The Cult @ The Wellmont

MONTCLAIR, NJ—I remember first buying the album Love by The Cult. It wasn’t 1985, but I probably did have too much hairspray and eyeliner on at the time. I knew a couple of their hits and liked Ian Astbury’s ...

The Scruffs: Conquest

When I first saw the cover of The Scruffs’ new album, Conquest, I thought they were another thrash band thanks to the diminished ruins on the cover and golden skulls on the back. Turns out The Scruffs are a lon...
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Rob Zombie: He’s Back

I thought horror fanatics around the world were going to cut Rob Zombie’s dreads off one by one when he started to remake classic horror movies. Truth is, they love him! From being a successful artist to livi...
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Pelican: Sonic Sludge

If you could weigh Pelican’s songs I don’t think any of them would be less than two tons. Known for their instrumentals ranging from sludge to doom metal, this Chicago band doesn’t need vocals thanks to their ...

Lee Harvey Osmond: A Quiet Evil

Marinate the members of Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, Cowboy Junkies, and Skydiggers. Then sauté their folk rock flavors together in a black cauldron of spooky malevolence, and you’ll end up with a pot of beatni...
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Joe Perry: Bow Down!

Thousands of years ago, before the dawn of man as we knew him, there was Sir Joe Perry: A creature who wouldn’t dare battle without his unbuttoned shirts, golden jewelry and highlighted hair. I beseech you bre...
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Double Dagger: Graphic Design Core

If you’re a graphic designer and feel the need to travel outside the world of typography, start a band. That’s exactly what Nolen Strals and Bruce Willen of Double Dagger did and they’ve gotten to play with le...
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Non-Fiction: Saucy Metalheads

It seems like every metal band who called it quits back in the day are getting back together. In the ‘90s, Non-Fiction were on MTV with their hit “Reason To Live,” and touring Europe, but their rock ‘n’ roll f...

New Model Army @ The Saint

ASBURY PARK, NJ—You know how there’s always that one guy at shows who’s really into it? Well, he’s been around the last three times I’ve seen New Model Army and guess who was the first person I saw when I walke...