We don’t mean to let things fall by the wayside but that’s precisely what happens when one is constantly bombarded with killer music. And we’re not complaining by any means just explaining that, despite our best efforts and constant reminders on our always full ‘to-do’ list, sometimes something we really wanna feature gets put off for far too long. Like the latest from Boston’s Jim Healey. And we’re genuinely sorry for that. Because you should definitely be checking this one out![Read more…]
My first taste of Led Zeppelin’s “No Quarter”, believe it or not, was the Crowbar version which graced their self-titled record in 1993. That said, I’m obviously a huge Led Zeppelin fan.
But I digress.[Read more…]
Amongst the many accolades that have already been heaped upon Boston’s Set Fire, it gives us great pleasure to begin this review adding “2019 Rock And Roll Rumble Winner” to that list. Which they are! And any doubt as to why this trio should be this year’s champs will be squashed upon hearing their upcoming new EP, Traya.[Read more…]
Set Fire is quickly becoming one of those local outfits that can do no wrong in our book. Take their latest EP, Prism, as a prime example. It was a surprise release (To us, at least) which already makes it stand out. Then you get an updated version of a track we already know (“Smoke Rolls” from Death Kiss Volume 2, read our review here), a killer new ditty (“A Mile Before Time”), AND it’s all topped off with a cover of an underrated Soundgarden classic (“Room A Thousand Years Wide”). What’s not to love?[Read more…]
So you get a bunch of local outfits, give them two hours to record a track and see what you get. Sounds like the next greatest installment of an MTV Real World-type show, right? Wrong! This is how the latest volume of Deathkiss came to fruition over at the now defunct EMF building. [Read more…]
Multifaceted Boston luminary Jim Healey is back with ANOTHER slab of rawk excellence to close out 2017 in the form of Set Fire which also features fellow local legend Jess Collins of The Static Dynamic/Mellow Bravo/Petty Morals fame. [Read more…]
I know I’ve typed this in other posts but music like this is what really makes me proud to live in Massachusetts. Whether it’s Metal or Hip Hop or Rawk or Pop, MA presents a plethora of outstanding options for every music fan. Which brings us to Jim Healey’s latest offering which, just like the state it was born out of, offers up another side of the vocalist/guitarist known for riff rawkin’ in bands like Black Thai and Shatner. [Read more…]