Ruminating 25 Years of Pearl Jam

As Pearl Jam’s seminal debut album Ten reached its twenty-fifth anniversary I took it upon myself to revisit all of their studio output and thought about their collected offerings as a whole. A...

Box Set: Needtobreathe

With Needtobreathe returning to King Tut’s on 4th December 2014 this seems like a good time to dust off the old CDs and look at their output to date in the latest Boxset article. I’ve never classed N...

Boxset: Metallica – Part 2

Our look at the studio albums of Metallica continue with the the second part of our Boxset: Metallica series. Load 5 years would pass before Metallica released their next album. Much expectation was ...

Boxset: Metallica – Part 1

We have already shared with you an Introduction to Metallica by selecting a few songs you really need to hear. As we continue our coverage of Metallica this week, let’s take a look at each albu...

Box Set: Coheed and Cambria

Hopefully you read my “5 Concept Albums That Don’t Suck” piece, yes? If so, you’ll have seen that I touched on Coheed and Cambria and their forays into the world of science fi...