High Fidelity

High Fidelity is a book written by Nick Hornby and also a movie starring John Cusack. The book is set in London and the movie is set in Chicago. For the purposes of this article, we’re going to focus on the movie. It’s not for artistic reasons, I genuinely prefer the book, but I can... Continue Reading →

Sound City

It's 2007. I’m in a soaking wet field in Staffordshire at V Festival. My friend Detta had got a tip about a band that we had to see called 606. None of us, her included, had heard of 606. We didn’t know what they did, who they were, or what we were letting ourselves in... Continue Reading →

CMFT Let’s see?

The first thing I feel we need to say is that this album isn’t out until the 2nd of October. Secondly, its title is the solo artists name with Mother Fucker in the middle but expressed as initials. That being said, this is Corey Taylor. Lead singer of Slipknot and Stone Sour. In case you... Continue Reading →

In Defence Of The 1970s

The 70’s was something of a tumultuous decade. This isn’t going to be about politics, thankfully, but the music scene changed in such drastic fashion across the decade that it seems art in this case imitated life. As previously discussed here Heavy Metal was born in this decade. The 13th of February saw the release... Continue Reading →

Axl Rose – Control Freak

The story is as familiar as any that have got their start in the world of music. Making that pilgrimage to the big city from back home, from small town America, running away from those that don’t understand or don’t approve, trying to break through and make a living playing music. It’s not the same... Continue Reading →

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