1st September 2010

Oceansize – Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up

Fourth album from Manchester’s alternative prog rockers sees the band playing some of the heaviest music of their carrier. The album opener “Part Cardiac” is heavy, fat, almost Sabbath like monster, with some surprisingly rough […]
7th August 2010

Voodoo Johnson – 10,000 Horses

It seems like there is long time between very good hard rock albums this year and I guess the same goes for the past few years as well. With Audioslave out of the picture, Velvet […]
1st August 2010

t – Anti-Matter Poetry

Anti-Matter Poetry is third album from German t (Thomas Thielen), who has written, performed and produced this atmospheric album. Title is most likely inspired by Russell Edson’s poem “Amtimatter” and much like the poem this […]
1st July 2010

Sky Architect – Excavations Of The Mind

Debut album from Dutch five-piece, Sky Architect is in many ways a ride through some four decades of symphonic prog rock and while the backbone of the album is based around 70’s prog scene with […]
22nd June 2010

Therapy? (Northern Ireland)

  Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Interview with Andy Cairns, Michael McKeegan and Neil Cooper With more then twenty years behind them Therapy? are still going strong and with the release of their last year’s Crooked […]
21st June 2010

Therapy?, 19th June 2010, Sonisphere Festival, Milovice, Czech Republic

Photo: Goran Kljutic www.urbanmescalero.com Sonosphere 2010 was all about THE BIG 4 playing together for the first time ever. But the one-day festival oncluded numerous other interesting names such as Alice In Chains, Fear Factory […]
20th June 2010

Demians – Mute

Two years ago Demians released a splendid début Building An Empire, which introduced the great talent of Nicolas Chapel to the world, the man who wrote, produced, sang and played everything on it. The album […]
17th June 2010

Texas Hippie Coalition – Rollin’

Take look at the band’s name. Take a look at the song titles. Take a look at the front cover. It’s more then enough to form a first opinion of this band, right? Right. And […]
18th May 2010

Bad Religion – 30 Years Live

To celebrate 30 years since the formation of this very important and highly influential punk band, Bad Religion have decided to release a live album which is available for free download for all those who […]
31st March 2010

Slash – Slash

THE guitar hero is back, and for the first time around he is going solo – well if you don’t consider Slash’s Snakepit as his solo records and if you look aside from the irony […]