Screamer Magazine August 2017
Featuring: . Also Included Greta Van Fleet, Josh Todd & The Conflict, Prong, Thousand Foot Krutch, The Winery Dogs, Darin "Dangerous D" Malfi, Riverdogs and Much More.

Articles in the August 2017 Issue

Interviews

  • GRETA VAN FLEET Rising - Walking Through the Eye of the Storm

    “Hi, folks – hey, got a favor to ask – we've just signed a new band – Greta Van Fleet - who I think is right up your alley, and I'd love for you to give a listen to one of their songs – Highway Tune.  Just for you, not to be shared or made public yet – and I'd

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  • JOSH TODD & THE CONFLICT - What's New Pussycat?

    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 a new album.  The band

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  • PRONG - Delivers Zero Days

    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 and groove since the early

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  • THOUSAND FOOT KRUTCH - On Untraveled Roads

    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 Rock radio songs. The album

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  • The Storied Career of BILLY SHEEHAN from The Winery Dogs

    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 down with Sheehan to talk

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

    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 Shock Show. He’s toured with

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  • RIVERDOGS - The Usual Suspects

    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 blues.  Their sound became highly

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Reviews

  • THE WINERY DOGS - Dog Years: Live In Santiago & Beyond 2013-2016

    The dog days of summer are heating up, and the members of The Winery Dogs are all off touring the world with other projects.  Never fear, dog lovers!  Like a freshly filled kiddie pool on a sweltering summer day, relief is on  the horizon.  The Winery Dogs have announced a new DVD concert film, set for release on August 4th.

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  • JUPITER IN VELVET – In2 the Arms of Love

    Jupiter in Velvet’s latest album, In2 the Arms of Love, brings the U.K. band front and center. The album seems to pay homage to sounds of the ‘70s and ‘80s, having this band sound a lot like other such acts like David Bowie, Led Zepplin, The Beatles or The Rolling Stones, while still maintaining its own unique sound. The title

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  • Black Sabbath: The Illustrated Lyrics Vol. 2: Songs of Protest and Apocalypse - Book Review

    From the Royal Publisher of Oz comes their latest book release, Black Sabbath: The Illustrated Lyrics Vol. 2: Songs of Protest and Apocalypse. Author Joe Bongiorno is taking his readers on an in-depth journey through each and every one of Black Sabbath’s albums from the 1970’s. This second book in what will be an eight book series covers one of

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  • IN THIS MOMENT - Ritual

    Just a few months after their 2012 album Blood reached certified gold, In This Moment has released their sixth studio album titled Ritual on July 21, 2017 produced by Kevin Churko. When we interviewed Chris Howorth last month, he told us that this new album is more bluesy and raw with a more distinctive feel stylistically as opposed to their

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  • JUDAS PRIEST – Judas Priest: Road to Valhalla - mobile game

    Sony Music Entertainment and legendary heavy metal band Judas Priest have announced the release of Judas Priest: Road to Valhalla, a new mobile game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, is now available in the App Store. The app is a joint collaboration between Judas Priest, Sony Music Entertainment, Trinifold Management LLC UK and Babaroga, a leading mobile game studio. The app gives players access to

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  • PRONG - Zero Days

    Over the past half-decade Prong have cranked out a handful of trademark badass records, building freight train momentum with a continuing kick to the face mix of heavy, hardcore, thrash induced metal with the always present voice of Tommy Victor.  The band that began their legacy with classic tunes Beg To Differ and Prove You Wrong,  and writing the arena

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  • QUIET RIOT - Road Rage

    Quiet Riot is ready to make some noise once again with the release of their 13th studio album titled Road Rage, set to be released on August 4, 2017. Known for being the first metal band to top the pop charts, Quiet Riot has experienced many successes and their fair share of tragedy.  After numerous changes in frontmen since the death

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Press Releases

Hollywood Spotlight

  • BLACK MAP Debut "Ruin" Music Video

    Rock act BLACK MAP have debuted an all new music video for their track "Ruin," today from their all new LP released earlier this year. "The lyrics are from the perspective of someone who thinks they see the world collapsing around them," says vocalist/bassist Benjamin Flanagan, "and wondering the whole time what the true nature of their reality is." The video was

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  • SUBLIME WITH ROME To Begin US Tour w/ The Offspring This September

    SUBLIME WITH ROME will once again join forces with The Offspring on the second leg of the pair's 2017 North American tour. Hailed as two of Southern California's most prolific bands (see here), both groups will head out this September for a dozen shows in the states, kicking off on Sept. 8 in Chicago, IL and concluding on Sept. 30

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  • Chester Bennington's wife, Talinda Bennington releases statement

    7/27/17 One week ago, I lost my soulmate and my children lost their hero-their Daddy. We had a fairytale life and now it has turned into some sick Shakespearean tragedy. How do I move on? How do I pick up my shattered soul? The only answer I know is to raise our babies with every ounce of love I have

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  • Updated Music Lineup and Performance Times Announced for High & Mighty Festival, Aug 5-6 in Garden Grove, CA

    Performance times and an updated music lineup and have been announced for the first annual KLOS Presents High & Mighty Festival.Garden Grove, CA in Village Green Park at Saturday, August 5 and Sunday, August 6, The brainchild of Sublime With Rome and Dirty Heads, KLOS Presents High & Mighty Festival will provide a full festival experience, with two stages of

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  • Los Angeles, California Rock band WildEyes announced the premiere of their video for single “Messin Around”

    Los Angeles, California Rock band WildEyes announced the premiere of their video for single “Messin Around” off of their debut EP titled Know Me Now on AlternativeNation.net today. “Messin' Around” is about breaking free from the boundaries that other people create for you. Sometimes we all can feel trapped by people or even places and this song represents finding the

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  • LINKIN PARK Band Statement

    Dear Chester, Our hearts are broken.   The shockwaves of grief and denial are still sweeping through our family as we come to grips with what has happened.   You touched so many lives, maybe even more than you realized.  In the past few days, we’ve seen an outpouring of love and support, both public and private, from around the

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  • SLAYER to Perform on The Tonight Show, Thursday, July 27, 2017

    Two-time Grammy-winning thrash/metal legend Slayer will make its 11:35PM late-night television debut on Thursday, July 27 when the band performs its iconic "Raining Blood" on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."  The show airs at 11:35PM ET/PT and 10:35PM CT on NBC. Immediately following Thursday's taping of "The Tonight Show," Slayer will head over to New York's Theatre at Madison

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  • LA GUNS RETURNS! New song "Speed", now available from Frontiers Records s.r.l.

    As the revival of the classic ‘80s hard rock and heavy metal scene continues unabated here in the 21st century, one reunion has been at the top of the wishlist of many a fan for a long time: the songwriting combination of Tracii Guns and Philip Lewis under the L.A. Guns banner. What once seemed like a distant memory with

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  • Victory Records Welcomes DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY

    Victory Records is proud to announce the signing of Los Angeles rock outfit DEAD GIRLS ACADEMY. Ring leader and frontman Michael Orlando sheds his skin for the first time since the demise of his former outfit, Vampires Everywhere, with the debut song and video “I'll Find A Way.” Seen through the eyes of an irredeemable soul, the video provokes an

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  • LIFEHOUSE: Greatest Hits' Available TODAY 

    Multi-platinum award-winning rock band Lifehouse released their first hits compilation, Lifehouse: Greatest Hits, on CD and all digital retailers today (July 14). The 18-track selection includes a multitude of their chart-topping hits, including “You and Me,” “First Time”, “Halfway Gone,” “Hurricane” and "Hanging by a Moment," which was the most played radio track of 2001. CLICK HERE TO ORDER. In

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