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  • The Beatles Albums In Order (1963-1970): A Complete List

    The Beatles Albums In Order (1963-1970): A Complete List

    If you’re only just starting to get into The Beatles, you might be wondering what order the band’s albums came out in. Here’s a complete list of all The Beatle’s albums in order… To say The Beatles were influential would be the understatement of the century. The mark left on music by Paul, John, George,…

  • Melvins “Tarantula Heart” Review: A Sonic Foray 4 Decades & Counting!

    Melvins “Tarantula Heart” Review: A Sonic Foray 4 Decades & Counting!

    The Melvins Tarantula Heart is an album that was not exactly planned, and that might be for the better! Today we explore an unconventional album from a legendary band. Melvins Tarantula Heart: An Album… With A Twist? At this point, a band like the Melvins are literally their own genre. If you play guitar in…

  • sleepmakeswaves: “It’s Here, But I Have No Names For It” Album Review

    sleepmakeswaves: “It’s Here, But I Have No Names For It” Album Review

    That’s right, sleepmakeswaves, the Australian post-rock band from the Myspace Era is not only still going strong, but also evolving. sleepmakeswaves: Back Again… The post-rock outfit sleepmakeswaves has been around since 2006, making some very interesting soundscapes. I have always had a soft spot for instrumental music, being a performer myself. But the thing about…

  • Best Ghost Albums Ranked [Best To Worst]

    Best Ghost Albums Ranked [Best To Worst]

    New to Ghost? Not sure where to start? Here’s ELECTRIKJAM’s guide to the best Ghost albums ranked in order of epicness…  Ghost is a pretty big deal these days. The band’s latest album, IMPERA, is now official, picking up where 2018’s Prequelle left off. Thematically, IMPERA is more classic rock than metal. But this is…

  • The Best Metal Albums of 2023: What An Amazing Year!

    The Best Metal Albums of 2023: What An Amazing Year!

    The year is almost over, and the best metal albums of 2023 is diverse, so there’s something for everyone in this list. In fact, you might find your new favorite artists or album! Join us for our last music post of the year. The Best Metal Albums of 2023: A Truly Metallic Retrospective… The end…

  • Better Lovers “God Made Me An Animal” Album Overview: 2023’s Best Supergroup?

    Better Lovers “God Made Me An Animal” Album Overview: 2023’s Best Supergroup?

    Better Lovers is born out of pivotal bands that I was sad to see breakup over the last few years. In that respect, this might be the album that not only trailblazes new sounds, but brings a hint of needed nostalgia as well. Better Lovers: The Ultimate Metal Supergroup? I saw Dillinger Escape Plan several…

  • Baroness “STONE” Review: A Surreal Journey And Giant Creative Leap

    Baroness “STONE” Review: A Surreal Journey And Giant Creative Leap

    We have a lot to say about the most recent album from Baroness, “STONE”. The Georgia natives have made some serious sonic changes, and quite possibly unlocked their full artistic potential…for the sixth time. Baroness: Fond memories & A New Beginning John Baizley founded Baroness in Savannah, Georgia, in 2003. Local/regional punk-hardcore scenes harbored the…

  • Dave Lombardo “Rites Of Percussion” Album Review: 13 Tracks Of Rhythmic Ferocity!

    Dave Lombardo “Rites Of Percussion” Album Review: 13 Tracks Of Rhythmic Ferocity!

    The New “Rites Of Percussion” Album by ex-Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo is dropping on May 5th. How exactly does a drummer release a “solo” album? Today we go over this incredible project, and dive into Dave’s lengthy history. Rites of Percussion: A Little Background… At this point, Dave Lombardo is Heavy Metal royalty. Most of…

  • The Top 5 Underrated Guitarists: Modern Players That WE Think You Should Check Out!

    The Top 5 Underrated Guitarists: Modern Players That WE Think You Should Check Out!

    Trying to pick out the top 5 underrated guitarists was tough, but we found some players that are on the precipice of something big. These are all modern guitarists, pushing the boundaries of what is possible. The Top 5 Underrated Guitarists: How Did We Choose? Like any “Top 5” list out there, the list actually…

  • 19 Bass Heavy Metal Songs That’ll Shake Your Fillings Out

    19 Bass Heavy Metal Songs That’ll Shake Your Fillings Out

    Here’s 19 of the best bass heavy metal songs ever recorded. If you like outstanding bass tone and performances, these tracks are sure to impress… If you A) like bass and B) are relatively new to metal, this post is going to make your day a lot more entertaining. The list was put together based…

  • Periphery “Djent Is Not A Genre” Album Review: Esoteric Audio Assault In 9 Epic Bursts

    Periphery “Djent Is Not A Genre” Album Review: Esoteric Audio Assault In 9 Epic Bursts

    There is a ton of hype around the Periphery “Djent Is Not A Genre” album, and the singles that have been released have just amplified that hype. We got to listen to it, and the boys have definitely not disappointed with their latest album. Let’s talk about it… Djent Is Not A Genre: Level Up!…

  • Good News – The New Mastodon Album Will Be “HEAVY”

    Good News – The New Mastodon Album Will Be “HEAVY”

    Mastodon is working on new material for a new album, according to Bill Kelliher, and it is going to be very, very heavy… Mastodon’s latest LP, Hushed & Grim, is still relatively new and it is a very solid record. It’s long too. And, as we noted in our review of Hushed & Grim, it…

  • New Smashing Pumpkins Album Release Date: When’s It Landing?

    New Smashing Pumpkins Album Release Date: When’s It Landing?

    There’s a new Smashing Pumpkins album coming called Atum, and it is a sequel to Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness. Here’s everything you need to know about when it’s getting a release date… With The Smashing Pumpkins’ new album, Atum, due later this year, Billy Corgan has put together 33 tracks of new music…

  • The Best Guitars We Reviewed In 2022: A Definitive List

    The Best Guitars We Reviewed In 2022: A Definitive List

    It hasn’t been the busiest year for guitar production, but we have our picks for the best guitars of 2022 that cover all kinds of budgets! So let’s take a look at the best axes for rocking, no matter how fat your wallet is! Best Guitar 2022 Choosing The Best Guitar Whether or not you…

  • Pantera Reunion Tour: Everything You Need To Know…

    Pantera Reunion Tour: Everything You Need To Know…

    A Pantera reunion is happening. The tour will kick off in 2023. And, yes, this is probably the best news you’ll read all day… Pantera is arguably one of the greatest metal bands of all time. In the pantheon of the greats – so, Metallica, Iron Maiden, Slayer, Judas Priest, and Pantera – most would agree that…

  • John Lennon’s Least Favorite Beatles Album Will Surprise You

    John Lennon’s Least Favorite Beatles Album Will Surprise You

    John Lennon is one of the most famous musicians to ever walk the earth. But he really wasn’t keen on one of the Beatles’ most famous albums… The Beatles have been hugely popular for over sixty years. The band, formed by four teenage lads from Liverpool, quickly rose to prominence in the UK music scene…

  • VOLTREUS Release 1st New Single: “Relinquish”

    VOLTREUS Release 1st New Single: “Relinquish”

    Voltreus was one of the first “UNDEREXPOSED” bands that we ever featured, and they have kicked off 2022 with tons of shows. We caught up with the band to talk about their new song, and the future. Catching Up With Voltreus: Texas Metal With An Edge… Checking out the stage, it is like watching an…

  • New DOWN Album “Potentially” In The Works

    New DOWN Album “Potentially” In The Works

    As supergroups go, they don’t get much better than DOWN. But it has been A LONG time since the last DOWN album landed. Is there hope for a new DOWN album? Here’s what you need to know… DOWN is perhaps one of the only supergroups in existence that not only lived up to expectation but…

  • The Greatest Meshuggah Meme of ALL TIME…

    The Greatest Meshuggah Meme of ALL TIME…

    There are plenty of great Meshuggah memes on the internet but it is one of the newest that takes the title of the greatest Meshuggah meme of all time… Meshuggah’s new album, IMMUTABLE, dropped recently and, as you’d expect, it is bloody incredible. I had high expectations ahead of its release, this band does not…

  • Meshuggah IMMUTABLE Review: Djently Does It…

    Meshuggah IMMUTABLE Review: Djently Does It…

    Here’s my review of Meshuggah’s new album IMMUTABLE, a killer record from one of the best and most iconic and experimental metal bands on the planet. Meshuggah has been caving people’s heads in for three decades, and its latest album shows no signs of the band letting up. I first “got into” Meshuggah back in…

  • Ghost IMPERA Review: The Classic Rock Album

    Ghost IMPERA Review: The Classic Rock Album

    Ghost is never static. It doesn’t do one thing and then run with it. Each successive album is different from the last. But how does its latest album, IMPERA, stack up against classics like Meliora? Ghost has changed quite a bit since it first exploded onto the global music scene back in 2014. Fronted by…

  • Them Crooked Vultures New Album Update: What’s The Deal?

    Them Crooked Vultures New Album Update: What’s The Deal?

    There is apparently a new Them Crooked Vultures album in the works. But when can we expect the new Them Crooked Vultures album to get a release date? Them Crooked Vultures, a super-group of epic proportions, featuring members of Led Zeppelin, The Foo Fighters, and Queens of The Stone Age, is apparently looking to sit…

  • New Queens of The Stone Age Album: Updates & Release Date

    New Queens of The Stone Age Album: Updates & Release Date

    Will Queens of The Stone Age make another album after Villains, and if so when can we expect a release date? Here’s everything that is currently known about the new Queens of The Stone Age album… The Queens of The Stone Age have been touring and putting out brilliant records since the 1990s. As bands…

  • New OPETH Album: News & Latest Updates

    New OPETH Album: News & Latest Updates

    In Cauda Venenum got a release in 2019. It’s now 2022. When can we expect a new OPETH album? Here are ALL the latest news and updates… OPETH is one of my favorite bands EVER. Blackwater Park, for me, is one of the greatest metal albums ever recorded. From the song composition to the production…

  • New TOOL Album: Could We See Another One? Yes…

    New TOOL Album: Could We See Another One? Yes…

    Fear Inoculum is TOOL’s latest record. Before that, it was 10,000 Days. The gap between these two records? A staggering 13 years. But is there hope for a new TOOL album? Let’s find out… TOOL is one of the greatest bands working today. Unlike pretty much every other metal and/or rock band on the planet,…

  • New Metallica Album? Updates & Release Date News…

    New Metallica Album? Updates & Release Date News…

    When is the follow-up to 2016’s Hardwired… To Self-Destruct coming out? Here’s everything we currently know about the new Metallica album When Hardwired… To Self-Destruct dropped, Metallica – at least musically, anyway – wasn’t in a great place. The band hadn’t released a great record in ages. But Hardwired… To Self-Destruct was a very good album,…

  • Every Time I Die “Radical” Album Review: The Boys Are Back With BRUTALITY!

    Every Time I Die “Radical” Album Review: The Boys Are Back With BRUTALITY!

    Our favorite guys from Buffalo are back! Every Time I Die “Radical” might be the album we all need after the last two years. Today we check it out, and look at the stand out tracks. Every Time I Die: At It Again… Buffalo, NY is a pretty dismal place if you’ve ever had the…

  • Converge x Chelsea Wolfe Join Forces For Bloodmoon: I Album

    Converge x Chelsea Wolfe Join Forces For Bloodmoon: I Album

    Converge has teamed up with Chelsea Wolfe for a new album called Bloodmoon: I – here’s everything you need to know… Converge has been pumping out amazing albums back to back since the beginning of the 1990s. They’re one of the hardest working, most uncompromising, and constant bands working today. Converge’s discography is a tour de…

  • New Mastodon Album 2021: Release Date, Track List & Artwork DETAILED

    New Mastodon Album 2021: Release Date, Track List & Artwork DETAILED

    The new Mastodon album for 2021 is official. It’s called Hushed And Grim – here’s everything you need to know about the new record, including its tracklist, release date, and artwork… The new Mastodon album for 2021 is called Hushed and Grim and it will get a release date on October 29. The album, which the…

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