Screamer Magazine December 2016
Featuring: . Also Included Glenn Hughes, Hardline, Jimmy D'Anda, Failure Anthem, Bowl 4 Ronnie, The Rhythm Coffin and Much More.

Articles in the December 2016 Issue

Interviews

  • GLENN HUGHES – A Redemption of Rock

    There’s a reason the legendary Glenn Hughes is known as the Voice of Rock. Throughout the years, Hughes has acquired a resume of rock that is largely unmatched. He’s offered his talents to Trapeze, Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Hughes/Thrall, Voodoo Hill, Phenomena, Hughes Turner Project, Tony Iommi, Gary Moore, Black Country Communion, California Breed, and many, many others. The list

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  • HARDLINE - Returns with Human Nature

    Hardline’s career started with a Double Eclipse in the early ‘90s.  While often compared to some of their Aquanet-fused predecessors, with early success came turmoil, egos and grunge.  They’ve been reborn a few times, enduring member changes, but at its core, singer Johnny Gioeli has been the instrumental driving force burning the torch with brazen determination and an eternal passion

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  • A Conversation with: JIMMY D'ANDA

    BORN TO SLAM is the brainchild of ex-Great White drummer GARY HOLLAND.  Each month Gary will bring us a “conversation” with various working drummers to see what makes them tick.  In addition, he and his guests will cover ALL topics of concern to drummers everywhere.  And while their jargon may get a bit technical for us non-drummers, the conversations are

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Reviews

  • RUST ON THE RAILS - Talisman

    Cody Beebe is no stranger to the pages of Screamer Magazine. His previous band, Cody Beebe and The Crooks, graced our pages on several occasions. Beebe is back with a new band, Rust on the Rails, which features his distinctive vocals on hard-to-categorize-but-easy-to-like songs. Beebe’s founding partner in the band is Blake Noble, who hails from Australia and brings his

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  • GLENN HUGHES - Resonate

    Frontiers Music Srl released the new Glenn Hughes solo album, Resonate in early November. From album-opener, Heavy to the very last chords of the closing track Long Time Gone, it promises to be a contender for "Album of the Year" on many-a-list. Resonate features his live solo band members, Søren Andersen (guitars and co-producer), Pontus Engborg (drums) and newcomer to

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  • CRYSTAL LAKE - True North

    Breaking into the American metalcore scene is no easy task and even more so for bands overseas.  The Japanese artist Crystal Lake has been going at it since 2002, so they have some experience at this.  But if they consistently release albums like True North, they'll be a household name every headbanger recognizes. True North begins with Alpha, a short intro

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  • DEVILSKIN - Be Like The River

    Bonded by blood is not only a staple in thrash metal it’s a way of life for New Zealand’s Devilskin. Formed in 2010, they’re a family four piece with father and son Paul (bass) and Nic Martin (drums), Nic’s aunt Jennie Skulander (vocals) and Paul’s evil twin guitarist Nail. The band exploded onto the New Zealand rock scene with Little

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  • FAILURE ANTHEM Live! - The Whisky A Go Go

    Failure Anthem brought their tour into Hollywood on November 21st.  For a band that has been on the road supporting its debut album, First World Problems for a good part of this year, and almost non-stop since the middle of September, they have seen their share of “first world problems.”  Three of the five original members departed the band in

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  • Driftwood At Doheny Beach - 11-12-16

    Beer?  Check!  Wine?  Check!  Sunblock, beach chair and blanket?  Check, check, check!  How could this Saturday get any better?  Throw in live music and the surf and sand of Doheny Beach in Dana Point, California and you have the First Annual Driftwood at Doheny Beach Festival.  And you couldn’t have asked for better weather, clear skies, mid to upper 70s

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  • Ronnie James Dio Stand up and Shout Cancer Fund Charity Bowl

    Wendy Dio established the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund to raise awareness and educate the public about lifesaving cancer screenings and detection.  Wendy knows far too well how a screening could save a life, as her own husband, legendary rock vocalist, Ronnie James Dio, died in 2010 from gastric cancer at the age of 67. He

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  • Halloween Night with THE RHYTHM COFFIN - Whisky A Go Go

    Hollywood, CA. – It’s Halloween night on the Sunset Strip, and it looks like pretty much like any other night on the famed thoroughfare, with the host of characters crowding the street in makeup and costume.   Inside the Whisky a Go Go, those costumed creatures of the night crowd the floor.  As the under bill bands take the stage, the

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Press Releases

  • Japanese Heavy Rockers Crystal Lake Debut New Song/Video “Black And Blue” Today

    Japan’s rising heavy-rock band Crystal Lake will release their awaited new album, True North, on Friday, December 2nd via Artery Recordings. In anticipation, the band has debuted a video today for their brand new song “Black and Blue.” Fans are also invited to pre-order the album now at the links below. Pre-Order True North: Merch Bundles: http://smarturl.it/9eht4z iTunes (North America):

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  • Joe Satriani Announces Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience 2017: Surfing With The Alien 30th Anniversary

    JOE SATRIANI reveals the details for Joe Satriani’s G4 Experience: Surfing with the Alien 30th Anniversary July 24-28 at Asilomar Center in Carmel, CA. Packages are available at the camp’s official site starting today— http://g4experience.com/ For its fourth installment, the G4 Experience enjoys a game-changing and historic first. The camp will celebrate the writing, recording, and performance of SATRIANI’s seminal

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  • Supergroup Kings of Chaos Announce East Coast Tour

    Supergroup KINGS of CHAOS have announced a string of east coast tour dates kicking off December 17th in Montclair, New Jersey. Following a mini-residency at the House of Blues in Las Vegas December 1 - 3rd, the east coast run will feature former Guns n’ Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer, Matt Sorum, Linkin Park vocalist, Chester Bennington, Robin Zander of

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  • Adelitas Way "Ready For War (Pray For Peace)" Chosen As Official Theme Song For

    The WWE network is welcoming back Adelitas Way by choosing hit single “Ready For War (Pray For Peace)” as the theme song for the upcoming “TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs” pay-per-view event on Dec. 4th at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX.  Showtime is 8 p.m. Eastern, 5 p.m. Pacific. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VbdSMg-eE1s The band has long been fans of and

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  • The Wild! Debut New Music Video

    Canadian rockers THE WILD! have debuted a brand new music video today for their recently released track "Ready To Roll" exclusively via REVOLVER MAGAZINE. "When we made our first video, it was over the top & really turned a lot of heads," says frontman Dylan Villain. "So we knew when we were making this one, we had to really step it up." The video

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  • Black Star Riders Debut First Trailer For Third Album, ‘Heavy Fire’ (watch)

    A few weeks ago, Black Star Riders announced their third studio album, Heavy Fire, set for release via Nuclear Blast Entertainment on February 3rd, 2017. The band has now revealed the first video trailer in which frontman Ricky Warwick explains the writing process behind the forthcoming album and looks forward to the band's March 2017 UK tour: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXFHrJfMtVY&feature=youtu.be When discussing

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  • Anderson / Stolt - 'Invention of Knowledge' Submitted for Grammy Consideration

    The much heralded partnership of Anderson /Stolt, featuring Prog Icon Jon Anderson (Yes) and Roine Stolt (The Flower Kings) resulted in the release of the critically acclaimed album 'Invention of Knowledge' earlier this year.  The album marked the return of Jon Anderson to the sound he created with the legendary group Yes. InsideOut is pleased to announce that the album

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  • Slayer's "Repentless" Issue #1 Comic Coming January, 2017

    Legendary heavy metal band Slayer has teamed up with Metalocalypse writer Jon Schnepp andTwilight Zone artist Guiu Vilanova for a three-issue Dark Horse Comics series, Slayer: Repentless, with covers by Eisner Award-winning British comics artist Glenn Fabry. The first issue, with a variant cover by Eric Powell (The Goon,Hillbilly), is scheduled for release on January 25, 2017. Slayer: Repentless #1 (of 3) is available for

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  • Enuff Z'nuff Release Video For "Dog On A Bone"

    Enuff Z'nuff is the living, breathing example of what a rock/ pop group should be. In fact, the band is the very chrome-glinted definition of it. With every album and live performance packed to the brim with rock/ pop perfection, there are no signs of the band slowing down. You can catch the band on tour through 2017 in support

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  • DIAMOND HEAD Begin Final Week On North American Tour

    DIAMOND HEAD begin the final week on their ongoing North American tour tonight  in Rochester.  The band is touring in support of their acclaimed, self-titled album. Released via Dissonance Productions on June 24,  Diamond Head  is the first album to feature new vocalist Rasmus Born Anderson and ends an eight-year silence for the New Wave of British Heavy Metal legends.  Decibel Magazine calls 

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  • Within The Ruins Debut New Music, New Album Details 

    Massachusetts metal veterans WITHIN THE RUINS have debuted an all new song today titled "Death Of The Rockstar," exclusively via Revolver Magazine. "Death of the Rockstar stems from our distaste for the current state of the music industry," says guitarist Joe Cocchi. The track is the first bit of music the band has released off their forthcoming LP.  "The song

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  • BOBAFLEX TO HIT THE ROAD ON "DEAD BY XMAS TOUR"

    West Virginia rockers, BOBAFLEX are hitting the road one last time in 2016 with a 24 date run from November 18th - December 22nd.  The band is wrapping up their final cycle of touring for their ANYTHING THAT MOVES album before heading back in to the studio after the holidays. ANYTHING THAT MOVES spurred the radio singles Mama (Don't Take My

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  • JOE PERRY Takes Time Off to Travel to Japan With Johnny Depp

    Aerosmith co-founding member and rock icon JOE PERRY took time off from his work with Aerosmith and the Hollywood Vampires to be on hand last week (November 11) as the Classic Rock Awards 2016 made their debut in Tokyo, Japan. "I've been a fan of Classic Rock Magazine for many years and appreciate what they do for our music, and

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  • Black Stone Cherry - Shakin' My Cage Lyric Video

    Black Stone Cherry present a new lyric video for “Shakin’ My Cage” in front of a European tour that begins on Saturday.  Label mates Shaman’s Harvest will support on the run. https://www.youtube.com/embed/TUJfbrlNt4w The itinerary features performances in: 19-Nov UK, Cardiff, St David's Hall 21-Nov Uk, Portsmouth Guildhall 22-Nov Uk, Wolverhampton Civic 24-Nov UK, Manchester Apollo 25-Nov UK, Glasgow Royal Concert

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  • CHILDREN OF BODOM Release Fan-Featured Lyric Video for "My Bodom (I Am The Only One)"

    Finnish Metal Superstars CHILDREN OF BODOM have released a special lyric video for the song "My Bodom (I Am The Only One)" taken from the band's latest studio album, I Worship Chaos. On October 20th, fans were encouraged via social media to submit photos of themselves with the band for a chance to be in an upcoming video. Over 300 photos were

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  • DevilDriver Premiere New Video For "Trust No One"

    Southern California's revered groove metal band DEVILDRIVER released their long awaited, 7th studio album, Trust No One this May via Napalm Records. Fans can purchase the record now at iTunes, Amazon, the Napalm Records Web Store and DevilDriver.com. DEVILDRIVER just wrapped their North American Tour, including festival appearances and an appearance at Ozzfest Meets Knotfest.  It was at the Ozzfest

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  • The Devil Wears Prada, 2017 Australian Tour

    The Devil Wears Prada will head to Australia next April for a five-date run, marking the band's first "down under" concerts since the Soundwave Festival in 2015.  Being As An Ocean will support on all dates.  In support of Prada's latest album, Transit Blues (October 7, 2016/Rise Records), the trek will take the band to the country's major cities.  The complete itinerary

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  • THEORY OF A DEADMAN HONOR LEONARD COHEN WITH “HALLELUJAH”

    NOVEMBER 11, 2016 - Roadrunner/604 recording group Theory Of A Deadman have released a touching cover of the late Leonard Cohen’s “Hallelujah.” The track, which originally appeared on Cohen’s 1984 album, “Various Positions,” was re-recorded by fellow Canadians Theory Of Deadman prior to Cohen’s passing to honor the profound impact and influence of his art.  The band previewed their rendition

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  • SEPULTURA - Release Digital Single "I Am The Enemy"

    Brazilian heavy metal icons, SEPULTURA, will unleash their upcoming studio album, Machine Messiah, on January 13th through Nuclear Blast. Today, the band have released the first digital single, "I Am The Enemy". Fans, who pre-order the album digitally now will receive the track immediately. Pre-order Machine Messiah now: http://nblast.de/SepulturaMachineNB Pre-order the digital version (incl. 'I Am The Enemy') here: http://nblast.de/SepulturaDownload Andreas Kisser states: "The

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  • STEVE 'N' SEAGULLS Slay A Seasonally Appropriate Power Ballad

    Finland's riotous rockers STEVE 'N' SEAGULLS, known for rabble-rousing renditions of sempiternal rock and metal standards, have offered their latest take on a classic. This time out, the band tackles a quintessential power ballad and covers Guns N' Roses' epic "November Rain." Watch their unforgettable interpretation of ‘November Rain’ here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvrogxMHmlg After 50 million-plus cumulative YouTube views, you would think you've seen pretty

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  • LIKE A STORM Release New Single "Pure Evil"

    New Zealand hard rock/metal act LIKE A STORM are returning for their fourth tour of Europe/UK. This time with heavyweights ALTER BRIDGE and support from Volbeat, Gojira and Living Color. Says bassist Kent Brooks, “From the very first time we came over, we knew that this was a special part of the world to come and play. Rock and Metal

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  • KIX DVD Is #1 This Week

    "We have always known from the way our passionate fans treat us that we are number one with them,” said the band.  “We have always enjoyed that mutual love fest. And now, to have our fans lift us to #1 on the Billboard Music Video Chart is by far the greatest honor that they can bestow upon our band. We are

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  • Bullet For My Valentine Reveal New Single and Video for 'Don't Need You' (watch)

    Hard rock/metal heavyweights Bullet For My Valentine have released their first single since signing to Search and Destroy / Spinefarm Records. Titled ‘Don’t Need You’ and produced & mixed by Colin Richardson & Carl Bown, this new offering serves as a sonic statement of intent as the band move into a new phase of an ongoing and truly spectacular career; new label, new

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  • Bon Jovi Album ‘This House Is Not For Sale’ Out Today

    In celebration of the release of the brand new Bon Jovi album, THIS HOUSE IS NOT FOR SALE, out today, Pandora is pleased to present their latest MixTape with Jon Bon Jovi, Runaway Radio.  The station is now live and features new Bon Jovi songs, some favorite classics as well as songs from artists such as Kings Of Leon, The

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  • Bon Jovi MixTape "Runaway Radio" now live on Pandora!

    In celebration of the release of the brand new Bon Jovi album, THIS HOUSE IS NOT FOR SALE, out today, Pandora is pleased to present their latest MixTape with Jon Bon Jovi, Runaway Radio.  The station is now live and features new Bon Jovi songs, some favorite classics as well as songs from artists such as Kings Of Leon, The

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  • Rik Emmett Video For "End Of The Line" featurimg James LaBrie and Alex Lifeson

    Teamwork. Collaboration. Connectivity. Solidarity. These are all words that readily describe the thrust of Rik Emmett & RESolution9, who are poised to release their electrifying new album RES 9 worldwide on November 11th in various formats — including CD, limited-edition red vinyl, and digital download — on Provogue Records, an imprint of Mascot Label Group. “This album represents a journey

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  • Dropkick Murphys' New Album '11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory'

    Dropkick Murphys today announced that their ninth studio album 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory will be released on January 6th through their label Born & Bred Records. The album is available for pre-order now and the band has shared an incredible lyric video for the song "Blood," from the album. Ted Hutt, who has previously worked with the band (and Gaslight Anthem and

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  • BLACK SABBATH: Final Three U.S. Shows Kick Off Next Week

    THE END is upon us. Late last year, BLACK SABBATH--Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler--announced their farewell world tour, "The End."  And now almost a year later, the band will perform the final U.S. shows in their historic five decade long career. The three final shows on the Live Nation-produced tour--November 8 at BOK Center in Tulsa, OK, November

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  • Alter Bridge Embark on North American Headline Tour In Support of Top 10 Album The Last Hero

    Hard rock titans Alter Bridge will embark on their first headline tour of 2017 across North America beginning on January 21st in Mobile, AL.  The Last Hero Tour will make stops in cities across the country such as Chicago, IL, Philadelphia, PA, New York, NY and Las Vegas, NV before wrapping up in Seattle, WA. Artist presale tickets are currently

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  • KFRG Presents Driftwood At Doheny State Beach Expands Music Lineup & Reveals Craft Brewery, Winery & BBQ Highlights

    British-born, Nashville-based musician Danny Worsnop (Asking Alexandria/We Are Harlot, now supporting his new Earache Records outlaw country solo album) has been added to the music lineup for the first annual KFRG presents Driftwood at Doheny State Beach. This afternoon of country music, craft beer, artisan wine and top notch BBQ will be held at the scenic Doheny State Beach in

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Hollywood Spotlight

  • Jack Russell's Great White Debuts New Single "Blame It On The Night"

    Jack Russell's Great White represents the next phase of a legacy.  On January 27, 2017, Frontiers Music Srl will lay the framework for this new phase with the release of "He Saw it Comin'". Today, Jack Russell's Great White unveils the first single from their forthcoming album.   Listen to the track "Blame It On The Night" below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eihq-MZDMIA&feature=youtu.be "Most of the

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  • GUTTERMOUTH Launch New Single "The Human Mulligan"! New EP “New Car Smell” Out November 25th

    Rude Records is proud to announce the release of “The Human Mulligan,” the new single from Southern California punk rock heroes GUTTERMOUTH, off their upcoming EP “New Car Smell”, due out on November 25th via Rude Records. Check out the new single here. “New Car Smell” will be released worldwide in collaboration with Bird Attack Records. The EP is the

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  • 9ELECTRIC Join "Not So Silent Night" Tour w/Drowning Pool + Gemini Syndrome

    Hard-hitting Electronic Rock outfit 9ELECTRIC have announced that they will be returning to the road with Drowning Pool as part of the band's "Not So Silent Night" tour in the US. Also joining them will be fellow Century Media labelmates Gemini Syndrome. 9Electric continue to tour on the strength of their debut album, The Damaged Ones, which came out in

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  • Robert and Dean DeLeo...STP...and YOU!

    Did you know that there are two conflicting stories of how Scott Weiland and  Robert DeLeo met ?  One was that Weiland and DeLeo met at a Black Flag concert in Long Beach, California in 1985. They began discussing their girlfriends, only to realize they were dating the same woman. However, instead of letting this come between them, they developed

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