Review: Umbrella Bed “Rotate”

This is Minneapolis/St. Paul based Umbrella Bed. Let's just get this part of out of the way... they are a ska band. Were you alive and aware in 1995? Then you may recall what has now been labeled as...

Interview: Phil Anselmo

(originally appeared in issue #36 of Modern Fix Magazine) interview by Bushman "This is the band I always wanted to be in." And no, he's not referring to the band most of you know Phil from. He is in...

Snot (R.I.P. Lynn Strait)

(originally printed in Modern Fix Magazine issue #3) by michael bushman Lynn Strait - Ozzfest 98 - Wisconsin In 1997 I went to my first OzzFest in Las Vegas. I got a coupon for a double OzzFest...

Review: Staring Into Nothing “Power”

This is the dramatic prog-rock trio Staring Into Nothing. The Orange County, California threesome crafts expert level music that is heavily cinematic and often atmospheric with grand sweeping melodies...