- Music Reviews
- October 31, 2017
The Tribute Concerts (Bear Family Records). Review by James Mann.
Five Minutes to Live: A Tribute to Johnny Cash (Saustex Records). Review by James Mann.
Crystal Fairy (Ipecac). Review by Jen Cray.
May Terry squints and strains to see and hear 2:54 in a dim bog of lights and sound at the Mercury Lounge.
Sugar Daddy Live (Ipecac Recordings). Review by James Mann.
Though The Melvins were official headliners, soon-to-be defunct Isis stepped in as the closing band for a Philadelphia show that shook the rafters of the TLA. Get the scoop on the show and read Mike Hanan‘s revealing chat with Isis frontman Aaron Turner. That’s a twofer, folks!
Civilization (Dead Tank). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Hungry For Nothing (Translation Loss). Review by Jen Cray.
Shelton Hull refers to the feminist vision of the inimitable Lydia Lunch as “seminal” and lives to tell the tale.
Recurring Dream and Apocalypse of Darkness (Important). Review by Aaron Shaul.
Totimoshi have their own unique take on heavy music, discovers Jen Cray, but they’re having trouble finding an audience for it.
Totimoshi may have been playing to a crowd that could have fit into Jen Cray‘s living room, but that did nothing to dim their spirits or the quality of their performance.
Live At The Deaf Club (Manifesto). Review by Jen Cray.
26 Songs (Ipecac Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
After a decade with one of the most influential bands in today’s metal, Helmet, drummer John Stanier finds himself in Tomahawk, featuring members of the Melvins, Faith No More and the Jesus Lizard. Gail Worley talks about the ups, downs and sideways.
Unlistenable (Zero To One). Review by Rob Walsh.
Matt Cibula gets the skinny on why The Beatles are overrated and why Debbie Harry is the shit from G. Amber Valentine of Jucifer.
The Melvins at the Cow Haus in Tallahassee, FL on June 8, 2002. Concert review by Matthew Moyer. Photos by Heather Lorusso.
Tool, with The Melvins at the Royal Theatre in Canberra, Australia on April 29, 2002. Concert review by Dan Stapleton.