Brother Hawk Gets in Big Trouble

Atlanta’s Brother Hawk gets labeled as a Southern rock band, but from the sound of things, they’d just as well get compared to Dinosaur Jr. than Lynyrd Skynyrd. For a small sampling of the band’s musical trek down a red clay road less traveled, check out the four-song EP Big Trouble Sessions, recorded live in Atlanta… Continue reading Brother Hawk Gets in Big Trouble


Reignwolf headlining the Bowery Ballroom. STRGNRS opening act. August 1, 2014

Clap For The Wolfman! Reignwolf Keeps Prowling At His Own Chosen Pace Fuck Greta Van Fleet. I’m so fuckin’ tired of hearing about those graceless schmucks. As if Led Zeppelin didn’t plagiarize enough old blues and folk tunes, and Whitesnake didn’t plagiarize Zeppelin to the point that Jimmy Page was convinced it’d be a good… Continue reading Reignwolf

The Hard Stuff

The Hard Stuff: Dope, Crime, The MC5 & My Life of Impossibilities By Wayne Kramer [Da Capo Press] From its inception, rock ’n’ roll has always been an outsider art form. So of course, there has never been any shortage of rowdy, rough and ready rockers pushing the proverbial envelopes. Rock ’n’ roll is (or… Continue reading The Hard Stuff

Soundgarden’s Ultramega Makeover

Soundgarden’s debut full-length LP, 1988’s Ultramega OK, will be re-released with upgraded sound and six bonus tracks by Sub Pop Records on March 10th. The Seattle group, one of the first of the Pacific Northwestern bands to fuse punk and metal into what became known as grunge, was not happy with the final mix of… Continue reading Soundgarden’s Ultramega Makeover