In the news today: Ministry, Arlo Parks, Arctic Monkeys
Sound Salvation is resurrected with a howlingly good Halloween playlist that will weak the dead at your All Hallow’s Eve bash.
Iconic store, label, & genre-maker, Wax Trax!, celebrates with a new documentary & accompanying soundtrack!
Adam Ant storms Orlando and proves that the ’80s are still alive. Jen Cray had to check it out for herself.
Rosenkopf (Wierd). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Absolute Dissent (Spinefarm/Universal). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Dog Ear Days. Review by Matthew Moyer.
Lords of Acid allows the return to Orlando’s classic ’90s rave club, and all we can muster is two lousy glow sticks?
Monument to Time End (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Revolting Cocks’ Lubricatour Tour sideswipes Orlando, nearly creaming Phillip Haire.
Martin Atkins imparts the wisdom of several decades worth of punk rock self-sufficiency into one book. Except for predictable sections on sex and drugs, Rob Ward is impressed.
Does Martin Atkins really expect folks to spend money on a DVD that promotes a book that bands can spend money on to learn how to save money on the road? Andrew Coulon hopes not.
Six (Crucial Blast). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Cover Up (Megaforce/13th Planet). Review by Kiran Aditham.
After watching this DVD, Crystal Lee is regretting forking over the 40 dollars to see NIN live. This DVD kicks so much more ass than the live show. Private concert anyone??
245t (CdBaby). Review by Matthew Moyer.
The Last Sucker (13th Planet Records). Review by Kiran Aditham.
Al Jourgensen sounds off on the end of Ministry, its lauded history and plenty on politics. And he’s not going out quietly. Kiran Aditham has more with Uncle Al.
The Masterba_Tour_ is the Al Jourgensen show. Headlined by Ministry and also featuring Jourgensen’s longtime side project, Revolting Cocks, it’s an evening of industrial, experimental metal, and mayhem. Jen Cray finds herself front and center.
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