ALBUM REVIEW: Slash – Orgy Of The Damned


Slash’s much-anticipated blues cover album is studded with fine performances – Chris Stapleton singing on “Oh Well”, Iggy Pop on “Awful Dream”, Brian Johnson loving it on “Killing Floor”.Continue reading


PODCAST: Glacially Musical #173 – Ace Frehley and Bruce Dickinson Albums ft. Danny of Torchlight Parade


Time for a new Chaser episode! Nik and Keefy are joined by Danny Nichols of Torchlight Parade to discuss – Ace Frehley’s and Bruce Dickinson’s new solo albums!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: The Black Crowes – Happiness Bastards


Rock ‘N’ Roll might be a young man’s game, but it is not stopping the Robinson Brothers from again coming together on Happiness Bastards (Silver Arrow Records) to prove they still have it. If Amorica was the last album you picked up by these guys, then things have changed dramatically. If you are one of their more avid followers then you have heard their transition away from merely being a Led Zeppelin/Rolling Stones hybrid, so this album makes perfect sense.

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Supergroup Black Country Communion Shares a New Single and Video “Stay Free” – New Album “V” Incoming


Black Country Communion, the iconic rock supergroup featuring the talents of Joe Bonamassa, Glenn Hughes, Jason Bonham, and Derek Sherinian, is thrilled to announce the upcoming release of their highly anticipated fifth studio album, V, available worldwide on June 14. To celebrate, fans are treated to the immediate release of the album’s heavy funk lead single, “Stay Free,” out today on all major streaming platforms. Watch a teaser for the upcoming music video here.Continue reading


Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour Will Release “CMF2B… Or Not 2B” for Record Store Day


Corey Taylor of Slipknot and Stone Sour fame, will release a new solo album of covers and live recordings, titled CMF2B… Or Not 2B, on April 20 via BMG as part of this year’s Record Store Day. Corey made the announcement on social media. Continue reading


Doom Metal Band Bong Coffin Releases a Compilation of Cover Songs ft. Led Zeppelin, Melvins, and Mariah Carey – “Forbidden”


Adelaide Sludge/Doom Metal band Bong Coffin has a had a brief, but prolific and strong run of EPs and their early 2023 full-length debut album, The End Beyond Doubt. To cap off a stellar year and a a gift to fans, the band has compiled their many covers on to one release via Bandcamp. Forbidden includes ten previously released covers, and features Led Zeppelin, Melvins, and yes, Mariah Carey as you have never heard her covered before! If you love Doom Metal it is your sworn duty to burn one and jam this as loud as possible right now! Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Rival Sons – Lightbringer


 

You wait four years for a Rival Sons album and, just like buses, two come along at once. Lightbringer (Atlantic Records) is the new record from the Californian quartet, following on from companion piece Darkfighter which came out in June this year. With the everpresent Dave Cobb behind the desk, their eighth album is a compact six track offering that mixes their classic, fuzzed up Rock N Roll with atmospheric Folk and acoustic elements to great effect.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Corey Taylor – CMF2


CMFT2 (Decibel Cooper / BMG) is the second solo album from one of the largest mouths in Metal, a musician who you might have thought had all bases covered for his creative output by virtue of being the frontman in two wildly successful bands.

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ALBUM REVIEW: Kvelertak – Endling


 

Kvelertak (Norwegian for ‘Stranglehold’) are one of the more unique offerings hailing from the land of mystical forests and flowing fjords, and are anything but your typical Black Metal band from the region. In fact any hints of the sound are very few and far between on their fifth album Endling (Rise Records), with the influence used sparingly.

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A New Documentary “Mr. Jimmy” About Led Zeppelin Guitarist Jimmy Page is Getting a Global Theatrical Release Next Month


 

A Documentary about Led Zeppelin founder Jimmy Page, “Mr. Jimmy” is Getting a Global Theatrical Release on September 1st via film company Abramorama and Produced, Directed, and Edited by filmmaker Peter Michael Dowd (The King of Size) who spent nearly 8 years and countless trips to Japan bringing Mr. Jimmy’s story to life. Watch the trailer now and click the link before to find a screening near you!

 

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