Montreal’s The Damn Truth at The Whisky Wednesday, March 14th

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Montreal based, blues-infused Rock band The Damn Truth will be playing The Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, CA on Wednesday, March 14th.  The band is touring in support of their critically acclaimed sophomore EP “Devilish Folk“.   The Damn Truth “White Lies” (Official Music Video): Over the years, Canada has given us a lot… Read more »


KILLTHRAX II Infects House of Blues – ANTHRAX, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE, HAVOK

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It’s February 14th, Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air.  Nothing says “Be Mine” better than a Saint Valentine’s Day (Metal) Massacre from Anthrax and Killswitch Engage.  The two aforementioned bands brought their Killthrax II tour to the Anaheim House of Blues with special guest Havok for an evening of in your face, no… Read more »


Greta Van Fleet Announces “Coachella-Adjacent” Headline Show

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Greta Van Fleet, who will launch their 2018 North American tour with performances at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, CA on Friday, April 13 and Friday, April 20, have announced a Los Angeles headline date in tandem with the festival, performing at the John Anson Ford Theatre in Hollywood, CA on… Read more »


VISTA KICKS To Launch Headlining U.S. Tour w/Show at The Troubadour Wed, 2/14

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Los Angeles music fans with an affinity for energetic live rock ‘n roll should prepare themselves for the second leg of the upcoming VISTA KICKS “Booty Shakers Ball Tour” which kicks off with a Valentine’s Day show at The Troubadour (Wednesday, February 14 at 8:00pm). VISTA KICKS will hit the road on their 23-date headlining… Read more »


METAL ALLEGIANCE Rocks NAMM – House of Blues

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It’s late January.  The music industry descends on Orange County, California.  It’s the four day event that turns the capital of family entertainment into NAMM-aheim.  Manufacturers of things musical, from guitar picks to amp cabinets are filling the Anaheim Convention Center to show off their latest technologies and shiniest new objects.  Musicians also stream in from… Read more »


Out Now JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES Live Album “It’s Alive!”

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JOHN 5 andThe Creatures – comprised of guitarist JOHN 5, bassist Ian Ross and drummer Logan Miles Nix – have just released their brand new live album, It’s Alive!. It’s Alive! is the first album released by the world-renowned guitarist to be featured on vinyl, and is also available to purchase with a stunning 24-page,… Read more »


Metal Allegiance Invade The House Of Blues Anaheim This Thursday

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This Thursday, METAL ALLEGIANCE  returns to Anaheim, California for their annual metal assault at the House of Blues! Sponsored by TASCAM/TEAC, Musicians Institute and Murder in the Front Row Book and forthcoming documentary, the unforgettable night will introduce Bobby Blitz (OVERKILL) and John Bush (ARMORED SAINT / ex-ANTHRAX) to the all star line-up that METAL ALLEGIANCE is known for. Watch the… Read more »


SLAYER TO MAKE ITS EXIT WITH ONE FINAL WORLD TOUR

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Tuesday, January 23, 2018 – After making some of the most brutal, breathtakingly aggressive, all-hell’s-a-breaking-loose music ever created, being one of the four bands that defined an entire musical genre and being the band that other heavy acts are measured against and aspire to…after nearly 37 years, releasing 12 studio albums, multiple… Read more »


Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Swings in the New Year in Thousand Oaks

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Long before David Lee Roth’s Banshee scream, before Elvis and his pelvis and before Sinatra and his Jack, swing musicians were the decadent kings of cool.  With the waning hours of 2017 winnowing away, the auditorium of the Fred Kavli theater swells with a mature crowd, eager to ring in the new year with a… Read more »


End of Days: Slayer Announces Final World Tour (video)

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L.A. GUNS To Release “Made in Milan” March 23rd

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After more than a decade apart, Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis reunited under the L.A. GUNS’ banner and in 2017, released arguably the most critically praised album of their catalog, “The Missing Peace“. Landing at #12 Top Record Label Independent Current Albums, #17 Top Current Rock Albums, and #47 Top Current Albums on the Billboard… Read more »


John Bush (Armored Saint, ex-Anthrax) Discusses Remaining Unique in the Early Thrash Scene in “Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal” Documentary Clip

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This Friday, January 19, 2018, MetalRock Films will release part one of a new two part Inside Metal documentary DVD series entitled The Rise of L.A. Thrash Metal. Directed by Bob Nalbandian with narration by David Ellefson of thrash legends Megadeth, the documentary focuses on the Los Angeles thrash metal uprising of the early/mid ’80s… Read more »