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The SoapGirls unveil their new video for the primal and emotional break-up song Rather Be Dead. Rather Be Dead is an outsider anthem that’s both androgynous and audacious. The songs’ sardonic lyrics and hooky chorus shines, with their ever-so-edgy vocals, fuzzed guitar and throbbing [...]
The US progressive power metal band MINDMAZE will release their new album “Resolve” on April 28th in Europe and North America through Inner Wound Recordings. Over the span of 68 minutes of melodic and powerful music ripe with recurring themes, the band takes the listener on a whirlwind [...]
by Joe Mis – Sr. Columnist — Fans of Female-fronted Hard Rock may have found a new heroine in Helen Ceri Clarke, the frontwoman of the U.K.’s Psycho Kiss. For those not familiar, Psycho Kiss hails from Wales, and the quintet hits all the right notes in their newly release third [...]
PUNKY MEADOWS ANNOUNCES WEST COAST AND EAST COAST TOUR DATES One of the most striking hard rock bands of the 1970’s was undoubtedly ANGEL – who sported costumes and a highly theatrical stage show only rivaled by KISS (their then-label mates on Casablanca Records). Despite ANGEL [...]
by Elsie Roymans – Sr. Photojournalist — February 18, 2017 at Boerderij in Zoetermeer, The Netherlands — SOTO, featuring namesake American vocalist Jeff Scot Soto (Yngwie Malmsteen, Talisman, Axel Rudi Pell, Soul Sirkus, Journey), is currently out on the road on his European leg [...]
by Tamara Igleheart – Photographer — February 16, 2017 at Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, CA. — Ant-Flag is currently touring as co-headliner with Reel Big Fish. The band is celebrating its 20th anniversary of the album Die for the Government originally released in 1996. Anti-Flag [...]
Explosive Canadian Hard Rockers, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS have completed work on their new album and Napalm Records debut “Prevail I”. The album is set for release on May 12th! Today the band reveals the artwork, track listing and has unleashed their brand new single “Gotham”. [...]
by Joe Mis – Sr. Columnist — Echoes of The Aftermath marks the triumphant return of Swedish rockers The Murder of My Sweet to the European and world Metal stage. Quiet since 2015, the Symphonic, Gothic, Progressive quartet has proven that they have only gotten better over time, and have [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Sr. Photojournalist — After an incredible photo shoot in the gorgeous Santa Monica mountains in California, senior journalist Anabel DFlux interviewed Melodic Metal band Valkyrium. A very peaceful, quiet, foggy day- there could not have been a better day to spend with [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Whether you look at his time in The Replacements or his 18 years holding down the low end of Guns N’ Roses, Tommy Stinson has had such an amazing career that it probably seems like anything could happen. Following his departure from GNR in 2016, [...]
Hot on the heels of 2016’s most acclaimed progressive rock release, THE SIMILITUDE OF A DREAM, THE NEAL MORSE BAND announces the massive live release of a once-in-a-lifetime concert event: Morsefest 2015 on March 24 via Radiant Records via Metal Blade Records/SONY. Pre-orders are available on [...]
BATTLE BEAST’s brand-new studio album Bringer Of Pain, will be released this Friday through Nuclear Blast. Today the Finns have launched the first part of a track-by-track series. Watch the video below to learn more about the following tracks: 01. Straight To The Heart 02. Bringer Of Pain 03. [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Classic Albums Revisited — TNT’s much anticipated My Religion heralded the return of the band, as the new album was its first full-length album with original band members since 1987s Tell No Tales. Following up 2003’s teaser EP release [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Comprising some of Chicago’s finest musicians from the underground Metal scene, Black Sites debut the group’s first album on the Mascot Label Group. Black Sites features ex-Trial members, guitarists Mark Sugar and Ryan Bruchert, with Sugar also handling [...]
by Franco Cerchiari – Sr. Columnist — Rising from the ashes of the Metal band Eye, Vanishing Point was formed in the early 1990s in Melbourne, Australia by guitarist Tommy Vucur, drummer Jack Lukic and bassist Joe Del Mastro, with vocalist Silvio Massaro and keyboardist Pep Sammartino [...]
by Cynthia Jo – Columnist — If you’re looking for new music to go with that New Year’s resolution workout, there’s a trio hailing from London that just might help that adrenaline pump more iron. The Survival Code released Broken Strings, a three-track EP last November, which [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor — Classic Albums Revisited — Repackaged. If that doesn’t define this decade’s entertainment industry, nothing does. Remakes of hit movies (King Kong, War of the Worlds, The Longest Yard, Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), [...]
by Ron Higgins – Columnist — There have been many great bands named after their founding members. Van Halen, Dokken, Vandenberg, and Vain, come immediately to mind. Now you can add another one to the list — Palace. Michael Palace is the founder, lead singer, guitarist, and [...]
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