Twelve Foot Ninja- Vengeance Review

Twelve Foot Ninja’s career thus far is a fine example of a strong and steady rise. Since their 2012 debut Silent Machine, they’ve sold out countless shows in their home country of Australia and abroad, broke crowdfunding records for music videos and won Best New Talent at Revolver’s Golden Gods Awards, not to mention two…

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Night Ranger- ATBPO Review

The ‘80s gave us many bands that sounded and looked the same to the point that it became almost impossible to tell one band from the next. You all know the household names: Guns N’ Roses, Mötley Crüe, Bon Jovi, Ratt, Poison, etc. In the midst of that was a band that started a bit…

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Rising Steel- Fight Them All Review

Much like Firewind, France’s Rising Steel are on a mission to keep the core of power metal/heavy metal/etc. alive for generations to come. Their latest release Fight Them All fully reflects this objective, executed in an even stronger way than their debut Return Of The Warlord in 2016. The opener “Mystic Voices” makes for a…

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Mothers Of The Land- Hunting Grounds Review

Whatever the market for instrumental psychedelic rock bands may be, Vienna’s Mothers Of The Land has found a cozy spot within it. Following up their 2016 release Temple Without Walls, their 6-track follow up Hunting Grounds continues their journey to new entrancing, mesmerizing heights, letting the music simply do the talking for them where words…

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Testament- Titans Of Creation Review

It’s always refreshing to hear longtime metal bands, or any kind of band really alive and kicking many years down the road. That includes thrash veterans Testament, who despite a coronavirus bout that’s hit both Chuck Billy and Steve DiGiorgio still came through to follow up 2018’s The Gathering with Titans Of Creation. Fitting for…

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Pat Metheny- From This Place Review

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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Ozzy Osbourne- Ordinary Man Review

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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Nathaniel Rateliff- And It’s Still Alright Review

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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Tame Impala- The Slow Rush Review

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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Green Day- Father Of All Motherfuckers Review

Green Day has travelled a hell of a path over the course of the last decade. Coming off of the heels of the critically acclaimed 21st Century Breakdown in 2009, Green Day entered the ‘10s at full steam, eventually releasing the pop/garage album trilogy Uno! Dos! and Tre! in 2012 before releasing the raging Revolution…

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