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Loud Rock Charts January 7th

1    LEGION OF THE DAMNED    Ravenous Plague    Napalm
2    ICELAND    Iceland    Glacier
3    ATOM STRANGE    The Lost Cosmonauts    RayGun
4    EVERY MAN IS AN ISLAND    Beyond    Norcal
CHARTS

1    PROTEST THE HERO    Volition    Razor and Tie
2    AGHORI    Transcending The Illusion    THC
3    LORDS OF RUIN    Life Is A War [EP]    1605
4    IMPENDING DOOM    Death Will Reign    eOne
5    AFTER THE BURIAL    Wolves Within    Sumerian
6    NEGATIVE SKY    Death Of The Sun    Zenergy
7    NORTHLANE    Singularity    UNFD
8    APOCALYPTICA    Wagner Reloaded    BMG
9    SKELETONWITCH    Serpents Unleashed    Prosthetic
10    PENTAGRAM CHILE    The Malefice    Metal Blade

December Loud Rock Charts

Hello everyone, here are the top charts and adds for December.  Here’s looking forward to a new year of loud rock!  Have a wonderful holiday.

ADDS

1    AFTER THE BURIAL    Wolves Within    Sumerian

CHARTS

1    PROTEST THE HERO    Volition    Razor and Tie
2    SKELETONWITCH    Serpents Unleashed    Prosthetic
3    IMPENDING DOOM    Death Will Reign    eOne
4    HAIL OF BULLETS    III The Rommel Chronicles    Metal Blade
5    DAGOBA    Post Mortem Nihil Est    eOne
6    MOTORHEAD    Aftershock    UDR
7    ARTILLERY    Legions    Metal Blade
8    NORTHLANE    Singularity    UNFD
9    APOCALYPTICA    Wagner Reloaded    BMG
10  DISSECTION    The Somberlain: Special Edition    The End
audacity

New Rock Releases For November

Thanksgiving may mean turkeys to many people, but here are some new Rock releases for early November that are anything but:

2142221. NIGHT BEATS – Sonic Bloom
2. AUDACITY – Butter Knife
3. VARIOUS ARTISTS – Red Hot And Fela
4. COSMONAUTS – Persona Non Grata
5. PARQUET COURTS – Tally All The Things That You Broke [EP]
6. CULTS – Static
7. BAD SPORTS Bras
8. DIRTBOMBS – Ooey Gooey Chewy Ka-blooey!
9. NOBUNNY – Secret Songs: Reflections From The Ear Mirror
10. ARCTIC MONKEYS – AM

 

Top 5 Super New Releases:

sl-932941. AUDACITY – Butter Knife
2. DUCKTAILS – Wish Hotel [EP]
3. CUMULUS – I Never Meant It To Be Like This
4. DREAM SHAKE – Dream Shake
5. GHOST DANCE – Ghost Dance

 

 

 

 

Here’s a song from the new Audacity album. We’re pretty crazy about it:

Yuppies

YUPPIES – s/t

YUPPIES s/tBoredom. It’s all around us — in our classrooms, at the park, in our bedrooms, choking up our thoughts and actions like static on the TV screen. Disaffected youth toss cigarette butts into the streets in front of the local 7-11, spitting half-baked rhymes at passersby while their parents cower in cubicles, scratching their heads in the composition of a late-night email. Mid-level camaraderie congresses around the coffee pot at noon and there’s talk of prime rib and real estate and ‘the market’. In Omaha, Nebraska, no one knows boredom with more intimacy than Yuppies. In the summer of 2007, Jack Begley, Kevin Donahue and Noah Sterba came together very deliberately to end their boredom forever by performing punk rock live to a basement of kids who were bored just like them. With the addition of Jeff Sedrel on the bass in 2010 and a tour-heavy three years to follow, the rawness of their particular cut of rock n’ roll gristle was cooked through in the form of a self-titled debut on Dull Tools, a label run by fellow no-wave drill sergeant Andrew Savage (Parquet Courts). Vocalist Jack Begley forewarns listeners that we’re going for a ride, whether you like it or not, and nothing cures boredom like a swift kick to the gut and a crash test to the tympanic threshold. The sprawling, screeching manifesto to all that is death-proof in punk rock is recorded almost entirely in one take, lurching into song after song without ever skidding to a stop until we passengers throw the record out the window. It’s a flesh-singing, ball-tearing scrap of angular rock n’roll damage and it fuckin’ rules. Grip your copy of Yuppies through the label or check out their bandcamp next time boredom strikes, ’cause not all idle hands can work the blood and sweat out of an electric guitar like these Nebraskan devils can.

 

 

Rock Charts – Last Week of September

Top 10:

images-11. DODOS – Carrier
2. JOANNA GRUESOME – Weird Sister
3. JACUZZI BOYS – Jacuzzi Boys
4. TERRY MALTS – Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere
5. DENT MAY – Warm Blanket
6. CRYSTAL STILTS – Nature Noir
7. DIARRHEA PLANET – I’m Rich Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
8. BLOUSE – Imperium
9. CHELSEA WOLFE – Pain Is Beauty
10. BARE MUTANTS – The Affliction

 

Top 5 Adds:

images1. KELLEY STOLTZ – Double Exposure
2. DR. DOG – B-Room
3. CLOUD CONTROL – Dream Cave
4. POETS OF RHYTHM – The Anthology: 1992-2003
5. FRANKIE ROSE – Herein Wild

 

 

 

 

Kelley Stoltz is a cool dude from San Francisco.  He wrote a song about tacos. Check it out:

 

DEPECHE MODE DELTA MACHINE

Depeche Mode’s new CD “DELTA MACHINE”

Depeche Mode’s new CD “DELTA MACHINE” has the group back with the electro-grundge sound that harkens back to their mid ’90s material. The group now features a full-time drummer and Martin seems to play guitars most of the time.

DEPECHE MODE DELTA MACHINE

‘Welcome To My World’ opens the album with heavy beats and an ominus soundscape.

The first single release ‘Angel’ is as heavy with lots of clicks and buzzing chirps.

‘Heaven’ is the second single that features duets with lead singer Dave Gahan and lyracist Martin Gore.

‘Broken’ is a likeable mellow tune with a sinister electro beat.
“You can’t fake it, I can feel it, You were broken from the start”

‘Should Be Higher’ opens like a rush of fresh air at a slow pace with a big bass drum beat with a progressive drive.
“Your lies are more attractive then the truth”

‘Soothe My Soul’ is the third single release and perhaps my favorite and it’s danceable. A lusty song about knocking down doors and getting what ya need.
“There’s only one way to soothe my soul!”

‘Alone’ is a hypnotic track about looking back at past love and circumstance.
“I was there when you needed me most…”

On a scale of 1 to 10, lamest to greatest, I give Delta Machine a 7.
Will it be a classic? Probably not.
Would I listen to it again? Yes.

Depeche Mode play live at Shoreline on Thursday, September 28th with Crystal Castles opening.
For a great live preview performance, search for the Depeche Mode “Live On Lettermen” 2013 webcast!

-DJ Danny “On The Radio”

“Living In The ’80s”