Month: January 2014

Bill Mallonee Releases the Dolorosa Demos

“”Little Births”/The “Dolorosa” demos. Why? Because they sound 4 track great! Visceral & Immediate. Because there’s often “magic” in the first few takes of new songs. (Sure, you can “gussy it up” with production later, but ask any writer: Sometimes…

Staff Picks for Best of 2013

The next issue is on the way, but while we are waiting on a few bands to get interview questions back in, let’s take a sneak peek at the staff picks for 2013. ————————————————————— Steve Ruff Best of lists are…

Mark Robertson Starts New Band ‘Prayer Flags’

Mark Robertson should be a name that is well known to readers of this magazine, but if not he has been involved with Under Midnight (story in next issue), The Stand (see Archives for story), Altar Boys, Brighton, This Train,…

Ambassadors of Shalom to Release Debut Album “Abdicate Self”

Eighteen months in the making, Ambassadors of Shalom announce the release of their debut album “Abdicate Self” on February 11, 2014.  Thirteen songs of blistering English street punk with a message of Hope for the downtrodden.  Neil Roddy (guitar and…