The Retro

Korn WAS Here To Stay!

Remember back in the day when Napster was cool (and was more than a shell of itself), and songs and albums were being pirated at a record pace? Well, as you probably know, and Lars Ulrich of Metallica absolutely knows, online music theft continues, but back in the day it derailed the release of Korn’s …

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“4th Of July” by Soundgarden – More Acid Trip Than Patriotism

“4th Of July” by Soundgarden is a song from the band’s fourth studio album Superunknown. Every summer I contemplate this track, what it means to me, and what it meant to Chris Cornell. If you blankly listen to the piece, you might get caught up in the lyrics and think it’s a red, white and …

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Korn’s “Untouchables” Turns 20

Wow. Its been twenty years ago today since the release of Korn’s fifth album Untouchables. The CD was released on June 11th, 2002 and has been wildly successful, with amazing tracks for any kind of Korn fan. To date the work has sold almost a million and a half copies. One of my favorites includes …

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Stone Temple Pilots “Core” Album Review

Stone Temple Pilots officially hit the rock music scene in 1992 with their release of Core, the explosive grunge album from a band that wasn’t from the grunge scene. STP originally came from San Diego, California, while artists known for grunge (think Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Soundgarden and Alice In Chains) hailed from the North West …

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