Against Me! – Shape Shift With Me

It strikes me as somehow appropriate in a year that’s killed off Prince and David Bowie, given us marriage equality, bathroom laws in North Carolina, and ultimately a Trump Presidency that we have someone to look to in the musical world as a relatively unfiltered voice of rage. Not at the machine. At everything. That voice belongs to Laura Jane Grace.

Lou Reed & Metallica – Lulu

Lou Reed & Metallica Lulu 01. Brandenburg Gate 02. The View 03. Pumping Blood 04. Mistress Dread 05. Iced Honey 06. Cheat on Me 07. Frustration 08. Little Dog 09. Dragon 10. Junior Dad [11/01/11] [Warner Bros.] Have you ever heard something so terrible that you actually not only get…