Snippet of new Chris Cornell song

Unfortunately, it must be viewed in a commercial. And, more unfortunately, what I heard sucked. Timbaland is great and all, but I’m not liking this new direction for Cornell. What is going on? Bring back the rock, man!

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Global Metal Trailer

Yay- I’ve been waiting for the next film from the dude who so diligently created Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey. Another installment seems it will further make me feel good about being a metal fan- peep the trailer below.

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myspace find: Conqueror Worm

Conqueror Worm, presumably named from the Edgar Allen Poe poem, play some wicked doom metal that is heavily influenced by horror films. 1843 THE CONQUEROR WORM by Edgar Allan Poe Lo! ’tis a gala night Within the lonesome latter years! An angel throng, bewinged, bedight In veils, and drowned in tears, Sit in a theatre, […]

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Download Festival's premature announcement

How does this happen? Someone’s getting fired… Via myspace: atmosphere and brother ali are not performing at the download festivals Yesterday, it was announced online that atmosphere and brother ali would be playing the download festivals in los angeles, san francisco and philadelphia. Atmosphere and brother ali were not confirmed for these shows, and will […]

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Rockin' You Soon

On sale Saturday @ 10a: Grandmaster Flash @ Mezzanine, 6/26/08 Dizzee Rascal @ Mezzanine, 7/25/08 On sale Sunday @ 10a: Download Festival 2008 @ Shoreline Amphitheatre, 7/19/08 Jay Reatard @ The Independent, 7/29/08 Darker My Love @ The Independent, 8/5/08 !!! @ The Independent, 8/27/08

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Rock Out SF

Thursday/May 28: Dark Tranquility @ Slim’s Friday/May 29: Candlemass @ Slim’s Saturday/May 30: REM @ The Greek Sunday/May 31: My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult @ DNA Lounge **HRC SHOW** Monday/ June 1: Peter Murphy @ The Grand Ballroom **HRC SHOW Tuesday/June 2: The Cool Kids @ The Independent Wednesday/June 3: Type O Negative […]

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Just Announced: Download Festival SF 2008

I think I’ll pass this year…considering I just saw several of these bands… Download 2008 – Atmosphere & Brother Ali with Brand New, Mute Math, Yeasayer, M83, The Whigs, Tapes ‘n Tapes, RJD2, Cut Copy, Datarock, Flosstradamus, The Duke Spirit, Blitzen Trapper, Louis XIV, Vedera, William Fitzsimmons, De Novo Dahl, Parlor Mob, Mates of State […]

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Rob Zombie updates

Rob Zombie has updated his fans via myspace about his forthcoming album and film: New album update… sort of Well, we have for the first time ever written more songs than we need for an album. Everything isn’t 100% finished, but everything is moving along great. No release date yet. AND… The big news !!!! […]

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NIN Lyrics Analyzer: Slip Away

This entry marks a new segment within my NIN entries, where I will analyze common phrases and/or words found in NIN songs. First up is: ‘slip away’. Found in: ‘The Fragile’: I can’t watch her slip away ‘The Becoming’: Annie, hold a little tighter I might just slip away ‘Into the Void’: Tried to save […]

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myspace find: theodore grimm

Theodore Grimm‘s the name, psychedelic indie rock is the game. Put your sunglasses on when you go to their page to listen- it’s bright- freak out!

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Astra Heights, Von Iva, The Blacks, The Bruises @ BOTH, 5/23/08

It was the beginning of a 3 day weekend, and Bottom of the Hill was percolating with the local hip crowd ready to kick it off right. The eclectic but well balanced lineup was ready to deliver: 3 locals, 1 LA neighbor, lots of chicks and a few dudes, some rock, some electro, and a […]

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Rock Out SF

Thursday/May 22: Crudo (Mike Patton/Dan the Automater) @ GAMH Friday/May 23: Astra Heights @ BOTH **HRC SHOW** Saturday/May 24: Dead Meadow @ Slim’s Sunday/May 25: Death Angel @ Slim’s Monday/May 26: take a break Tuesday/May 27: Flight of the Conchords @ Nob Hill Masonic Center Wednesday/May 28: immigrant @ cafe du nord

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Manson's Phantasmagoria pics emerge

Marilyn Manson first stab at directing will be bringing the visuals of Lewis Carrol to life in Phantasmagoria. Here are some of the first images from the film, starring Manson, Tilda Swanton, Lily Cole, and, of course, Evan Rachel Wood, from IWatchStuff.com

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