• John 5 and the Creatures

    John 5 and the Creatures

    John 5 and the Creatures give a class in Guitar God 101 at the Social.

  • 3 Doors Down

    3 Doors Down

    The Greatest Hits (Universal Republic). Review by Christopher Long.

  • Black River

    Black River

    BlackNRoll (Armoury). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Rick Rubin: In the Studio

    Rick Rubin: In the Studio

    Jake Brown takes advantage of the 25th anniversary of Def Jam Records to present music fans with his appreciation of its co-founder, Rick Rubin.

  • Grunge Is Dead

    Grunge Is Dead

    Greg Prato’s new oral history of Seattle music (or “grunge” to you and me, bucko) strikes the right balance between bratty humor and pathos, thinks Matthew Moyer. And was the bassist from Guns N’ Roses really in the Fastbacks? Read on,,,

  • Pearl Jam

    Pearl Jam

    Ten (Legacy Edition) (Epic Records). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • Valient Thorr

    Valient Thorr

    The ever mighty Valient Thorr returns to Orlando to slay the crowd, Jen Cray included, once more.

  • Obscured by Clouds

    Obscured by Clouds

    William Weikart, the mastermind behind the band Obscured by Clouds, is one literate and surprising person. Tim Wardyn unveils Weikart’s impressive cast of influences (including Chris Cornell and Baroque music), how ex-girlfriends contributed to one of the best songs on their album Psycheclectic, and how his bandmate Thee Slayer Hippy got his name.

  • Live

    Live

    Live at the Paradiso – Amsterdam (Vanguard). Review by Tim Wardyn.

  • The Toadies

    The Toadies

    Reunited after a 2001 breakup and toting a new album and tour (alongside People in Planes), The Toadies bring grunge back in a big way. Jen Cray is one of many Orlando fans reveling in the murky merriment.

  • Valient Thorr

    Valient Thorr

    Valient Thorr is on a mission to save the planet through the power of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Jen Cray witnessed their latest victory on the battle fields of Orlando.

  • Down

    Down

    What began as a side project for Pantera members Phillip Anselmo and Rex Brown has since become a supergroup within the metal world. Down brought their metal alumni to Orlando, and Jen Cray got herself an invite.

  • New Rock Nation

    New Rock Nation

    New Rock Nation (Downline Records). Review by Joe Frietze.

  • Year Long Disaster

    Year Long Disaster

    Year Long Disaster (Volcom). Review by Jen Cray.

  • A Perfect Murder

    A Perfect Murder

    War Of Aggression (Victory). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Alabama Thunderpussy

    Alabama Thunderpussy

    Open Fire (Relapse). Review by Jen Cray.

  • Jealousy Curve

    Jealousy Curve

    Steve LaFashia, guitarist for Jealousy Curve, chats with Brittany Sturges about winning the 2005 Zippo Hot Tour contest, the band’s next album, their dream tour and forensics.

  • Tenth Planet

    Tenth Planet

    The Prophet Curse (). Review by Kyrby Raine.

  • The Exies

    The Exies

    Head For The Door (Virgin). Review by Andrew Ellis.

  • Audioslave

    Audioslave

    After postponing the original show date to make history in Cuba, Audioslave finally arrive in Orlando to play an intimate venue in the midst of their arena tour. Jen Cray decides the wait was worth it.

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