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Fester’s Lucky 13: 2015 Year-End Summary

Top 100 Albums of 2015 |  Spotify Mix | 2015 Breakdown: Genre Lists | Shows, Videos | Movies, Television, Books & Comics In years past, I often got outraged about albums that got critical conensus while other great ones were ignored. I’m passionate about the music I love … Continue reading

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Sunder – Sunder (Crusher/Tee Pee)

Early last year, French rockers The Socks released an excellent debut on Small Stone. Their hard rock mixed a touch of 70s groove and psych along the lines of Sweden’s Graveyard and Germany’s Kadavar. Just over a year later, the … Continue reading

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September’s Lucky 13

September was so loaded with highly anticipated releases, I couldn’t keep up with the full-length reviews. So far, half of my top 20 favorite albums of the year were released in September. I figured I should at least give a … Continue reading

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Anticipated Albums 2015

After the late spring avalanche of great new releases last week, things are slowing down for the summer. It’s a good time to take stock of what we have to look forward to. Regular visitors to my Lists section will … Continue reading

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My Week in Rock: Live Shows Recap

Man, talk about famine to feast. The magnificent Truckfighters just capped off a string of five shows in five nights, leaving me spent but aglow. After a long harsh winter where I hardly made it to any live shows at … Continue reading

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New Album of the Week: Graveyard – Lights Out

When Graveyard released their career-defining second album Hisingen Blues last year, the last thing I expected was an immediate followup that’s even better. Most bands seem to take an average of at least three years between albums these days. More … Continue reading

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Graveyard – “Goliath” Video

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New Album of the Week: Captain Crimson – Dancing Madly Backwards (Transubstans)

It’s interesting to hear initial reactions from people who are unfamiliar with Sweden’s greatest rock exports like Graveyard and Witchcraft. Many exclaim, “ooh, Led Zeppelin”  but with perhaps mixed feelings. After all, it could dredge up bad memories of Whitesnake … Continue reading

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Most Anticipated Releases – Fall 2012

Summertime is usually kind of slow for new releases, leaving me time to look forward to what’s coming in the fall. That isn’t quite the case this year, with often several great albums coming out nearly every week. In fact, … Continue reading

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Graveyard’s Lights Out Due October 26

Talk about a double-Swedish stoner whammy — first we hear Witchcraft’s excellent new single, and now their Nuclear Blast labelmates Graveyard have announced a title and release date for their new album! A couple months ago that idea seemed too … Continue reading

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