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Something Else sneak peek: Down, "Witchtripper" (2012)

It’s been a long time coming, but on Thursday fans finally got a listen to some new studio work from Down.

One Track Mind: Motley Crue, “Sex” (2012)

According to Nikki Sixx, Motley Crue’s new single “Sex” sounds like the band’s debut album Too Fast for Love. Maybe Nikki has been around those loud amps too long and damaged his hearing beyond repair.

'Internet has changed everything': Eddie Van Halen addresses outcry over reworking old demos

Something of a firestorm broke out among some when David Lee Roth offhandedly confirmed that Van Halen had reworked some old songs for its then-still pending reunion project, A Different Kind of Truth.

One Track Mind: Sepultura, “Bullet the Blue Sky” (2003)

There are a couple of reasons I shouldn’t like this song. First, it’s a cover of my favorite U2 number, and while I’m not a huge U2 fan, covers of my favorite songs by other bands generally don’t work for me

One Track Mind: Kiss, “Hell or Hallelujah” (2012)

I won’t say that “Hell or Hallelujah” had the same impact on me as hearing “Unholy” from Kiss’ Revenge record, but it’s a very similar situation.

Gimme Five: Great thrash albums not by Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer or Anthrax

As I’ve been blasting the new song from Testament for the last few days, I’ve been thinking about a few of the other thrash acts that never quite grabbed the glory of those guys that you know.

After postponing long-awaited new album, Aerosmith is now pushing back its show, too

Patience is certainly a virtue for fans of classic rockers Aerosmith. First, their forthcoming new studio release was pushed back.

One Track Mind: Metallica, “Escape” (1984)

The decision to play 1984’s Ride the Lightning in its entirety last weekend for their inaugural Orion Music and More Festival brought a historic moment for Metallica. It intrigued me so much that I tuned in to Fuse TV’s live stream

Something Else! sneak peek: Testament, “True American Hate” (2012)

While most of the thrash bands of the 1980s have gone through identity crises since that decade ended, few of them have come out of that period as strong as Testament.

Half Notes: The Offspring – Days Go By (2012)

I haven’t thought about The Offspring in quite a few years, but when their latest record landed on my desk this week, I had to give it a try for old times’ sake.