• This Day in Rock Music History: Jan. 20, 1982 – Ozzy Ozbourne and the Bat

    It’s time for another round of This Day in Rock and Roll History, and boy, do we have a doozy of a story for you fine readers. It involves The Prince of Darkness himself, that’s right, the one and only Ozzy Osbourne! The Day was January 20th, 1982 Ozzy was playing Vets Stadium in Des […]

  • Album Review: Midnight Zen by Strider

    Hailing from Ankara, Turkey, comes Strider, a band with 5 exceptional musicians within its ranks, Atılım Karaca on vocals, guitarists Selçuk Çelebi and Yiğit Çiçek, Sertuğ Kostik on bass guitar and drummer Mertcan Kabaş. The band … “Was sprouted from the relentless desolation of Moorland Ankara in 2015, Strider is a 5-piece heavy rock endeavor. […]

  • EP Review: Sun by Tablets

    Liverpool has always been home to great music, with The Beatles, Echo and the Bunnymen, Elvis Costello, and many more calling it home at one point in their careers. Cool music is still coming from the area in 2023, and today we’ll talk about one of them. The band’s name is Tablets, and on this […]

  • Album Review: Sons of the Occult by Thammuz

    Hailing from Gelderland (The Netherlands), Thammuz combines heavy grooves with psychedelia, fuzzy guitar tones with great vocal work, along with just the right amount of rock and blues thrown in for good measure. They released their newest effort back in October of 2022, called Sons of the Occult. About Sons of the Occult Containing ten […]

  • Album Review: Division Rising by Morrison Graves

    A very late-in-the-year find, but quite a good one nonetheless, and if you love Jim Morrison and what he did with the Doors, then you will also enjoy Morrison Graves’ debut album, Division Rising. About Division Rising This trio of Oregonian musicians (Gary Jimmerson, Ryan Brown, Robert Bartleson) released Division Rising on December 10th, 2022, […]

  • Album Review: Quasicosm

    Hailing from the great white north of Canada, Quasicosm is here to drop the hammer down on music fans with their new, self-titled debut full-length album! The 11 tracks take the listener on a multi-genre trip that effortlessly melds them into one cohesive and excellent album. About Quasicosm As I mentioned, this is the debut […]

  • Album Review: We Are Stardust by Astral Magic

    We’re heading to Finland once again! This time our focus is on Astral Magic and their January 6th, 2023, release; We Are Stardust. About We Are Stardust According to the description on their Bandcamp profile, “Astral Magic is a new psychedelic and spacey solo project started in 2020 by ex-Dark Sun bass and Moog player […]

  • This Day in Rock Music History: Dec. 21, 1970 – The Strange Meeting Between Elvis and Richard Nixon

    It was December 21st, 1970, just about four years before I was born, and two of America’s most famous people had a meeting; one of them would become infamous in the coming years, but that’s a story for another day and another site. Elvis Presley Meets President Richard Nixon Elvis is most well-known for his […]

  • Album Review: Deafening Silence by Desert Wave

    “Vicenza is a city in the Veneto region of northeast Italy. It’s known for the elegant buildings designed by the 16th-century architect Andrea Palladio; these include the Palladian Basilica and the Palazzo Chiericati.” As a casual fan of architecture, this makes me wish I was there; however, I would also have to make my way […]