35 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Makes a Comeback with ‘Constrictor’

Back when I was a wee lad, I thought Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives was one of the greatest films ever made. What can I say? Back then all I needed was some jump scares, ridiculously obscene kills, a fitting soundtrack and I was sold. The year after it came out, it ran... Continue Reading →

Roundtable: Rush in the ’70s vs. Rush in the ’80s

Earlier this week I took part in a prog-rock throwdown between Rush of the 1970s and Rush of the 1980s. Who were better? Was the addition of keyboards in the '80s a smart move? What was their most underrated LP of each decade? And which version of Rush were better to see live? Sitting down... Continue Reading →

Elegia: Haunted by New Order

I've long been into by New Order, mainly because they have two things I find attractive in a band; they make engrossing music which happens to span and combine wildly different genres (at the time of their release), and they have a fascinating backstory. The incredibly abbreviated history is: Three guys who were in a... Continue Reading →

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