Posts tagged "Popblerd"
Metal Monday Volume 140 (9.23.13)

Metal Monday Volume 140 (9.23.13)

Didja miss us while we were gone? I know I missed you! But we’re back and better than ever with a look at the first single off of local giants Doomriders first album in almost four years. “Dead Friends” is the first treat from Grand Blood (Due on October 15th on Deathwish, Inc) and is a welcome return. If you were a fan of their previous outings then this one is sure to have you smiling. The song shows growth, [...]

Blerd Radio 2013 | Episode 17: "1993 (Part One)"

Blerd Radio 2013 | Episode 17: “1993 (Part One)”

The 4 1/2 Mikes (minus the half) get into the time machine and head back into the nine-trey for their latest podcast…whoomp, there it is!

Antlered Man, "GDZ": The Singles Bar Review

Antlered Man, “GDZ”: The Singles Bar Review

Antlered Man preview their upcoming October release with a heavy new track called “GDZ” and Popblerd has your review!

!!!, "Californyeah": The Viewfinder Review

!!!, “Californyeah”: The Viewfinder Review

“Californyeah” is already an incredible song. Now it’s an incredible video. Popblerd has the deets.

Holograms, Forever: Album Review

Holograms, Forever: Album Review

On their second album, Sweden’s Holograms spearhead  a new wave of post punk revivalism with an album that’s a more focused affair then the still equally brilliant Holograms. Forever drops barely a year after their debut made waves and unlike most expedited sophomore albums, this one doesn’t suffer from the “Quick! We have to get a new album out” syndrome. There is absolutely no other band making music like this today. If you combined the gothic overtones of The Cure’s [...]

Will Work For Comics: Week 1 (9.4.13)

Will Work For Comics: Week 1 (9.4.13)

Welcome to another new column I will attempt to write on a weekly basis (If you’re keeping count, that makes three total!). I have been into comics longer than I’ve been into music (Going on 30 years now) so this is a no-brainer for me. Going forward, we’ll have some chats about the latest comic news and maybe a review or two on singles issues (like today) or hot trade paperbacks. Maybe I’ll rant about my hatred of the Spider-Man [...]

New Release Report 9/3/13

New Release Report 9/3/13

Nine Inch Nails and John Legend lead off a very busy new release week.

Metal Monday Volume 139 (9.2.13)

Metal Monday Volume 139 (9.2.13)

Ontario’s Deathpoint is a new (er) metal outfit that you should definitely pay attention to. On their latest (And first to feature former Odium vocalist Tom Emmans), Sinister, Deathpoint avoid the sophomore slump with an album that is worth the wait (Their debut landed in 2010) and well thought out. Opener “Between The Lines” is a hard rocker for sure but just barely scratches the surface of what the rest of Sinister has to offer.  Second track “For Your Eyes [...]

Vista Chino, Peace: Album Review

Vista Chino, Peace: Album Review

This is the album everyone will be talking about this fall. The first recorded work from Kyuss Lives (Now known as Vista Chino) is an undeniable return to the desert sound they helped create and then pioneer with a modern touch. Taking cues from …And The Circus Leaves Town and heading full force into Blues For The Red Sun territory at times, Peace stands on its own as a triumph to the legacy of Kyuss. Speaking of Blues…, listening to [...]

Nine Inch Nails, Hesitation Marks: Album Review

Nine Inch Nails, Hesitation Marks: Album Review

The beautiful thing about Hesitation Marks, the latest offering from Trent Reznor, is that it is a Nine Inch Nails album without any expectations because it literally appeared out of thin air about 2 months ago. Being a completely unexpected album means it can be NIN’s most experimental yet. They could go pop (“Everything”), industrial (“Came Back Haunted”), electronica (“Disappointed”)….hell, they could even do dubstep if Reznor willed it (Thankfully they didn’t go that route). Like Reznor says during the [...]

Touche Amore, "DNA (live)": The Viewfinder Review

Touche Amore, “DNA (live)”: The Viewfinder Review

For those who are new to Touche Amore (haven’t seen them live), their newly released (live) music video for “ DNA” off the soon to be released Is Survived By is a great glimpse into their powerful, moving live performances. Frontman Jeremy Blohm, paces anxiously throughout the duration of the 2 plus minutes of feverous guitar work and drum pulsing adding his screams and pleas to the beautiful churning behind him. Unlike, their first single “ Just Exist” which was more melodic compared [...]

Ministry, "PermaWar": The Viewfinder Review

Ministry, “PermaWar”: The Viewfinder Review

As we learned from Uncle Al’s biography (Reviewed by us here ), Master Jourgensen tends to do everything ass backwards. It should come as no surprise then that first single “PermaWar”, off of Ministry’s upcoming final album From Beer To Eternity, is a slab of nostalgia-fueled heaviness that at times hearkens back to the band’s early goth days (Especially the chorus). In the vein of Relapse but a little more in tune with “Lieslieslies” and the more political Rio Grande Blood [...]