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Yakuza: Psycho Las Vegas Preview

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , on 07/19/2022 by kurtorzeck
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In a mere 30 days, the 2022 edition of America’s best heavy-music festival, Psycho Las Vegas, will kick off once again. Stationed for the first time at Resorts World, we’re counting down the days until the throw-down begins with a series of profiles focusing on this year’s participants.

Yesterday we cut the ribbon on our 2022 preview series with an epic conversation involving Witch Mountain’s co-founder/drummer, Nathan Carson. His band will celebrate its 25th birthday at Psycho Las Vegas with a special performance featuring former vocalist Uta Plotkin and fill-in bassist/engine-“ear” Billy Anderson.

Today we unveil another stimulating (and lengthy) interview we recently conducted, this time with Bruce Lamont. The saxophone/singer’s avant-garde jazz-metal fusion band, Yakuza, are commemorating their own anniversary (of sorts) this year: Ten years have elapsed since the release of their last studio album, Beyul.

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Best Metal Albums Of 2007

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

1. 3 Inches of BloodFire Up the Blades (Roadrunner)
2. The Dillinger Escape PlanIre Works (Relapse)
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Best Albums Of 2006

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

1. Silversun PickupsCarnavas (Dangerbird)
2. MastodonBlood Mountain (Warner Bros.) Continue reading