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Queens of the Stone Age ‘…Like Clockwork’

July 12, 2013 8:36 pm0 comments
Queens of the Stone Age ‘…Like Clockwork’

Emerging from ‘the fog’, [Hommes’ near-death experience 2010] ‘…Like Clockwork’ marks the long-awaited return of Queens of the Stone Age. But the wait was worth it. They came back with a shiny guest list! Not that they needed it. In the run up to the release, much was mentioned of […]

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When Rock Reforms – Revival of the Fittest

March 8, 2013 4:44 pm0 comments
When Rock Reforms – Revival of the Fittest

It seems apparent that every Tom, Dick and Harry (aren’t they members of Mcfly?) in the rock music business that hung up their glory-day guitar picks and drumsticks in the 70’s/80’s is looking to make a nostalgic comeback. Why, I ask you? Every band or artist that has come back […]

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Whatever happened to that heavy metal bunch?

February 15, 2013 1:30 pm0 comments
Whatever happened to that heavy metal bunch?

It is dusk at Knebworth and we had just finished rolling a joint while standing around in the crowd waiting for the show to begin. The stage was a 50ft monster, a fitting tribute to The Big Four, the oldest and in some circles best heavy metal bands to have […]

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Nickelback’s Surprising Postmodernity

November 27, 2012 10:13 pm1 comment
Nickelback’s Surprising Postmodernity

  My initial impression was that Nickelback were simply terrible. This is an impression virtually everyone I know shares, and is often recreated by radio DJs, internet campaigns such as “I bet this pickle can get more likes than Nickelback” (the pickle won), and Detroit’s efforts not to let the […]

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Alabama Shakes; Boys & Girls Album Review

May 7, 2012 2:15 pm0 comments
Alabama Shakes; Boys & Girls Album Review

‘Boys and Girls’ is a summer night spent battling a hard difficult heat with too much bourbon and not enough ice; it’s the slow romance of a Southern sunset with all the sweetness and sadness darkness brings and it burns in the way a goodbye kiss does.  Lead singer Brittany Howard croons to us […]

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