Halloween (1978)

Release date: October 27, 1978 Directed by: John Carpenter Starring: Donald Pleasence, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Moran, Nancy Kyes Rated: R #1 Movie in the US on this date: Halloween For horror fans, this is a film that really needs no introduction. And yes, there are countless articles, synopses, reviews, etc. on this particular filmContinue reading “Halloween (1978)”

Climbing Out of the Ashes: Deftones “Ohms” is Perfect Timing

Artist: Deftones Album: Ohms Release Date: September 25, 2020 Label: Reprise Records Lineup: Frank Delgado, Sergio Vega, Chino Moreno, Stephen Carpenter, Abe Cunningham #1 Billboard Single on this date: Cardi B featuring Megan Thee Stallion “WAP” #1 Billboard Album on this date: Big Sean Detroit 2 Written by Pleasurize Since my early teenage years, Deftones have been a “not-too-guilty” pleasure ofContinue reading “Climbing Out of the Ashes: Deftones “Ohms” is Perfect Timing”

Danza II: The Electric Boogaloo

Artist: The Tony Danza Tapdance Extravaganza Album: Danza II: The Electric Boogaloo Release Date: October 17, 2007 Label: Black Market Activities Lineup: Jessie Freeland, Brad Thompson, Layne Meylain, Mike Butler, Mason Crooks #1 Billboard Single on this date: Soulja Boy Tell ‘Em “Crank That (Soulja Boy)” #1 Billboard Album on this date: Rascal Flatts StillContinue reading “Danza II: The Electric Boogaloo”

Non-Metal Playlist for Metal Fans Pt. 1

To paraphrase the great Alex Webster, bassist of Cannibal Corpse, metal wasn’t born in a vacuum. It’s true. Metal has significantly evolved over the last six or so decades to produce a vast array of genres, subgenres, and beyond.

Casting a Final Shadow: Pantera’s Latter Years

In a massively successful career that spanned over two decades, Pantera’s latter years are often eclipsed by their earlier offerings. Forrest Green examines Pantera’s last two albums, and explains why they deserve the same legendary status as the band’s other releases.

Stranger In A Strange Land: A Female Opera Singer’s First Death Metal Concert

What happened when a classically-trained opera singer went to her first death metal concert? Read on to find out.