New year, new series of polls. Throughout 2021, we’ve asked you to vote for your favorite songs by a different group of rock and metal artists every week, and this week we’re getting back to the routine. So what’s the best Metallica cover? That’s what we want to know fromRead More →

The Weeknd has certainly thrown down the gauntlet to his peers in 2022. The Canadian singer (real name Abel Tesfaye) not only released the new hit album Dawn FM, but also said it was part of a trilogy of releases. The Weeknd’s rise into the pop music stratosphere has beenRead More →

JJJJJerome Ellis says, “To me, stuttering is a wild animal, and it is my practice to continue to follow it where it wants to go.” The multi-instrumentalist, writer and composer frequently cites “stuttering” among his disciplines, referring to his glottis block, an involuntary dysfluidity of speech that manifests as pausesRead More →

Fleetwood Mac’s catalog is as legendary as the group’s dramatic history, but when it comes to the group’s “most underrated song”, Lindsey Buckingham’s choice might surprise fans. In a new interview with Vulture, Buckingham named “Tusk” as the group’s “most underrated song”. RELATED: Lindsey Buckingham Thinks Stevie Nicks Might NotRead More →

No one writes about humanity – our hopes and dreams, our obsessions and follies – quite like Richard Dawson. Singer and guitarist from Newcastle upon Tyne in the north of England, Dawson works freely in the folk tradition, although this is only just beginning to explain the scale and eccentricityRead More →

In the late ’90s, Margo Guryan’s husband David Rosner opened an envelope that had arrived in the mail from Japan, and the two were surprised at what it contained: a royalty check generated from sales. from Mrs. Guryan’s album “Take a Picture. “ The surprise was that the record –Read More →

Ichiko Aoba’s greatest strength is her ability to create pockets of privacy. The Japanese singer-songwriter’s panting voice and placid guitar playing, often the only sounds you hear on her records, create a mesmerizing shroud that makes you feel like she’s playing to yourself. Aoba has been building a clientele inRead More →

Click to enlarge Known crown bearers: Billie Eilish (left) and Lorde What is a failure for a pop star these days? The music industry is built so lopsided that the biggest names are essentially too big to fail. Even if audiences don’t demand an artist’s current batch of tracks, they’llRead More →

Adèle’s new album “30” is almost here! The singer’s highly anticipated fourth studio album arrives Friday – six years after her last album, “25” of 2015. In the weeks leading up to the album’s release, Adele caused a stir with fans, first releasing the song “Easy on Me”, dropping theRead More →

Grammy-winning rock band Alabama Shake have released a deluxe edition of their acclaimed 2013 album Sound & Color, which features B-sides, rarities and unreleased tracks. To celebrate the album’s release, the band released a new song, “Someday”. Fans can purchase the album on Bandcamp. The award-winning group, born in Athens,Read More →

Crossing is warehouse music; looks like the lights are out, or maybe strobe. On previous EPs — the 2020s ROSETTE and acclaimed 2019 Nūr– The Sudanese American artist Dua Saleh has fleshed out a genre-defying niche that alternated voices influenced by gospel and languid and poetic rap on austere synths.Read More →

Sometimes Atlanta’s Bktherula cuts raging headbangers big and polished enough for her city’s mainstream machine. Other times, the 19-year-old’s songs are melodic and ethereal, with a demo feel that has more in common with the local underground scene. On his pretty funny 2020 mixtapes—Nirvana and Love Santana– this versatility lookedRead More →

Death metal is defined largely by its extremity, so it perhaps goes without saying that the genre’s most provocative band is also its greatest commercial success. Buffalo, Cannibal Corpse from New York released their debut album, Eaten back to life, in 1990. Four years later, they would appear in theRead More →

Jessica Carson has been closely linked to the Front Range music scene since she moved to Longmont from Texas over ten years ago. Left to right, Clandestine Amigo’s Kyle Donovan and Jessica Carson perform during a video shoot in Erie in January 2020 (Jordan Bass / Courtesy Photo) While sheRead More →