BlueCheer

A Guide to the Roots of Metal Music: Before Heavy Meant Metal
When painting a mental picture of what the late sixties and early seventies must have been like, we usually dream up some pretty gentle stuff: kaftan sporting hippies cavorting around without a worry in the world while the strains of the Grateful Dead or someone of their ilk wafted through the air l…
Guy Kozowyk of the Red Chord Interview — ”Creep Show’
If ever a band's album sounded like its title it's the Red Chord's new disc 'Fed Through the Teeth Machine,' a carnage-spewing showcase of rapid-fire rhythm shifts, acrobatic guitar runs, seasick tremelo bends and regurgitated vocals.
But the 'Teeth Machine' isn't a diabolical instrument of death lik…
Dickie Peterson of Blue Cheer Dies at 61
Dickie Peterson, bassist/vocalist and founding member of legendary 60s proto-metal group Blue Cheer passed away early this morning in Germany. He was 61 years old. Peterson had reportedly been battling prostate and liver cancer, and according to Blue Cheer's message board, had developed a fatal…