• Band Vs. Brand

    Band Vs. Brand

    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.

  • Generation Axe

    Generation Axe

    Generation Axe brought their spectacular shredder show to Orlando in December, and Michelle Wilson was right there among the fans to get her face melted off.

  • Speak of the Devil

    Speak of the Devil

    Ozzy Osbourne’s blazing 1982 Irvine Meadows concert is re-mastered for your head-banging pleasure.

  • Slash

    Slash

    Slash [Deluxe Edition] (EMI). Review by Joe Frietze.

  • Rock Sugar

    Rock Sugar

    Reimaginator. Review by Joe Frietze.

  • Blacklist

    Blacklist

    Too young to be fully cognizant of the more embarrassing excesses of Gothic music over the past twenty years, the young Turks of NYC’s own Blacklist are, perhaps unwittingly, the best hope of redeeming Goth-metal. Fresh from a European tour complete with horned hotel antics, Blacklist frontman and provocateur Josh Strawn told Ink 19 all about how he learned to stop worrying and love Motorhead and Scott Walker equally.

  • Wino

    Wino

    Punctuated Equilibrium (Southern Lord). Review by Matthew Moyer.

  • Slipknot

    Slipknot

    While recognized more for their skin-crawling costumes than for their music, Slipknot are a speed metal band worthy of a little respect — as Jen Cray discovered recently at the Orlando date of the band’s current arena tour.

  • Legendary Pink Dots

    Legendary Pink Dots

    Matthew Moyer swoons over the voices inside the heads of The Legendary Pink Dots.

  • 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.

  • Mountain

    Mountain

    Masters of War (Big Rack Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Black Sabbath: Doom Let Loose

    Black Sabbath: Doom Let Loose

    Black Sabbath. The name alone conjures up images of protean Metal, the stuff that called the demons forth and made the parents sweat. Matthew Moyer tells us why Doom Let Loose is the definitive guide to the definitive metal band.

  • Electric Frankenstein

    Electric Frankenstein

    Super Kool (Morpheus Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Black Label Society

    Black Label Society

    Hangover Music Vol. VI (Spitfire). Review by Joe Frietze.

  • Black Label Society

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  • Pit Bull Daycare

    Unclean (Cleopatra). Review by Carl F Gauze.

  • Caustic Resin

    Keep On Truckin’ (Up Records). Review by Daniel Mitchell.

  • Rondellus

    Sabbatum: A Medieval Tribute to Black Sabbath (The Music Cartel). Review by David Lee Beowulf.

  • The Tommies 2002

    Tom “Tearaway” Schulte presents his picks for the year’s best in music, along with a slew of recent faves, including Electric Frankenstein, Sigur Ros, and Deltahead McDonald.

  • Black Sabbath

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