CLASSIC ALBUMS REVISITED: Black Sabbath – “Paranoid” Turns 50

 

With bands taking so much time between studio albums these days, it’s astonishing to believe that in the space of just three years, between 1970 and 1973, Brummie icons Black Sabbath released no less than five of the most important records in the annals of heavy metal. 

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Falling In Reverse – Coming Home

Infamous vocalist Ronnie Radke is renowned for over-introspection when it comes to his music. His band’s direction on previous album Just Like You, was a throwback to his Escape The Fate days as he felt people were yearning for that nostalgia trip. Having gotten that out of the system, fourth album Coming Home (Epitaph) was about finding and defining a style, and staying focused to a conceptual thread throughout the music. And there’s something very interesting going on in the Falling In Reverse camp this time around. Continue reading

Video: Faith No More – Superhero, Tour Kicks Off Tonight

Faith No More, by Hillarie Jason Photography

Faith No More have released a live performance video of their track ‘Superhero’, from their recent album Sol Invictus (Reclamation Recordings). The clip was filmed on May 8th at The Fillmore, in Detroit MI. You can watch the clip at this link or below:

Faith No More is starting a second leg of a US tour promoting Sol Invictus tonight. Speaking about the reception the album has received from fans and critics, FNM founder and bassist Billy Gould has this comment:

 

What this tells me… is that there is a need out there; people want to hear things that exist outside the mold. It makes me feel grateful and it gives me hope.”

 

 

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Faith No More tour dates, with Refused:

Jul 30: Masquerade Music Park – Atlanta, GA
Jul 31: Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh, NC
Aug 01: Mann Center – Philadelphia, PA
Aug 02: Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
Aug 04: Blue Hills Bank Pavilion – Boston, MA
Aug 05: Madison Square Garden – New York, NY
Aug 07: Ricoh Coliseum – Toronto, ON

Video: Faith No More Performs In Studio For BBC Radio 1

Video Still from Faith No Move on BBC Radio 1

Video Still from Faith No Move on BBC Rock Show on Radio 1

Faith No More has released a video of the band performing a studio session for the BBC Radio 1 Rock Show at the famed Maida Vale Studios. The recording took place on June 16th. Video footage of the band performing ‘Superhero’ from Sol Invictus (Reclamation Records, Ipecac) can be seen at this link or below:

 

Songs performed on the show include:

‘Superhero’

‘Separation Anxiety’

‘Sunny Side Up’

‘This Guy’s In Love With You’ (Burt Bacharach cover)

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