Exclusive: Bassist REX BROWN talks 20 Years of COWBOYS FROM HELL and the Legacy...

20 Years Ago, PANTERA redefined metal when Atco Records released COWBOYS FROM HELL, the legendary album that opened the "Cemetery Gates" and introduced a legion of...

ROB ZOMBIE – ICON (Review)

Something odd happened last Fall in the world of ROB ZOMBIE. The PR department at GEFFEN/UNIVERSAL had ramped up in preparation for the release...

HELMET – SEEING EYE DOG (Review)

Somewhere in the mid 1990's something happened. Whenever someone would ask me to name my favorite bands, HELMET became a part of that list....

THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE – PINS & NEEDLES (Archive Album Review)

Canadian Synth-rockers THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE are back for a fourth round with PINS & NEEDLES (out September 14th via Metropolis Records). Finding just the right balance...

WEEZER – HURLEY (Advance Review)

Traditionally, WEEZER albums are at their best when they have no title and are only identified by the color of the background present on...

POWERGLOVE – SATURDAY MORNING APOCALYPSE (Advance Review)

If you don't know what a "Power Glove" is, you were probably born after 1990. History Lesson: The Power Glove  (I still have one) was a...

MURDERDOLLS – WOMEN AND CHILDREN LAST (Review)

If Motley Crue were bitten by zombies and resurrected with instruments in-hand, they'd probably sound a lot like MURDERDOLLS. With elements of punk and glam...

AMERICAN BANG – Self-titled (Track-by-Track Review)

There's been a lot of musical "resurgence" over the past few years, and one area particularly feeling the swell is that of the pure "rock" band. It's hard...

DISTURBED – ASYLUM (Review)

It's hard to believe that Chicago's DISTURBED have already been at it for over a decade. The band that rose to stardom by inviting...

THE SWORD – WARP RIDERS (Review)

THE SWORD is back, and goddamn if they aren't mighty as hell. On the Austin bands latest effort, WARP RIDERS, The Sword presents a concept album...

APOCALYPTICA – 7th SYMPHONY (Advance Review)

There's a part of me that still prefers the oldAPOCALYPTICA, as in the cello-playing quartet of Finnish metallers, whipping their hair around while performing covers...

THESE ARE THEY – DISPOSING OF BETRAYERS (Advance Review)

On their sophomore album DISPOSING OF BETRAYERS (out September 14 via Unruly Sounds/The End Records), fellow Chicagoans THESE ARE THEY mine the rich history...

ATOM SMASH – LOVE IS IN THE MISSILE (Advance Review)

ATOM SMASH would like you to know that they are a rock band. From the cover art featuring a woman spread-eagle with angel wings...

STREET DOGS – Self-Titled (Advance Review)

On their self-titled fifth album, Boston's STREET DOGS bring a healthy dose of punk rock fury to the masses without showing the signs of...

STREET SWEEPER SOCIAL CLUB – GHETTO BLASTER EP (Review)

Just a year after the release of their acclaimed self-titled debut, STREET SWEEPER SOCIAL CLUB are back with the GHETTO BLASTER EP. The duo consisting...

TOADIES – FEELER (Advance Review)

It's almost wrong to call this an "advance" review, seeing that the bulk of the album was written back in 1997. With leaked versions...

NORMA JEAN – MERIDIONAL (Review)

On their fifth studio album and first from their new home, NORMA JEAN starts to expand upon their metalcore roots for an experience that...