Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén on reunions

June 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on Refused’s Dennis Lyxzén on reunions

Refused’s The Shape of Punk to Come sounds as unbelievably raucous and intense as it did 12 years ago. This climactic swansong obviously aped all of Refused’s hardcore and punk idols with practically every idea showcased, but the execution was perfect, which makes it all completely justified and, well, a moot point. The fact that […]

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SNIPPET: Them Crooked Vultures “Nobody Loves Me and Neither Do I”

August 15th, 2009 · 1 Comment

I’m a few days behind on hearing this because I kind of wanted to avoid it, but I finally broke down and listened. “Supergroups” don’t really appeal to me, as they’re usually some masturbatory, just for shits cash cow, but I’ve got to say this fourteen second snippet has me intrigued. I’d buy the record […]

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Plant jokes off inevitable Zeppelin questions post-Grammys

February 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Plant jokes off inevitable Zeppelin questions post-Grammys

Of course, after his multiple Grammy wins with Alison Krauss, Robert Plant was asked about that badly beaten horse, the Led Zeppelin reunion rumors. His response was classic: "How old are you, man?" Plant responded. "Because you look older than me. You try to do ‘Communication Breakdown’ in these pants." I take that as a […]

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Motley Crue lives to tell

February 5th, 2006 · Comments Off on Motley Crue lives to tell

For a band whose ability to survive catastrophe defies any semblance of logic, a full-fledged reunion hardly seems out of the question or even surprising for Motley Crue. What might be a little surprising, however, is that the band’s 2005 Carnival of Sins tour made money hand over fist, filling arenas all over the country […]

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