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Album Review: Tumbler – Come to the Edge

untitledSo…. This next band got me thinking about the definition of pop music. It’s a word we throw around, but I believe has many different meanings for different people.

For instance:

Under all the distortion of attitude, and ominous noise of rock, punk, and metal…. There are certain songs that you want to sing out loud, they stay with you, and they are for the most part, fun to sing out loud when you’re by yourself in the shower, or on a solo road trip…

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Anthrax – For All Kings Review

Anthrax holds a special place in my heart. Branded in my brain, 10 years old, snowy, Cleveland, OH winter evening, watching MTV, more specifically Headbanger’s Ball, as most 10 year olds did in 1991. On screen come Anthrax, a band I had heard of only in the most darkened circles in the 5th grade, usually reserved for the kids whose parents let them out of the house past 8 on a school night. And Public Enemy who drove the bus for bringing African American youth politics to the forefront through hip-hop. Quite an exotic mix for a white kid from the suburbs whose cassette tape collection consisted of Milli Vanilli and Madonna.

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Here Comes Slayer

Still going strong after 30 years of tearing it up on the metal scene, SLayer is heading back on the road yet again, as they tour in support of their scorching 2015 release of Repentless which hit number one on the charts shortly after release.

See the first leg of tour dates below.

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