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TOP 5 BEST '80S ROCK RECORDS!

Check out our selection of the best rock albums from the 1980s!
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“WHO KILLED MARILYN?” AND BEYOND: THE GLENN DANZIG SONGBOOK

In New Jersey, where I’m from, Bruce Springsteen is considered to be the musical voice of the state, the songwriter who captures its working-class grit. “The Boss,” some people call him. Twenty-four years in Jersey and I never got one paycheck from this guy, so I say funk dat. Especially when Lodi, NJ, birthed not just New Jersey’s but, in my sincere opinion, America’s greatest songwriter: Glenn Danzig.
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New Release Review: Hulder – Verses in Oath (20 Buck Spin)

If you look back with fondness at the symphonic black metal that rose to prominence in the mid to late ‘90s-—and I certainly do, as this stuff was my personal gateway to the genre as a whole—Hulder’s second LP Verses in Oath captures this era with such precision that it evokes hyper-specific sense memories: Necropolis Records sampler CDs, Red Stream mail order catalogs, Century Media Black’s Firestarter compilation with the wooden match in the spine of the jewel case.
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GHOSTS OF METAL PAST: FEBRUARY

February might be the shortest month but it definitely has not been in short supply of sick metal releases throughout the years.
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Gimme’s Top Albums of 2023

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Gimme’s Community Commerce Lives On

"Rhymes Records in New Haven was my first real record store. It was located on the second story above an art-house, independent movie theater, the York Square Cinema , and below a vintage clothing store. It was small. Crammed with new and used vinyl, walls of cassettes, zines from all over the world, and, later, a few cds. I was only about 13 when I started going there weekly, and it was my favorite place on the planet. "
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BACK IN BLACK: THE RETURN OF GIMME

"Almost 8 months after Gimme’s demise (which left a hole in the heart of the metal community), Gimme rises from ashes. We are excited to announce that the Gimme store reopens its virtual doors today, with the same goal of community engagement & customer satisfaction."
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