Hot off the Press

January 2013

by John Kindred - Publisher – While 2012 found the members of Porcupine Tree scattered and working on other various projects, the band chose to close out the year with the release of Octane Twisted. This double-CD release contains two live shows; one recorded in Chicago, and the other was [...]
by Jonna Ambur - Photojournalist – DECEMBER 28, 2012, MOHEGAN SUN/WOLF DEN, UNCASVILLE, CT – The Wolf Den is the venue inside the Mohegan Sun Casino. It’s general admission to a free show, but the club only holds about 300 people. That didn’t stop thousands from standing in line for [...]
by Mark Allen - Senior Columnist – Hailing from the land of pizza and pasta, Naughty Whisper whip up a fairly tasty concoction of hard rock, metal, Goth, and sleaze that is topped off with impeccable modern production. It’s not going to blow your mind or anything like that, but it’s got [...]
by Joe Mis - Senior Columnist – Asylum Pyre is “the place where you burn the fools” according to the band. Heavy and heady stuff HAS to follow such a declaration. The European act is doing their very best to make that a fact. Asylum Pyre may be a new name for fans of female fronted metal, [...]
by Joe Mis - Senior Columnist – Neo-Star Nova Z is the colorful moniker of multi-instrumentalist Brian Waymire, and he’s just released his latest CD entitled Omega Factor. Basically this is a five song EP, but Brian has added instrumental versions of some songs, plus a number of remixes [...]
by Justin Gaines - Senior Columnist – Veteran German power metal band Mob Rules is back with a new album, their seventh overall, titled Cannibal Nation. A decade ago or so, back when they only had an album or two to their name, the prospect of a new Mob Rules album wouldn’t have excited too [...]
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