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One Track Mind: Body Count, “Talk Sh*t, Get Shot” from Manslaughter (2014)

One Track Mind: Body Count, “Talk Sh*t, Get Shot” from Manslaughter (2014)

There’s little, if any, redeeming value to the message. And yet I can’t get the song out of my head.

Down – Down IV: Part II (2014)

Down – Down IV: Part II (2014)

Down might be headed toward that rarest of beasts – an outstanding double album.

Anti-Mortem – New Southern (2014)

Anti-Mortem – New Southern (2014)

In this day and age, pure old-fashioned hard rock seems to be a dying art. Not here.

Movies: Metallica, Through the Never (2013)

Movies: Metallica, Through the Never (2013)

So, I’m just getting around to checking out the Metallica “movie” since it hit Netflix, and it’s a bit of an odd beast.

Sebastian Bach – Give ‘Em Hell (2014)

Sebastian Bach – Give ‘Em Hell (2014)

While I’ve quite enjoyed most of Sebastian Bach’s solo records, and ‘Give ‘Em Hell’ is no exception, I voice the same annoyance with each one.

White Light Cemetery – White Light Cemetery (2013)

White Light Cemetery – White Light Cemetery (2013)

Very much rooted in the sludgy swamp metal of Down and Crowbar, there’s also a heavy influence of Southern and stoner rock.

On Second Thought: Ozzy Osbourne – No Rest for the Wicked (1988)

On Second Thought: Ozzy Osbourne – No Rest for the Wicked (1988)

This ranks right up there with ‘Blizzard of Ozz’ and ‘Diary of a Madman’ in the discussion of Ozzy’s best solo records.

One Track Mind: Judas Priest, “Redeemer of Souls” from Redeemer of Souls (2014)

One Track Mind: Judas Priest, “Redeemer of Souls” from Redeemer of Souls (2014)

Newly released music from an old favorite band always brings an odd mix of anticipation and trepidation before I push the play button. I always have a great sense of dread that it will be awful

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Jackson Taylor and the Sinners, April 26, 2014

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Jackson Taylor and the Sinners, April 26, 2014

Back to Back Bar, Bossier City, Louisiana: Sometimes, it’s the whole experience that will make a show you’ll never forget as opposed to just a fantastic performance on stage.

Delain – The Human Contradiction (2014)

Every now and then, I come across a record that for some weird reason seems to call out to me for a listen despite past history.