JOSH TODD & THE CONFLICT – What’s New Pussycat?

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There is a new rock band that everyone needs to be on the lookout for. Josh Todd, best known as the charismatic front man for Buckcherry has a new project called Josh Todd & The Conflict.  The new band has recently signed with Century Media Records and have many exciting things on the horizon, including… Read more »


PRONG – Delivers Zero Days

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Since 1986 Prong has been one of the hardest working bands in heavy music, taking their crossover brand of hardcore punk inspired metal across the world and penning classics like Prove You Wrong, Whose Fist Is This Anyway and Snap Your Fingers. Main member Tommy Victor has cranked out New York flavored mosh pit metal… Read more »


THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH – On Untraveled Roads

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Since 1996 Thousand Foot Krutch has been bringing their mixture of rock and hip hop music to music fans all over the world. The rock band hails from Canada and have released eight albums to date. Their upcoming release Untraveled Roads (TFK Music) is a live album featuring eight of the bands last nine Active… Read more »


The Storied Career of BILLY SHEEHAN from The Winery Dogs

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When it comes to bass players, it doesn’t get much better than Billy Sheehan. He is one of the most influential players out there and has quite a storied career.  When he’s not busy performing with Mr. Big, he is performing with one of his other projects, such as The Winery Dogs. Screamer recently sat… Read more »


The Bizarre Life of Darin “Dangerous D” Malfi: Blood, Sweat & More Blood

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Anyone who has gone to a major rock festival or turned on a television recently has potentially been confronted by Darin “Dangerous D” Malfi and one of his deranged stunts. Malfi is a  professional sideshow performer, stuntman, and actor who currently owns and runs the largest traveling circus sideshow in the world, The Dangerous D… Read more »


RIVERDOGS – The Usual Suspects

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When Riverdogs formed in Los Angeles at the end of the 80’s they were determined to avoid the cliché of glam rock.  They wanted a sound that was all their own and they wanted to follow the beat of their own drum.  The band’s sound was created by combining the sounds of both rock and… Read more »


Megadeth’s DAVID ELLEFSON – Renaissance Man

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Coffeehouses are by their very nature warm and inviting environments. The smell of fresh brewed coffee hangs in the air, comfy chairs and sofas are scattered about, friends engaged in conversation are huddled together while solo word warriors peck away at their laptops. The sounds of screaming heavy metal music blast froth from the shop’s… Read more »


In This Moment’s CHRIS HOWORTH – The Blood Legion

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With the recent announcement of their 2012 album Blood becoming Certified Gold in the U.S. on May 10th and the release of their sixth studio album Ritual set to be released July 21st, Maria Brink (lead singer), Chris Howorth (lead guitarist), Randy Weitzel (rhythm guitarist), Travis Johnson (bass guitar) and newest member Kent Diimell (drums)… Read more »


SALIVA – Only the Sickest Survive

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During the height of the nu-metal wave in the early 2000’s, a few bands stood tall above the rest and provided rock fans with something unique. Keeping their long record of success going last year with the release of their album, Love, Lies & Therapy, veteran rockers Saliva are one of those rejuvenated musical forces. The platinum-selling band… Read more »


MR. BIG – 30 Years & Still Defying Gravity

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Twenty-five years after the release of their most well-known hit, To Be With You, Mr. Big is releasing their ninth studio album, Defying Gravity, via Frontiers Records (July 21). And achieving what many bands with longevity have not been able to, all of the original members of the band are still involved. Mr. Big’s lineup… Read more »


ATREYU’s Jacobs & Miguel – Festivals, New Material & Their Hiatus

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On May 27 2017, Atreyu played at the Blackest of the Black Fest in Oak Canyon Park, Silverado, California. Oak Canyon Park is a sprawling 750-acre forested area in Orange County with mountains, a lake, plus fishing & camping. It was a sufficiently remote and creepy setting for the two-day long event that included sword… Read more »


TERRY ILOUS – Rock’s Flamenco Ambassador

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Newton’s first law of motion is often stated as: “An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force.” So what does that have to do with music? Science is objective and creativity is subjective,… Read more »