Author: Mike Flatt

2016: A Bluetint Perspective

It’s been an interesting 2016 for us here at Bluetint Magazine.  We’ve been hit hard, as I’m sure all of you have as well, by the events of this year, both political and musical, but we’ve also been able to have some fantastic conversations with people we love, got involved with a fantastic charity, saw some incredible live music and made a few new friends along the way.  I asked everyone to submit their top 3 records of the year, and everyone was able to keep it to paragraphs except for Foley, who ended up getting his own full post. Below is where we came in personally in 2016. Neil Chapman: Megadeth/Dystopia – Metallica, maybe the first three records. Anthrax, the four album Joey Belladonna run. Slayer, not so much anything. Megadeth. Everything. Dave Mustaine still brings it. The riffs, the leads, the sound, the sneer, the songs, all of it, all day every day. Dystopia delivers and is another knotch on the belt of elite progressive metal. Dave has his old buddy Dave Ellefson back on bass and his new buddy, Brazilian guitar monster Kiko Loureiro, playing guitar both live and on the record. With Dystopia, Megadeth has established themselves as THE Thrash Metal band for the ages. Dave Mustaine will play a special acoustic performance on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the Hard Rock Café in Boston...

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Bluetint Volume 8

Listen Here!   Track List: The Raveonettes : Choke on Love The Shins: Dead Alive Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds: Distant Sky Leonard Cohen :  You Want It Darker Wheelchair Sports Camp: Mary Had a Little Band Penetration: Calm Before The Storm Two Door Cinema Club: Bad Decisions Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam : In a Black Out Weezer: Do You Wanna Get High STRFKR: Open Your Eyes The Peach Kings: Like a Stone...

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