Category: Music and Concert Reviews

Bonnaroo 2011 Lineup Has Some Surprises

Festivals like Bonnaroo are one of the best things about music. When dozens of bands from dozens of different genres come together and rock away the weekend, good times are had by all. In the past few years, Bonnaroo has…

Metal Facts and Brutal Truths

Decade of Aggression While naysayers will claim that metal reached a new low in the 2ooo’s, anyone who is willing to scratch the surface will discover that metal actually reached new highs.  One thing that metalheads have always bragged about…

The Top Ten Most Anticipated Albums of 2010

2009 was a big year for music, but 2010 promises to be even bigger.  New releases include Eminem, Drake, Blink-182, Katy Perry and Dr. Dre.  Here are the top ten most anticipated albums of 2010: Eminem-“Relapse 2”-March Lil Wayne-“Tha Carter…

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

On Saturday, December 12th, I went to see the mighty Trans-Siberian Orchestra. This type of a show only rolls around once a year, during Christmas time. A heavy metal Christmas show may sound like a bizarre concept, but the Orchestra…

Album Review

*= awful **= bad ***= good ****= excellent *****= classic 50 Is Back: Better Than Last Time, But Not Better Than Ever When 50 Cent’s first album, “Get Rich or Die Tryin’,” came out in 2003 and was hailed as…

“You Really Got Me”

A new film about the vital 60’s rock band The Kinks is coming out. While no details regarding the actors or release date have been released, it has been confirmed that the director will be  Julien Temple–the same man who…

SLAYER!!!!! “World Painted Blood” Review

Slayer‘s first album since the mostly positively-reviewed “Christ Illusion,” “World Painted Blood” had the usual pre-record hype. However, this album was hyped by ALL of the band members, including the generally reserved Dave Lombardo, considered by some to be the…

“Dio, No More Rockin’ For You”

“Dio can you hear me? I am lost and all alone. I’m asking for your guidance, won’t you come down from your throne?” So says Tenacious D, the worlds greatest band. However, Dio is very sick. The ex-Rainbow and Heaven…

Songs to Put You in the Spirit

With Halloween coming up, I’ve decided to write a list of scary songs, not movies–because this list is terrifying. “Kim,” Eminem. Without a doubt, one of the scariest songs ever written. While also taking the cake for most swear words…