Home News Amanda Palmer shares “Drowning In The Sound” video – News Amanda Palmer shares “Drowning In The Sound,” lifted from her recently released album, There Will Be No Intermission, her first solo record in seven years. Streams The Brian Jonestown Massacre – Revelation – Music Stream The music industry illuminati declared The Brian Jonestown Massacre – and their supposed mad genius frontman Anton Newcombe – to be rock’s great saviors. Games Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice – Review Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is an incredible achievement and one of the best action games ever made. Metal/Hardcore Noisem – Cease to Exist – Review With this album, the band has sharpened their sound to a razor point and it strikes with precision and efficiency. Indie/Alternative The Breeders – All Nerve – Review Kim and Kelley Deal make difficult music. This is tough sledding at first – like much good and great music – but it’s interesting and at times, very good. Stoner/Hard Rock Torche – Admission – Review All roads lead to the title track, the heart of the album (placed smack in the middle) and among the best songs the band has ever recorded. Punk/Power Pop Comeback Kid – Outsider – Review Comeback Kid manages to outdo their previous work yet again. Goth/Industrial Komrads – Resistor – Review Resistor is all over the place, but somehow it all works. A fascinating debut. Compilations Metal Massacre 14 – Review 34 years and 13 volumes later, Metal Massacre 14 compiles a new wave of artists all sharing a true metal mindset. Strictly old-school denim and leather stuff. Movies/DVDs The Damned – Don’t You Wish That We Were Dead – Review Of all the late ’70s punk godfathers, The Damned always seemed to be the ones to use the nascent punk sound for its purest purpose: To make great music. Websites Metalsucks – Review Your metal IQ will go up after a few weeks of regular usage. For every post about reunion tour plans, there will be 10 posts about bands you’ve never heard of. Books/Zines For The Sake of Heaviness: The History of Metal Blade Records – Review Seeing the Metal Blade name associated with a band is as good as a guarantee that it’s the real deal, and this book shows what it took to make that a reality. Columns/Fiction Culture Shock – Column It’s easy to slip into arrogant mockery when surrounded by the unfamiliar, particularly when as wide-eyed and bushy-tailed as Japanese Culture. Interviews Death Angel – Killing Season – Interview An interview with guitarist/backup vocalist Rob Cavestany Products Punk Rock Throbbleheads – Review Aggronautix has all your faves like G.G. Allen, The Meatmen’s Tesco Vee, Wendy O’ Williams, Descendents’ Milo, Andrew W. K., and Circle Jerks’ Keith Morris.