The Trench Reynolds Report

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I was never a huge fan of David Bowie. In my formative years ‘Let’s Dance’ was played on the radio and MTV ad nauseam. That’s not to say I didn’t recognize how talented of a person he is. With his recent unfortunate passing (fuck cancer again) I thought I’d challenge myself to see if I …

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I can’t believe it’s almost been a year since I’ve done one of these. I’m really bad at doing regularly scheduled features. Anyway with the recent passing of rock god Lemmy I thought it was time to dust off this concept and feature this seminal rock band. I actually didn’t get into Motörhead until the …

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I don’t want to overhype this but Into The Wild Life is the best Halestorm album so far. It is their heaviest album by far and a little more dark than previous albums. Even the ballads are heavy. Now I’m not talking about sacrificing babies in satanic rituals dark but the album has just enough …

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I remember when I bought my first Flotsam and Jetsam album. At the time I was a huge fan of Metallica. This was before they became insufferable douchenozzles. Jason Newsted was playing bass for Metallica at the time and prior to that I knew he was in a band called Flotsam and Jetsam. I was …

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Flogging Molly is a Celtic punk band that my son (aka Teh Boy) introduced me to a few years ago. Being raised in an Irish upbringing myself I have somewhat of an affinity for Irish music. Flogging Molly combines the two genres very fluidly in my opinion. Now I don’t enjoy a majority of their …

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Hell yeah I’m going to include the band this feature is named after. Why? Because unless you’re a true Dio fan you probably stopped listening somewhere between Sacred Heart and Lock Up the Wolves. If you did you missed some really great work by Dio. From Strange Highways here’s Bring Down The Rain.., From Magica, …

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