Blue Food: Engines

The first thing that will strike you about Blue Food’s debut full-length, Engines, is the same thing that ought to strike you about any quality funk-based record: the rhythm section. Without a doubt this Fort Lee, NJ septet can groove.

They start the album off right with the slick, …

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Interview with Eugene Mirman: Rumors That Bears Spread

Whether he is voicing Gene on Fox’s hilarious animated series Bob’s Burgers, playing a role in an absurdist live action show like Delocated or Flight Of The Conchords, serving as Neil deGrasse Tyson’s comic foil on the Star Talk radio show, on stage at a comedy club warning …

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An Interview with John Penola from Maybe Bomb: Sinking Into The Sound For A Reason

John Penola is as dedicated to his high school English students as he is to his art, a formidable electronic rock project called Maybe Bomb, and that’s good news for everyone.

Penola came of age as the dreadlocked lead singer/keyboardist for heavy progressive rockers Roots Of Rebellion. By the time …

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An Interview with John Campbell from Lamb Of God: Unresolved

Lamb Of God got to the top of modern heavy metal by being one of the most competitive and compelling acts on the road. But, as most of you probably know, the band learned how truly fragile their career is this past June when vocalist Randy Blythe was arrested on …

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An Interview with Kyle Shutt from The Sword: Here We Go Again

You wouldn’t be wrong to call The Sword one of the luckiest bands in metal. As guitarist and founding member Kyle Shutt admits, with a few exceptions, the band seems to have had the wind at their backs since starting in 2003. Their friends and fellow Austin, TX, natives …And …

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Interview with Larry LaLonde from Primus: Three Dimensions Of Antipop

Should it be a surprise to anyone that Primus, one of the most original of original bands, is putting on the first-ever 3D enhanced live concert tour?

No, it shouldn’t.

The band will present the shows in Quad Surround Sound (meaning, among other things, it will sound really good) and …

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An Interview with Doug Sabolick from A Life Once Lost: Reanimated

That last couple years have been filled with uncertainty and turbulence for Philadelphia-based groove metal band A Life Once Lost. They returned from hiatus in October of 2010 to the pleasant surprise of metal fans all over the world who believed the band to be all but finished. A Life …

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Interview with The Atlas Moth: Drag The Calming Waters

Life as a band is rarely easy for novel Chicago-based doom metal band The Atlas Moth. Perhaps that’s why, as guitarist/vocalist Stavros explains below, their latest album, An Ache For The Distance (Profound Lore—2011), came about so naturally. Frustration, discomfort and misery are abundant when you’re sleeping on your amps …

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Umphrey’s McGee @ The Stone Pony

ASBURY PARK, NJ—It was a hot, but breezy and comfortable night in Asbury Park when Umphrey’s McGee took the outdoor stage at the Stone Pony. Their quirky, jammy, virtuosic and dub-affected rock stylings seemed like the perfect soundtrack for the typical evening pandemonium going on just over the fence on …

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Interview with John Baizley from Baroness: A Changing Palette

Baroness vocalist/guitarist John Baizley is not only in one of metal’s most talked about bands, but he’s also one of the most accomplished visual artists in heavy rock. He leads the songwriting process for Baroness, produces all of its artwork as well as that of countless other bands. His commitment …

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