Review: Slimm Calhoun

Slimm Calhoun "“The Skinny”" (Aquemini / Elektra) Some rappers slap the scales from your eyes with the knowledge they drop, others deal in metaphors, similes and wordplay, twisting the language to tell...

Review: Supersleuth

Supersleuth "“And Still It Beats”" (Under Estimated Records) This is some scary shit! A hard core slaughter house with blood, guts, and glory! I don’t know too much about this band— nor do I wish to...

Review: Texas Terri and the Stiff Ones

Texas Terri and the Stiff Ones "“Eat Shit +1”" (Junk Records) A drowsy and sultry female vocal saunters over a relaxed rock riff that grows with menace until the tempo kicks up two steps and the that...

Review: Tom Daily

Tom Daily "“The Burlington Northern”" (Thick Records) So when infinitely talented people join together, groups are formed, recordings are made, tours are notched, burn and fade.  Then these infinitely...

Review: A Tribute to Carcass

Various Artists "“A Tribute to Carcass”" (Deathvomit Records) Another totally useless, nigh embarrassing tribute album, this one to Carcass.  Every last damn band on this “why bother?” tribute to...

Review: Tsunami Bomb

Tsunami Bomb "“The Invasion From Within”" (Tomato Head Records) Folks, be prepared to get thrown under the bus.  My self-imposed disclaimer should be sufficient, but if not, “The Invasion From...

Review: The X-Impossibles

The X-Impossibles "“White Knuckle Ride”" (Headhunter / Cargo Music) It’s not easy being a new band that sounds like a bunch of old bands, but the X-Impossibles give it their best shot on their new,...

Review: Little Champions

Little Champions "“Transactions + Replications”" (Barsuk Records) Very interesting pop songs.  It’s not the type of pop you’d find on the radio, however, with guitar work reminiscent of the earlier,...

Review: Martyr A.D.

Martyr A.D. "“The Human Condition In Twelve Fractions”" (Ferret Music) The first full song, “Broken Mouth” is the guitar equivalent of having a belt sander grind on your skull to the beat while you...

Modern Fix

MEGADETH - interview by mike bushman home The opportunity to interview Dave Mustaine of Megadeth was...