Hearing Swedish Death Metal was one of those moments a fan remembers well. The buzz saw guitar tone, the rapid-fire drumming. The raw vocals. Just when you think you have heard the heaviest music possible, this stuff comes around and changes the entire heavy metal land and soundscape. It pushed others to become better and […]
2020’s The Last Blockbuster turned up as a Netflix suggestion. It was added to the my list and stayed on that list briefly. Might be the quickest film yet to go from list to watched in the many years I’ve been a Netflix subscriber. The Last Blockbuster is a wide-ranging look into the history of […]
Because some of us spoke less over the course of the pandemic year, our voices are stronger. Some of us who had to speak more, those voices will equally be stronger. I’m optimistic for what lies ahead. Despite the obstacles in the way. More to come.
In one of his final interviews, Frank Zappa was asked how would he want to be remembered? His response was “It’s not important”. A cursory search can reveal hundreds of thousands of ways that Frank Zappa is remembered by the world that knew his work. He did have a point that was not caught in […]
Metallica’s metal masterpiece remains one of the greatest heavy records to ever be made. Many tracks are now staples of classic music radio and the band continues to draw in a new generation of fans. Part of Metallica’s draw is because of the raw yet fresh sounds from Master and it’s predecessor Ride The Lightning. […]