It is amazing to me when after a lengthy recording hiatus that artists come back with cover albums. During the six year period between this and their last album, Madness has been active and touring, but apparently they have written no new material. British ska group Madness has been together Continue Reading

Written in Blood

I do not know about you, but sometimes I just like to sit in front of the television and watch a low budget straight to video movie. Am I the only one? Maybe…Not all movies can be or should be of Oscar quality; we do need some variety in life. Continue Reading


Yummy soundtrack material, Skindive pushes power pop into the industrial warehouse. This Dublin quartet dares to pull special effects into a brilliant album that can induce paranoia as easily as it instills a sense of complete serenity.I wish I had a mega sub-woofer to enhance the overall experience that Skin Continue Reading


German techno-industrial band KMFDM (now in their 18th year) offer their take o­n the Lee Hazlewood tune "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'" (originally recorded by Nancy Sinatra) with three remixes. The first mix is crunchy and static-laden, and by far the most aggressive of the three. The second "Bombs" Continue Reading

The Gorillaz

If you ever have the opportunity to attend a Gorillaz concert, don't expect to see a live performance. Instead you'll see animated characters performing o­n a giant screen. This group has been creating quite a buzz with their current single 19-2000 (Remixed). Members include 2D, Russel, Murdoc and Noodle. The Continue Reading