Jibbies & Loond – Episode 006 – K.K. retires, Dokken doesn’t

  Well here we are, 1/111th of the way to our epic Episode 666 blow out, and just when you thought everything was going to turn normal, J&L get served the surprise retirement of founding Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing to dissect . Along the way Loond also checks out Dokken live, the duo give Startruckers a listen, Loond goes  retro connoisseur with…

Jibbies & Loond – Episode 005 – SXSW 2011, Pt. 2

In this episode J&L ogle fellow humans, cut lines, see nude skateboarders, go to war against pedicabs, bring you interviews with John Bundy of Naam and Lakis Panagiotopulos of Lecherous Gaze, and recount the glory of Trap Them + All Pigs Must Die‘s tag-team set. METAL! – J&L [NSFW] And for download… J&L Episode 005…

Jibbies & Loond – Episode 004 – SXSW 2011, Pt. 1

Following just days after their Motorhead odyssey, Jibbies and Loond returned to Austin for SXSW 2011, and put the young’uns to shame with their stamina, tenacity, and liver power, like two superheroes powered by METAL!, rock, and alcohol.  Loond got things started on Thursday afternoon at Emo’s with the Full Metal Texas day party. After the day-time bludgeoning it was time for the Small Stone Records…

Jibbies & Loond: Metalliance tour – SXSW 2011

It’s Friday of SXSW. Day 2 for Jibbies, Day 3 for Loond. After roughly 24 hours of Small Stone immersion, its time for….well, more rock and metal! We stroll up on Dirty Dog’s Bar and are instantly deflated. The line goes into the street and nearly out of sight. Fortunately, all the good mojo built…

Tres Mts. – Stubbs – Austin, Tex. – SXSW, Mar. 19, 2011

dUg Pinnick (King’s X) and Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam) have been trying to get their (joint) musical act together for the better part of 15 years now. As musicians in two very hard working bands, however, little more than small snatches of time could ever be cobbled together. Both men very much wanted to do it,…

Jibbies & Loond: Tee Pee Records SXSW Day Party special

If you enter Day 3 at SXSW without beginning to feel your momentum wane at least a little you’re either a liar, a poseur (ie. not working a bit), or a meth-head. So it was for J&L as Saturday’s festivities began. Fortunately, the combination of Tee Pee Records’ diverse line-up and the cozy laid-back confines of…

Jibbies & Loond: Small Stone SXSW Pt. 2 – The Day Party

What could possibly be better than spending an entire night getting blown away by Small Stone Recordings artists? Spending the first 6 rocking-hours of the next day doing it again! Loond got there early and had a great talk with Small Stone head Scott Hamilton, which we’ll bring you as part of the next podcast….

Jibbies & Loond: Special Small Stone SXSW video edition

Small Stone Recordings, one of the most righteous record labels on this earth, hosts a showcase for its bands each year at South by Southwest. Loond got there nice and early, established contact with label-head Scott Hamilton and did a quick interview with the vocally inimitable Jeff Martin of Lo-Pan. Jibbies showed up just a little…

Jibbies & Loond – Episode 003 – Roadtrips to Austin, Pt. 1

In this episode, Jibbies & Loond pile into the Metal Cruiser and head down the highway to Stubb’s BBQ in Austin, Tex., for a metal feast featuring Motorhead, Clutch, and Valient Thorr. Along the way they share some choice music recommendations for your next roadie and discuss the potential seismic effects of heavy metal. Then…

Elektra Luxx – the review

Opening today in limited release, Sony Pictures‘ Elektra Luxx picks up where 2009’s Women in Trouble left off.  The titular character, Elektra Luxx (Carla Gugino) has left her life as an adult film star behind upon learning that she is pregnant with the child of deceased rock star, Nick Chapel. We are informed of this…

Elvis Is Everywhere Featuring King!

  Elvis is everywhere Elvis is everything Elvis is everybody Elvis is still the king Back in 1987, Mojo Nixon put forth the proposition that Elvis is everywhere and everyone. The King died in 1977, but he’s still as much a part of our culture today as he was in 1953.  As the Mark Wills…

Jibbies & Loond – Episode 002 – Death Angel to Angel of Death

Hey. We’re starting to get out into the world now. Well, one of us anyway. Loond reports on the Death Angel show while Jibbies sits on the couch. We also dissect the Gary Holt-as-Slayer-sub situation and generally bring you everything on our minds in the world of metal: from lame TV shows, to recreational drinking practices, and…