interesting as hell. Listen to the album stream below, but first learn how the band themselves classify their sound, and gain some more insight into the new release.
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Tilted Axes Album Review
Unfortunately society tends to poke fun at things that are experimental. We keep the creativity of Sonic Youth underground, and put Kanye West on a pedestal. We shove King Crimson in the corners of our couch cushions and laud Lady Gaga for wearing meat…. Which is still pretty sweet though…. But King Crimson is soooo fucking good…..
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Brett Newski Album Review – Land Air Sea Garage
“Not all who wander are lost” reads the tire cover on the jeep in front of me that’s as red as the light we’re stuck at. To me it seems a superfluous statement but to others it could be a revelation. Some people find discontentment and stagnation when they stay in the same place for too long, like every idle minute is a wasted minute. There is simply too much beyond the driveway to risk missing. I took this assignment after reading the brief description because it immediately felt relatable despite not hearing a single note.
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Red Fang Only Ghosts Album Review
Red Fang is that rare band that mixes head numbing sludge metal coupled with a humor rarely found – levels only The Melvins and Mastodon can reach. The Portland, Oregon outfit have been around since 2005. They’re back after touring incessantly for three years with their fourth full-length record Only Ghosts. It’s a badass record from a badass group pushed by hilarious videos that have since gone viral on the interwebs. Red Fang and Only Ghosts have entered the upper-echelon of rock stalwarts with boogie rock that hits as hard as it does dances.
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Streets of Laredo – Silly Bones
In his recent album review for Streets of Laredo’s Wild, Cretin offered his thoughts on their new single “Silly Bones.”
A blissful escape punctuated by pristine harmonies and sweet piano…
They just released their new video for the song and we decided it was the perfect choice to be our featured rock song of the week.
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New Rock Music Monday – Halloween Edition
We pored through our InBox and pulled out some tasty treats new rock music offerings for your music starved ears. We found selections from old favorites, from huge stars, from emerging talents, and even one from an acclaimed actress. So without further ado, let’s dig through our goodie bag. And, do yourself a favor and check out all of these tracks, discover something new and support rock ‘n roll.
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Every now and then a change in the winds of the music industry brings forth genres to the mainstream that become hot for a minute and then dip back underground. Think the swing movement of the mid-90’s. I only bring this up because of all those genres you never hear about the blues just popping up like a kiosk in the mall. The blues is rock steady constant and ingrained in every genre of music, from R&B to metal. The chord signatures, attitude, sorrow and wail of the vocals, it’s all there like our ancestors’ DNA, hiding just under the surface.
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Bleeker Erase You Album Review
If the Black Keys and Cage The Elephant had a charming baby boy, he’d enter the world with a bounce in his step and a bit of snarl plastered on his face. He’d be a pugnacious rocker dripping with grit and passion. And, he’d sound a hell of a lot like Bleeker.
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