MACHINE HEAD Song: The Burning Red Year: 1999 Band origin and formation: 1991-Present, formed in Oakland, California Latest Release: Bloodstones & Diamonds (2014) I was luckily exposed to Machine Head early and was quickly a fan. Picking up an issue of Metal Maniacs in 1994, there was a new band from Oakland California that was […]Read more "Machine Head’s “The Burning Red” and much more"
Sully Erna’s powerful sophomore album, Hometown Life Sully Erna, also of Godsmack, proudly expressed his love for many types of music when he released his debut solo album, Avalon in 2010. Songs ranging from world music with tribal beats using bongos and djembes to piano and guitar ballads. Erna, who is very multi-instrumental, took on […]Read more "Sully Erna’s Hometown Life"
Sonic Memory Written by Brian Wardwell A memory can be frozen in time. For some, it may be the diner down the street or a photograph of a building torn down and demolished many years ago. For others, myself it can be the way a loved one reassures us in the same way that they […]Read more "Sonic Memory"
For me: Heavy Music means Stress Management “Whoever said metal music makes everyone angry obviously can’t see the smile on my face” The above quote is actually verbatim of something I said to a friend recently. I would like to start by placing emphasis on two important things. For the sake of this blog entry, […]Read more "Heavy Music, Stress Release"
Viewpoints Movies Without Music? Food Without Taste? In my earliest days that I can remember, my father was already helping me see the power and energy that was captured in music. He was a fan of many types of music and a very crucial influence behind developing my perception of music, even at the ages […]Read more "Movies Without Music?"