Interview with ‘Murder in the Front Row’ Director Adam Dubin

The Bay Area thrash metal scene of the early 80s isn't one of the most popular nor well-known. Mainly people see the era as the one that birthed Metallica. Thanks to director Adam Dubin, that's all changed with his excellent documentary┬áMurder In The Front Row: The San Francisco Bay Area Thrash Metal Story. Featuring the... Continue Reading →

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The MC News Repository [Nov. ’17]

November ended up being a fairly light month, mainly because I spent half of it in Iceland. My annual trip there begins with the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, coverage of which can be found after the jump. There were also some anniversary pieces for both Diffuser and Loudwire. Getting right down to it... The beginning... Continue Reading →

Voltage Factory Playlist 09 June 16

When Metallica dropped Load in 1996, it sent shock-waves through the music industry on every level imaginable. First was the music which had completely dispensed with the thrash of old, replaced with more standard rock fare with a bluesy tint. Then there was the band's newly revealed image where they were outfitted in silk shirts,... Continue Reading →

Record Store Day This Weekend

It's that time of year again, Record Store Day. And while it's lost a bit of its luster in recent years, not only are there still some decent limited edition pieces of vinyl to pick up, there's also a great sense of community between music lovers that has been all but erased in the digital... Continue Reading →

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