“Rest-Stomps” and Barnburners: Matty’s Conversation with Austin Thompson of The Way Down Wanderers

Contributor’s Note:  It was a time where I kind of got out of my comfort zone.  It isn’t everyday that I get to talk to a band that is known for indie/bluegrass.  Don’t get me wrong, The Way Down Wanderers, out of Peoria, Illinois, are known for incorporating many styles of music into their repertoire!  Austin Thompson discusses having intimate music sessions with him and...

April 13th, 2017
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Shores Of Null to Release “Black Drapes For Tomorrow” on April 14th!

Shores Of Null are a Rome-based metal band formed in 2013 waving the flag of sorrow in the now vibrant Doom metal scene. Their music is a wistful-yet-powerful cascade of riffs, overwhelmingly heavy and soothing at the same time, trading off between gothic-doom vibes and blackened Aggression, with epic melancholy-ridden vocal patterns. The band inked a deal with Candlelight Records and released...

April 13th, 2017
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Courage My Love and Co. Rock Iowa! A Killer Show Review!

It was a beautiful spring night in Des Moines, Iowa at a club that definitely needs more recognition!  Vaudeville Mews is definitely one of my favorite venues to see a show.  It has that dark, grimy, roaring 1920’s feel to it, where it’s a club one night where people can rock out to it, vaudeville comedy the next night that would remind people of the Laurel & Hardy days, and a scandalous...

April 13th, 2017
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‘SOTD: Graveyard Of The Giant Beasts’ Is A “Giant” Hit

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack Giant menacing monster animals on the rampage are familiar fodder for sci-fi and horror fans. From the killer beasts that terrorized audiences in Universal’s classic creature features to killer reptiles and mammals that followed from other studios, they are the stuff of nightmares (and sometimes all out laughs).  However, some of those giant...

April 13th, 2017
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