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Local H • The Killer Kings Of Kick Ass!!

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Happy Tuesday to y’all! So let’s get right into it! Today, the keepers of the Rock flame (my opinion, and my opinion, in this regard, happens to be the right one), Local H unleash their latest album on the rock starved masses. That album? Hey, Killer. Coming in at under[...]

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Royal Blood • Rock For Rock’s Sake

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2013 saw the birth of another power rock duo worthy of inclusion into that pantheon of two-man bands who kick so much ass… It seems nowadays that bands have been forming and stopping at just two members. I mean, really, who needs the added headache of a bassplayer and rhythm[...]

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Happy 20th Anniversary Ham Fisted!!

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Scott Lucas bares his everything on this album. Well, well, well, shame on me. There was a very important anniversary that took place four days ago, and I completely missed it. On January 24th, 1995, Illinois born and bred two man band, Local H released their debut album, Ham Fisted;[...]

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Punk Rock Summer Nationals • Jay Bentley of BAD RELIGION

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…a tour that featured some of punk rock’s heavy hitters… Guess who’s back…back again…kilScene’s back…tell your friends. That’s right my fellow kilSters! kilScene is back! I’ve missed you all, it’s been so long, and I could bore you with the details of our way too long absence from your lives,[...]

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The Monday Project • A Monday To Love

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…It just grabs you under the rib cage and won’t let go! I found them through a Twitter post, and an English blog that I follow made them a spotlight for the day. They are The Monday Project, or TMP for short. The duo formed in 2013 and is based[...]

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Punk, Country, Outlaw, Siren • Lydia Loveless

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“I never claimed to be a Public Speaker…But that doesn’t mean I’m not grateful!” Oh, Lydia Loveless what more can be said about you? The Bunbury Music Festival was there for the taking on the Amphitheater Stage and you owned it. The thing is, not enough people were there to[...]

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The 90′s And The Decline Of Music

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Man, I’m pissed. I’m more than pissed, I want to throw something sharp (like a katana) at my television. Why you ask? So here I am watching a DVD of one of the greatest bands to come out of the whole 90′s alternative thing, Local H. “Whoa“, you’re probably thinking,[...]

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Got You Cover’d • Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon

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… watching drunk, provincial troglodytes stampeding to the dance floor screaming “Sweet Caroline“ I have issues with Neil Diamond …A Lot! Perhaps it’s because an ex-girlfriend loved him so much. Maybe’s it’s because my Mom seems to like him. (And we all know that rebellious kids don’t generally like what[...]

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Dead Sara • Let Rock Reign

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The day was inching forward to what was eventually to be the highlight of my trip. Though I had only seen various Dead Sara YouTube videos over the last year, I intended to buy the album there at the Bunbury Music Festival at the merch tent so that they were[...]

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Ramones Rockin’ Heaven • RIP Tommy Ramone

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…a love letter to a group that helped to define a most beloved genre of music… On July 11 the world said goodbye to the last original member of punk pioneer group, The Ramones. Tommy Erdelyi was the original drummer for The Ramones and with his passing, we can at[...]

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Bunbury Festival • Up Close with The Black Cadillacs

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… dark, swirling rain, and lightning flashing everywhere. Mother Nature was not going to stop me. The weather forecaster that reported sunshine and eighty-eight degree temperatures should be damned! On the last day, at the least fortuitous moment, a torrential downpour enforced its wrath on the city of Cincinnati’s Sawyer[...]

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Free For All Friday • Hustle & Flow

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… it’s hard out here for a pimp … Y’know people, it’s hard out here for a pimp when you’re trying to get that money for the rent. Do you know why? It simply is. This is the case for our protagonist DJay in the 2005 film Hustle & Flow.[...]

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Got You Cover’d • A Forest

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So it’s Monday, the day after that match between Greece and Costa Rica, and if you’ve been wondering where I’ve been, well, there you go. I caught World Cup fever, and I’m sorry, but it couldn’t be helped. My team lost yesterday, so at least for moi, summer vacation is[...]

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Desert Island Thursday • The Black Angels • Passover

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Man, is Austin, Texas the new Seattle? Have I missed something here? For this edition of Desert Island, we review kick ass psychedelic rock band, The Black Angels. I first became acquainted with The Black Angels last year when Roy Orbit’s own, Fotis Louzakos (by the way, Roy Orbit’s latest[...]

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