The Press Release:
Oklahoma City-based Alt-Rockers THE NIXONS are coming back with new material and tour dates in North America. The band rose to prominence in the early ’90s, due in large part to the success of their sophomore full-length, ‘Foma’. In celebration of ‘Foma’s’ 25th Anniversary in 2020, the band will reissue the record for a release on Art Is War Records, and featuring new bonus tracks. Fans can look forward to more news on the re-release coming soon.
Earlier this year, The Nixons released their first new song of 2019, “The Crutch,” which is available now on all streaming and digital platforms. Fans can check out the official music video for “The Crutch” via the link below. More new songs will come throughout 2019, and the band is hitting the road this Fall for a headlining tour in North America. Stay tuned for more details! Continue reading The Nixons To Announce Fall Headlining Tour→
Artist: Seether Title: “One Cold Night” Label: Wind-Up Records Release Date: 7/11/2006 Genre: Hard Rock Rating: 4/5
I heard Seether a few years after they had started up as a band but when Wind-Up Records re-issued their first album and loaded up the bonus features I became an instant fan. Their songs are very similar to the sorrow-laden angst one finds in bands like Staind however, I felt that Seether had much better songs when the two are compared side to side. The recording of “One Cold Night” finds the band performing live but instead of delivering their music electrically, they have opted to do the show acoustically and I felt that this was great for it brought back memories of the “MTV Unplugged” show. I’m sure I was not the only fan of the program which allowed us to see many of our favorite bands and how awesome their songs sounded when done in this fashion. Seether is no different as their material really translates well in the acoustic format and everything sounds very clean and perfect. As you watch the band perform you can’t help but be reminded a little of Nirvana’s famous Kurt Cobain, as singer Shaun Morgan really has a close vocal register. This might annoy some people, but in all honesty I think this is part of the bands appeal to me. The best songs on the release “Fine Again”, “Gasoline” and of course the chart-topping “Broken”, the latter tune being a different sounding tune without the presence of Evanescence’s Amy Lee. Morgan is joined by Dale Stewart on bass and John Humphrey on drums. The band is very together all through the performance.
This CD comes with a bonus DVD in the same package and on this you will find the full concert as the audio disk along with a couple of bonus features. There is an interview with the group and a bonus video for “The Gift” but of course the best part of the film is getting to watch the performance itself. It’s a pretty straight shot performance with little activity from the band outside of the playing. No guests appear during the set but it truly is a nice way to catch a different side of a very talented Rock band. I recommend this for fans of this style of Alt-Rock for the guys in Seether stand out a little more than some of the other less memorable bands to arrive at the same time.
2. Driven Under
6. Tied My Hands
8. Fine Again
10. The Gift
12. Plastic Man
13. The Gift – bonus mix