Muse, The 2nd Law – New and Cocky

Ever since Supermassive Black Hole and Knights of Cydonia, Muse has been the comforting and cool part of my playlist. The almost Opera-ish voice of Matthew Bellamy, with him and Christopher Wolstenholme‘s generic to inspiring guitar-riffs. Muse made their sixth mighty comeback with new symphony-rock,…

Swinging Rock, Smooth Blues – Creedence Clearwater Revival

It’s only quite recently I started listening to CCR, but they’ve been jammin’ in the background through my childhood. With my mother born in the 1950s, there’s occasionally been *Green River* or perhaps *I heard it through the grapevine* jammin’ in the background. With my…

Bad Religion – Fast-Paced & Soft-Core

According to the rumors, and very brief investigation, I have heard and read about this band. The origin of their sound is underground, and far from the mainstream. I was born to late, or perhaps in the wrong culture, to experience them first hand. I…

Linkin Park – Living Things – Personal & Emotional

For me, Linkin Park has -along other great bands- always been with me. At the end of my pre-teen, through my long teenage years, to today. The alternative rap rock sound spoke to me from the moment, a young version of myself, turned on the…

The Dead Weather – Indie, with a touch of Blues

First came Jack White of The White Stripes, and left a permanent musical mark on my soul. Then Alison Mosshart of The Kills, turned the blunted scar into a vibrant tattoo. Put the two individuals together, and I can no longer differ between Melancholy and…