Hot off the Press

May 2013

by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – APRIL 27, 2013 at Vinyl in Las Vegas, NV. – Book Of Doom Acoustic Tour Black Label Society front-man Zakk Wylde recently made a special appearance on his Book Of Doom Tour at Vinyl in Las Vegas. The tour is in conjunction with the release of his [...]
by Jonna Ambur – Senior Photojournalist – APRIL 28, 2013 at TOAD’S PLACE in NEW HAVEN, CT. – When someone mentions The Dillinger Escape Plan, the general response is, “Those guys are nuts!” The show at Toad’s Place was no different. From the moment DEP took to the stage, [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – After months of speculation, controversy and sheer hype, we finally have the new album from Swedish band Ghost – or Ghost B.C. as they’re calling themselves in the U.S. Ghost, of course, made a huge splash with their 2011 debut Opus [...]
by Nikiforos Skoumas – Columnist – Thorsten Koehne, founding guitarist of Eden’s Curse is about to unleash their fourth studio album. Thorsten has also played the guitars on the highly acclaimed latest Hardline album Danger Zone having already left strong impressions in the AOR world [...]
by Emma Jenkins – Guest Columnist – April 26, 2013 at Rock City in Nottingham, U.K. JettBlack kicked off its co-headlining set to thunderous applause. These guys have built a loyal following, and, after having watched their set, I can see why. The band was tight. JettBlack took to the [...]
by Mark Allen – Senior Columnist – There are plenty of people out there who think Skid Row should have come to a screeching halt when Sebastian Bach stopped doing the rattlesnake shake and left the band. And based on the subpar caliber of Thickskin and Revolutions Per Minute (both [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – The ‘80s were just drawing to a close when Long Island-based power/thrashers Dead On unleashed their self-titled debut album. The thrash metal scene was in full sway at the time, and while Dead On brought plenty of speed to the table, [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist – The Dutch symphonic metal band Delain will be shortly releasing Interlude, a CD and DVD combo package, as a tribute and “thank you” for their fans and supporters. Rather than approaching this as a “best of” or live CD, Delain has produced a [...]
by Steve Patrick – Columnist – Vocal powerhouse Sebastian Bach recently released his first-ever solo live package with the 2CD/DVD set entitled ABachalypse Now. The live outing documents a tumultuous time in Bach’s solo career since it represents shows featuring virtuoso guitarist [...]
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