How were Rage Against the Machine so far ahead of their time, not just as political bellwethers but with a sound reaching past genres to create something entirely new?
However the Cult cultivate their energy, Under the Midnight Sun sits below their most essential albums while looking down on their more awkward moments.
Megadeth skirt the contemporary issues they tease on The Sick, the Dying… and the Dead! But was this brand of metal ever designed to be this safe?
As extremist minorities corrode social liberties, it’s time to take our rusting democratic values to Joe’s Garage where Frank Zappa waits with his sleeves rolled up.
Even the Rolling Stones fans who could endure “Lady Jane” never recovered from Jagger’s falsetto, among other things, in “Emotional Rescue”, but that’s their loss.
We unearth 10 Warren Zevon songs from the second half of his career that deserve to be placed among his famous songs like “Werewolves of London”.
In 1987, a clean and sober Warren Zevon bounced back from a five-year recording hiatus to make one of the best albums of his career with Sentimental Hygiene.
On Kal Marks’ My Name Is Hell the vocal production is cleaner with the band’s new line-up, capturing the dynamic between Shane’s nonchalant singing and vocal cord-tearing screams.
Chat Pile’s full-length debut God’s Country is a grim yet thrilling soundtrack to American decline, drawing on heavy traditions from nu-metal to slasher films.