It is an irrefutable truth when considering any Melvins album that one of the only ways to appropriately discuss the music is to reflexively use the band’s name as an adjective.
What to make of a comeback album from a band sixteen years gone?
“This, is my good eye…”
Soundgarden’s new old live album “Live on I5” is an interesting time capsule of music from fifteen years ago.
Normally, greatest hits albums, whether they're masked as "career retrospectives" or some other convoluted term, go unnoticed by me.
The set began tentatively, like it was the band’s very first time on stage all over again. Each note was practiced and perfectly placed, each band member was nervously dreading any mistake that might set the crowd against them.