Hot off the Press

September 2013

by John Kindred – Publisher – Cleopatra Records/Purple Pyramid Records have put together a two-disc collection of rare and unreleased recordings of the late Tommy Bolin titled Whirlwind. Bolin’s brief career was cut short upon his death in 1976. As an artist, he accomplished quite a [...]
by Cynthia Jo – Columnist – Joan Jett Music publishing can be the reason for launching someone’s career. In 1976 producer and impresario Kim Fowley, Joan Jett along with the rest of The Runaways signed a deal with independent music publishing company Peermusic. Fowley and Jett signed [...]
by Matt Karpe – Columnist – Power and speed metal has traditionally become genres dominated by American and European bands, but now Dragonsclaw bring an Australian approach with their second album Judgement Day. “Watching My Every Move” contains some excellent speed drumming by [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist/News Editor – Three years after shocking a lot of fans with his 2010 release Static Impulse, Dream Theater vocalist James LaBrie is back with a new solo album. The album is titled Impermanent Resonance, and it’s the singer’s third proper solo [...]
by Cameron Edney – Guest Columnist – Devildriver Return Killing Off Winter! Devildriver, California’s groove machine is back, and has unleashed their sixth and most diverse album to date Winter Kills. Thirteen years after the band first formed Devildriver have grown from strength to [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – Exclusive Eric Bass of Shinedown Previews Carnival of Madness Tour One of the hottest tours of the summer, The Carnival Of Madness Tour is currently underway. The tour features Shinedown, Papa Roach, In This Moment, Skillet, and We As Human. Hardrock [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist – August 23, 2013 at Vinyl in Las Vegas, NV. – Las Vegas nightclub Vinyl celebrated its first year anniversary with Courtney Love on Aug. 23 with opening act Ginger Wildheart and Todd Kerns. The enchanting Courtney Love delivered an hour set of pure [...]
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