Posts Tagged ‘print’

– By Brandon Callies – RATING: “DON’T PUSH PLAY” Coheed and Cambria is the perfect example of a band whose technicality prevents them from writing great songs. They are not progressive enough to be as captivating as King Crimson, and they have just enough mainstream appeal to be boring. The Afterman: Descension does no…

– By Krishen Anthony – Toronto native Danko Jones’ most recent release Rock and Roll is Black and Blue is true to its name. It’s a mixture of black rock and blue grooves. Think Motorhead, AC/DC and the Ramones mixed with the production of Lenny Kravitz. I was able to catch up with Danko during the first part of their A…

– House Harkonnen by Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” House Harkonnen is one of Denton, Texas’ shining lights; if that light is the ground opening up to Hell’s flames illuminating the Earth. The quartet’s new Limited Edition LP Beastmode is an incredible addition to the band’s discography. Take a blender; add one…

Trees (Dallas, TX) – Words by Krishen Anthony / Photos by James Villa – “Sweden’s SOILWORK Shreds Trees” Soilwork’s intense brand of melodic death metal showcases their technical prowess as well as their dedication to the genre, but can they do it live? During their daunting 55 date U.S. tour, I was able to catch their…

– W.A. Fite by Brandon Callies – RATING: “PUSH PLAY” W.A. Fite’s recent release, Builds.with.Age is a very refreshing offering. The album drips with creativity and artistic freedom, which is something the music industry is in desperate need of these days. The clash of imagery is what really makes “Builds.with.Age” stan…

– By Krishen Anthony – Those familiar with the European metal scene should already know this name. Fans of the band should be intimately familiar with their intense brand of melodic metal. With milestone albums like Stabbing the Drama, and The Panic Broadcast, Sweden’s Soilwork has a long career of success steeped in c…

Palladium Ballroom (Dallas, TX) – Words by Krishen Anthony / Photos by James Villa – “Veteran Rocker, Danko Jones Punks Up The Palladium“ A 17 year veteran of the stage, Danko Jones’ experience with varying crowds was evident while warming up the audience for Volbeat on their current U.S. tour. He was commanding and ch…