I’m an avid reader but try to stay away from self-help books because they’re just not my thing. I do love autobiographies, though, so if you kind of merge the two then you have piqued my interest. Add that the author is from one of my all-time favorite bands and it’s pretty much a given that I’ma devour whatever is in those hallowed pages.[Read more…]
“You gotta play it with your heart, you got to feel the song.”
Our interview with Cold mastermind Scooter Ward was conducted on Layne Staley’s birthday and clocked in at exactly 13:13. If that doesn’t scream “SERENDIPITY” then I don’t know what does.
But I digress.[Read more…]
“Love” and “Family” were two words that were thrown around a lot during Cold’s set and it was a great sense of love and family that was felt by the packed house Friday night at the Stafford Palace Theater in Connecticut when the quintet made a triumphant return to the stage on the second night of their current “Broken Human” tour.[Read more…]
Scooter Ward has returned. In a year filled with resurgences from Tools and Slipknots and Sacred Reichs, no one could’ve predicted that the little band that could would come back and deliver one of the most endearing and earnest records of their career. But they did just that on their sixth long player, The Things We Can’t Stop. Cold has persevered through Grunge and Nu-Metal, transcended Alternative and become this unstoppable beast that uses heart as a weapon and on The Things We Can’t Stop, they’ve managed to conjure up a truly timeless snapshot of their musical legacy.[Read more…]
Whew! Glad the 2016 retrospective is finally over. Now we can get to some reviewin’ and interviewin’ and stuff….wait, we’re doing a 2017 preview, too? UGH! WHY????? Then I guess without further adieu, the top 17 albums that may or may not surface in ’17: [Read more…]