After spending more than a year focused on his side band, White Stripes mastermind Jack White is back in red and white and ready to throttle listeners with his first love’s new spin on blues-rock. The group’s latest, however, isn’t exactly the knockout blow that we’ve come to expect.
It seems that the easy success of California heavy rock group the Queens of the Stone Age has been carefully mapped out by their creative kingpin, Josh Homme. But the group’s new album, “Era Vulgaris,” signals that they might be losing their way on a side route.
Ten years after shocking his way into the pop scene, Marilyn Manson is still somehow a pre-eminent figure in music despite the number of times his career appeared to die a horrible death. His new album, “Eat Me, Drink Me,” thanks to a musical partnership, is bringing him back from the dead yet again.