Best Albums of 2019: THE TOP FIVE

"Imagine there's no heaven. It's easy if you try. No hell below us. Above us, only sky. Imagine all the people, livin' for today. Ah!" - Doris

The Best Metal of March

There's so much good metal. What else is there to do but write about it? Mare Cognitum & Spectral Lore – Wanderers: Astrology of the Nine

Best Albums of 2019: 10-6

"I'm learning to fly, but I ain't got wings ... Coming down, is the hardest thing." - Doris In December of 2019, as the other blogs...

Best Albums of 2019: 20-11

"You can't always get what you want ... but if you try sometimes, you just might find, you just might find ... you get what you need." - Doris

Best Metal of February

There's so much good metal out there. What can we do, but write about it? Fluisteraars – Bloem  Fluisteraars had their work...

Colin Presents: The Best Artists of the Decade

20. Why Don't We Boy bands return en masse in 2010s. But these boys brought .... “something different.” 19. Pusha...

Bask – “New Dominion”, “Three White Feet”, and “Rid of You”

The American South is the sludge metal epicenter of the world. The region's highlights include Baroness, Mastodon, the mighty Inter Arma, Thou, Crowbar, and a whole lot more. There...

We’ve Heard It: Baroness – Gold & Grey

My esteemed colleague Coooooooooooooooooooooooooolin and I decided Baroness' latest record was too staggering for just one of us to review it. We've divided up the tracklist and went deep...

‘Moz’, how Morrissey became a symbol of resistance for Latino transcultural fandom in North...

c. claire kelley// Preview // Michigan Sociological Association // 2019 Introduction             Morrissey, the lead-singer of the rock band The Smiths, has become an...

I’ve Heard It: Hot Chip – A Bath Full of Ecstasy

Hot Chip has always verged dangerously close to self-parody. They've never given up on their slinky, uncool version of electronic music with big portions of unironic sentimentality and dashes of plain old silliness. But...