Ozzfest – July 25, 2004 – Coors Amphitheater – Englewood, Colorado

Dimmu Borgir

The all too familiar air raid siren of “War Pigs” signaled the beginning of the end. The beginning of Black Sabbath’s set at this year’s Ozzfest—the end of one of the most amazing days of music I’ve been privileged to witness. A cloud of fog surrounded the amphitheater for the entire day giving it an […]

25% Toby – Live At The BPL’s

Before you even pop this CD in your player, take a look on the back and inside of the CD cover. You’ll see a flurry of bodies in motion, most likely taken in the recording studio given the CD’s title. A picture tells a thousand words, or in the case of 25% Toby, a thousand […]

Asura – Lost Eden

This renowned French electronic music troupe is the first group with a release on Amsterdamn’s new Dutchi Records, which is building their reputation as a source for “groove and sooth” music. This the second release for the group, the first being Code Eternity in 2000 on Ultimae Records.

The Briggs – Leaving the Ways

An acquaintance of mine said recently, “Punk’s not dead, but it’s definitely middle-aged.” Someone forgot to tell The Briggs, though. Brothers Jason and Joey LaRocca and drummer Chris X have turned out an EP of music that hearkens back to the good old days. Produced by Joe Gittelman (of Avoid One Thing and the Mighty […]