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by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Finnish “all-star” – Progressive, Melodic Death, Doom Metal – band Barren Earth is back with a new album, their third full-length release, titled On Lonely Towers. The band features bassist Olli-Pekka Laine (ex-Amorphis), keyboardist [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Plenty of artists have graced the stage at Red Rocks in Colorado, but very few of them have offered a set of classic Blues tunes from the catalogs of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf interpreted through one of Modern Blues’ greatest [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist — June 20, 2015 at Bar Sinister in Hollywood, CA. — Spawning from the City of Angels, comes Sisters Ov The Blackmoon, a Rock/Metal band with an affinity for the occult. Although this band only has a handful of concerts under their belt, [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Turtles All the Way Down is the seventh full-length release from Maryland-based progressive rock band Odin’s Court. It’s also the first album of all-new material since the band’s 2011 release Human Life in Motion. Since that point, the band [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Swedish melodic hard rockers Degreed are back with a new album, their third to date, titled Dead But Not Forgotten. Degreed of course features the vocal (and bass) talents of Swedish Idol finalist Robin Ericsson alongside guitarist Daniel Johansson, [...]
by Joe Mis – Senior Columnist — Pioneering Finnish soprano Tarja Turunen has just put the finishing touches on a superb live album entitled Luna Park Ride. For those not familiar with the name, Tarja is one of the most influential female singers in the Symphonic/Operatic Metal genres. [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Whitesnake 2014 On the heels of the release of The Purple Album, rock legends Whitesnake are hitting the road on a North American tour featuring support from Ireland’s The Answer. The Purple Album is a tribute to Whitesnake frontman David [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — The Steve Coyne Conspiracy arrives with the debut album Feelings of Euphoria via Shredguy Records. Guitarist Steve Coyne is joined by fellow guitarist Jimi Bell; bassists Chris McCarvill, Steve Buskowe and Rob Liptrot; drummers BJ Zampa, Tom Swift and Ralph [...]
by Anabel DFlux – Senior Photojournalist — Andy the Kid is one talented lad, from playing with Wayne Static, to We Are The Riot, and this passionate individual is excited to take on his newest endeavor … a solo project. Senior Journalist Anabel DFlux sat down to chat with Andy [...]
by Anabel Dflux – Senior Photojournalist — June 6, 2015 at Bar Sinister in West Hollywood, CA. — For the fifth year in a row, the infamous William Control dominated Hollywood’s most notorious goth club, Bar Sinister. Causing even the doomiest, gloomiest fellow of the crowd to [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Because you’re just not a proper metal label until you’ve done a Dio tribute album, Massacre Records has served up A Light in the Black: A Tribute to Ronnie James Dio. Yes, another Dio tribute album, this one arriving around the same [...]
by Kent McIntire – Photojournalist — May 8, 2015 at Diesel Concert Lounge in New Baltimore, MI. — September Mourning with Black Kraken, Ded By Dezine, and Dead in 5. Live! | September Mourning Concert Photo Gallery « ‹ 1 of 2 › » Visit the band online: [...]
by Deb Rao – Senior Columnist — May 30, 2015 at Vamp’d in Las Vegas, NV. — Hot off the heels of performing at Rocklahoma, Australia rock band Ragdoll hit Las Vegas with a vengeance performing at Vamp’d on May 30. The show was a special benefit for Imagine and also included [...]
by Zane Cash – Photojournalist – May 24, 2015 in Pryor, OK.– Rocklahoma 2015 wraps with day 3 featuring: Tesla, Breaking Benjamin, Queensryche, Of Mice & Men, The Winery Dogs, Motionless In White, Aranda, Otherwise, Islander, Jake E Lee’s Red Dragon Cartel and more [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Sean Baker of The Sean Baker Orchestra has just released Game On!! on Shredguy Records. Baker’s third solo CD to date, moves away from just a purely instrumental shred album and brings in vocalists, Jeff Martin of Racer X and Ronni Monroe of Metal [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — To age gracefully is to embrace both the past and the future, and this rule – as it turns out – applies to the music bands as well. Every concert attendee knows the pain of going through a set list of band’s newly recorded songs which [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — It seems that no modern rock band receives more hype and praise than Rival Sons. All of that attention is not only valid, but it’s been earned since their 2009 inception by doing things the old fashioned way: putting out great records and [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Saturday, May 16th at Rock on the Range 2015 was the day when fans of old school British Heavy Metal should have been in heaven. Not only were Judas Priest the headlining performers on the main stage, but metal legends Saxon also played a brief, but [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — For many all over the globe, VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show provides news and information on their favorite hard rock and metal bands. Radio personality and music nerd Eddie Trunk helms the show along with co-hosts/comedians Jim Florentine and [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Swedish metal legends In Flames often returned to Central Ohio to play their 2nd Rock on the Range on Saturday, May 16th. The band pioneered the genre of melodic death metal in the Gothenburg scene in the early 90’s. Nowadays, In Flames are [...]
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