Jealous Haters Since 1998!
Home | News | Reviews | Day In Rock | RockNewsWire | Singled Out | Feeds

Jimmy at the Prom, Berhane (Snoop Dogg) and Darren Deicide

.
In this edition of On the Record, Kevin gives new vinyl releases from Jimmy at the Prom, Berhane (Snoop Dogg) and Darren Deicide a spin and gives us the low down.

Jimmy at the Prom
"Escape" b/w "Fist of Doom"
Gorp
7" 45-RPM single, colored vinyl in a picture sleeve

Put on yer tux, buy a corsage and…oh never mind. Forget renting a limo; Jimmy at the Prom is in the driver's seat and they've already taken care of the whole affair for you with "Escape," a woozy and slow-boiling number that channels what Alice in Chains might have sounded like had they been a '70s prog outfit. "Escape" is delightfully constructed in slow motion but "Fist of Doom" finds the band unshackled and headed skyward with soaring vocal and searing guitar, again with a prog feel. This brief taste from the Milwaukee-based four-piece will no doubt leave you hungry for more; this collectible is apparently the only vinyl the band has on offer but you can find more J@TP music at digital retailers. Chuck Garric from Alice Cooper's band produced these tunes. Official site.

Berhane aka Snoop Lion aka Snoop Dogg
"La La La"
Doggy Style
7" 45-RPM single, colored vinyl in a picture sleeve

Whoop, whoop; what's going on with Snoop? The rapper has reinvented himself as a Rastaman for his latest project, an album of reggae music called Reincarnated that he recorded under the alias Snoop Lion. Rasta elders, however, decided he should be called Berhane and so "La La La," a double A-side single from the album, is released under that moniker. Confused yet? One listen to the song will get you sorted as Snoop lays a smooth vocal over a classic laid back reggae groove while female background vocalists chirp out a chorus of, yes, la-la-las. Unlikely that Snoop has given up on rap but clearly he also excels as a reggae artist.

Digital single and Vinyl

Darren Deicide
"Bomb This Joint" b/w "Hudson River Hangover"
Ever Reviled
7" 45-RPM single

Deicide has a fondness for the blues and the attitude of a punk, causing "Bomb This Joint" to sound like something Joe Strummer might have written had he been raised in the Mississippi Delta. The stripped down song, just guitar, Deicide howling and a foot stomp rhythm, also recalls the blues the way Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper interpreted them. Darren mostly sets the punk leanings aside for "Hudson River Hangover" though, choosing instead a fairly straight bluesy vocal to accompany his eerie sounding acoustic finger picking.

Get the vinyl single here.


Share this article


tell a friend about this review

.


...end


advertisement


advertisement

.
News Reports
.

• Day in Rock: Blink-182's Travis Barker Calls On Tom DeLonge To 'Man Up'- Metallica 'Close To Being Done' Creating New Album Songs- Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Reuniting- more

• Day in Pop Shania Twain Announces Her 'Last' Tour- Independence Day 2 Casts Jeff Goldblum But Not Will Smith- Violent Femmes Release First New Song in 15 Years- Carly Rae Jepsen- more

• Yesterday's Day in Rock: Nickelback Show Their Funny Side In 'She Keeps Me Up' Video- Eddie Van Halen Studio 'Eruption' Video Goes Online- Homer Simpson Predicted 'God Particle' Mass Says Scientist- more

 Subscribe To Day in Rock


advertisement

.
Top Rock News Stories

• Today's Full Day in Rock Report

• Blink-182's Travis Barker Calls On Tom DeLonge To 'Man Up'

• Metallica 'Close To Being Done' Creating New Album Songs

• Robert Plant and Alison Krauss Reuniting For Lead Belly Tribute Show

• Megadeth Pay Tribute To Fans That Died In Car Crash

• Kid Rock Kept From The Top Of The Album Chart

• Anthrax's Scott Ian Says It 'Wasn't Great' For Bands in 80s

• Led Zeppelin Learned From Vanilla Fudge

• Black Sabbath's Iommi Pleads For The Lives Of Two Drug Convicts

• Grohl Stops Foo Fighters Show For Blind Fan

• Former Broken Hope Star Ryan Stanek Dead At 42

• Exodus's Souza Predicts Partial Dublin Death Patrol Reunion On Tour

Top Pop News Stories

• Today's Full Day in Pop Report

• Shania Twain Announces Her 'Last' Tour

• Independence Day 2 Casts Jeff Goldblum But Not Will Smith

• Violent Femmes Release First New Song in 15 Years

• Carly Rae Jepsen's New Video Starring Tom Hanks Premieres This Week

• Big Sean Earns His First No. 1 Album With 'Dark Sky Paradise'

• Migos Release New 'Migo Lingo' Mixtape

• Rock in Rio USA Adds Big Sean and EDM Acts

• Boosie Fan Knocked Out While Trying to Jump Onstage

• Eli Young Band Streaming New EP 'Turn It On' Online

• Gucci Mane Releases New Tape 'Mr. Clean, the Middleman'

• T.I. Reveals That ALT Sequel Filming Is Underway

Latest Reviews

• Recent Reviews and Interviews

• Rigor Mortis - Slaves to the Grave

• Album of the Week: Metallica's Black Album

• Butch Walker - Afraid of Ghosts (Album of the Year)

• Road Trip: Out of This World: Blast Off For Fun in Huntsville!

• Ron 'Bumblefoot' Thal Interview

• Josef Salvat - In Your Prime (EP)

• Album of the Week: Nirvana's Nevermind

• Root 66: Murder By Death- Jim Ed Brown- Sam Morrow

• Best Films Of 2014

• Riot V - Unleash the Fire

• Album of the Week: Black Sabbath's Heaven and Hell

Click Here to Buy T-Shirts!

Tell a Friend about this page - Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email- Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2015 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved. antiMusic works on a free link policy for reprinting of our original articles, click here for details. Please click here for legal restrictions and terms of use applicable to this site. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use.