This September marks the 30th anniversary of Nirvana’s Nevermind, a truly groundbreaking milestone in the world of rock that changed the face of popular music forever. We are beyond honored to feature One Eleven Heavy’s Nick Mitchell Maiato’s reflections on his own personal experiences with the album’s debut and his early obsession with the band.Continue reading “Nevermind (What Was It Anyway), by Nick Mitchell Maiato”
While we might not hear the sound of grunge rock much in 2019, Neverlanded proves that it can actually not only be surprisingly fresh, but also entirely welcomed. This London power trio channels the angst-ridden misfit spirit of the cream of the early ’90s crop, like Soundgarden, L7 and Alice in Chains, and evolves itContinue reading “Neverlanded – Fluffy Unicorns United”
We return with a particularly rocking episode: Featuring: 1. Flying Motorcar – Pullsar 2. ASMR – Drug Apts. 3. His Latest Apparatus – Three Dimensional Tanx 4. Lost in Translation – Alien Lizard 5. 73 and Rising – Shiver and Seethe Keep RCU Alive! No Donation is Too Small!
Everyone is Dirty’s My Neon’s Dead is a hard rocking record that is utterly packed with catchy hooks and a multitude of surprises. You’re going to want to crank this one way, way up. At first glance, the Oakland, California band is a particularly skilled garage punk band, yet when you really dive into this album, you discoverContinue reading “Everyone is Dirty – My Neon’s Dead”
It’s Saturday morning, so let’s enjoy that time Soundgarden appeared on Bill Nye The Science Guy in 1993. (This is one of the few times where the caption to a YouTube video has all of the info that I need, so I’m just going to quote what the uploader, All Things Soundgarden, wrote about theContinue reading “Soundgarden on Bill Nye The Science Guy”
If you follow the RCU Instagram account, you would’ve seen me gush about these three releases/artists, but they all definitely deserve some mentions here. First up, we have The Frecks, a raw, no-fucks given punk group out of Tucson. This is one of the rare times where IG recommended a video for me that was actuallyContinue reading “The Frecks, Old Smile & The Return of The Duke of Surl: August Round Up”
Track Not Found’s The Only Way is Lost is a burst of sonic napalm that scorches everything in its path. Hailing from Guernsey, England, this fresh, ass-kicking trio plays with the wrath and confidence of a band that has been on the scene four times as long. TNF’s EP might be short, but it sureContinue reading “Track Not Found – The Only Way is Lost [Grunge/Riot Grrrl/Punk/Metal]”
When I listen to music, I find that one album or one band will inevitably lead to me craving another. That’s how we generally discover new music, right? For instance, after listening to Missiles of October for a while, their style and sound eventually made me want to return some classic, late ’80s Tad performances..Continue reading “Now Playing: Tad”