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Book Review: Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers – A ZZ Top Guide

45 years a long time in any industry, but that ZZ Top have managed to ride it out in a business obsessed with trends and ‘the next big thing’ is … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Album Review: Black Label Society – Catacombs of the Black Vatican

It’s been four years since Zakk Wylde and his Black Label Society released their last proper studio album, Order of the Black. We’ve had two acoustic albums, Lizzy Borden’s Dario … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

RSD Review: Machine Head & Clutch

Machine Head – Killers & Kings/ Our Darkest Days + Bleeding Record Store Day didn’t have a massive list of exciting Rock/Metal releases this year. The most newsorthy was probably Killers … Continue reading

April 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Album Review: Lionize – Jetpack Soundtrack

For years Lionize had carved themselves a nice little niche. A small but dedicated fanbase that lapped up their unique brand of ‘Boogie Dub,’ Clutch boogie with Reggae sounds and … Continue reading

April 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Some Thoughts on Record Store Day

I’m always torn about how I feel about Record Store Day. On the way hand I think it’s great; I’m all in favour of supporting your local record store, I … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Album Review: HARK – Crystalline

Following the folding of his previous sludgey power trio Taint a few years ago, Guitarist/Vocalist Jimbob Isaac teamed up with bassist Nikolai Ribnikov and drummer Simon Bonwick, the rhythm section … Continue reading

March 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Another Batch of Releases on Bandcamp Worth Listening To

Every so often, we gather up some of the best releases we’ve found on Bandcamp and put them into one nice post for you.

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment