Music Musings

The Real Story Behind Anvil

I am surprised, and quite pleased, that Anvil! The Story Of Anvil has managed to capture the hearts and minds of music fans across the globe. Called the real-life Spinal Tap, the Canadian heavy metal act th...

Shadows Fall: On The Road To Retribution

Massachusetts metal monsters Shadows Fall are still going strong eleven years into their recording career. The melodic thrashers from the Northeast have just released their new album Retribution, which blen...

Apoptygma Berzerk’s Eclectic Electro

Currently headlining a three-week North American tour, Norway’s long-running synth pop/electro ensemble Apoptygma Berzerk are finally making their mainstream mark two decades after their inception by brainc...

9-9-9: The Number of the Beatles

The wait is over. At long last, on September 9, 2009, 22 years after the Beatles back catalog was first released in basic, unremastered form on CD, their entire discography of official studio albums -- twel...