Looking back at T. Rex’s pioneering album ‘Electric Warrior’

(Credit: Gloria Stavers / Copyright Danny Fields) September 24, 2021 Sam Kemp Looking back at T. Rex's pioneering album 'Electric Warrior' Electric Warrior marked a turning point in UK music. Released in 1971, it was Marc Bolan’s sixth studio record but only his second with the new and improved T. Rex. Not only…

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The sarcasm rooted in Chic’s disco anthem ‘Le Freak’

(Credit: Alamy) September 21, 2021 Jack Whatley The sarcasm rooted in Chic's disco anthem 'Le Freak' Few songs encourage unfettered enthusiasm like Chic’s iconic disco anthem ‘Le Freak’. The track is synonymous with dirty dancefloors and dubious moves. Still, no matter how much terrible dad-dancing surrounds the song now, it…

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Twenty years on from System of a Down’s ‘Toxicity’

Credit: Stuart Sevastos September 5, 2021 Tyler Golsen Twenty years on from System of a Down's 'Toxicity' System of a Down - 'Toxicity' 9.2 In the wake of the September 11 attacks, Clear Channel Communications (who now exist as iHeart Media) issued a memo to their hundreds of US-based radio…

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Listen to Rina Sawayama cover Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’

(Credit: Greg Lin Jiajie) August 26, 2021 Sam Kemp Listen to Rina Sawayama cover Metallica's 'Enter Sandman' Today, Rina Sawayama became the most recent artist to release her contribution to the Metallica cover album, The Metallica Blacklist. The album is being produced in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Metallica’s…

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