Sunday, June 2 2013
Josh Homme and friends' first album since 2007 is a fun, laid-back affair that retains all the crunchiness of their previous records. Plus Dave Grohl is back on drums and it makes a big difference.
Thursday, May 16 2013
Black Pudding is a souvenir record for Mark Lanegan and Duke Garwood fans, an album full of theme songs for gunslingers, bluesman and desert-wandering derelicts.
Sunday, September 11 2011
Pearl Jam's great 20th Anniversary blowout festival was held in Alpine Valley.
Sunday, April 18 2010
They are simply the albums that shaped my musical landscape, for which I know every lyric of every song backward and forward, that I would take with me to that mythical desert island we music lovers always talk about
Friday, August 24 2007
Sunday, June 10 2007
Fifth full-length from the desert hard-rockers is slick, hard-hitting and sly... score one for big-time rock and roll.
Sunday, November 27 2005
Just in terms of what is collected and how it is presented, this deserves to become the live presentation gold standard for anyone producing a concert record in the age of DVD.
Thursday, March 24 2005
With their fourth album, hard-partying bassist Olivieri is out of the band. Dave Grohl is nowhere to be seen. But most noticeable is the gaping, glaring and truly unfortunate absence of gimmick.