They are one of the single greatest visionaries in rock music for the past thirty years, and a band whose impact was likened to The Velvet Underground by none other than David Bowie. There was never any doubt that, before the year was through, ABAD would be talking about Trent Reznor and the mighty Nine … Continue reading 360: NINE INCH NAILS
I put an irrational amount of thought into who I'd be posting about today. Should it be something 'Christmas-y'? What does that even mean? Should it at lease be something joyful? I don't know. You know what, fuck it. It's the God of Fuck. I preface this post by again mentioning separating art and artist. … Continue reading 359: MARILYN MANSON
An army of masked band members in matching outfits coming up in the 90s - it’s obvious who you think I’m talking about, but this is Mushroomhead, and they’re a unique beast. Mushroomhead’s music has always been a broad mix of genres, with surprisingly avant-garde leanings. There’s big, alt metal style guitars, big keys and … Continue reading 317: MUSHROOMHEAD
Before Rob Zombie there was White Zombie - a fusion of dirty rock, industrial, and groove metal, with early signs of the schlocky horror touches that would become mainstays of RZ’s solo career. To a degree, White Zombie’s earliest work is unrecognisable. It’s spacey, tripped out noise rock, with a young Rob Zombie sounding completely … Continue reading 181: WHITE ZOMBIE
There are many amazing and talented heavier bands in Europe that will never see true international success because the songs are in their native tongue and, unfortunately, that can be a roadblock that is both unfair and frustrating. So for a band to not only find success, but reach the very peak of it for … Continue reading 160: RAMMSTEIN
With Puscifer you might get droning, contemplative beauty with Grand Canyon, or a rollicking rock song with Conditions of My Parole, or perhaps a gentle, empowering psalm like The Humbling River, or even an electronic alt rocker like Dozo. As I said, the variety is inspiring, and all of it is worth your time.