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Review: Mirror Mirror
Had Tarsem Singh given his dwarves names that described his film they might be: Ugly, Creepy, Murky, Listless, Pathological, Sadistic, and Inane.
The least magical adaptation of a fairy tale ever made
| April 06, 2012
Review: The Wrath of the Titans
The folks who gave us the bombastic 3D remake of Clash of the Titans unleash Jonathan Liebesman's Wrath , and it's sensational — if you like being stuffed into a trash can and rolled down a hill.
Sword & sandal frenzy
| April 06, 2012
Dear ‘girlfriend metal’: Fuck you and the Facebook page you rode in on
I had no idea that the term "girlfriend metal" was used anywhere outside my immediate circle of snarky, elitist Brooklyn-based friends.
Take this genre and shove it
| August 26, 2011
Sword and tailor
The concept of the rock opera strikes fear into the hearts of many — and rightly so. Yet heavy metal since Zeppelin has always been friendly to hobbity tales of mirth and mayhem.
Warp Riders brings a new concept to metal
| October 15, 2010
Sword & failure: Texas metal dudes cancel tour (including 10/17 show @ Royale)
The Sword, the imaginative Texas-based metal band that was slated to hit Royale on Oct. 17, has cancelled the rest of their North American tour...
| October 11, 2010
Review: The Sword | Warp Riders
Releasing a concept album is one of the diciest games a band can play — there's a thin, frail line between ambitious, intelligent storytelling and haplessly overdoing a bad idea.
| September 03, 2010
Throwing dice, taking names
Let’s say your band are named the Sword, your albums have titles like Age of Winters and Gods of the Earth , and your latest single is “Fire Lances of the Ancient Hyperzephyrians.” Would these count as hazardous levels of irony?
The Sword is +20 awesome
| May 12, 2008
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