Lamb of God
Omens (Epic). Review by Tony Bowman.
Omens (Epic). Review by Tony Bowman.
When does a band become a brand? This new documentary examines the current state of the music business and reveals how the “brand” of a rock group now has more power than the members themselves.
St. George’s Day Sacrifice - Live in Manchester (UDR Music). Review by Joe Frietze.
Hot, cramped, and stinky. Canada’s Protest the Hero headlines an action-packed, sold-out, multi-band event – and Christopher Long holds his breath.
Orlando fans went metal-thrashing mad when the Anthrax/Testament tour recently decimated the House of Blues. Christopher Long was deep in the pit of it.
One thousand lucky Orlando fans experienced a virtual 3-D all-star rock and roll event sponsored by Jägermeister! Chris Long could’ve used a little more rock and a little less talk.
Agony & Opium (20 Buck Spin). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Somebody get Matthew Moyer a towel – he’s been standing in Slayer’s bloody rainstorm again, watching concert DVDs.
Carl F Gauze recommends this live footage of Cactus rocking out, especially if you missed them the first time around.
Cashing in on the current classic albums craze, Styx returned to Melbourne, Florida to recreate two best-selling records in one hit-filled evening that had Chris Long enthralled.
Three of thrash metal’s infamous Big Four recently teamed up and proved to be the mightiest force to hit South Florida since Hurricane Andrew. Chris Long was on hand for the American Carnage Tour with Slayer, Megadeth, and Anthrax.
From their new record to their ever-changing front men to personal musical influences, Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante had a lot to say leading up to his band’s 2010 tour with thrash metal heavyweights Megadeth and Slayer.
This Is Thirteen (VH1 Classics). Review by Duncan B. Barlow.
Bill Hale’s slick photo collection reminds haters and fans alike of Metallica’s glory days. Even Matthew Moyer admires the redemption.
Dave Mustaine and his once trailblazing Megadeth seem to be facing the quandary of many “classic” acts, an audience that wants you frozen in time and the creeping realization that your best songs are behind you. Nostalgia may sell, but Chris Catania ain’t buying.
Immortalis (Bodog Music). Review by Jen Cray.
Gail Worley caught up with talkative drummer Chris Adler in Florida the day after their last show of this summer’s Ozzfest tour and got some engaging insight into the very heavy metal world of Lamb of God.
The Sons of Odin (Magic Circle Music). Review by Bob Ham.
Slayer and Unearth bring the heaviness back to thrash and remind Orlando that metal is meant to be dangerous. Jen Cray was in the middle of it all.
55th Anniversary Super Deluxe Double LP (Don Giovanni Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Macabre masterpiece The House that Screamed gets a stunning Blu-ray makeover, revealing a release good enough to convert non-believers. Phil Bailey reviews.
Ink 19’s Stacey Zering talks with writer Doug Bratton, who takes us inside his indie murder mystery comic book series, Isolation.
On today’s show, Charley Deppner, Eszter Balint, and Pat Greene enjoy a discussion of terror, punk rock, and the duality of musical genius.
In this episode, Jeremy Glazier talks with Tim Bluhm and Greg Loiacono of The Mother Hips, just as their entire back catalog is released on vinyl in partnership with the Blue Rose Foundation.
When We Disappear (Blue Rose Records). Review by Jeremy Glazier.
This week, savvy shopper Christopher Long scores an abused vinyl copy of The Long Run, the 1979 Eagles classic, from a local junkie for a pack of smokes and a can of pop.
Black Holes Are Hard to Find (Nemu Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.
Carl F. Gauze reviews his second As You Like It in three days, the latest a candy-colored complexity from Rollins College’s Annie Russell Theatre.
Forget Me Knots (American Standard Time). Review by Judy Craddock.
Valiant Women (Jenn Howard). Review by Christopher Long.
Scrap Metal V.2 (Riding Easy Records). Review by Carl F. Gauze.