Contributor's Note: Alaska's premiere dark punk/death rock duo, CLIFF AND IVY have recently unleashed their new four song EP, Bring Us The Night. Available on limited edition 7" vinyl and digital formats. CLIFF AND IVY's music is influenced by magic. Their psychedelic style lyrics are derived from synesthesia. The mission of Bring Us The Night is to make fast dark … Continue reading (Mental Health Breakthroughs): CLIFF and IVY
On November 29th, Jaz Colman(Killing Joke) and the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra released the album "Magna Invocatio: A Gnostic Mass for Choir and Orchestra Inspired by the Sublime Music of Killing Joke" via Spinefarm Records. The record takes a reimagination and Killing Joke fans on an inspirational journey through the classic songs of Killing Joke. … Continue reading (Album Review) “Magna Invocatio: A Gnostic Mass For Choir and Orchestra Inspired by the Sublime Music of Killing Joke” by JAZ COLMAN + ST. PETERSBURG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
I want to share this playlist with you. Honestly, I thought we hit the pinnacle when we shot Warped Tour. If you would've told us we would've covered Blink 182, Tool, Godsmack(twice) and New Kids On The Block in the same year, I would've been dreaming. As the editor of Madness To Creation, I want … Continue reading We Nerd Out Vol. 109: Bands MADNESS TO CREATION Covered in 2019! Year End Playlist!
It was a breathtaking night of prog metal and all-out musicianship as Tool with special guests Killing Joke took the stage at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It was an unforgettable evening of music as people in Pittsburgh have been waiting for Tool to unleash "Fear Inoculum" onto the masses. Ominous ambiance engulfed … Continue reading (Concert Review) TOOL Live at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania(11/8/2019)
Editor's Note: This man needs little to no introduction. The legendary Martin Atkins talked to us about the upcoming tour with the industrial rock supergroup PIGFACE. He's having the who's who of today's rock musicians come up there and he gives us some insight on what goes into a PIGFACE concert. You might have heard … Continue reading Legendary Drummer Martin Atkins of PIGFACE Converses with Madness To Creation on Art of Touring and Crafting a PIGFACE Show, and Mental Health Awareness!
They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. That cliche is something that Tool's rabid fanbase cling to as they anxiously waited 13 years for the legendary progressive band to release "Fear Inoculum". Like a stalker, the fans watched every move and every post that the band made. In exchange for dropping "Fear Inoculum", the … Continue reading (Album Review) “Fear Inoculum” by TOOL
Contributor's Note: Episode 38 of The Don's Hit List Podcast is now available with Sohrab Habibion (Edsel, Obits, Savak). Sohrab and I go through the goosebump moments in the Edsel album "Techniques Of Speed Hypnosis". This album affected me greatly in the 90s as a complete album. This was surreal to go through an album with the artist … Continue reading We Nerd Out Vol. 61: Sohrab Habibion(ex-EDSEL) of SAVAK Converses with The Don of THE DON’S HIT LIST PODCAST on Goosebump Moments in Music