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Album Review: High On Fire Continue Their Full-Volume Assault with Electric Messiah

Album Review: High On Fire Continue Their Full-Volume Assault with Electric Messiah
  • Album Review: High On Fire Continue Their Full-Volume Assault with Electric Messiah FWC: Album Review: High On Fire Continue Their Full-Volume Assault with Electric Messiah

    The Lowdown: High On Fire fans know exactly what there’re going to get when they spin a new record, as the Oakland-based trio has delivered dependable stoner/sludge metal for 20 years. The band’s eighth studio album, Electric Messiah, and its title track pay tribute to Lemmy Kilmister, with frontman Matt Pike acknowledging that his gravel-throated voice has often been compared…

  • Essential California: How a tsunami someday might hit without warning FWC: Essential California: How a tsunami someday might hit without warning

    Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Tuesday, Oct. 2, and here’s what’s happening across California: TOP STORIES Along the California coast and across the world, dozens of deep-sea sensors are a first line of defense warning a devastating tsunami is coming. When…

  • Yes, The New HATE ETERNAL Song Is Heavy FWC: Yes, The New HATE ETERNAL Song Is Heavy

    The new Hate Eternal album, Upon Desolate Sands, is due out October 26, and today the band is kind enough to… The post Yes, The New HATE ETERNAL Song Is Heavy appeared first on Metal Injection.

  • See a sneak peek of LeBron James' Showtime docuseries 'Shut Up and Dribble' FWC: See a sneak peek of LeBron James’ Showtime docuseries ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

    Late rocker Tom Petty at his home in Malibu on Sept. 27, 2017, days before his death at age 66. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times) (A handful of days before Tom Petty died on Oct. 2, 2017, the celebrated rock musician invited The Times’ Randy Lewis into his Malibu home for what would become Petty’s last interview. On the one-year anniversary…

  • Chance the Rapper, SZA, Anderson .Paak set for Mac Miller benefit concert FWC: Chance the Rapper, SZA, Anderson .Paak set for Mac Miller benefit concert

    It’s been nearly a month since Mac Miller died of an apparent drug overdose. Now, in recognition of the late 26-year-old rapper and the newly launched Mac Miler Circles Fund (MMCF), a number of artists will come together for the “Mac Miller: A Celebration of Life benefit concert.” Set for Halloween night at Los Angeles’ Greek Theatre, the event will feature…

  • Three scientists win Nobel Prize for their work in laser physics FWC: Three scientists win Nobel Prize for their work in laser physics

    Three scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for work with lasers described as revolutionary and bringing science fiction into reality. One of them, Arthur Ashkin of Bell Laboratories in New Jersey, entered the Nobel record books by becoming…

  • FWC: METALLICA Streams 1996 Live Performance Of “One” In Sweden

    Old Metallica is still as good as you remember them. The post METALLICA Streams 1996 Live Performance Of “One” In Sweden appeared first on Metal Injection.

  • Avicii’s Last Album “Stories” Celebrates Its Third Anniversary FWC: Avicii’s Last Album “Stories” Celebrates Its Third Anniversary

    The world suffered a great loss when legendary house producer Avicii passed away a little over five months ago. He left behind a legacy of music that helped define a generation of music and young people who will remember and honor his music for the rest of their lives. His sophomore full length album Stories turns three years old today. The…

  • The solution to the gas tax hitting poor drivers the hardest? Raise the tax even more FWC: The solution to the gas tax hitting poor drivers the hardest? Raise the tax even more

    To the editor: OK, let’s say I buy the argument that the 12-cent increase in California’s gas tax hits poor drivers the hardest. What about the other 87 cents in the total gas-price increase since the tax was instituted? Where did that go? The argument is saying that the poor cannot afford personal…

  • Film Review: A Star is Born Lets Its Leads Run Away With the Show FWC: Film Review: A Star is Born Lets Its Leads Run Away With the Show

    The Pitch: For the fourth time in American film history, a grizzled veteran performer with a wealth of troubles happens upon a rare and untapped talent. As both struggle with the pressures of fame and fortune, she rises to prominence as his own begins to wane. For 2018, it’s the country-tinged rocker Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper), who leaves his soul on…

  • Video: August Alsina – ‘Wouldn’t Leave’ FWC: Video: August Alsina – ‘Wouldn’t Leave’

    August Alsina has been keeping a low profile lately, but he quietly returns with new music. On his latest release “Wouldn’t Leave,” the New Orleans crooner covers Kanye West’s ye song of the same name. var Tynt=Tynt||[];Tynt.cmd=Tynt.cmd||[]; Tynt.cmd.push(

  • Review: Enigmatic John Cage in the hands of avant-garde rockers FWC: Review: Enigmatic John Cage in the hands of avant-garde rockers

    In fall 1928, John Cage entered Pomona Collage a serious young man intent on becoming a Methodist Episcopal minister like his grandfather. When he dropped out after his sophomore year, he was well along the road to being John Cage. A story merrily told (and no doubt embellished over the years)…