D.X. Ferris

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  • 7 years ago | Reviews

    Nine Inch Nails main man Trent Reznor makes the most of his recent hard-won freedom on the two-disc, all-instrumental Ghosts I-IV. It's the kind of record Interscope probably wouldn't have allowed Reznor to release when he was under contract &mdas...

  • 9 years ago | Reviews

    Sexually inquisitive college girls have Ani DiFranco. Metaphysically minded faerie fetishists have Tori Amos. And aging Gen-X hipsters have Kristin Hersh. Of the three women, the latter is the most underrated and vital artist, and probably the mos...

  • 9 years ago | Reviews

    Filled with invigorating takes on classic rock warhorses, 2002's Sucking the 70's just might be the best tribute compilation ever produced. And although its sequel, Sucking the 70's, Back in the Saddle Again, returns many of the same stoner-rock a...

  • 9 years ago

    Christmastime is here. It's the most wonderful time of the year. Here comes Santa Claus. We've all heard it before, and we don't need to hear it again. Before you plan a holiday bash or go on a three-hour road trip, burn a mix of these fresh holid...

  • 9 years ago | Reviews

    Best known for incredibly catchy punk songs about murder and monsters, Misfits/Samhain mastermind Glenn Danzig is the only alumnus from hardcore's original old-school scene to land an album at No. 1 on Billboard's classical album chart, with 1993'...

  • 9 years ago

    The two-disc Gigantour DVD documents a 2005 heavy-metal tour that was, in the words of visionary/headliner Dave Mustaine, "for people who love the guitar solo." In the documentary half, Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy describes his technical-ec...

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