After 5 years as Godzilla, it was the name change and release of their debut in 2001 that set Gojira on a trajectory towards being one of the biggest metal bands on the planet. Brothers Joe and Mario Duplantier, along with Christian Andreu and Jean-Michel Labadie, have now released seven albums, to increasing critical attention. … Continue reading 258: GOJIRA


Formed in 1994, Mad Season were a supergroup of the Seattle scene featuring members of Pearl Jam, The Screaming Trees, and Alice in Chains. While Mad Season only released one album (1994โ€™s โ€˜Aboveโ€™), it was no ordinary grunge album. Musically, Mad Season broke out of the standard sound that had become mainstream, utilising much more … Continue reading 248: MAD SEASON


When Andrew Wood of Mother Love Bone tragically died, his friend Chris gathered some of his fellow Seattle rockers to launch Temple of the Dog as tribute to Wood. To look back now, one might consider Temple of the Dog a supergroup, given โ€œChrisโ€ was actually Chris Cornell, and the โ€œfellow Seattle rockersโ€ is the … Continue reading 247: TEMPLE OF THE DOG