Obsidian Kingdom - A Year With No Summer
"A Year with No Summer" ends up a mixed bag. The progressive rock structure limits the group creatively, and there are several instances in which the opportunities available to Obsidian Kingdom are squandered.
Singled Out: Dreams Of Vertigo's An (Un)Easy Goodbye
Dreams of Vertigo's Doug Ferguson tells us about the 'An (Un)Easy Goodbye' from their forthcoming EP 'Reject University Part 2: From Six 2 Midnight'.
RockPile: Gringo Star- On Dolphin- More
For this edition of Rock Pile Kevin tells us about the new rock releases Gringo Star's The Sides and In Between, 18th and Addison's Makeshift Monster and On Dolphin's Layers.
Singled Out: DGM's Animal
Progressive Metal band DGM are releasing their brand new album 'The Passage' this Friday (August 26th) and to celebrate we asked guitarist Simone Mularoni to tell us about the song 'Animal'.
Singled Out: Goldfeather's Spilled Milk
Brooklyn-based indie-folk band Goldfeather recently released a new single called 'Spilled Milk' and to celebrate we asked Sarah Goldfeather to tell us the story behind the track
The Ann Wilson Thing!
Hot on the heels of Heart's stellar new album Beautiful Broken, Heart lead singer Ann Wilson keeps the new music coming with the second in (hopefully a long series) of EPs from The Ann Wilson Thing!, her solo side project.
Singled Out: Chains Over Razors' Devil's Eyes
Chains Over Razors' Mikey V tells us about the song 'Devil's Eyes' from their brand new album 'Crown the Villain' which was produced by Carmine Appice.
Singled Out: Gold Clubb's West Coast Gurls
Gold Clubb's Nicky Francis tells us about their new single 'West Coast Gurls'.
Road Trip Revisited: Puerto Vallarta
Summer is winding down so for this Flashback Friday we take a trip south of the border to enjoy the sunshine. Today we revisit Kevin's 2014 Road Trip to the beautiful Puerto Vallarta as we bid farewell to summer 2016
Singled Out: JUNE dARK's Phoenix
Genre bending singer-songwriter JUNE dARK tells us the story behind her solo debut song, 'Phoenix.'
#TBT: Opeth's Blackwater Park
For this week's #TBT review we revisit antiGuy's look at Opeth's 2001 album "Blackwater Park", which was the band's first U.S. release and earned a five star nod from aG who said it was like "listening to a metal orchestra."
Singled Out: Jackie Venson's Lost in Time
Blues rocker Jackie Venson is gearing up to release her new album 'Jackie Venson Live!' and to celebrate we asked her to tell us about the song 'Lost in Time'.
Tod Hughes - Time Slow Down
An album title like Time Slow Down suggests songs about life in the fast lane. However, Tod Hughes is by no means speeding down life's highway. Rather, he's a more of a stop and smell the roses kind of guy
Singled Out: Clever Thing's In A Tissy
Rich Fownes (too many credits to list) tells us the story behind Clever Thing's debut single 'In A Tissy'. The band is billed as existing 'in the little explored musical space between Billie Holiday and Black Flag.'
Road Trip: Travel News, Trips & Tips
If you're hungry or thirsty you'll love this edition of Travel News, Trips & Tips- it's all about food and drink including Prague's Beer Tour, Sunset Key's Rum Ration and Tiny Restaurants in the Big Apple.
Leslie Cours Mather - We Are America
When was the last time you said the Pledge of Allegiance? The oath will likely be stuck in your head as an earworm after hearing "We Are America," the catchy new single from Leslie Cours Mather
Singled Out: Brother Hawk's Big Medicine
Atlanta blues rockers Brother Hawk recently released their new album 'Big Medicine' and we asked singer J.B. Brisendine to tell us about the title track from the effort.
Road Trip: Quebec City Summer Festival Part 2 - Street Party!
With some 300 concerts taking place on 10 stages over the course of 11 days, the Quebec City Summer Festival is one of North America's biggest music festivals, and one of its most beloved too
Singled Out: Stewart Eastham's In The Morning
Stewart Eastham released his brand new album 'Dancers in the Mansion' today (August 12th) and to celebrate we asked him to tell us the story behind the song 'In The Morning'.
Quick Flicks: The Damned - Don't You Wish That We Were Dead
Despite the fact that they were the first British punk band to release a single (1976), release an album and tour the United States (both 1977), the Damned, still working to some extent today, have been perennially underrated.
RockPile: 3 Pill Morning- Lucifer's Friend- Cal
Kevin Wierzbicki tells us about some new rock releases including 3 Pill Morning's Never Look Back, Lucifer's Friend's Live @ Sweden Rock 2015 and Cal Rock & Roll's Homegrown
Lollapalooza 2016 Final Day
The final day hit many of the high notes even as exhaustion from the previous three days had set in however, it was a post-grunge band who left us speechless.