hip hop

Mike Smith’s rap album
Did you know that Suffocation drummer Mike Smith made a rap album? Neither did I until recently. As "Grimm Real," Smith made Demise of the Clone in 1999, when he was out of Suffocation. Here's an excerpt from an interview from several years ago
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Alex Ross – Bring the Noise
NY critic, musician
Tonight I went to a roundtable discussion involving John Rockwell, former New York Times music critic; Alex Ross, current New Yorker classical music critic; and Linda Ronstadt, who needs no introduction. The mean age of the audience was at least 40
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3 Inches of Blood, Fugazi, Ministry, and more
3 Inches of Blood
Some new writing up - at Metal Injection, I have reviews of film buffs/metalcore-rs Killwhitneydead and Relapse retro thrashers Dekapitator. At Stylus, I have a look back at Fugazi's most underrated record, Steady Diet of Nothing, as well as reviews of the Speed Kills...
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