When it comes to metallic hardcore, Incendiary’s Thousand Mile Stare is one of the finest of its kind.
Japan’s Sigh are truly in a league of their own. Sigh’s In Somniphobia is one of the wildest metal albums in existence, possibly only topped by Sigh's own Imaginary Sonicscape.
Diablo Swing Orchestra have been confounding expectations from their native land of Sweden since their inception in 2003, and this album contains several significant contributions to their overall discography.
7Seconds revealed to the world that they are calling it quits after 38 years
The more fun sounding side of the numerous punk offshoots of the late '70's and early '80's.
Long Island’s Moon Tooth, one of the most exciting metal bands from the region, released unto the world a real gem of an album with Chromaparagon.
Chicago Art Rock band Ideamen's debut 2007 EP Progress, is a wondrous blend of genre's, variety of moods, and oh-so-glorious vocal harmonies.
Asschapel were an American band from Nashville, Tennessee – an aberrant, unholy mix between hardcore punk and black metal, with a level of heaviness atypical to both.
XTC’s penultimate album, Apple Venus, Vol. 1, is a masterpiece of (mostly) Andy Partridge’s unique brand of orchestral pop and one of XTC’s finest moments.
There is something wildly refreshing about hearing a band that clearly lies completely outside of popular and current tastes. Free Salamander Exhibit, an Experimental/Avant-garde or, Rock Against Rock, in their words, band from Oakland, CA is comprised of members from the immaculate Sleepytime Gorilla Museum and Idiot Flesh.
So Embarrassing by disbanded Philly group Capillary Action, is nothing short of brilliant. It is by turns loud, aggressive, dynamic, dissonant, and melodic. No doubt, this is musician's music, but what makes this album especially impressive is that they actually wound up writing good songs. There's no mindless noodling. The album is filled with well-written songs featuring thoughtful instrumentation and orchestrations.
Reverend Horton Heat killed it on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Whiskey Jacques. The band and the crowd was high energy the whole performance as the Rev. et. al. blew through a slew of great songs, such as "Surf's Up," "Bales of Cocaine," and of course, "Psychobilly Freakout." It's cool that they come through to …