Wykan – Solace – Record Review

Wykan – Solace – Record Review
Wykan – Solace – Record Review By Vince Andreasen Wykan has the perfect EP for anyone who wonders what it would sound like to merge modern black metal with vintage 70’s era psychedelic stoner rock.  This Montreal trio occasionally provides blues-infused riffs that remind me of Black Sabbath, especially from the Heaven and Hell era.  But, instead of hearing operatic vocals... Read More

Saxon – Thunderbolt – Record Review

Saxon – Thunderbolt – Record Review
Saxon – Thunderbolt – Record Review By Vince Andreasen People have long joked that the only living things that would survive a nuclear war are cockroaches and Cher.   I’m beginning to think we can add Saxon to the survivors list.  This band has been going strong for 40 years and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down, or changing for... Read More

Pompeii – The Secret Sessions – Record Review

Pompeii – The Secret Sessions – Record Review
Pompeii – The Secret Sessions Record Review By Vince Andreasen What happens when a record is created in the late 70’s combining artists from Mott The Hoople, Mountain, Cream, The Allman Brothers, and more? You guessed it… absolutely nothing! That is precisely what happened when Corky Laing, drummer from Mountain, was asked to form a potential super group as a final effort to salvage... Read More

Jawbreaker by Knee High Fox – Record Review

Jawbreaker by Knee High Fox – Record Review
JAWBREAKER by KNEE HIGH FOX a record review by Vince Andreasen Jawbreaker is the second full-length release from Los Angeles quartet Knee High Fox.   The band classifies themselves as Insanity Alt-rock and have been touring heavily since 2014 with theatrical heavyweights like Marilyn Manson, Powerman 5000, Orgy, etc. Jawbreaker consists of 8 tracks that could easily be soundtrack material for the 90’s... Read More

Record Review – Narrative Retold by Fire From the Gods

Record Review – Narrative Retold by Fire From the Gods
Record Review of “Narrative Retold” by Fire From the Gods by Twitch! Fire From the Gods is a mix of Sevendust meets Skindred meets P.O.D. meets Downset meets Bionic Jive meets Asking Alexandria. Everything from reggae to metalcore to rap to hardcore to punk. Sound Crazy? Well it is. The awesome kind of crazy I love, and that’s exactly what Austin,... Read More

Record Review – Edge of Free by Edge of Free

Record Review – Edge of Free by Edge of Free
Edge of Free debut record reviewed in The Pit by Twitch! Nashville’s Edge of Free released their debut, self-titled album on May 19 and The Pit gave it a whirl. After all, super producer Toby Wright (Alice in Chains, Korn, Tantric, and Metallica, to name a few) was in the booth! Edge of Free contains an intimate collection of semi-autobiographical... Read More