Italy’s had a rough go as of late for reasons we need not get into. Despite their circumstances, great music is still managing to seep out of its bounds and please the ears of the world. Void Of Sleep from Ravenna is one such example, releasing their latest LP in 5 years, Metaphora. Showing class…

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At a time when a disease is the only thing going on a world tour this year, we can take comfort in the safety of our homes knowing that one enterprise is continuing as usual for now: The release of new albums. Despite having their summer road dates postponed like everyone else, Pearl Jam put…

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Sex, drugs and rock and roll. From The Dirt to Slash to Hammer Of The Gods and Does The Noise In My Head Bother You?, You’ve heard it all before- or have you? One of the more remarkable rock stories that was never adequately covered in full was that of the mighty Van Halen, something…

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Celebrating their twentieth year of existence as a band, Silverstein are coming into the new decade refined and ready to go. Much of soi-disant “emo” music has long since gone by the wayside, becoming a long-mocked cliche and punchline, though some bands have continued to have a devout following in later life while others have…

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While 2020 has so far seen a number of long-overdue sequel albums from recent artists and comebacks from acts forgotten or disbanded in excess of 20 years ago, Five Finger Death Punch has been delivering new material on a consistent basis ever since 2007’s The Way of the Fist. Having switched labels from their longtime…

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In the world of jazz, Pat Metheny is one of those artists by no means content to simply stick to the script. His latest album and first as a solo artist in nine years, From This Place reflects this wholeheartedly. Strings make a debut appearance in Metheny’s discography here courtesy of the Hollywood Studio Symphony,…

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To call this a long-anticipated release would be a huge understatement. The world has not seen an album from Ozzy Osbourne since 2010’s Scream, and save a live single in 2012 it took until the end of the decade for any new material to emerge from the Prince Of Darkness. What ultimately came about was…

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Son of a bitch, give us a new record. That call was answered by one Nathaniel Rateliff this past Friday with And It’s Still Alright, his latest solo release. Rateliff has oscillated between solo artist and group frontman throughout the course of his career, firstly by turning down a Roadrunner Records deal with his first…

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The last we heard of Tame Impala was 5 years ago with their album Currents, earning acclaim and awards in their native Australia for both the record and its lead single “Let It Happen.” After a number of festival appearances and guest features in the years since, Kevin Parker and his merry men have returned…

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Once one of the most memorable bands of the ‘90s alternative and grunge wave, Stone Temple Pilots has become known more in the last five years for death rather than depth– first, with the overdose of original singer Scott Weiland in 2015, then with the suicide of second singer and Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington…

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