Faith No More was a band who I liked upon first hearing them in my senior year of high school, but after venturing deep into the thrash, death, and black metal niches in later years, I'd grow to hate … more
Despite the band's goofy fashion tastes of the time, Living Colour cranked out some good and diverse music in their prime days. Dabbling into a variety of styles and meshing them properly with some solid … more
rbuchanan posted a Quick Tip about The Runaways.
July 03, 2011
Not merely the best distaff rock band of the genre's history, these girls epitomized the frustrated aggression and knowing camp of their garish era. Though their popularity was limited to superstardom … more
GlassofWin posted a Quick Tip about Billy Idol.
May 17, 2011
He still rocks it hard core. I saw him live in 2005 and man does Billy know how to put on a show. He embraces the songs that made him popular and melds them perfectly with his new tunes, which are just … more
The Damned S/T aka The Black Album is two disc of pure entertainment. The story behind the album being two disc is an interesting one. Captain Sensible is a huge fan of Soft Machine Sixth and wanted an … more
The Slits were a punk group fronted by a 14 year old Ari-Up. Their style of music was basic, fast and loud. Over the next few years the band (along with a revolving door of several members) changed their … more
Easily one of my all-time favorite albums and the definitive album of the 1990s. RAtM's debut is a masterpiece of hard rock and rap with an added edge of leftist politics. This is the sound of the revolution. … more
"You eat God and excrete truth four hours later." (3) There's a toilet on the cover, a first for a Buddhist book, I reckon. Punk, monster movie making, and a decidedly raw version of dharma enliven this … more
Carbon/Silicon is the new band that consists of the punk duo of Mick Jones and Tony James. The two former members of the UK Punk Class of 1976 have continued the DIY mantra of music by recording … more
It's easy, almost tautological, to describe music as the interplay of melody and rhythm. So saying that a band is great because of their excellent combination of melody with rhythm, at first glance, … more