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We reached out to Peter Pallis of the band AnAkA, who will be playing at the upcoming Rock and Oddities Con. This is their story. RRX:  I’m listening to the song “Ominous Visions” on your site. I love the concept, the graphics. And in metal, the apocalypse is never far from being at hand. Ruin, […]

Harold Bronson releases Rock Diaries. On September 27, Trouser Press Books will publish Time Has Come Today: Rock and Roll Diaries 1967 – 2007 by Harold Bronson. Early praise for the book has come in from the likes of Dr. Demento, legendary journalist and author Robert Hilburn, and others. “Harold Bronson, co-founder of Rhino Records, […]

The Great Wall of China is one of the seven wonders of the world, can be seen from space (NASA claims no) and has presided over thousands of years of history, separating China from the Mongolian plains. But it’s a bitch to get around if you happen to be running an excavator on other business. […]

Julian Lage performed at Lark Hall in Albany on Friday, September 15th. Photography by Timothy Reidy.

In this edition of Thanks for Asking, we interview Anna Mernieks of the band Beams. Interview by Liam Sweeny. RRX: Every comic book hero has an origin story. What is the origin story for the band? (points if you tell it like a comic book origin.) AM: In the sleepy suburb of Brampton, Ontario, local […]

This past Saturday, the mighty Fishbone took the stage closing out the annual PearlPalooza event to an enthusiastic crowd of festival goers. Fishbone has had a lengthy career spanning four decades, beginning as part of the third wave ska movement and early alternative rock scene in 1980’s Los Angeles. Fishbone brings a spectacular blend of […]

Naomi Bindman. I first met Naomi Bindman at a small open mic in Troy. As soon as she told her story, I felt as if an ice pick had been driven through my heart. Naomi had tragically lost her daughter, Ellen, the week after she graduated from high school in a car crash. As a […]

Larkin Poe – the GRAMMY® Award-nominated duo of Georgia-bred, Nashville-based multi-instrumentalist sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell – have unveiled a new EP collecting stripped-down versions of four fan favorites. “Bad Spell (acoustic)” is the first song to be released from An Acoustic Companion which arrives to all US and UK DSPs and streaming services via […]

The OV6948. I’m a big ole’ geek. Sort of. I’m not exactly “Revenge of the Nerds,” unless you want to go for Booger, which I’m at a slight loss to deny. But this isn’t a science site, so I keep my love of geekiness under the hood. But this thing I ran across, I just […]

JJ’s Cycle in Watervliet hosted the band Silver Chain on Tuesday, September 12th. Photography by Timothy Reidy.

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