TBT: Down III Over the Under
For this week's TBT we take a look back at Travis Becker's review of metal supergroup Down's third studio album, Down III, which he found to be the band's most cohesive, and quite simply, their most coherent album to date.
Singled Out: Mischief Night's With Me, Now
Mischief Night are gearing up to release their new album 'The Great American Worm' next month and we asked frontman Marcus Kitchen to tell us about their new single 'With Me, Now'.
Les Bohem - Moved to Duarte
Bohem is better known for his work in film. He won an Emmy for his work on Taken, a Steven Spielberg mini-series. Chances are good the songs on Moved to Duarte won't receive the same kind of mass exposure as Taken
Singled Out: Punskription's Conceived Of Children Who Lie
Alternative Hip-Hop duo Punskription just released their new EP 'Native Brains: Foreign Hearts' and to celebrate we asked P.Cruz to tell us about the single 'Conceived of Children Who Lie'.
In Tribute: Chuck Berry Live In Chicago
Chuck Berry died this past weekend at the age of 90. There isn't enough space here to devote to how altering his words and riffs were to the musical form known as rock n' roll.
Singled Out: Heavy Heart's High Dive
London Alt-rockers Heavy Heart are gearing up to release their Keepsake collection at the end of the month and to celebrate we asked them to tell us about the single 'High Dive'.
Sad Vacation: The Last Days of Sid and Nancy
The story of Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen's relationship and how it came to be comes to vivid life here in all its sordidness, and many may rightfully consider Sad Vacation to be the definitive statement on the matter.
Singled Out: For All The Emptiness' Seduced By A Disease
Dark electronic music project For All The Emptiness recently released their new 'MT EP' and to celebrate we asked them to tell us the story behind the single 'Seduced By A Disease.'
Emmet Cahill - Emmet Cahill's Ireland
Cahill is a featured performer with the Irish group Celtic Thunder and here he puts his beautiful tenor to work on an 11-song set of beloved traditional Irish songs. It makes for a great soundtrack to a mellow St. Patrick's Day, or indeed any day.
Singled Out: Vangough's Morphine
Progressive metal trio Vangough released their brand new album 'Warpaint' today (March 17th) and to celebrate we asked guitarist and vocalist Clay Withrow to tell us about the song 'Morphine.'
American Dreamer - Restless Nights
Alabama once sang of how, if you want to play in Texas you need to have a fiddle in the band. American Dreamer stretches that Southwest-centric definition in the most peculiar and beautiful ways.
Singled Out: Mount Tyrant's The Grey
SoBro Music are releasing their new 'Undiscovered: Rock' album this week which features 10 emerging groups from across the country. Mount Tyrant's Hunter Fitch tells us about their song 'The Grey'.
Rock Reads: Out of the Basement: From Cheap Trick to DIY Punk in Rockford, Illinois, 1973-2005
The latest in the "Scene History" series from Microcosm chronicles the birth and evolution of the punk scene in the Rust Belt city of Rockford, where, like elsewhere, punk was a powerful magnet for bored and alienated youth.
Singled Out: Charlatan's China
Utah scrap metalers Charlatan are gearing up to release their album 'Remarkable' on April 7th and to celebrate we asked vocalist Grey Sorenson to tell us all about the single 'China.'
Dan Webb - Oedipus The King
It's easy to miss Webb's intelligence due to his sonic weirdness. But he's by no means some sort of raving lunatic. He just likes to stir the pot, both lyrically and musically. A delightful aural journey down Dan Webb's unique sonic rabbit hole.
Singled Out: Edge Of Paradise's Alive
Edge Of Paradise just released their new EP 'Alive' and to celebrate we asked frontwoman Margarita Monet to tell us about the title track from the effort.
Root 66 Week: Corey Ledet and His Zydeco Band - Standing on Faith
While Ledet and company color outside the lines here everything, regardless of description, has a groove and you can bet that the band's live shows provide a raucous good time. In the meantime Standing on Faith will do quite nicely.
Singled Out: K Phillips' Had Enough
K Phillips released his brand new studio album 'Dirty Wonder' today (March 10th) and to celebrate we asked him to tell us the story behind the song 'Had Enough'.
Derek Davis - Revolutionary Soul
Fans of the hard rock band Babylon A.D. have a lot to look forward to: the group, featuring all of the original members, will release a new album this October. In the meantime, lead singer Derek Davis has a new solo effort on offer as a tide-over.
Singled Out: Dozer TX's Fixated
Dozer TX will be releasing their sophomore EP 'Centerpiece' tomorrow (March 10th) and to celebrate we asked Kevin Cale to tell us about the single 'Fixated'.
Road Trip: The True/False Film Fest 2017
The True/False Film Fest took place in Columbia, Missouri March 2-5 and once again the annual celebration of the best new documentary films was a crowd-pleasing success filled with fun and surprises