REISSUE BOXSET REVIEW: Black Sabbath – Anno Domini (1989-1995)

While it’s certainly true that singer Tony Martin‘s time with Birmingham metal pioneers Black Sabbath is not exactly the most revered era in the band’s storied history, it’s also a little unfair to judge that period too harshly. Given the daunting, if not impossible job of following in the footsteps of Ozzy Osbourne, Ronnie James Dio, and even Ian Gillan, Martin also happened to enter the fold when the band were on somewhat of a downward turn. Continue reading

PODCAST: Glacially Musical 182: Queen – “News Of The World” or A Tale of Two Records

Is this thing on? We are doing our sixth (out of nine) episode on Queen! “News Of The World” was the bands’ reaction to Punk Rock, The Sex Pistols, and a throwback to their blues rock roots, before they were prog!Continue reading

PODCAST: Glacially Musical 180: Queen’s “A Night At The Opera” – Our Most Controversial Review Yet

Time for our fourth episode on Queen! Hot wax and hot takes about “A Night At The Opera!”Continue reading

ALBUM REVIEW: Frank Turner – Undefeated

A new Frank Turner album is an event. One of the preeminent songwriters of the last two decades, we greet it with high expectations. Not unlike Buck in the book The Call of The Wild by Jack London, life around us becomes increasingly more complicated and vicious daily. Do we become more savage, or learn to “be more kind?” That is often the only question that needs asking. Continue reading

CONCERT REVIEW: John 5 – Sticks N’ Stones Live at The Gramercy Theatre

The artist known as John-5 has had an impressive career playing behind David Lee Roth, Marilyn Manson, Rob Zombie, and most recently has become a permanent member of  Mötley Crüe. He didn’t find himself playing in these positions because he could support anyone but because he is an amazing guitar player in his own right. Versatile is the word that best describes his style and his true talent lies in his ability to switch to any style needed, a musical chameleon if you will.  Continue reading

Queen Shares a Previously Unreleased New Single and Lyric Video for “Machines (Or Back To Humans)”

Queen has shared a new single and lyric video for a previously unreleased version of the track “Machines (Or Back To Humans)!” Originally composed by Roger Taylor, and Brian May in 1984, the track samples other classic Queen tracks and, has been the opener to their concerts, including the just launched “Rhapsody” tour for 2023. Watch the video and stream the track now!

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