Hot off the Press

March 2013

by Justin Gaines - News Editor / Senior Columnist – Swedish heavy rockers Mustasch are back with a new studio album, their sixth overall, titled Sounds Like Hell, Looks Like Heaven. The album has actually been out for about a year overseas, but it’s finally getting a proper US release this [...]
by Alissa Ordabai - Senior Columnist – A collection of Ratt’s first five albums not only sums up the spirit of the Eighties, but also reminds us how much originality and sheer musical brilliance never received proper recognition from the industry. Ratt may have been multi-million selling [...]
by Justin Gaines - News Editor / Senior Columnist – It’s been five years since Swiss melodic hard rockers Charing Cross’s debut album We Are…Charing Cross, one of the more promising debuts in the European melodic hard rock scene in recent years. The band is finally back with a [...]
The Warriors of Metal Open Air Festival is pleased to announce that GLOBAL WARNING, the Cleveland, Ohio ensemble band consisting of Matt Schindelar on drums (DESTRUCTOR), Brook Hodges on bass (DESTRUCTOR & BREAKER), Julia S. Roberts on guitars (DRIVEN STEEL) and Sandy Kruger on vocals (SACRED [...]
“I wanted an unashamedly fun project that represented every element of the things I love, particularly what I grew up with and made me – ME! I wanted a huge melting pot of music, film, nostalgia and fun – with no [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas - Columnist – One of the most remarkable success stories in modern metal, Bullet For My Valentine, hit the music stores once again with their fourth all-original studio album Temper Temper. Temper Temper features the established line up of lead singer, guitarist Matt [...]
by Joe Mis - Senior Columnist – Afterlife is the debut from American operatic rock act Upon Wings. Built around the sweet soprano of Anne Autumn Erickson, the four tracks are a blending of operatic rock, pop, and Gothic metal. Despite being a relative unknown, Upon Wings has some pedigree. [...]
by Jonna Ambur - Senior Photojournalist – MARCH 12, 2013, TOAD’S PLACE, NEW HAVEN, CT – Adrenaline Mob is a culmination of epic musicians who formed a metal super-group. On the first night of the band’s tour, The Mob performed at New Haven’s famous, Toad’s Place. A dedicated [...]
by Cameron Edney - Guest Columnist – March 09 – 10, 2013 at All Phones Arena in Sydney, Australia – Growing up there wasn’t too many bands that made the impression on me that Kiss did. Having older siblings who were part of Kissteria in 1980 here in Australia, it was only a matter [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas - Columnist – It really seems like yesterday when the debut album by some newcomer glam metal band boldly named Steel Panther hit the music stores in Europe; Feel the Steel became available in May 2009 effectively putting hair metal on the map as an international musical [...]
by Christophe Pauly - Photojournalist – March 6, 2013 at De Boerderij, Zoetermeer, Netherlands – NEAL MORSE BAND & THE FLOWER KINGS TOUR 2013 Mike Portnoy joins Neal, his band and The Flower Kings during the European tour. Set List: 1. Momentum 2. Weathering Sky 3. Author of [...]
Los Angeles heavy metallers WHITE WIZZARD have confirmed a show in West Hollywood with veterans LIZZY BORDEN. WHITE WIZZARD – who are currently recording their new studio album, THE DEVIL’S CUT – will be supporting LIZZY BORDEN at the world famous Whisky A Go Go on the Sunset [...]
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