If you've been champing at the bit to play some Guitar Hero, but have found that the music contained therein just doesn't meld with your Christian values, you may be in luck.
Digital Praise, a maker of Christian computer games, has released Guitar Praise, which is basically a Christian rock version of Guitar Hero.
The game replaces such Guitar Hero staples as Primus, Rage Against the Machine, and Butthole Surfers with artists including Nate Sallie, Petra, and Jonah33. As far as I can tell from the promotional video there is no other difference.
The complete package retails for $… Read more
After five albums, 21 Top 20 hits, multimillion sales, and relentless touring, the Stereophonics have finally put the icing on the cake of their career with the release of a compilation album.
Featuring 20 songs spanning the Welsh band's monumental rock/pop mainstay, Stereophonics' "Best Of" album remains refreshing and relevant with the inclusion of two new tracks, "You're My Star" and "My Own Worst Enemy." Catering to the rock faithful with aggressive, anthemic sounds that characterized their earlier work and crammed full of catchy pop tunes that won them a decade-long … Read more
Now that Daylight Savings Time has ended, it's that odd time of the year when it gets dark while we're still at work (at least for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere with day jobs). Sun worshippers may be bummed, but night owls should be psyched about the extra hours of darkness. Either way, it's a good time for everyone to get out and embrace the nightlife!
With singer Morrissey (the patron saint of sad misfits) and guitarist Johnny Marr overseeing the project, the compilation of rarities and singles is both chronological and comprehensive. Its release seems perfectly timed with seasonal depression--in fact, the pairing of Morrissey's bittersweet melodies with Marr's multilayered musicianship might just provide the ideal soundtrack.
A defining contributor to the indie-rock sound of California's Central Valley, Earlimart has expanded into an ambitious and accomplished band. Having retained the experimental edge and DIY approach of its earlier recordings, Earlimart still peppers its songs with layers of distortion, strings, and keyboards, but with more finesse and complexity.