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Author Archives: Michael Melchor

The Industrialist: An Interview with Dino Cazares of Fear Factory

The Fear Factory guitarist discusses the new album, his relationship with singer Burton C. Bell, and much more. Read More »

The Irrelevance of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Or: Why no one cares who’s inducted. Read More »

Music Review: Anthrax – Worship Music

Old school sounds new again for the metal release of 2011. Read More »

Remembering September 11: The Music

A look at some of the albums on that fateful day. Read More »

Virtual Pop Music: The Creation and Rise of Aimi Eguchi

"Do you wonder what it's like living in a permanent imagination?" Read More »

The London Riots: Another Blow to the Music Industry

Dozens of independent labels face extinction due to the tragedy. Read More »

The Pros and Cons of Spotify: Why Century Media Seceded

At least one independent label gives Spotify the bird. Read More »

Paul McCartney and Journalistic Espionage

This could get uglier than the divorce. Read More »

Death and the Marketplace: Amy Winehouse, Jay-Z and Kanye West

Thoughts on the passing of Amy Winehouse and rap’s biggest duo make retailers mad. Read More »

Rock Out with Your Pocket Protector Out: Nerdapalooza 2011

A preview of the biggest nerd music festival of the year! Read More »