The Foo Fighters: More Than Everything You Ever Needed to Know

June 22, 2010 | Posted in ROCK | By

Wasting Light (2011)

The Foo Fighters as a band exists today as the brainchild of multi-talented musician/songwriter Dave Grohl, and was formed in 1995. Coming out of the grunge scene of the 90s, the Foo Fighters’ music has been labeled as “post-grunge,” “alt-rock,” “modern rock,” among other things, but can be difficult to truly pin down…

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Fiction Plane Tries to Unleash “Sparks” with Their Third Full-length Album

June 15, 2010 | Posted in ROCK | By

"Sparks" by Fiction Plane.

I have to confess, I’m a little bit mad at Fiction Plane right now. And that may be coloring my reaction to their new album release, Sparks…

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Les Claypool with Hot Head Show at the House of Blues in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 6, 2010

June 10, 2010 | Posted in LIVE MUSIC, ROCK | By

Hot Head Show opening for Les Claypool, June 6, 2010 in Atlantic City.

Les Claypool played Showboat’s House of Blues in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 6, 2010. Scheduled against Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Chicago Blackhawks, turnout for the show was rather sparse to be generous…

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“Hot Head Show” May Be the Best Band You’ve Never Heard Of

June 4, 2010 | Posted in ROCK | By

Jordan Copeland of Hot Head Show.

If the generic, bland sounds of American Idol are getting you down about the state of the modern music scene, then check out the wildly innovative music of Hot Head Show. This unique trio from London, England is never going to end up on any Top 40 playlist, and that’s only one of the things that makes them so great…

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