POSTED // Nov 29,2012 - Megadeth’s 13-album discography is littered with similar songs, where Mustaine laments puppet politicians, the military-industrial complex, censorship, poverty and the environment. Dude’s a liberal, right?
POSTED // Nov 23,2012 - In From the Top of Willamette Mountain, James deals in the currency of mysticism, trading thoughts of life’s repressiveness and his misgivings about organized religion for a search for the holy, a personal quest for transcendence or something similar. He does it openly on this, his third album.
POSTED // Nov 21,2012 - The gift of music is a mighty thing. Music and songs hold memories, much as a smell can bring you back to “that one time.” And they offer us the potential to either lose ourselves or become more ourselves through expression. There isn’t a more powerful present.
POSTED // Nov 15,2012 - Tony Hello felt like a “naughty student” when he turned in his answers to City Weekly’s questions weeks late. But as he learned while attending BYU, if you’re going to turn it in tardy, you’d best make it awesome.
POSTED // Nov 8,2012 - There is a glimmer of hope for me, an adult who wants to pick up his six-string again. The months that this vintage piece of handcrafted wood has been cased and un-played are more than I care to admit to Jamie Timm,
POSTED // Nov 8,2012 - Gentleman Jesse isn’t Leaving Atlanta, as the title of his second album suggests—he has a house and a wife. But longtime Atlanta musician Jesse Smith did endure a pivotal spate of bad luck.
POSTED // Nov 1,2012 - On set in China during the filming of The Man With the Iron Fists, executive producer Quentin Tarantino looked at the director, RZA, and told him that he was no longer a student. RZA is now a master.