Queens Of The Stone Age: Villains [Album Review]
Oct09

Queens Of The Stone Age: Villains [Album Review]

Queens Of The Stone Age Villains Matador Records [2017] Fire Note Says: In a world of posers, Homme and Co. return to maintain the fact that rock can still be cool. Album Review: Queens of the Stone Age have been making records since 1998. In fact, frontman Josh Homme has been influencing music ever since he was churning out fuzzy, scuzzy riffs out of a Ampeg 8×10 bass cab for Kyuss. Being in the game for so long, Homme and...

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Sketches Of Brunswick East [Album Review]
Aug22

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Sketches Of Brunswick East [Album Review]

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Sketches Of Brunswick East ATO/Flightless Records [2017] Who: Ever since our first review of 2014’s I’m In Your Mind Fuzz, The Fire Note has been big fans. Psychedelic Aussies King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard is an expansive band that doesn’t shy away from musical challenge and experimentation. Sound: King Gizzard has so many forms of expression from the spaghetti western album Eyes Like The Sky...

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Mastodon: Emperor Of Sand [Album Review]
Apr07

Mastodon: Emperor Of Sand [Album Review]

Mastodon Emperor Of Sand Reprise Records [2017] Who: Atlanta, GA’s Mastodon has been a prominent member of the metal community ever since they released their 2002 debut album Remission. Mastodon adhere to many influences but, their albums are usually influenced by personal events and take on a somewhat conceptual nature. Sound: Mastodon have always kept it heavy with influences ranging from King Crimson to Baroness, Pink Floyd to...

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Richard Edwards: Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset [Album Review]
Mar30

Richard Edwards: Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset [Album Review]

Richard Edwards Lemon Cotton Candy Sunset Joyful Noise Recordings [2017] Fire Note Says: Pain, torment and anguish turn Richard Edwards’ near demise into a biographical rebirth. Album Review: Through my musical journey, Margot and the Nuclear So and So‘s is a band that‘s meant quite a lot to me. Not only have they shaped what I look for and enjoy in music, they also taught me that music can be a deep, intimate form of story...

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Flying Microtonal Banana [Album Review]
Feb23

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard: Flying Microtonal Banana [Album Review]

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Flying Microtonal Banana ATO Records [2017] Who: The Fire Note was very lucky to get a jump on story telling psych lords King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard. Coming from Melbourne, Australia this septet has had us captivated since their acclaimed release I’m In Your Mind Fuzz all the way to this point. Sound: While this LP, Flying Microtonal Banana is a bit of an adventure for the band. Their...

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