PREMIERE: “LETHONOMIA (I NEVER KNEW MY NAME)” by THE DELTA TROUBADOURS

“With the end of the world looming, why wouldn’t we do exactly what we want to do?” says Gytis Garsys, lead vocalist of The Delta Troubadours, of the band’s decision to relocate to Nashville and set their sites on conquering the world with their muscle-y brand of Southern grunge. “The feeling of playing to an … Read more PREMIERE: “LETHONOMIA (I NEVER KNEW MY NAME)” by THE DELTA TROUBADOURS

Chris Cornell: July 20, 1964-May 17, 2017

The moment you become enthralled with someone’s music and relegate yourself to fandom is a moment that is hard to forget—like a jolt of emotional lightning that surges through your being and creates intense joy, inspiring admiration and worship of an artist and his or her music. It’s not always easily explained, but it is … Read more Chris Cornell: July 20, 1964-May 17, 2017

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with GUIDANCE

“I think we’re going to revert back to new forms of rock music, but the technology and capabilities of electronic music aren’t going away,” observes Stefan Pruett, who conducts his musical business under the moniker Guidance.  A lifelong lover and maker of electronic music, Pruett feels it has become sadly generic these days, and that … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with GUIDANCE

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with MASZER

Being a child of the 90s, I came of age wearing combat boots and flannel while wielding a 5-disc CD changer brimming with Pearl Jam, Smashing Pumpkins, and Dinosaur, Jr.; there was a special place in my musical heart reserved for those dark and emotive female-fronted grunge bands like Garbage and Veruca Salt, and the … Read more AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with MASZER

8 QUESTIONS with DARK COUNTY

Meet London-based Dark County, makers of “night time driving rock” who emerged from the garage and have recently unleashed upon us a an album of fuzzed-out, rock-hard, grunge-y tunes.  I had to find out more about this elusive group, and of course, share it with you, beloved readers: East of 8th:  Give us a brief history … Read more 8 QUESTIONS with DARK COUNTY

8 QUESTIONS with KAGOULE

Upon listening to Urth, the debut album of British indie rockers Kagoule, I was instantly transported back to my teenage years, to the 90s, when my musical tastes were forming and were forever shaped by the greats of grunge: The Smashing Pumpkins, Pearl Jam, Dinosaur, Jr., and Stone Temple Pilots, to name a few.  I had to … Read more 8 QUESTIONS with KAGOULE

FREE DOWNLOAD FROM HEYROCCO!

Hey y’all!  I get emails about new music all the time, and today one such email delivered the grunge-tastic sounds of South Carolina-bred trio HEYROCCO…being a child of the 90s, grunge and early alternative music holds a special place in my heart.  I’ve been saying for a while that grunge was going to make a … Read more FREE DOWNLOAD FROM HEYROCCO!

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