Tag: Rhino

The Cars: Panorama (Rhino)

For their third album, rockers The Cars decided to experiment with their sound and get in tune with what their contemporaries were doing. It didn’t quite work out, and Panorama quickly fell between the cracks. This reissue shows that while the album might not be in the same league as the albums that came before or after, it was a noble attempt to do something new.

Pantera: The Great Southern Trendkill (Rhino)

Pantera’s fourth major-label album, 1996’s The Great Southern Trendkill, was the band’s most aggressive, most intense album; twenty years later, it has lost none of its potency. Yet in retrospect, it feels like it should have been the band’s final statement, the high note that should have been used to bring the increasingly unhappy and dysfunctional band to a close.

Pantera: The Great Southern Trendkill (Rhino)

Pantera’s fourth major-label album, 1996’s The Great Southern Trendkill, was the band’s most aggressive, most intense album; twenty years later, it has lost none of its potency. Yet in retrospect, it feels like it should have been the band’s final statement, the high note that should have been used to bring the increasingly unhappy and dysfunctional band to a close.

2016’s Albums Of Note, Part Three

Part three of our examination of the albums that made 2016 notable.

Brian Wilson: Brian Wilson (Rhino)

Brian Wilson’s debut solo album came twenty-seven years into his career, at the time a feat no one expected from the forty-five year old drug casualty. It’s a flawed record but not without its charm.

Brian Wilson: Brian Wilson (Rhino)

Brian Wilson’s debut solo album came twenty-seven years into his career, at the time a feat no one expected from the forty-five year old drug casualty. It’s a flawed record but not without its charm.

Faith No More: The Real Thing/Angel Dust (Rhino)

Faith No More’s first two records with Mike Patton as vocalist provide an excellent glimpse of a pretty good band morphing into something much greater.

Faith No More: The Real Thing/Angel Dust (Rhino)

Faith No More’s first two records with Mike Patton as vocalist provide an excellent glimpse of a pretty good band morphing into something much greater.

AIR: The Virgin Suicides (Rhino)

Fifteen years after its release, French duo AIR’s superb score to Sofia Coppola’s debut film The Virgin Suicides sees a welcome reissue. It hasn’t aged a bit.

AIR: The Virgin Suicides (Rhino)

Fifteen years after its release, French duo AIR’s superb score to Sofia Coppola’s debut film The Virgin Suicides sees a welcome reissue. It hasn’t aged a bit.