When it came time to put together my list of favourite albums of the 2010s, I went with exactly that – my faves.
‘Chicanery,’ the sophomore album from Hesitation Wounds, invites listeners into the pit with distorted power chords and furious lyrics.
‘We Are Not Your Kind,’ the sixth album from Slipknot, is rich in both experimentation and beautiful frustration, even if it does fall apart at the end.
Meltdown: Live In Mexico showcases the 8-headed beast that this iteration of King Crimson has been playing as for the last few years.
Cherry Red’s ‘Losing Touch with My Mind’ is a sprawling three-disc set featuring some of the best (and worst) of British psychedelia from the late 80s.
‘You Won’t Get What You Want,’ the newest album from the Providence band, Daughters, is a challenging yet rewarding trip into the abyss.
Yes Featuring ARW has put out Live At The Apollo, which finds Anderson, Rabin, and Wakeman delivering a spectacular show that feels fresh and reinvigorated.
Among family, friends, and his many acquaintances, Thompson T. Egbo-Egbo is known for his infectiously positive spirit, his playful hijinks, and a smile that absolutely lights up a room.
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Cheap Trick’s new album We’re All Allright is outstanding, veering from heavy to hooky to raunchy to sublime and many points in between.
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