Bret Mccabe

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  • 14 years ago

    If you were hip to such solid powerhouses as Born Against, Moss Icon, the Great Unraveling and Universal Order of Armageddon, then you'd expect Tonie Joy, a former member of all of the above, to know a thing or three about (post) hardcore. As guit...

  • 14 years ago

    Of all the nationwide changes that the terrorist attacks of September 11 have produced, perhaps none is more surprising or appropriate than the marked resurfacing of poetry in public forums. Internet memorial sites have become the anthologies for ...

  • 14 years ago

    Plainly speaking, the last time Tool put out an album that mattered--and we use that term very loosely--not only was Clinton in the White House, but nobody had even heard of even Monica Lewinsky. Released in 1996, Tool's pass character ('198')nima...

  • 14 years ago

    Despite long-standing relationships with jazz labels such as Blue Note and Verve that stretch back to the mid-1950s and early 1960s respectively, organist Jimmy Smith has never been, plainly speaking, a jazz player. Sure, his early trio output and...

  • 14 years ago

    After her completely solo, home-recorded debut flightsafety and her small-combo/big-sound follow-up Maps of Tacit, former Crowsdell guitarist and vocalist shannonwright musically opens up her intimate, subdued sound with her latest release, Dyed i...

  • 14 years ago

    For a guy who had to teach his bad-kid bandmates all the parts of Exile on Main Street--simply because he was the only person who knew them--for Pussy Galore's infamous gang-bang of the Stones' classic, and later as one-half of the omnipresent pho...

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