FAREWELL HOUSE OF BLUES – Feat. Frank Bello & Michael Starr

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Los Angeles and architecture have a shaky history.  While structures in Europe can date back to thousands of years, and the East Coast to the 1700’s, a building in L.A. is considered “historic” if it was built before WWII.  Thus, it’s not surprising that the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip barely made it… Read more »


RIKI RACHTMAN – A Man of Many Talents

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Riki Rachtman is probably most famously known as the host of Headbangers Ball, but yet he’s a man of many talents playing in various bands (the L.A. Metal band Virgin and Battery Club, to name a few) starting from about the age of 16. He also co-hosted Loveline with Dr Drew and Adam Carolla, and… Read more »


LITTLE CAESAR – A Hundred Horsepower Rock N’ Roll

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It’s not every day that you come across a band with a genuine, no-nonsense approach to the music they create. But when you’re lucky enough to stumble upon a band like that, it is always a pretty refreshing experience. One such band is Little Caesar, best known for their cover of Aretha Franklin’s Chain of Fools…. Read more »


TAD MOROSE – Back in Action

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Formed in 1991 in Bolinas, Sweden Tad Morose is one of the foremost power metal bands out there. They released their debut album, Leaving the Past Behind via Black Mark Productions in November of 1993. They had a successful run between 1993 and 2003, releasing a total of seven studio albums and touring all over… Read more »


BREAKING BENJAMIN – Breaking Through The Darkness

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Like a reunion with an old friend, Breaking Benjamin has come back into our lives after what seems like an eternity to fans bringing us new music, new inspiration and new members. Currently touring and with their new album Dark Before Dawn released on June 23rd and on track to be #1 on the Billboard 200… Read more »


TRIXTER – Still One In A Million

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In 1991, the hair metal band Trixter were at the top of their game. The New Jersey quartet’s gold-status attaining debut album had been released the previous year. Soon after, the band was touring the world with the likes of rock and roll heavyweights such as the Scorpions, Poison, and KISS. Fast forward 23 years… Read more »


FEAR FACTORY – Genexus, The Story of Every One of Us

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Since 1989, industrial metal icons Fear Factory have been changing the face of metal with their signature blend of hard driving guitar riffs, triplet laden drums, and melodic vocal hooks. Despite some tumultuous lineup changes throughout the 2000’s, founding members Burton C. Bell on vocals and Dino Cazares on guitar are continuing to make Fear… Read more »


THE BLOODLINE – We Are One

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Not many established bands are willing to take the risk of changing their name and starting back from the beginning.  But that’s exactly what The Bloodline did.  Formerly known as Dirge Within, the band thought it was better to start from scratch. “We started writing the music and we felt that it wasn’t the band,”… Read more »


TOAD THE WET SPROCKET – New Constellation

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Having the chance to interview an artist that is as excited to be interviewed by Screamer Magazine as we are is one of the best parts about music journalism. Earlier in the month, we ran into Dean Dinning, bassist/keyboardist/backing vocalist of the chart topping band Toad The Wet Sprocket and he graciously accepted when asked… Read more »


THE DEFILED – The Name Says It All

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For dreamers, the grey skies and rich history of London, England, brings to life the food of fairytales: Medieval castles, busty maidens, and victorious knights galore. For realists, the thought elicits historically accurate images of ancient battles over territory and crowned royalty. However, for idealists, (aka, rock fans) the thought of England conjures up a… Read more »