Perhaps following the cue of Duster, as of late a few acts from the 1990s and 2000s have chosen to return to recording as the end of the decade draws nearer. The latest instance of this is Misery Loves Co., an industrial rock duo from Sweden who generated a swell of momentum with their 1995…

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Lesser known to the common man but an influential sensation to independent bands, Duster was last seen and heard from around the turn of the millennium and it seemed unlikely they would ever return. Nowadays, with lo-fi garage and indie rock being a far more popular sub-sound among millennial hipsters with vinyls and Spotify accounts,…

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Not much introduction needs to be made for a band whose career has spanned 55 years, emerged as part of the British Invasion scene, played Woodstock and Live Aid and blazed huge trails for innumerable bands in their wake. Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey are the sole surviving members of The Who, but the drive…

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Following up from 2017’s Ogilala, Billy Corgan, rather William Patrick Corgan has released his latest solo effort Cotillions, an extensive double album made solely with the fans in mind. Available only on digital download, Corgan described Cotillions as a “labor of love” while happily jettisoning the media middleman for a more direct connection with his…

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In The 48 Laws Of Power, it is stated that one should never step into a great man’s shoes. Josh Klinghoffer did that a decade ago by replacing longtime friend John Frusciante in the Red Hot Chili Peppers, but judging by the success-by-2010s-standards of his contributions thus far, namely I’m With You (2011) and The…

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Coldplay has spent the 21st century thus far chiselling themselves into one of those bands that people love or severely hate. Their piercing originality is lauded on one end, their mildness and milquetoast-ness derided on the other. Nevertheless, their success is undeniable with over 100 million records sold internationally and a string of hits behind…

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