Tag: PMM

A Tribute to Ray Manzarek 1939-2013

You would be hard pressed to find anyone willing to argue that there would have been a Doors without keyboardist and true band leader Ray Manzarek.  The true keeper of the Morrison flame since his death and the genius behind that certain sound The Doors unmistakably always had, Ray […]

Soundgarden Heats Up a Cold Night in Pittsburgh

When I heard Soundgarden was coming to Pittsburgh’s Stage AE for a May outdoor show I was ecstatic.   I envisioned a warm spring evening accompanied by killer entertainment…well, warm spring evening my ass.  The temperature was in the 30’s, not to mention the rain that occasionally spat at […]

After the Burial Jams Out at the Rex

-by Dave Mondine With the newer generation of metal called “metalcore” spreading like a disease throughout the United States, After the Burial is one of the first bands to start this trend.  Metalcore is a mixture of the old school heavy metal mixed with some newer more technical […]

Ugly Kid Joe Reunite With One Hell of an EP

  Ugly Kid Joe debuted at an odd time. It was a transitional period between the dirty metal world of Guns N’ Roses and the rise of alternative music pioneered by Nirvana, R.E.M., and Jane’s Addiction. Even odder was the band’s commitment to keeping classic metal and hair […]