Tag: The Downward Spiral

Riff Police! Pull Over! #115: Nine Inch Nails Vs Godmack

Between Nine Inch Nails 1989 debut album “Pretty Hate Machine” and 1994’s highly influential “The Downward Spiral” were a pair of EPs entitled “Broken” and “Fixed” which sowed the seeds that would become that sophomore record. The first of those, “Broken” saw something of a style shift from essentially darkwave gothic 80’s inspired synth pop

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! March of the Pigs.

When it comes down to classic albums, “The Downward Spiral” by Nine Inch Nails is an Industrial Metal masterpiece. Just ask Kissing Candice bassist Mike Grippo, who spoke to us about the album for Under The Influence #31 back in January. The album itself stepped away from the synth pop influenced “Pretty Hate Machine” and

Review: “Alien” by Northlane

Produced by the band themselves and recorded at Chris Blancato’s Studio in Sydney, with the exception of Marcus Bridge’s vocals which were recorded at Sydney’s Electric Sun Studios, “Alien” is the fifth studio album from Australian Titans Northlane. Having surprise released their previous effort “Mesmer”, this time out their label UNFD have taken the usual