Tag: Nirvana

Review: “Maleza” by Bala

Having already managed to leave a mark in the Alternative Metal scene which helped them break the chains of national touring and taken them to as far afield as United Kingdom, Japan and Australia with impressive live shows that have even attracted international festivals such as Stone and Dusted (US) or Rock al Parque (Colombia),

Playthrough: “Negative Creep” from Cultus Black!

Back in August 2020 a band said to feature former members of Motogrator going by the name Cultus Black premiered a beefed up cover of “Negative Creep” by Nirvana while recording a debut album with producer James Paul Wisner (Underoath, Hands Like Houses, Paramore). From out of nowhere the masked men have premiered a bass

Review: “Malfunction x Broken Down” by Dead Posey

The absence of live shows has meant that artists have had time to think out of the box and opportunity to work on some ideas which might have otherwise been on the back burner. One such act is wedded duo Dead Posey who after the release of their EP “Malfunction” earlier this year have now

Riff Police! Pull Over! #129: Venom Vs Nirvana!

When it comes down to brass tacks, there was a strong possibility that Geffen Records could have found themselves on the wrong end of a law suit from Combat Records over  “Smells Like Teen Spirit” by Nirvana in 1994. A song which everyone and their mother knows, a Grunge staple and something that everyone learning

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Negative Creep #2!

When will anything from Tura Satana appear on Spotify? We can’t answer that one. The Los Angeles based band who released a pair of records in 1996’s “All Is Not Well” and 1997’s “Relief Through Release” are ironically just as well known posthumously as they were when they were active due to vocalist Tairrie B

Vs Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Negative Creep.

Often sidelined and underrated, the debut Nirvana album “Bleach” has some absolute rippers on it and deserves more credit that it often gets, hiding in the shadows of “Nevermind“, “In Utero” and of course that MTV unplugged album. There have been plenty of bands influenced by it and who have chosen songs from it for

Riff Police! Pull Over! #123: Megadeth Vs Death Angel!

1992 saw “Countdown To Extinction” from Megadeth land on our door mat, back when the cassette tape was still King. Some still refer to the bands then line up as the classic one of Dave Mustaine, Marty Friedman, David Ellefson and Nick Menza even though the album itself received mixed reviews, many citing a style

Bootleg: Cultus Black in Raleigh!

Pro-shot at The Maywood in Raleigh, North Carolina on 2nd May 2020, here’s a full set from Cultus Black, a band said to feature former members of Motograter and who were set to record their debut album with Producer James Paul Wisner (Underoath, Hands Like Houses, Paramore) in Late August 2019. As things stand they have

NEWS: The dawn of Negative Creeps Cultus Black!

A new band said the feature former members of Motogrator that wear masks and haven’t identified themselves by name called Cultus Black have premiered a beefed up cover of “Negative Creep” by Nirvana. They are currently recording a debut album with producer James Paul Wisner (Underoath, Hands Like Houses, Paramore) with a release date is

Riff Police! Pull Over! #114: Silverchair Vs Metallica!

Hugely successful Australian grunge act Silverchair started out their career back in 1995, when the band members were only 15 years old, dropping their debut album via major label Epic Records. The physical appearance of vocalist and guitarist Daniel Johns being similar to the late Kurt Cobain was something that his widow Courtney Love found