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by John Kindred – Publisher — Guitarist Lou DiBello has hammered out a career as a musician, which includes working as a music teacher, live performing musician and as a recording artist. His latest studio album Heat Wave, his 4th overall, features seven new Hard Rock and Metal songs [...]
The US Symphonic Rock/Metal Band EYNOMIA have signed a worldwide deal with PURE LEGEND RECORDS, a division of PURE STEEL RECORDS, for the release of their forthcoming debut album. Eymonia is a five-piece Symphonic Rock/Metal band that is strongly influenced by European female-fronted bands. The [...]
by Christophe Pauly – Sr. Photojournalist — Midnight Eternal is a Symphonic Metal band from New York City. Formed in 2014 by Boris Zaks, who asked Fischer, Prestup and Mike LePond of Symphony X to record a demo. The group then recruited Raine Hilai as the led vocalist. The project [...]
by Justin Gaines – Senior Columnist — Best known as the frontwoman for Heavy/Power Metal band Benedictum, Veronica “The V” Freeman is spreading her wings with the launch of her solo career. Now or Never is her debut solo offering, and she has assembled quite the array of supporting [...]