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

.



advertisement

advertisement

News Reports
Day in Rock:
Previously Unreleased David Bowie Album Streaming Online- 'Devastating' Loss Impacted New Metallica Album- Kings Of Leon Release 'Walls' Video- Panic! At The Disco- more

Megadeth Working Feverishly On 'Crazy' Project- Bring Me The Horizon Cancel Shows Due To Frontman's Illness- Red Hot Chili Peppers Add Dates Tour- Iron Maiden 2017 Tour- more

Jimmy Page Eyes 2017 For New Music- Video From Final AC/DC Show With Cliff Goes Online- Metallica To Rock The Tonight Show- Iron Maiden Vs Ticket Scalpers- more

Day in Pop:
Chris Brown Denies Report Of Child Protective Services Investigation- Kenny Chesney Finishes Cosmic Hallelujah Album, Reveals Details- Miike Snow Stream Mark Ronson Remix- more

Panic! At The Disco Recruit Stranger Things Star For Video- Fans At T.I. Concert Shooting File Lawsuit- Slash Praises Axl Rose Fronted AC/DC- Elvis Television Series- more

Shawty Lo Killed In Car Accident- Tim McGraw, George Strait, Others Star In 'Forever Country' Video- Adele Dedicates Concert To The Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Split- Lady Gaga- more

advertisement


Reviews

• Suidakra - Realms of Odoric

• On The Record: Motosierra

• Gravitysays_i - Quantum Unknown

• Road Trip: Odysea Aquarium Making A Splash In Scottsdale, AZ

• TBT: The Mars Volta - Frances The Mute

• Root 66 Ladies Edition: Annika Chambers, Gabrielle Louise, Tami Neilson, Carrie Newcomer

• Winter Calling - FACES

• Dinosaur Pile-Up - Eleven Eleven

• Mike Campese - Chapters

• Coffin Dust - Everything is Dead

• On The Record: Kate Fagan - I Don't Wanna Be Too Cool

• The Tigerlillies - 123456 EP

• Road Trip: Swaziland Part 3- The Best Places to Stay

• Mutants of the Monster: A Tribute to Black Oak Arkansas

• Root 66: Stony Plain Records Label Showcase

• Jim Peterik - The Songs

• RockPile: Prog Edition- Gong, MJ12, Armonite

• Travel News, Trips and Tips: CooLHeadS, Lassoing the Sun, Outrigger Resorts' Waikiki Music Lovers

• Rotten Sound - Abuse To Suffer

• Obsidian Kingdom - A Year With No Summer

• RockPile: Gringo Star- On Dolphin- More • more

Rock News Stories
• Previously Unreleased David Bowie Album Streaming Online

• 'Devastating' Loss Impacted New Metallica Album

• Kings Of Leon Release 'Walls' Video

• Panic! At The Disco Announce Death Of A Bachelor Tour

• Led Zeppelin Would Never Claim Song Theft Says Page

• Iron Maiden Announce UK Arena Tour Dates

• Angus Young Pays Tribute At Cliff Williams' Final AC/DC Show

• Butch Vig Looks Back At Nirvana's 'Nevermind' 25 Years Later

• Jon Anderson Releases 'Tour Of The Universe' Soundtrack

• Moby Shares His Love For Pantera's The Great Southern Trendkill

• Rolling Stones Legend Keith Richards Take Over TV Channel

• Fall Out Boy Release Short Film 'Bloom'

• Kepler Ten Releasing Debut Album Under New White Star Deal

• Jimi Hendrix's Engineer Eddie Kramer Reflects On Band Of Gypsys

• Megadeth's Dave Mustaine Reveals The First Album He Bought

• Hang The Bastard, Ingested Added To Damnation Fest

• more

B-Side Stories
• Chris Brown Denies Report Of Child Protective Services Investigation

• Kenny Chesney Finishes Cosmic Hallelujah Album, Reveals Details

• Miike Snow Streaming New Mark Ronson Remix

• Drake Albums Going Vinyl For The First Time

• Sarah McLachlan Announces New Christmas Album 'Wonderland'

• John Conlee and Mark Chesnutt Lead All-Star Flood Relief Benefit

• Chance the Rapper Talks Kanye West Collaborative Album

• 'Harlem Shake' Songwriter Baauer Teams with C.Z. For New Track

• The Game Details His Relations With The Kardashians

• GG Allin Custom Emojis Released

• Kesha Defends Corey Feldman Following Online Hate

• Ariana Grande and Mac Miller Take Their Mothers On A Date

• Nipsey Hussle Encourages The Game and Meek Mill To Talk It Out

• Jack White Explains How Beyonce Collaboration Came Together

• more



Follow Us:

Contact Us - Privacy - antiMusic Email - Why we are antiMusic

Copyright© 1998 - 2016 Iconoclast Entertainment Group All rights reserved.

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.