Despite having to stave off the inevitable comparisons to Tool over the years, Chevelle have managed to remain relevant and consistent with a distinctive energy and songwriting ability that many of their alt metal peers probably envy.
Seasick Steve is living proof that age is just a number and talent will find a way. You can read up on his colorful and myth-making life story but, really, the music is enough.
The most challenging aspect to writing this post was trying to pigeonhole Paul Weller’s sophomore solo album to a specific genre; I gave up. Wild Wood sounds like it could have/should have been recorded in the 70’s and draws on so many, particularly British, influences that there is something for everyone in the sixteen tracks along the album’s course.
Clutch have spent their entire almost 30-year career building a loyal fan base without any help from the mainstream music industry and, as such, are still a fairly well-kept secret, even to metal and hard rock lovers.
The Wood Brothers
Kingdom In My Mind
The Smashing Pumpkins
Age of Winters
Dark Shades of Blue
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