Alice In Chains is one of my all-time favorites. To the point of being almost sacred. So when Layne Staley tragically passed away, I like so many others believed that Alice In Chains was done. They weren’t and today continue to honor the legacy of Staley while cementing their status as living legends in the upper echelons of Hard Rawk and Metal. Speaking of that legacy, it was 1992’s Dirt that helped to catapult the Seattle quartet into those hallowed halls and almost twenty years later Magnetic Eye Records is paying tribute to the iconic record with their latest [Redux] release.[Read more…]
In a year that is about to hit us with new and highly anticipated offerings from Arctic Monkeys, Interpol, Guster, Monster Magnet, Butthole Surfers, and…ahem…The Offering (Get it? Because I said “new offerings” then added that The Offering has a new album coming…), we present to you a list of even more albums that we think will be pleasing to the earholes. Won’t you please join us?