17 days ago | Heavy Metal
On September 11, 2011, Slayer released an album titled God Hates Us All. On that most awful of days, lyrics to songs like “War Zone” and “Here Comes the Pain” could be read as horrifyingly prescient. On September 11, 2015, Slayer will unleash Repe...
20 days ago | Concerts
A Dar Williams show has the quiet, captivating quality of a living room concert by your favorite artist. By turns confessional, adorkable and almost tear-jerkingly intimate, the singer-songwriter held this standard when she wove through a 15-song ...
21 days ago | Concert Reviews
Taking the stage to the apropos, tongue-in-cheek instrumental strains of [Jesus Christ] “Superstar,” Bad Religion’s supersonic onslaught inspired an insta-mosh pit among the assembled faithful gathered to worship and celebrate the punk icons and t...
1 month ago | Heavy Metal
"Every day is a good day for Death," Bobby Hackney states firmly. And Death, 40 years after its inception, is finally having its day in the sun. "We suffered through so much rejection in the Seventies; we thought this music would never be heard." ...
2 months ago | Interviews
Sister Sparrow — the nom du stage of Arleigh Kincheloe — wears the pants in the band. Literally. It wasn't until the singer donned a pair of jeans that she came into full possession of the powers that now fuel her both onstage and in t...
2 months ago | Concert Reviews
In Saxon's classic anthem "Denim & Leather," frontman/behemoth Biff Byford sings of the band-fan connection, arguably stronger in metal than in other genres: "Do you dream of playing guitar or smashing up the drums?...You can always be a singer li...