Friday, October 10 2014
Don't save the complaints for a party conversation. The world is loaded—it's lit to pop and nobody is gonna stop talking about the 420th most acclaimed album of all time. Further dispatches from the Alternative Nation in this week’s Counterbalance.
Tuesday, April 30 2013
On their ninth album, the Atlanta quintet has created one of the best records of their career, showing why they are still better than almost all of their peers in the hard rock world.
Wednesday, August 31 2011
Even with all possible praise worded out and heaped onto this new Dir En Grey masterpiece, there is still one thing left that I cannot stress upon enough... the only obstacle Dir En Grey have to best are themselves, and they are only going to get better and better from here on.
Tuesday, August 23 2011
A retrospectively fresh take on the traditional nu-metal style, this is the album that will reward the hitherto unrequited patience that old Linkin Park fans have for their fallen idols.
Wednesday, August 3 2011
Antichrist superstars, astro-creeps, and broken machines all assemble for this look back at the ten best singles from alternative metal's golden era.
Monday, August 30 2010
Hard rock kings justify their crown on another remarkable album, this time expanding their sound to show growth and evolution while also staying true to their roots.
Tuesday, August 3 2010
Ft. Lauderdale's pride and joy have shed their nu-metal roots and finally delivered a solid, pure rock album that's easily one of their best releases to date.
Monday, May 31 2010
The reunion of Sevendust's original lineup has reinvigorated the band and led to one of the best albums of their career.