Exeter – Grey Noise, White Lies

In the 1955 sci-fi classic This Island Earth, a dubious character named Exeter at first doesn't look or act quite right. Sure enough, this shady humanoid turns out to be an alien come here to gather Earth's brightest scientific minds and most powerful natural resources. Whatever Exeter's motive, wherever his story takes us, doom is in the air. And … [Read more...]

Robots and Empire – Color Touches

Call it post-hardcore. Call it space rock. Whatever you call it - Robots and Empire is a dense rock machine. On weekend duty since 2004, the Power Kingdom (Poughkeepsie, NY) based group has hit their artistic high on Color Touches, not unlike Cave In on Jupiter (literally, you can hear it). Brian Conway has a rare gift in today's heavy scene, … [Read more...]