Besides, occult doom bands are always welcome in the ever-broad musical climate of today. It is safe to say that Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats is indeed a modern-day Black Sabbath.
At one point or another, we’ve all been in a position of difficulty. Oftentimes, in these moments, this is when we as human beings take a moment to breathe, recenter, and reflect.
In short, Thank You for Today is a full-on return to form from one of the great bands of the last twenty years.
Choosing a best-of list when you’re more than halfway through the year isn’t exactly the most common time for careful deliberation.
The era of what’s come to be known as “brit-pop” might be nothing more than a bygone period reduced to memory, but drummer Dave Rowntree’s creativity and innovation are anything but.
For Mojave Desert native Jeff Cotton, working with psych-rock legend Captain Beefheart was a literal gut punch.
With the release of 1987’s Come On Pilgrim, Boston-bred indie powerhouse Pixies shook the world in ways once thought impossible.
Far from beholden to the past, guitarist Joey Santiago’s eclectic nature finds both him and the Pixies in perpetual motion.