Author: Mike Loomis

W.E.T. – One Live-In Stockholm

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On a January night at the Debaser Club in Sweden’s capitol, W.E.T. debuted songs from their (at the time) forthcoming album, Rise Up. That exclusive 2013 performance at the sold out rock club is now available on the band’s first live release, One Live – In Stockholm (Frontiers Records). The double CD set features many… Read more »


The Metal Cowboy Rides On

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When Ron Keel was in his late teens he packed up his guitar and moved from Texas to Nashville in search of a break in the rough and tumble world of the music industry. Though he was one of a very few rock musicians prowling Music Row in 1980 in leathers and long hair, it… Read more »


Ralf Scheepers of Primal Fear – Delivering The Scream

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Singer Ralf Scheepers says powerful metal music will be knocking at the door in venues throughout Europe this winter as Primal Fear tours in support of their new studio album. In Delivering The Black, out Jan. 28 in North America, the German metal band serves up 12 songs of crushing anthems and epics. Its marks… Read more »


PRIMAL FEAR – Delivering The Black

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Primal Fear delivers the intensity, the energy, the goods, and powerful metal music on their new album, DeliveringThe Black.  Set for North American release on January 28, 2014,  by Frontiers Records, the German band has unleashed an electrifying collection of 12 songs for this album – their tenth. If Father Christmas plays songs like Road To… Read more »


ICED EARTH – Plagues Of Babylon

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As the Year In Metal 2013 draws to a thunderous close, heavy metal greats Iced Earth are sure to have fans up and rolling again in the new year with the January 21, 2014, U.S. release of Plagues Of Babylon.  The new album – on the Century Media Records label – is the eleventh studio… Read more »


SEETHER – Seether 2002-2013

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Seether songs might not bring on the feel of getting off work and heading to the bar on a Friday, but they do go along with getting a few errands done while zipping around town on a Wednesday.  These staples of commercial rock radio are out with a greatest hits collection, Seether 2002-2013.  Released on… Read more »