Light This City – Gygax: Live At Gold Sounds, Brooklyn NY

Finally after about ten years, Light This City returned to New York City! With the release of their new album ‘ Terminal Bloom (Creator-Destructor) earlier in the year and a highly successful west coast tour, the east gets the same treatment. I got there just in time to catch Brooklyn’s own hardcore titans, Apparition threw down with an intense set, with Behind the Bullet drummer Tony Ortiz filling in. Continue reading

Satanic Panic Book Examines Cultural Paranoia Against Heavy Metal In The 80s And 90s

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Out now, Satanic Panic: Pop-Cultural Paranoia in the 80’s (FAB Press) offers a detailed in-depth analyisation of how a political culture war played out during the 80’S, from the publication of the memoir Michelle Remembers 1980 to the end of the McMartin “Satanic Ritual Abuse” Trial in 1990. Continue reading