Concert Review: The Darkness Shines in Salt Lake City, 4-6-18
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Concert Review: The Darkness Shines in Salt Lake City, 4-6-18

I have a vision about how English glam rockers, The Darkness, came to be. It involves brothers Justin and Dan Hawkins (lead vocals and guitars, respectively) sitting at home, enjoying some liquid refreshment and watching the classic comedy “Spinal Tap”. Daniel: “Oi, Justin, this is the funniest [expletive deleted] movie I think I’ve ever seen!” … Continue reading

Album Review: Caligula’s Horse, “In Contact”
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Album Review: Caligula’s Horse, “In Contact”

For many a season, progressive metal bands sprouted and attempted to take root under the penumbral gloom of Dream Theater, with band after band mimicking DT’s approach: Long form songs, extended instrumental passages, technical expertise, shifting time signatures and sometimes uninspired vocal lines.  The Dream Theater approach seems to have perhaps shifted to a back-seat … Continue reading