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Exclusive Interview with DARREN KING of MUTEMATH

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Sometimes all you have to do is try, folks. We love MUTEMATH here at kilScene.com, but never in my wildest dreams did I ever think we’d be lucky enough to snag an interview with the band, let alone with one of the band’s founding members. You never know what’s possible[…]

QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE • …LIKE CLOCKWORK

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New album, familiar new sound. I know, I know I just contradicted myself. New? Yes. “…Like Clockwork” is a new album for Queens of the Stone Age but also a new sound for them as well. It’s a sound I fell in love with the moment that raunchy tube overdriven[…]

This Day In Music…June 7th

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1963: The Rolling Stones released their debut single, Come On. Recorded the previous month, the track was originally written and released by Chuck Berry in 1961. The B-side was also a cover version, Willie Dixon’s I Want to Be Loved. The single reached No.21 in the UK chart. 1964: During[…]

Anvil Has Found Hope In Hell

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The band we know as Anvil (Steve ‘Lips’ Kudlow-guitar/vox, Robb Reiner-skins, and Sal Italiano-bass) are nothing but a bunch of slaves. Slaves to the metal, that is. Anvil has just released their 15th studio album titled Hope In Hell. When I asked Anvil’s resident bad ass drummer, Robb Reiner, how[…]

Daft Punk’s Orwellian Ode To Electro Pop

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Daft Punk have always incorporated 80’s samples in their music, but with their latest album, Random Access Memories, they pay the ultimate homage to 1980’s electro pop. As always with Daft Punk’s releases, the listener gets a whiff of familiarity in the music, even if they’ve never heard the song[…]

SLC Punk! Sequel? Say It Ain’t So

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James Merendino, anyone? If the name rings any sort of bell for you, he is the writer/director of the cult classic, SLC Punk! If you’ve never had the viewing pleasure of SLC Punk!, I will post an Amazon link at the end of this blog which will direct you to[…]

Break On Through • Ray Manzarek

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On May 20th, 2013, Raymond Daniel Manzarek, one of the founding members of the seminal psychedelic rock group, The Doors, passed away at the age of 74 after fighting a long battle with bile duct cancer. Ray was the official mouthpiece of The Doors, championing his group every chance he[…]

The Neurotic World of Lauryn Hill

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On May 4th, Lauryn Hill, formerly of The Fugees, released her latest single, Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix), a single which I have currently blasting in my office and it makes me oh so sad. Why sad? Well, it’s just so damn good but then again, Lauryn Hill has always been[…]

It Happened One Night In Williamsburg…

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Friday. The 26th of April, 2013. The place: Williamsburg, Brooklyn. New York. My cousin George M. called me earlier in the day and asked if I wanted to go out for a few drinks with him in Bay Ridge. Of course I agreed because every time I’ve gone out with[…]

Beam Me Up, Scotty!! Roy Orbit Are The Kings Of Space Rock

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Roy Orbit brought it in spades last night. The place: The Bitter End. Upon entering this seminal New York club, you are greeted with the all too familiar “bar smell” (and for those of you reading this who are underage and have no idea of what i speak, think alcohol-fueled[…]

Desert Island Thursday • Randy Rhoads

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There is no such day as Randy Rhoads Appreciation Thursday, although there damn well should be! I just happen to be listening to the two Rhoadsian-lead Ozzy Osbourne albums, Blizzard Of Ozz and Diary Of A Madman, and whereas today people will try to downplay the awesomeness that was Randy[…]