- Staff Picks
- October 19, 2021
Radio Astro (BMG). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
No need to worry about offending delicate sensibilities with this playlist. We’re not talking about profanity, so just take the title at face value.
With You Tonight (DTF/Membran). Review by Jen Cray.
Le Butcherettes unleash their inner she-beast at an Orlando show that not only wowed Jen Cray, but won over a venue full of macho Deftones fans.
MC Rut. Review by Jen Cray.
Million Lifetimes (Girlfight). Review by Jen Cray.
Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party may not have brought in the crowds his previous bands would have guaranteed, but the old material mixed with Farrell’s Iggy Pop-like energy was enough to satisfy the fans that did make it down to the House of Blues Orlando, Jen Cray was amontst them.
Ultra Payloaded (Columbia). Review by Jen Cray.
Diagrams Without Instructions (Hi Fi Alliance). Review by Jen Cray.
When At The Drive In split up, half of the band went on to critical success in The Mars Volta. The other half quietly slipped into a band just as worthy of praise, Sparta. Jen Cray stepped in to pay the band some respect.
Endorsed by Carruthers Guitars and assisted by Jane’s Addiction’s drummer, L.A. rocker Katya brings back the Rock Goddess. Kyrby Raine finds out it’s not necessarily a boy’s club in the music biz these days.
Henry Rollins went from taking over vocals for Black Flag when he was just a 20 year-old fan to becoming a renaissance man with his hands in everything from music to literature to acting to humanitarian work. Jen Cray catches the workaholic in the act.
Interview With Christiane J., Lead Vocalist and Band Spokesperson for S.T.U.N.
What a day for Phillip Haire… Jane’s Addiction, Audioslave, Incubus, Queens of the Stone Age, Jurassic 5, The Donnas, The Distillers and others…
The Technology: (Beatville). Review by Matt Cibula.
EPrime (Interscope). Review by Vanessa Bormann.
Our Lady Peace singer Raine Maida talks about the band’s most recent CD, Spiritual Machines, and lists and discusses his ten favorite songs with Gail Worley.
Song Yet to Be Sung (Virgin). Review by Vanessa Bormann.
Perry Farrell, with Huda Hudia and Larry Banks at Icon in Orlando, FL on August 3, 2000. Concert review by Troy Mayhew.