The Story Behind the Song "Hunger Strike" by Temple of the Dog
The story of how grunge supergroup Temple of the Dog's signature song came to be
"We're a Happy Family: A Tribute to Ramones" CD Review
"We're a Happy Family" is a 2003 tribute album to punk pioneers the Ramones, featuring an all star lineup that includes Green Day, KISS, Rob Zombie, and U2.
100 Best Female Rock Singers of the 2000s and 2010s
Female voices became epic in the realms of rock music in the 2000s and 2010s. Here’s a list of the best female rock singers from that unforgettable era.
Progressive Rock Album Review: "Other Worlds and Golden Ages" by Flight Mechanic
Read on to find out why I feel that Flight Mechanic creates auditory paintings on "Other Worlds and Golden Ages."
Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: The Throbs, "The Language of Thieves and Vagabonds"
The Throbs were New York City's entry into the early '90s retro/sleaze rock scene, unfortunately their first album arrived just a hair too late to make any impact.
Revisiting "Kingdom Come," or "I Can't Believe It's Not Led Zeppelin!"
The 1988 debut album by German/American hard rock act Kingdom Come was constantly compared to Led Zeppelin, with many accusing the band of plagiarism.
Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Crimson Glory, "Strange and Beautiful"
Crimson Glory's third album, "Strange and Beautiful," was a major departure from their previous progressive metal sound.
Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Aerosmith, "Rock in a Hard Place"
1982's "Rock in a Hard Place" is Aerosmith's only album without guitarist Joe Perry.
75 Ideas for Original Punk, Metal, and Hard Rock Band Names
This article will explore some fun band names for bands in the punk, metal, and hard rock genres.
Tankard's "Best Case Scenario: 25 Years In Beers" Review
German thrash metallers Tankard celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2007 with "Best Case Scenario: 25 Years In Beers," a compilation of their greatest hits.
Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Recon, "Behind Enemy Lines"
"Behind Enemy Lines" was the first (and only) studio album by the Christian heavy metal band Recon, released in 1990.
Paul McCartney "Flaming Pie" Archive Deluxe Edition Box Set Review
In 1997, Paul McCartney released "Flaming Pie," his first album following the success of "The Beatles Anthology." In 2020, "Flaming Pie" was re-released in a new box set. Marshall Fish takes a listen.
15 Emo Albums From the Mid-2000s That Still Hold Up
Nostalgia aside, these are 15 emo albums from the mid-2000s that I truly believe have stood the test of time.
Artificial Agent's "Death Ray" Puts a Modern Spin on '80s Sleaze Rock
Detroit rockers Artificial Agent's fourth studio album, "Death Ray," was released in 2020.
Bastards, Snake Bites, and Sacrifice: Motörhead in the 1990s
The 1990s were a rough decade for Heavy Metal, but Motörhead didn't notice or care.
The Ramones vs. Phil Spector: Revisiting "End of the Century"
On 1980's "End of the Century," the punk mainstays of the Ramones tried to invade mainstream rock, with the help of legendary record producer Phil Spector. It didn't end well.
Forgotten Hard Rock Albums: Dokken, "One Live Night"
"One Live Night" is a 1995 live album by the recently-reunited Dokken, playing a mostly "unplugged" set.
100 Best Rock Songs With Sitar
The sitar is a plucked stringed instrument used prominently in Hindustani classical music traditions that became popular in the western world in the '60s and remains an integral part of several indie and psychedelic songs. This article showcases the very best rock songs with sitar.
Jump Blues: What It Is and Why It Matters
Close to rhythm and blues, swing, and boogie-woogie, jump blues hit the music world in the 40s with a big bang. Originating among the black musicians who played the chitlin circuit, jump blues helped launch the careers of crossover musicians like Louis Jordan, Ella Fitzgerald, and Big Joe Turner.