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by Alexandra Mrozowska — Sr. Columnist — If there’s anyone in the world of Heavy Metal that could have been dubbed the Renaissance Man, only one name comes to mind, this of Bruce Dickinson. In addition to being an Iron Maiden singer and having a quite successful solo career, he’s [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — Although it would have surely been a crime to put any labels on a writer – any bookworm whose shelves sag under a load of the Martin Popoff-penned books usually associate the Canadian-born scribe with coverage of Hard Rock and Heavy Metal [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — A part of the groundbreaking all-girl band The Runaways in the 1970s and a successful solo artist in male-dominated industry throughout the 1980s, Lita Ford is undoubtedly an important figure in rock annals. However, the vast majority of [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Sr. Columnist — Once a counterculture and an expression of defiance against the social norms, now Rock music is re-appropriated even by the apparently fossilized academic environment. However, if there had been a university which offers a specific [...]
by Alissa Ordabai – Senior Columnist — Literary duo Mark Allen and Derric Miller know how to chill spines with their own ferocious brand of horror fiction. Still, their newest novel titled Gristle pushes the shock-and-gore factor a whole stage further, like none of their previous [...]
by John Kindred – Publisher — Sword of Steel is the first publication by DNR Books. The 254-page anthology is a collection of fantasy and horror adventure stories in the tradition of writers such as Robert E. Howard, Michael Moorcock, George R.R. Martin and H.P. Lovecraft. DMR Books [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — For Whitesnake, 2014 was a year marked by yet another personal changes as well as the release of Live In 1984: Back To The Bone album. February 2015 was announced to be a month of another big news in the band’s camp, leading to various [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — Through the Eye of the Tiger: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Life of Survivor’s Founding Member Survivor’s “Eye Of The Tiger” and “Burning Heart”, 38. Special’s “Rockin’ Into The Night”, Sammy Hagar’s “Heavy Metal” [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — You don’t really have to be a staunch Maiden follower with Eddie the Head’s lovely face smiling from every t-shirt in your closet to know what this book is all about. One quick look at the front and back cover should be enough to get it. [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — What can be say about this – or actually, any – book on ZZ Top…? Well, one certain thing is that it’s neither The Dirt nor a story about The Rolling Stones and you won’t find many shocking vignettes about notorious sexual stunts, [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Columnist — UFO – who celebrate their 45th anniversary this year – remain a group as influential and important as their peers Deep Purple, Black Sabbath or Uriah Heep. However, it’s arguable that they enjoy the same deserved cult status as their above [...]
by Derric Miller – Managing Editor — “If the sum of all my days could be measured by the mile, I’d be a wealthy man and say it was all worthwhile.” Ron Keel wrote those lyrics in the song “I Gave It All To You” and they are the equivalent of a summary of his autobiography Even [...]