Bob Mould: Blue Hearts [Album Review]

Bob Mould Blue HeartsMerge Records [2020] Bob Mould was raging against the machine a full decade before Rage Against the Machine was a band. Early albums with the Minneapolis-based punk trio Husker Du, including the monumental Zen Arcade, proved provocative and influential, due largely to Mould and drummer/singer Grant Hart’s penchant for writing fast, edgy … Read more

Bob Mould – “Siberian Butterfly” [Video]

Bob Mould has released “Siberian Butterfly” off of his explosive upcoming album Blue Hearts, which arrives via Merge Records on Friday, September 25. Pre-orders are available HERE. Mould released this statement about “Siberian Butterfly”: The genesis of “Siberian Butterfly” spoke to the notion of “collectors” – people with excessive means who gather the works of creative folk for their … Read more

Bob Mould: Sunshine Rock [Album Review]

Bob Mould Sunshine Rock Merge Records [2019] Fire Note Says: Mould has always been one of alternative music’s bright shining stars. Album Review: Bob Mould makes a determined effort on his 14th solo studio album to turn from the darkness toward the light of Sunshine Rock. It’s a burst of positivity that he spells out … Read more

Bob Mould: Patch The Sky [Album Review]

Bob Mould Patch The Sky Merge Records [2016] Fire Drill Album Review: A loud Bob Mould record is a good one. Patch The Sky continues to turn up the volume, much like his previous two Merge Records releases, and once again finds Mould writing catchy and crunchy tunes. Patch The Sky finds more reverb than … Read more

Bob Mould new video for “The War” / Includes Special Guest

Bob Mould has unveiled a new video for “The War” off his new Merge Records album Beauty & Ruin. The video captures Bob and his band sweating out a show in the pure rock fashion that they always offer! “The War” is another great tune in Mould’s arsenal and make sure you watch till the … Read more

Bob Mould: Beauty & Ruin [Album Review]

Bob Mould Beauty & Ruin Merge Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Bob Mould returns with an emotionally charged record. Album Review: Right from the opening track “Low Season” you recognize that Beauty & Ruin is one of the most emotionally driven records Bob Mould has released. The song is a slow burner that finds Mould … Read more

The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2012: 40 to 31 [Day 2]

#40 Archie Powell & The Exports Great Ideas In Action Good Land Records [2012] Sometimes it is best to not change a thing when you have a winning formula and that is exactly the way we felt about the sophomore outing from Chicago’s Archie Powell & The Exports titled Great Ideas In Action. Great Ideas … Read more

Bob Mould: The Walt Disney Concert Hall Film Kickstarter Campaign

“Mould, after 25 years in the trenches performing his melodic, bloodletting  punk, finally got the retrospective he deserved at Disney Hall with See a Little Light: A Celebration of the Music and Legacy of Bob Mould.” – The Los Angeles Times Bob Mould has launched a Kickstarter campaign with the goal of bringing the now … Read more