Necrocomicon – Hot Dog Cart Hunger: (free download) ‘Black Metal’ versions of 80s hits…how can you go wrong?
Bob Mould – The Calm Before The Storm, live 1991 (bootleg)
King’s X – Montreal 9/29/2009 (bootleg)
King’s X – Austin 8/1/1997 (bootleg)
Alice In Chains – Tasty White Powder (demo bootleg)
The Smithereens – 2011: Power Pop Greatness.
Buzz Hungry – Fried Like A Man: 90s rock when ‘Alternative’ actually meant something.
Explosions In The Sky – Take Care, Take Care, Take Care: Instrumental wall of beautiful noisy sound
No Walls – Live At WREK: Hendrix inspired avant strangeness with Alice In Chains/Comes With The Fall front man Will DuVall and friends.
Alex Skolnick Trio – Veritas: Less Metal more Jazz from the Testament guitarist turned Jazz Cat. His cover of Metallica’s ‘Fade To Black’ is sublime.
Amaranthe – Amaranthe: Swedish power metal with male/female/growl vocals…fast, furious and fun.
Seun Kuti And The Egypt 80 – From Africa With Fury: Rise: Fela’s son carrying the Afrobeat torch and carrying it well.