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The Long Awaited Book The Rock And Roll Animal Tour

In these days when the extended-play (E.P.) is more in vogue, Alice Cooper delivers 15 tracks, an album and a half back in the old days, which is nice and creative. So it is fitting that long-time Cooper guitarist Steve Hunter - who gave a Leslie West twist to Lou Reed's immortal theme to a genre - ...

Guitar Gear Review: Wampler Dracarys Distortion

Just because a Lambogini is designed to go 160 mph doesn't mean you can't drive it on a 40 mph road.

Guitar Gear Review: Celestion G12T-75 Speaker

If you are looking for a workhorse of a hard rock or metal speaker, the Celestion G12T-75 is an excellent choice.

Film Review: Zamunda Returns

Eddie Murphy's magical place that resembles a chaotic land of Oz has returned! After the first Coming to America landed in 1988, the thirst for these Zamundans is quenched with a touching story arriving thirty-three years after the original film made fans, waves, and a critical court case. Buchwald vs Paramount (1990.) That the estate of the late columnist,...

Microsoft Buys ZeniMax

Episode 421: Microsoft Buys ZeniMax So, a day before the Xbox Series X preorder launch (which after the podcast was a complete shitshow), Microsoft drops the mic by announcing they just essentially purchased The Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Prey, DOOM, and other major properties. Not much else to talk about, really. The game news includes: Microsoft purchases ZeniMax for $7.5B Bethesda's overhauling its...

Ubisoft Forward

Episode 420: Ubisoft Forward This week the gang reacts to Ubisoft's pseudo-E3 presentation showing off their upcoming games, including Watch Dogs Legion, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Scott Pilgrim Vs. the World: The Game: The Remaster, and Riders Republic, and Yves Guillemot's strange pre-show video. Other news items include: Bungie emphatically denies Microsoft buyout rumor Former Witcher 3 devs are launching a sci-fi novel-inspired...

Review: Celestion G12M Greenback 25W Speaker

The Celestion G12M Greenback is THE sound of rock and roll. We have all heard the Greenback, if we know it or not. Reading the old articles in magazines (and more recently online) and watching the videos, it common to see and hear plenty of players citing the Greenback as their speaker of choice. And for good reason. Some...

Review: Seymour Duncan Parallel Axis Original Set

Who else remembers the first time they saw the trippy design of the Parallel Axis pickups? For me, it was seeing them in Tony MacAlpine’s Washburn MG in 1993. And it did, in fact, only have the neck and bridge humbuckers. Not only did Tony introduce me to Zakk Wylde that weekend, he also facilitated my first meeting with...

Review: Deep Purple WHOOSH

"Throw My Bones," the first single off of Deep Purple’s 21st album, Whoosh, is classic DP and as you dig deep into Whoosh you'll find the band delivering an amazingly consistent set of material. Song after song you feel youthful energy from the classic rockers, and a polish that gives the album the feel of a major onstage production....

Hotline to the Underground 2020 TOP 10

1)”Add the Address” Deep Purple This track from the new Whoosh album is a remake of a track from 1968’s Shades of Deep Purple album. A real study hearing producer Bob Ezrin work with this outrageously popular group 52 years after the first impression Truly great stuff, the album is solid, every track has...

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The Cosplay of Anna Faith

While Anna Faith has been performing (and modelling) since she was in the second grade, it was her portrayal of the Disney character Elsa...

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