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Music Reviews: Grunge

October 24th, 2022

Andrew Gold's Halloween Howls

guest appearances from Linda Ronstadt and David Cassidy

By: Michael Fremer

It's not too late to order this fun record for your young children or grandchildren. The late Andrew Gold produced, performed, engineered and mixed this 1996 children's Halloween album. It's not scary and not meant to be.

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genre Other Grunge format Vinyl

September 17th, 2022

The Most Powerful Rock Album of 1995

From the archives: Carl E. Baugher reviews Alice In Chains' self-titled album

By: Tracking Angle

(This review, written by Carl E. Baugher, originally appeared in Issue 5/6, Winter 1995/96.)Here’s the most powerful rock album of the year. Not necessarily the best, mind you, but definitely the most powerful. Alice In Chains has long been the heaviest of the hard n’ heavy bands out of Seattle. This eponymously titled release is their most ambitious and, arguably best in a string of excellent albums. It combines the range and creativity of "Jar Of Flies"... Read More