Longtime fans of heavy metal will surely recognize the subject of this week's review. It's a little band from Germany known as Accept. Personally, Accept holds the distinction of being the very first metal band I ever saw live. At the risk of dating myself, I saw them in support of their "Metal Heart" album when they opened for Iron Maiden at the Glens Falls Civic Center back in 1985. Their classic "Balls To The Wall" is still one of my favorites.

New Medicine seems to be dawning at just about the perfect time. While popular music remains entrenched in the throes of an electronic revolution, a predicted comeback of industrial music has been flagging behind. Building up to that potential future though, has been an influx of rock and metal bands who generously incorporate the tents of electronic into their sound, easing us into this brave new reality of music. New Medicine toes that line even more daringly than most, tipping the scales slightly from rock to electronic with the promise of something new.

We here at Bloody Good Horror like the celebrate the accomplishments of our friends and fans, and it's in that tradition that we're happy to announce that "Phobia," a film directed by our friend and long time listener Rory Abel, is getting a DVD release! Here's a brief synopsis:

The gaming world is all abuzz about the various happenings at gamescom, a four day video game expo in Cologne, Germany. Thanks to this trailer and subsequent "playable teaser" for "P.T," the city known for its fragrances has taken on a nuttier scent over the past few days:

Progressive musicians are not known for their songwriting acumen. The nature of the music means that most of the artists who trade in it are likely to indulge their creative freedom, writing songs that are more interesting for musicians than for listeners. It is one of the main reasons why progressive music is often derided by people who haven't succumbed to its charms. There are exceptions, of course, and chief among them is Neal Morse.