Sunday, December 16 2012
The best new artists of 2012 have remade R&B for the new century, pushed eclectic art-rock in new directions, and kept indie rock and hip-hop strong.
Thursday, December 13 2012
The 2012 artists of the year range from urgent political punk and hip-hop challenging the establishment -- whether political or economic -- to the rise of a new generation of pop divas and forward-looking indie and R&B.
Sunday, December 9 2012
From forward looking hip-hop and R&B to deep explorations of traditional roots music... from psychedelic pop masterpieces to ruminations on the economy, family, aging and disfunction... from genre-busting electronic music and jazz to rockin' indie... 2012 was a great year for new music.
Thursday, December 6 2012
There's no doubt 2012 has been another great year for metal, with releases from veteran road dogs and fresh young bands alike providing endless roaring highs and churning, filth-ridden lows.
Tuesday, December 4 2012
The albums you see below are a testament to the chameleonic nature of prog: Coldplay-esque stadium ballads, sludge metal, sample-heavy concept records, and classic-style prog all stand side by side.
Thursday, December 10 2009
It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.
Monday, July 22 2013
Set aside bus rubble and (thankfully) near-death experiences. This is the way we should remember this time in Baroness's history. Slaying on stage with their best material.
Monday, July 16 2012
With double album Yellow & Green, Baroness finally surface from the suffocating Georgian sludge-swamps to sit amongst the upper echelon of progressive rock royalty.
Thursday, October 15 2009
They might not be the flashiest metal band around, but Baroness is quickly turning into one of America's finest.
Monday, September 3 2007
The Savannah, Georgia band knock one out of their park... and it's only their first full album.
Tuesday, May 15 2012
Underground metal faves Baroness return on 17 July with their new album Yellow and Green after a solid three months of touring.
Thursday, November 19 2009
Baroness: 18 November 2009 - Rock and Roll Hotel, Washington DC / Words and Pictures by Mehan Jayasuriya