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Adrian Belew’s brilliant Side One was a journey through his entire musical history

Adrian Belew’s brilliant Side One was a journey through his entire musical history

Released 10 years ago today, Adrian Belew’s ‘Side One’ began four separate installments of adrenaline-charged, twisty guitar. Better buckle up!

Volto! – Incitare (2013)

Volto! came together like most side projects, by happenstance, and without any commercial considerations. Just for the pure fun of friends getting together and playing music outside their day job…err…gig.

Half Notes: A Perfect Circle – eMOTIVe (2004)

Ah, yes, another dreary offering from Tool-screamer Maynard James Keenan’s boring other band. They started out with a promising first album, Mer de Noms, then followed it up with the tedious and monotonous Thirteenth Step and returned in ’04 with that staple of washed-up bands: the covers-album. What do they destroy on this outing? How about some Depeche Mode (“PeopleRead More

One Track Mind: Muddy Waters, "Mannish Boy" (1977)

by Tom Johnson When Tool’s Lateralus came out a few years back, there was much talk about how intense it was going to be, how it was going to be all about building tension and sudden release. I ran out and scarfed up a copy

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