Art Of Anarchy forges new path (and loses identity) in wake of Scott Weiland’s tragic death

Six months after Scott Weiland’s tragic death from a drug overdose in 2015, Art of Anarchy found a replacement in Creed’s singer Scott Stapp. Now, Art of Anarchy’s second album, The Madness, represents a decidedly new direction for the group. Their electrical and vibrant sound is gone and, in its place, is something heavier and… Read More Art Of Anarchy forges new path (and loses identity) in wake of Scott Weiland’s tragic death

Are Avenged Sevenfold back on The Stage?

The Stage has struck me right from the start for its experimental concept. A concept that while familiar for Avenged Sevenfold (hereafter A7X), as earlier releases were actually marked by their creative experimentation, has been obliterated in their previous work. So far, that approach has rendered them far from perfect albums but absolutely great tracks.… Read More Are Avenged Sevenfold back on The Stage?