Thursday/Dec. 6: Rykarda Parasol and bellavista @ BOTH Friday/Dec. 7: immigrant/triple cobra/the frail @ BOTH ***HRC SHOW*** Saturday/Dec. 8: Captured by Robots and Borts Minorts @ BOTH Sunday/Dec. 9: Goon Moon @ GAMH ***HRC SHOW*** Monday/Dec. 10: Avenged Sevenfold @ The Warfield Tuesday/Dec. 11: Tool and Trans Am @ Bill Graham Civic ***HRC SHOW*** Wednesday/Dec. [...]
Ready to Die, Notorious BIG Three years before his death, BIG proclaimed that he was ready with this album and song title. Ready to Die ———————————————— Live Through This, Hole Conspiracy theory says that Kurt Cobain penned this album for his wife, Courtney Love…and if he did, he was sending her a message. It was [...]
A Place to Bury Strangers, from Brooklyn, besides having such an intriguing name, has a killer sound. It’s psychedelic rock in its most impure form- laden with electronic beats and Goth-y vocals. But it still has that screaming guitar through the fog of the distortion pedal. Me likey.
A big one occurred on Friday- the Rolling Stone blog completely lifted the idea from my recent Top 5 entry for Songs that are long and could be longer, which I posted on Wednesday. On Friday, they posted their Weekend Rock List is- Best Songs Over Seven Minutes. Pretty weird, huh? Their five songs are [...]
HRC has been obsessed with Metalocalypse for a while now. So let’s get to know Dethklok, the band in Metalocalypse a bit better. The typical episode begins with the plot setup, followed by an analysis of the band’s situation by the Tribunal, which appears to be some underground military meets religious group that attempts to [...]
Ghostland Observatory, from HRC’s hometown of Austin, TX, have succeeded in carving out their own little distinct space in today’s current music landscape. The duo’s music might best be described as electro funk rock, echoing their self proclaimed disparate influences- Daft Punk, Bowie, The Clash, Prince, and The Animals. The frontman/guitarist/dancer Aaron Behrens and drummer/keyboardist/producer [...]