On November 20th, legendary post-punk band Soft Kill released "Dead Kids, R.I.P. City" to the masses via Cercle Social Records/Cobraside. This includes the singles "Floodgate" featuring Tamaryn, "Pretty Face" and "Roses All Around". The album takes on the tale of Portland, Oregon the past 20 years with a story of melancholy on how the simple … Continue reading (Album Review): “Dead Kids, R.I.P. City” by SOFT KILL + Livestream Review
(Boxed Set Review) “40 Live: CURÆTION 25 + ANNIVERSARY” by THE CURE
Goth rock pioneers The Cure sure have been busy boys the past few years. From their induction into the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame, to the Robert Smith curated MELTDOWN 25 festival, work on a new studio album and a sold-out summer tour I had the good fortune to attend in Ireland and tell … Continue reading (Boxed Set Review) “40 Live: CURÆTION 25 + ANNIVERSARY” by THE CURE
Charity Bomb & Goldenvoice Presents Strange 80’s 3D on June 1st in Los Angeles, featuring members of CHVRCHES & NO DOUBT!
Charity Bomb is proud to announce Strange 80s 3D, the third annual benefit concert set to take place on June 1st at The Fonda Theatre. Tickets are on sale Friday, April 19th @ 10AM PT: http://bit.ly/Strange80s3D. All proceeds will go to Talinda Bennington's mental health initiative "320 Changes Direction", serving those who suffer from mental health, depression and addiction issues. For more information, please … Continue reading Charity Bomb & Goldenvoice Presents Strange 80’s 3D on June 1st in Los Angeles, featuring members of CHVRCHES & NO DOUBT!
Strange 90’s: A Benefit for JERRY BRYANT of JBTV Announces Performers for March 8th Benefit Show in Chicago
Charity Bomb is proud to announce Strange 90s, a benefit concert for Jerry Bryant of JBTV, set to take place on Friday, March 8th at Metro Chicago. All proceeds will go to Jerry's cancer treatment fund. Tickets are officially on sale HERE. Performers include: Naked Raygun, Andrew W.K., Local H, members of Kill Hannah, Stabbing Westward, Plain White T's, OURs, Broken Hope, Morrissey, and MS MR, with additional performers to … Continue reading Strange 90’s: A Benefit for JERRY BRYANT of JBTV Announces Performers for March 8th Benefit Show in Chicago
Razorwire Halo Converses with Madness To Creation on David Hasselhoff, Sweat, Dystopia, and Human Nature
Editor's Note: It was a great night at Lifers in Algona as Kansas City regional touring band Razorwire Halo was sharing the stage with Motograter. Razorwire Halo brings unique concepts to their music, ranging from graphic novel ideas to dystopia to cryogenic concept in their music. When I watched their live show, it reminded me … Continue reading Razorwire Halo Converses with Madness To Creation on David Hasselhoff, Sweat, Dystopia, and Human Nature
(EP Review) “Negative Space” by Satellite Citi
Take something that sounds futuristic, while sounding absolutely raw with hints of psychedelic power with a whole lot of social consciousness behind it. That's what you get when you mix those elements to come up with Los Angeles alternative rock band Satellite Citi. This past spring, Satellite Citi released their EP entitled "Negative Space". When … Continue reading (EP Review) “Negative Space” by Satellite Citi
MTC’s A-Z Throwback Reviews: Featuring Ryan Adams!
Out of Jacksonville, North Carolina comes an indie singer/songwriter who seems to captivate fans of MUSIC whether on stage or through his recordings. Ryan Adams has been going at it since he received his GED in North Carolina. Ryan Adams was briefly in bands known as Blank Label and The Patty Duke Syndrome briefly formed … Continue reading MTC’s A-Z Throwback Reviews: Featuring Ryan Adams!
Talking Music and Wrestling: Madness To Creation Converses with John Bee of American Opera!
Editor's Note: It was an interesting night of music that kind of took me out of my comfort zone. It was a dinner show type of evening where people were having steak dinners while listening to American Opera and Carter Hulsey swap songs at The Whiskey House Bar & Grill in Ankeny, Iowa. It was … Continue reading Talking Music and Wrestling: Madness To Creation Converses with John Bee of American Opera!