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Best Metal Albums Of 2010: Black Anvil, Black Breath, Withered, Down, Howl, More

Posted in Album Reviews, Lists, Reviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 09/25/2010 by kurtorzeck

With a handful of this year’s best metal releases dropping Tuesday, the timing feels apt for the Bad Penny to round up its favorite 2010 LPs – at least so far. Continue reading

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Spencer Moody On Murder City Devils’ Breakup: ‘Everyone Was Ready For A Change’

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 02/03/2010 by kurtorzeck

After unearthing an ultra-hard-to-find interview with Dead Meadow yesterday, today it seemed fitting to trudge up an even rarer one with Dead Low Tide. This piece is so obscure, in fact, that only two eyeballs have seen it thus far: Shortly before it was due to run, Dead Low Tide bit the dust, and the article was scrapped. Continue reading

Best Albums Of 2002

Posted in Lists with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 02/03/2010 by kurtorzeck

GOLD

1. Queens of the Stone AgeSongs for the Deaf (Interscope)
2. Bill HicksFlying Saucer Tour Vol. 1 – Pittsburgh ’91 and Love, Laughter & Truth reissues (Rykodisc) Continue reading

Mike Patton And Duane Denison Talk Tomahawk ‘Downtime’

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/27/2010 by kurtorzeck

In light of the 1999 Duane Denison interview and Jesus Lizard trivia labyrinth that have recently been posted in these parts, here’s another vintage conversation with the guitarist, along with Tomahawk bandmate Mike Patton. Continue reading

Meet And Greet: Imaad Wasif Goes Into The Voidist

Posted in Features, Interviews, Meet And Greet with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/07/2010 by kurtorzeck

Contrary to what ProTools fanatics might tell you, visionaries are hard to come by these days. During an era in which it’s incumbent upon artists to market and promote themselves. During an era in which selling out has become something of a moot point. Continue reading

Jesus Lizard’s Duane Denison: ‘I Can’t Imagine Ever Doing A Reunion Tour’

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 12/30/2009 by kurtorzeck

These are three hard-working men. One is bald, diminutive (around 5 feet tall) and brandishes a wrinkled, menacing smirk. This man has been arrested on numerous occasions for public exposure and enjoys his occupation, which involves howling, salivating, urinating and wrestling with complete strangers. Continue reading