Journeyman singer/songwriter Alejandro Escovedo has performed solo for a number of years now, but he sure has played in a lot of bands, too. It's a theme that recurs throughout his latest album, Real Animal. A loose memoir of sorts, the album's subject matter and styles span Escovedo's 30-year musi ... More >>
1. CarcassNecroticism (Earache)Arguably grindcore's finest hour, Necroticism captures Carcass hitting previously unheard-of heights of technical proficiency with such jaw-dropping skill that the album sounds absolutely fresh 16 years after it came out. Rarely has a grind band achieved the thrilling, ... More >>
2006 Year-End Music Wrap-Up
Tenacious D's date with destiny
Journey and Def Leppard battle for relevance in the new millennium.
Celtic Frost goes beyond mere symbolism.
Soulfly's frontman makes nice with a former bandmate is Sinead O'Connor next?
Air traffic control, meet pirate hip-hop radio.
Talkin' Pagan Christs with Glenn Danzig.
Talking lefty politics blues with Napalm Death's Barney Greenway
Pat Benatar's Day at the Races