Author: Laura De Gaetano

Laura De Gaetano

Interview – SUNFLOWER DEAD – Sowing Seeds – NAMM 2016

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Long Beach, California based band Sunflower Dead is anything but ordinary with their stage makeup and theatrical music videos, and just as the interviews at The NAMM Show were winding down, Michael Del Pizzo, vocalist met up with us. Del Pizzo is originally from Philadelphia but moved to Long Beach many years ago and the other… Read more »


Interview – GEARS – In Motion – NAMM 2016

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One of the best parts of going to the NAMM Show is having the opportunity to meet with new bands as they start out on their musical journey. In retrospect, even Guns N’ Roses had to start somewhere so you never know what kind of gem you may find and once we heard Miami, Florida based… Read more »


Interview – MALICE – A New Generation Of Heavy Metal – NAMM 2016

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Elaborate stage shows and rock n’ roll are still alive and they beat in the chest of a band called Malice. Founded by bassist and Metal Warrior Rayman James and his younger brother Jay Mez in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2009. Mez, was the original guitarist but never recorded with the band and was, it was then… Read more »


JUNKSTARS – This Means War

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Swedish punk rock n’ roll band Junkstars’ latest release This Means War delivers a massive dose of good old fashioned punk rock with a modern twist that will take you back to the thrashing punk days of the 80’s. Kill The Ravens is the first track and sets the tone for the rest of the… Read more »


ESCAPE THE FATE Live at The Whisky A Go Go

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In the wake of the Paris attacks, one of which occurred during an Eagles Of Death Metal show, Las Vegas-based band Escape The Fate brought rock n’ roll fans together in harmony as they headlined at The Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA on November 14th. With opening bands like Sirens & Sailors,… Read more »


ESCAPE THE FATE – Living For Today

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With so much music at our fingertips, it can take years for a band to fully develop and become the legend in the making that fans grow to know and love. Escape The Fate was started up in 2004 in the Las Vegas, NV area and while the only original founding member remaining is drummer… Read more »


JOHN 5 Live!

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As Halloween has come to an end and the coolness of fall has begun to settle in over the streets of Hollywood on November 5th, it was finally time for the adults to receive their treat of musical ecstasy from the grand talents of John 5 at the legendary Whisky A Go Go. Starting off the… Read more »


Long Live ATREYU

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Orange County, CA has been home to many successful rock bands over the years and Atreyu is one of those success stories. Founded in 1998, Atreyu has found never-ending triumph in everything they do. Since returning from a brief hiatus, their sixth studio album Long Live was released September 18, 2015 and is their first… Read more »


QUEENSRYCHE – Condition Rebirth

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The 1980’s are one of the most memorable decades in the history of rock and heavy metal music. Bands like Metallica, Iron Maiden, Megadeth and Queensryche were all making their mark on the music scene. While there was a wave of British heavy metal bursting onto the charts in the U.S., Queensryche, a band based out… Read more »


SEVENDUST – Killin’ The Flaw

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The music industry is always changing, always evolving. Throughout time, bands have come and gone or experience transitions with new members but after nearly two decades in the business, one band stands strong and that band is known as Sevendust. While Sevendust has gone through their share of transformations, one thing they never strayed from… Read more »


The Mastermind of JOHN 5

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“When you’re good at something, you’ll tell everyone. When you’re great at something, they’ll tell you” – Walter Payton Undoubtedly, John 5 is one of the most predominate and talented guitar players to grace the music industry in a long time. To call him the Beethoven of guitar would only be a start as he… Read more »


DISCIPLES OF BABYLON – The Pursuit of Musical Domination

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It was a Friday afternoon in September and we had the opportunity to meet with a few members of Disciples Of Babylon, a Los Angeles, CA based rock band and alumni of Musicians Institute, College of Contemporary Music. With Eric Knight (Lead Vocals & Rhythm Guitar), Ramon Blanco (Lead Guitar), Gui Bodi (Bass & Backing… Read more »