New Noize – Current Rock News & Discussion Ep315

New Noize – Current Rock News & Discussion Ep315

All the rock news that’s fit to spit this week is covered with New Noize! 2018 is off to a roaring start with tons of stories coming from the rock world as well as some incredible releases. We’re happy to dish it up and serve you our opinions. Judas Priest is possibly the top story in the rock/metal community right now. Sadly, Glenn Tipton recently announced a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease; forcing him to sit…

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Report From Judas Priest Firepower Listening Session – Lots of Variety!

Report From Judas Priest Firepower Listening Session – Lots of Variety!

Friend of Decibel Geek and host of the Talking Metal podcast, Mark Strigl recently attended a listening session for the upcoming Judas Priest album. Firepower is due to be released in March of 2018 and features the current lineup of Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, Ian Hill, Richie Faulkner, and Scott Travis. Co-produced by Tom Allom and Andy Sneap, Firepower will be released on Epic Records. Read Mark’s report below:              …

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WHITENAILS – First Trip (Album Review)

WHITENAILS – First Trip (Album Review)

When the Meister first put this thing called WhiteNails in my dropbox my first thought was…  why WhiteNails?  Because he thought there was a void of bands with the word WHITE in their name in my life?  A little stumbling through my internet machine sorting through columns and videos on manicure tips solved my mystery.  They are Canadian.  Just like Decibel Geek‘s proud editor.  See The Meister is well aware of my unhealthy fascination with Canada.  CCM skates hang from my…

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Album Review: Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – The Night Creeper

Album Review: Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats – The Night Creeper

 Who in the hell are Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats? That is what I’m asked whenever I mention the name of this band. Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats, are a four piece band formed in 2009 in Cambridge, England. I first heard of the band sometime within the past year when a friend told me to check out their last album, 2013’s Mind Control. After the first spin, I was in for the long haul. The…

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Album Review: Ugly Kid Joe – Uglier Than They Used Ta Be

Album Review: Ugly Kid Joe – Uglier Than They Used Ta Be

Ugly Kid Joe have returned with Uglier Than They Used Ta Be, their first full-length album since the very underrated 1996 release entitled Motel California. After that album failed to match the success of UKJ‘s previous releases and with some internal fighting going down, the band split up in 1997. Now after a long hiatus, the band regrouped in 2010 and followed up the reunion with multiple European tours and the 2012 release of the Stairway…

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