Album Retrospectives

Mysterious, dangerous, and helplessly addictive, English Alternative Rock band Placebo’s eponymous debut has become a widely regarded cult hit. Inciting a conglomeration of textures reminiscent of the Smashing Pumpkins, Radiohead, and the Pixies, as well as capitalizing on guitar-heavy melodrama, clever, and angst-ridden lyrics, Placebo, is...

In 1981, the world was introduced to the incredible stand alone power and innovative creativity of Stephanie “Stevie” Nicks when she released her debut solo album, Bella Donna. Already having made her bones as part of the legendary group Fleetwood Mac, Nicks began paving her own way...

Looking back on the past achievements of favorite bands provides enjoyment and stirs nostalgia, but perhaps the most valuable thing it does is to give fans perspective. In Finland, good bands are almost as common as the clear, bracing lakes which dot its forested landscape....

Released June 13, 2006, One-X was the highly anticipated sophomore album from Canadian Hard Rock band Three Days Grace. With all eyes on the fast rising act following the success of their 2003 self-titled debut, Vocalist Adam Gontier, Lead Guitarist Barry Stock, Bassist Brad Walst, and...