The crowd was on their feet that night at the Mod club in metropolitan Toronto. They were waiting for the pink-haired goddess of this electro-industrial pop rock mystery that so patiently crawled into music stores to appear on stage. Dave Ogilvie’s dream team was being tested. With an album to show and talent to share, Jakalope is one of the most interesting bands you’ll see this year.

Theory of a Deadman is back with their second full-length release entitled Gasoline. The group’s self-titled first record was released in 2002 and quickly came to receive great reviews everywhere. Songs like “Nothing Can Come Between Us” and “Make Up Your Mind” were instant hits for this band from Vancouver, Canada. The group falls into the musical category of emotional hard rock, and although the y have very similar sound to fellow Canadian band Nickelback, rest assured that there is a distinct difference in sonance which sets the two apart.

Just like so many other artists who have released greatest hits collections in the past year, hard rocker Marilyn Manson has followed suit with his first ever best of collection. The last we heard from Manson was his 2003 album The Golden Age of Grotesque, a comeback album of sorts for him after the mediocre Holywood from 2000. Now he is back with a seventeen track collection of his best material, ranging from…

Much like Green Day, R.E.M. and so many other bands, hard rock act A Perfect Circle has jumped onto the political bandwagon with their latest record. Released on U.S. Election Day, only a year after their second album Thirteenth Step, Emotive is a collection of ten political and anti-war cover songs along with two new tracks. Getting political is something new for A Perfect Circle, as their last two albums were typical hard rock records…

Zack de la Rocha is an extremely talented and influential individual best known for his musical masterpieces created while still with his former band, Rage Against the Machine. The name of the band alone is, in some senses, a summation of Zack’s true character: a wildly rebellious man whose primary goal is to simultaneously push others to think for themselves and encourage social and political reform.