Author: Laura De Gaetano

Laura De Gaetano

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 »


TOM KEIFER, MADYSIN HATTER Live – Whisky A Go Go

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On an unusually warm Fall evening, Kama Sutures, Madysin Hatter and Tom Keifer kept the temperature in Hollywood, CA hot as they took the stage at the world famous Whisky A Go Go on Thursday, September 24th. Unfortunately, we only made it for the last song that Kama Sutures performed but they sure raised some… Read more »


DISCIPLES OF BABYLON – Welcome To Babylon EP

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Los Angeles-based rock band Disciples of Babylon released its debut EP titled Welcome To Babylon on September 12, 2015 during a record release party at the King King on Hollywood Blvd. With a band consisting of graduates from Musicians Institute College Of Contemporary Music located in Hollywood, CA where they met, Eric Knight (Lead Vocals… Read more »


STRYPER – Shining A Continuous Light

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Salvation Through Redemption Yielding Peace, Encouragement and Righteousness is the acronym that is the Christian metal band Stryper. As heavy metal music has developed since its start in the 1970’s it has continued to progress and has become fragmented into sub-genres such as lite metal, death metal, speed metal, gothic metal, glam or hair metal,… Read more »


NINE MILES SOUTH – Looking Upward

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Some of the greatest bands of all time come out of the UK and while it seems like we are all getting hit with new music from every direction, there’s a new band on the scene who is surpassing the odds and quickly becoming the band to watch out for. Nine Miles South is dominating… Read more »


NIK KAI and NO WORDS – A Heavy Metal Prodigy

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“Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.” – Walt Disney The term “Musical Prodigy” is the quintessential way to describe 14 year old lead guitarist Nik Kai. Kai first started playing the guitar when he was only eight years old and because of his… Read more »


SOILWORK – The Ride Majestic

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Only a few months after the release of their first live DVD Live In The Heart Of Helsinki, Swedish melodic death metal band Soilwork will be releasing their 10th studio album titled The Ride Majestic on August 28th. Bjorn “Speed” Strid on vocals, Sven Karlsson on keyboards, Dirk Verbeuren on drums, Sylvain Coudret on rhythm… Read more »


NINE MILES SOUTH – Nine Miles South EP

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Newcomers Nine Miles South bring a modernized mix of Country, Classic Rock and Blues to the table with their upcoming EP set to be released on September 7th. Produced by Samuel Burden, the Guildford, UK-based band has a distinct crossover sound that is both unique yet eerily familiar as they take the listener on a… Read more »


LIT SOUL – Live at the Viper Room

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With so many bands out here in the Los Angeles area, it is not always easy for a band or artist to stand out, but sometimes you are lucky enough to find that diamond in the rough which is Lit Soul, a local melodic hard rock/metal band that delivers political liberty within their poetic lyrics…. Read more »


CATHOUSE LIVE – Battle Of The Bands and Press Conference

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Some say rock n’ roll is dead and some know it never ever died. Nearly 30 years later, the legendary Hollywood club known as The Cathouse is about ready to put on a festival with one hell of a lineup.  August 15th, Riki Rachtman is going to transform the Irvine Meadows in Orange County, CA into… Read more »