Nevermen – S/T album review

Ipecac Review by Mike Bax Selflessly billed as a leaderless trio, Nevermen is comprised of Tunde Adebimpe (TV on the Radio), Adam ‘Doseone’ Drucker (Anticon, CLOUDDEAD), and Mike Patton (Faith No More). Each of these musicians is a musical leader in his own right, and this collaboration showcases three virtuoso artists shedding all of their…

A resurrected Interview with Henry Rollins – 2011

#TBT Henry Rollins Interview from February 22nd, 2011 By Mike Bax Photo by Maura Lanahan In this, the fiftieth year in the life of Henry Rollins, the former Häagen-Daz employee, punk rock icon, public speaker and avid traveler decided there was no other way to turn fifty than to tour it. Being the self-professed road…

An Interview with J. G. Thirlwell (FOETUS WISEBLOOD STEROID MAXIMUS)

#TBT – Conducted Circa 2009 By Mike Bax Photo by Maya Hardinge It’s utterly surreal to me that Jim G Thirlwell is the kind of musician who is still a relative unknown in the grand scheme of things. The Australian born Thirlwell has been in music for almost thirty years now, and is quite respected amongst…

The Melvins live at the Opera House – September 1st, 2010

Since the Melvins have not come to Canada for a decade, their performance was a celebration of their disfigured creations over the last twenty-five years. The band opened with the opening tracks from their latest album “The Bride Screamed Murder” before jumping into fan favourites from albums like 1993’s “Houdini” and 2006’s “(A) Senile Animal”,…