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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.

One Track Mind: Slayer, “Implode” (2014)

One Track Mind: Slayer, “Implode” (2014)

Wednesday night, Slayer made a surprise appearance to kick off the Revolver Golden Gods Awards with the debut of a new song, “Implode.”

Mat D and the Profane Saints – Holyoke (2014)

Every now and then, I like to do what I call YouTube hopping. I pick a song I know I like, whatever I’m in the mood for, and then I bounce through the related videos, hoping to discover something unfamiliar.

Bob Wayne – Back to the Camper (2014)

After a two-album stint with metal label Century Media, DiY-country artist Bob Wayne heads Back to the Camper for his latest record

New Music Monday: Ian Anderson, Stick Men, the Both, Black Sabbath, Jeremy Spencer

New Music Monday: Ian Anderson, Stick Men, the Both, Black Sabbath, Jeremy Spencer

Turns out, the old classic-rock dogs Ian Anderson and Jack Bruce know a few new tricks. Both have intriguing albums out that recall, in some ways, their celebrated earlier work with Jethro Tull and Cream, respectively. But neither, as we hear this week, are bound by those legacies.