Category Archives: Reissues

SKINinc. – The First Era

January 22, 2022

SkinInc 2021 Taking stock of their promising past, Australian metal stalwarts return with futuristic prospects. It all started rather well, with this Perth band’s inaugural run of concerts peaking in 2000 on their twelfth day out in front of 35,000 … Continue reading

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SANDY McKNIGHT w/ FERNANDO PERDOMO – San Fernando Blast!

November 25, 2021

22 Records 2021 With a twinkle and a twang, American aficionados of catchy tune repurpose and enhance their recent output. When this pair of psych-pop melodicists first embarked on a joint adventure, their song cycles felt self-sufficiently hermetic, and though … Continue reading

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MEGADETH – Unplugged In Boston

October 5, 2021

Megadeth 2006 / Cleopatra 2021 Thrash metal royalty rein in the noise to turn it into a stained-glass image of their regular lore. Seen from the outside as hardline purveyors of melodic clang and sociopolitical bark, Dave Mustaine’s quartet were … Continue reading

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VARIOUS ARTISTS – Legends Play The Beatles

September 17, 2021

Cleopatra 2021 Rock elite and kindred spirits try to put a new spin on perennial classics – with much gusto and mixed results. Covering The Fabs used to be a blessing an a curse. For musicians who started out in … Continue reading

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STEVE ASHLEY – Family Album Revisited

September 15, 2021

Woodworm 1982 / Talking Elephant 2021 One of the essential English records of rustic delights is given a new shine and expanded to embrace the spirit of unity. Once upon a time concept folk-rock albums were thin on the ground … Continue reading

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