Saby Reyes-Kulkarni

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  • 6 years ago | Music News

    If it's true, as Billy Joel once famously said, that dying is the best career move a musician can make, then the same apparently rings doubly true for musicians who play black metal. Case in point: Norway's infamous Mayhem, which still attracts ju...

  • 6 years ago | Local Wire

    Though he is, in a sense, crystallized in the public's memory as the first act to perform at the original Woodstock, legendary folkie Richie Havens is arguably still in possession of the vitality and spirit that made him famous 40 years ago. Sure,...

  • 6 years ago | Local Wire

    When you see photos of the grimacing, vaguely ethnic, dark-haired teenagers known as Black Tide, you may think for a split-second you've stumbled across vintage shots of legendary Bay Area thrash band Death Angel, which pretty much fit the same de...

  • 7 years ago | Local Wire

    On its new album, Today We Are All Demons, the band's fourth, Combichrist effectively ups the ante on the tried-and-true answering machine intro with a message from an unfortunate soul on his way to jail on a concealed-weapons charge. His girlfrie...

  • 7 years ago | Music News

    On the title track of Cattle Decapitation's 2004 album Humanure, vocalist Travis Ryan growls the line "Here's to your health." But don't get the wrong impression, as he isn't exactly trying to foster a warm and fuzzy feeling. In the same song, he ...

  • 7 years ago | Local Wire

    When it comes to metal, humor is as dead a horse as you can get. Let's face it: In the post-GWAR era, there arguably isn't any new boundary of shtick that hasn't been breached. Yet bands keep on flogging away. And, while the boneheaded insistence ...