Otep – The God Slayer (Album Review)

An important part of the Alternative Metal scene for over two decades now, Otep is a band with a long history. Formed in Los Angeles, CA back in 2000, they immediately drew attention to themselves with a powerful stage presence and overall sound. A factor ... Read More

Interview – Kiirstin Marilyn

Some of us are content to sit idle, observing but rarely doing. Others of us continually strive to be the impetus for change—so much so that it inspires and drives us, and boldly creeps into our work. The multi-talented singer-songwriter, producer, actress, writer, and activist ... Read More

BONES UK – Unplugged (EP Review)

Their full-length, eponymous debut made the Best of 2019 here at Cryptic Rock, but these ladies are not slowing down! Grammy nominated duo BONES UK return on Friday, January 24th, 2020, with their first Unplugged EP thanks to Sumerian Records. Vocalist/Multi-Instrumentalist Rosie Bones and Guitarist ... Read More