Dark Castle brings a brand of metal mayhem that features some new layers of unique melodicism to SXSW. Guitarist Stevie Floyd runs it down for Ink 19 before the band departs on an upcoming European tour with Kylesa.
The multi-instrumentalist opens up on influences that shaped his The Griot Swings the Classics.
Veils of Winter (Riding Easy Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Cut the Rope (Pirate’s Press Records). Review by Scott Adams.
The Bakersfield Sound (Bear Family Productions). Review by James Mann.
No Novelties (Blackheart Records). Review by Laura Pontillo.
For the fifth straight year, Lily and Generoso assess a selection of new features from the eclectic program at AFI FEST, Los Angeles’ most prominent film festival.
Personal Mythology. Review by Jeremy Glazier.
Hiraeth (Destiny Records ). Review by Stacey Zering.
Legendary Rock Photographer Bill O’Leary snapped darn near every band of note in the past forty years. Float down memory lane from Zappa to Alice Cooper.
Marfa (Golden Hornet Records). Review by James Mann.