The Roundtable’s Favorite Alternative Rock Albums (2010-19)

Determining the “best” album of a single year is hard enough, let alone a whole decade. Though I have amassed a great collection of musical experiences over the past 10 years, it’s only fair that I relegate these posts as “favorites” in lists that follow my own arbitrary rules. “Switching off all the noise I’veContinue reading “The Roundtable’s Favorite Alternative Rock Albums (2010-19)”

The Case Against Today’s Rock

When Slash and Myles Kennedy released Apocalyptic Love this year, it should have been the rock version of Watch the Throne. It had Slash’s signature guitar licks and it had Myles Kennedy’s penetrating vocals, the best union of head-banging talent since Audioslave. Yet, the album left me unfulfilled, as if I had heard this beforeContinue reading “The Case Against Today’s Rock”