Album Retrospectives - CrypticRock

Album Retrospectives

Since their formation over two decades ago, California trio Blink-182 have become one of the influential headlining acts of the Pop Punk scene. With equal parts teen tribulations, affairs of the heart, and comedic hijinx, the band’s lyrics have bypa  More...

Imagine being 23 years old, on the verge of a mental breakdown, partially deaf, and writing the album that inspired the music of your generation. This image paged, when The Beach Boy’s main Songwriter Brian Wilson wrote Pet Sounds, he was turni  More...

Initially an Indie Rock band going under the name Polar Bear in the early ’90s, Ireland’s Snow Patrol travelled a long road to success. Officially becoming known as Snow Patrol in 1997, after some growing pains, they would go on to release 199  More...

The musical pairing of the godfather of Heavy Metal, Ozzy Osbourne, along with the neoclassical guitar playing of Randy Rhoads was a match like no other. Their relationship began in late 1979 when Osbourne formed the band, The Blizzard of Ozz, after his d  More...

Sogndal, where the fjords etch furrows into the hearts of forested hills, and mountains grim and gray rise above the realms of men to lay stark against the restless skies of Norway. Here, where battles were fought and lives played out in the shadowy yeste  More...