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PRONG – CARVED INTO STONE (Album Review)

''I hate nostalgia,'' declares PRONG frontman Tommy Victor when discussing CARVED INTO STONE, the eighth full-length studio album to bear the band's name. ''But this...

MINISTRY – RELAPSE (Album Review)

Originally Published January 22, 2012 on Kik Axe Music.It's been nearly four years since MINISTRY performed what were then touted as their ''final'' live shows. Always...

MINISTRY – RELAPSE (Advance Album Review)

It's been nearly four years since MINISTRY performed what were then touted as their ''final'' live shows. Always a skeptic when it comes to bands calling...

UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING (Soundtrack Review)

As a big fan of Vampires and Werewolves, I've long held the UNDERWORLD films as franchise that serves as a hearty slap in the face to...

BLACK TAXI – WE DON’T KNOW ANY BETTER (Album Review)

Bursting with both familiarity and freshness, WE DON'T KNOW ANY BETTER (out Jan. 14) marks the second full-length offering from Brooklyn quartet BLACK TAXI. There's a solid...

CONAN O’BRIEN Can’t Stop – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (Review)

When CONAN O'BRIEN got shafted by Jay Leno and NBC over his hosting duties for THE TONIGHT SHOW, he found himself at the end of a...

RAMMSTEIN – MADE IN GERMANY 1995-2011 (Album Review)

There's a power to RAMMSTEIN that one finds irresistible, yet hard to explain. On the Global stage, they're one of the undisputed leaders of metallic sound delivery, while...

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY – GLORIOUS CHRISTMAS SONGS… (EP Review)

Like Santa Claus after a good slide down a chimney on Christmas Eve, BLACK LABEL SOCIETY dropped a surprise last month with the release of GLORIOUS CHRISTMAS...

HOLY GRAIL – SEASONS BLEEDINGS (7″ Review)

Released this week as a 7" vinyl single limited to just 500 pieces - a festive pressing of 250 green and 250 red - SEASONS...

SCOTT WEILAND – THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR (Album Review)

STONE TEMPLE PILOTS frontman SCOTT WEILAND recently released a Christmas album, and there's quite a lot to say about it. Released for the 2011 Holiday season by...

KORN – THE PATH OF TOTALITY (Album Review)

Having first experienced KORN in a live setting during the Reckoning Day Tour with MEGADETH, FEAR FACTORY, and FLOTSAM & JETSAM in 1995, it's somewhat hard to believe...

AUSTRIAN DEATH MACHINE – JINGLE ALL THE WAY (EP Review)

Ah the holidays... the perfect time to gather with friends and family to curl up on the couch for a viewing of the perennial...

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