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Omnivore reissue introduces retro rockers The Kingbees to a new generation

‘The Kingbees’
The Kingbees (Omnivore)
4 stars out of 5

Brian Setzer and his Stray Cats ushered in a rockabilly revival in the early 1980s, but they weren’t the only ones injecting those classic sounds of the 1950s with some New Wave flavor. 167 more words

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Today, under our Headphone Commute‘s imprint, Undisclosed Sounds, we are releasing the fourth installment in the UNDISCLOSED series. As with all previous EPs, this one is published anonymously, but I am pretty sure that you know this contemporary musician.  90 more words

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Roundtable Review: Lancer - Second Storm

Label: Despotz Records

Release Date:  April 10th, 2015

Songs:  9

Length: 51 minutes

Genre:  Power/Speed metal

Studio Albums: Purple Sky EP 2012, Lancer 2013

Location: 676 more words

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Album review: Seckou Keita "22 Strings" (FRUK)

22 Strings is the new album from Seckou Keita, the Senegalese kora player and griot (hereditary musician and composer) and relates many stories of Seckou’s remarkable life, told through ten, mostly instrumental, compositions on the kora. 1,172 more words

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I Am Kloot - Hold Back The Night - album review

I am Kloot – Hold Back The Night – (Walk Tall Recordings)  


Released 13 April 2015

Sound of Summer’s Alan Ewart reviews the new live release by Manchester Rockers I Am Kloot.   587 more words


Real Old Metal Thursday/Sunday A to Z: WRATH

BONUS OLD METAL, back as promised!  Today I’d like to feature one of my favorite recent discoveries: Chicagoland’s WRATH, whose  sophomore effort Nothing to Fear… 361 more words

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Album Review: Snoop Dogg - Bush

Over the past year or two, Snoop Dogg has made his lane as a cultural reference point. At 43 years old, he’s the presence who tethers genre-crossing ambition to terrestrial foundations. 584 more words

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