Rest in Peace, Keith Flint of the Prodigy: 1969 – 2019

Rest in Peace, Keith Flint of the Prodigy: 1969 – 2019

On Monday morning, it was reported that Keith Flint, longtime vocalist for the English electronic band the Prodigy, had passed away at the age of 49. Liam Howlett, the Prodigy’s central songwriter/keyboardist, added on the group’s Instagram page that Flint had taken his own life: View this post on Instagram The news is true , […]

Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)

Lamb of God Guitarist Mark Morton Releases Guest-Heavy (and Riff-Heavy) New Solo LP ‘Anesthetic’ (Listen)

When you listen to a song by Lamb of God, the Richmond, Virginia-based metal band that’s been around for 25 years, two things are at the forefront: the deep, throaty vocals of Randy Blythe and Mark Morton‘s buzzsaw guitar work. Morton’s signature style is unmistakable, and on Friday the guitarist released his first solo album, […]

Reignwolf’s Awaited New Album ‘Hear Me Out’ Demands to Be Heard, So Do So — Loudly, Please (Listen)

Reignwolf’s Awaited New Album ‘Hear Me Out’ Demands to Be Heard, So Do So — Loudly, Please (Listen)

“Rock and roll is dead,” is something people say. These people are wrong. On Friday, Reignwolf released Hear Me Out, the first-ever full-length album from the band helmed by singer/guitarist Jordan Cook after years of one-off singles and mounting buzz built on explosive live performances and festival appearances. Led by the single “Black and Red,” […]

Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Grunge: Rise of a Generation’ Photo Exhibit Running Throughout March in LA, NYC and Maui

Morrison Hotel Gallery’s ‘Grunge: Rise of a Generation’ Photo Exhibit Running Throughout March in LA, NYC and Maui

The “grunge” musical movement of the late 1980s and early to mid 1990s lent itself to some incredibly vibrant and eventually iconic imagery, and throughout the month of March the Morrison Hotel Gallery will celebrate that era of rock and roll with a special photo exhibit. The unveiling of Grunge: Rise of a Generation was […]

Out Now: Badflower’s Engaging Debut Album ‘OK, I’m Sick’ is Not Short on Passion or Versatility (New Music Friday)

Out Now: Badflower’s Engaging Debut Album ‘OK, I’m Sick’ is Not Short on Passion or Versatility (New Music Friday)

Badflower is here. On Friday, the Los Angeles-based four-piece released its debut album, OK, I’m Sick, via Big Machine/John Varvatos Records, after a few months of anticipation and promotion (and heavy SiriusXM rotation of their breakout single, “Ghost”). But while “Ghost” — a good song in its own right, with a dour overall tone and […]

Gary Clark Jr.’s New Album ‘This Land’ Packs an Emotional Punch That Will Stick With You (New Music Friday)

Gary Clark Jr.’s New Album ‘This Land’ Packs an Emotional Punch That Will Stick With You (New Music Friday)

Gary Clark Jr. has something to say. The Austin, Texas-based blues guitarist/singer releases his fifth full-length album, This Land, today — but it isn’t an easy listen. I mean, it’s an easy listen as far expertly-crafted songs that blend rock, blues, alternative, reggae and hip-hop into a bounty of solid material are concerned, but thematically? […]

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