Sigh: No Sleep For The Wicked

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The Land of The Rising Sun, best known for sushi, anime, and cute women, rarely gets mentioned as a breeding ground of great Metal, save for the bands you already know (Loudness, EZO, Anthem, Dir En Grey), one of the mainstays of the Japanese scene, Tokyo’s Sigh, carry the originality and creativity banner beyond cultural… Read more »


ADLER…Drummin’ To A New Beat

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Rock and Roll…the history, the people, the personal stories and the music made by only those who walk where angels fear to tread. When you think of great songs; the songs that make you stand still and the hair on the back of your neck rise; those songs…who do you think of? Many of us… Read more »


Fall From Grace; The Romance Years….

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If you fell from grace, would you land on your feet?  Most would envision this being a pretty high place to fall from and hope they survive to tell the tale.  The connotation takes on different meaning for different people, but for the band Fall From Grace, it’s a way of life for lead vocalist, Tryg Littlefield,… Read more »


Jeff Scott Soto is reaching for the stars

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Jeff Scott Soto is arguably one of the best vocalists to have ever graced the hard rock circuit. He has provided his legendary vocals for some of the biggest names in rock including Yngwie Malmsteen, Talisman, Journey and Trans–Siberian Orchestra. He has just released his fifth solo album, Damage Control (Frontier Records) available now. Soto… Read more »


Guitarist/Songwriter Jeff Loomis: Reaching a Higher Plain

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Legendary guitarist Jeff Loomis’ highly anticipated sophomore solo album, Plains of Oblivion, is available now through Century Media Records.  There are many special guests featured such as guitarist Marty Friedman, vocalist Ihsahn (formerly of Norwegian black metal band Emperor and current solo artist) and vocalist Christine Rhoades.  Loomis was the lead guitarist for the metal band… Read more »


Playing Wild In The Street

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There are places in New York City that you would not want to be.  Dark alleys, small side roads and dirt tracks that all have a dodgy reputation, they are not well lit and could be home to trash bags full of, well who knows.  But we reckon you would be OK hanging around this… Read more »


Attention Deficit Society; Just Under the Radar

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Amongst the rock and metal circuits, writhing below the surface of household names, there lies a group of musicians and songwriters respected and honored by their peers, yet those of us outside the inner circle never quite manage to witness their talents.  Charlie Sabin, founder of Attention Deficit Society, finds his home traipsing alongside legends,… Read more »


Darrell “DWaRf” Millar, Still Standing Tall

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With the business savvy of Gene Simmons, the looks of a young Ted Nugent and the musical talents of Dave Grohl, you could pretty much say he is a triple threat. You would be very, very wrong.  Darrell Millar is so much more than that.  He is a proud Canadian, mentor, father, manager, record label,… Read more »


STILL SHARP – JACK BLADES

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Jack Blades may be a Night Ranger and a Damn Yankee, but don’t call him a one-trick pony.  As he’s quick to point out, “When someone looks at me, looks at my past, looks at my music, looks at my life, they realize that I’m not just Don’t Tell Me You Love Me.”  Although the… Read more »


Exclusive interview with Henry Rollins

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Henry Rollins is one of the most interesting and prolific artists of this day and age.  For more than a quarter of a century, he has toured the world as a spoken word artist, as the front man for both Rollins Band and Black Flag and – without a microphone – as a solitary traveler… Read more »


Falling Red. Upstanding Rockers!

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Once upon a time, close to a northern gas station in Carlisle, Cumbria, England, there were four twenty something blokes about to put fuel in their van.  They had almost completed the long journey from Aberdeen, Scotland after playing a show and were tired and needed to relieve themselves.  As they hit a set of red… Read more »


Twisted Sister Raising More Than The Volume

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Fine wine, scotch, cheddar cheese…  all things that get better with age.  And though we’re now light years away from Twisted Sister’s ‘Hey Day’, a couple of their epic anthems have not only stood the test of time, they’ve blossomed beyond the confines of their genre and era.  Still, the mere mention of Twisted Sister… Read more »