Pearl Jam – Backspacer

by TW on February 26, 2010

Before I begin this review, let us please dispense with the term “grunge” as a way to describe music and stuff it aside as a word for the resinous build-up inside of a weed smoker’s bong.  “Grunge” has always been a media creation for lazy journalists to lump the music of all bands from Seattle […]


Saxon – Into The Labryinth

by TW on November 11, 2009

British metal stalwarts, Saxon have been around in one incarnation or another for more than 33 years.  They began as part of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal alongside better-known acts such as Def Leppard and Iron Maiden and have certainly shifted gears throughout the changing styles of the decades.  One element (aside from […]