Screamer Magazine Issue #141 – July 18, 2018

Issue: 141

Featuring: Geoff Tate. Also Included Geoff Tate, Like A Storm, Lizzy Borden, Anni Piper, Granny 4 Barrel, Hoobastank, Tempt, Overkill, Leather Leone, Watain, The Native Howl and Much More.

Articles in the 2018 Issue

Interviews

  • GEOFF TATE - 30 Years of Operation: Mindcrime

    Geoff Tate’s Operation: Mindcrime is currently celebrating the 30th anniversary of the landmark concept album.  Released on May 3, 1988 by progressive rock band Queensryche, this album is one of the most iconic concept albums in our lifetime, and for good reason.  It has stood up to the test of time and is still going strong today.  On May 6,

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  • LIKE A STORM - Skullduggery from the Catacombs

    Auckland hard rockers Like A Storm are preparing to unearth the secrets and mysteries of the Paris catacombs for the rock and metal world to see and hear.  Well, not really, but the New Zealanders did take a trip to France, underneath the majestic city.  It was a real life As Above, So Below, trip to the bowels and they lived

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  • LIZZY BORDEN's Midnight Things

    Lizzy Borden has been bringing his own style of heavy metal music to fans since 1983.  Along with his defining music, he is also known for his elaborate stage shows.  Screamer Magazine sat down with Borden to talk about the beginnings of his career to his latest album release, My Midnight Things.  Borden’s music and theatrical shows were influenced by

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  • Shock Rockers GRANNY 4 BARREL - Talks Cross Dressing and The Controversy Over Girls with Guns

    What do you get when you mix one-part Alice Cooper, one-part Marilyn Manson and one-part Granny from the television show Beverly Hillbillies? You get a shock rock band named Granny 4 Barrel. “Granny,” the lead singer, describes the persona as a “Matriarch Of Metal,” a neo-Victorian shock rock nightmare. The music is sort of an industrial rock bluegrass that certainly

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  • HOOBASTANK's Doug Robb-Push Pull

    Multi-platinum, GRAMMY nominated band Hoobastank has recently released their sixth studio album entitled Push Pull (Napalm Records).  The band has made a name for themselves in the rock world over the years.  It all started nearly twenty years ago in Agoura Hills, California, which is a suburb of Los Angeles.  Some of their most recognizable hits include Crawling in the

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  • TEMPT Gets An Invite to the Garden Party From Bon Jovi

    When Screamer Magazine recently spoke to guitarist Harrison Marcello, of the band Tempt, they were riding a wave of positive vibes. Def Leppard had noticed Tempt’s cover of the Leppard song Women and had given Harrison and his bandmates a nice shout-out on Def Leppard’s social media platforms. In addition, drummer, Ric Allen, gave the band kudos on his personal

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  • OVERKILL – Feeling the Fire in Oberhausen

    In 1986, a fresh new East Coast thrash band called Overkill played near Oberhausen, Germany. At the time,  they said they’d come back and 30 years later they did.  Packing the Turbinenhalle 2 with wall to wall screaming Skullkrushers they played their early ‘90s thrash statement Horrorscope and debut record Feel The Fire back to back, start to finish. The

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  • LEATHER LEONE – The Voice of the Cult Returns

    Leather Leone, the voice that guided Chastain in the ‘80s and early ‘90s has returned with a screaming new effort after a long dormant hiatus.  While fans asking what happened to the voice of the cult, Leone spent several years helping protect man’s best friend, though the itch to play again was always there.  Doing Chastain sets a few times

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  • Rise of the Trident Wolf: An Interview w/ WATAIN's Erik Danielsson

    This year Watain is celebrating 20 years as a band. Formed in 1998, Watain are a Swedish black metal band that currently consists of Erik Danielsson on vocals, Håkan Jonsson on drums, and Pelle Forsberg on guitars. They are known for their theistic Satanist views and extreme stage shows, which often feature decapitated goat heads on spikes, blood, giant upside

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  • THE NATIVE HOWL - Not Riding Into the Darkness

    What do you get when you mix a little bit of banjo, a little bit of thrash and a whole lot of attitude? You get thrash grass, which is exactly what Michigan-based band The Native Howl is bringing to the music scene.  The band is the brainchild of lead vocalists and guitarists Alex Holycross and Jake Sawicki.  In the fall of 2013,

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Reviews

  • ANNI PIPER Makes First Southern California Performance

    Australia's First Lady of Blues, Anni Piper, made her first ever Southern California performance on Saturday, June 30th, at the Arcadia Blues Club.  The statuesque brunette, who moved to the U.S. back in 2014 brought her sultry voice and grooving bass lines to a less than capacity room in the foothills of Los Angeles.  She was accompanied by Joseph Barton on guitar

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  • SONS OF APOLLO – Belasco Theater, Los Angeles

    The ancient Greek god of music and poetry Apollo came to mind when ex-Dream Theater members Mike Portnoy and Derek Sherinian were looking to name their band, but thinking there may already be a band Apollo, they decided on Sons of Apollo, a name which encapsulates both the essence of the band and its members.  Rumors surfaced in 2017 about

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  • BREAKING BENJAMIN - Ember Tops the Charts

    ember: noun  em·ber  \ ˈem-bər \ a glowing fragment (as of coal) from a fire; especially : one smoldering in ashes: the smoldering remains of a fire. embers plural : slowly dying or fading emotions, memories, ideas, or responses still capable of being revived the embers of his past Breaking Benjamin released their sixth studio album titled Ember with Hollywood Records

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  • OVERKILL - Live In Overhausen

    Live In Overhausen captures the titans of East Coast thrash celebrating two album anniversaries.  A sold-out crowd of German Skullkrushers assembled at Turbinenhalle 2 in Oberhausen on April 16 for 25 years of ‘90s landmark record Horrorscope and 30 years of Feel The Fire. 30 years ago, the spark was lit and the world was introduced to the mean green,

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  • LEATHER LEONE - II

    Leather Leone, Chastain’s ripping, roaring female throat of the ‘80s and early ‘90s blasts speakers with her second solo release, II.  The sonic, guttural, gravel licking rasp that made her a microphone reaping presence continues, blasting through 11 new tracks.  Like the Cruella de Vil of metal, Leather has been compared to powerhouses Dio, Bruce Dickinson and Rob Halford.  Leone

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  • 13th Annual Ventura County Blues Festival

    The Ventura County Blues Society held its annual blues festival on Saturday, April 28th at Studio Channel Islands in Camarillo.  This year's installment was dedicated to the memory of long-time member Mickey Jones.  Jones, a 40 plus year resident of Simi Valley, passed away earlier this year.  Jones' professional pedigree in music reaches back almost 60 years.  Jones had stints

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Press Releases

  • Watch: Shim Moore, Former Lead Singer of the Sick Puppies Releases New Single and Video "Hallelujah"

    Shim Moore, Former Lead Singer of the Sick Puppies Releases New Single and Video "Hallelujah" from his forthcoming solo album, coming out this fall. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrlHF5O50WA As with every song Shim has written, his blood and intensity is all over it. Following his split from the Sick Puppies in 2015, he pretty much lost everything including his band, money and identity. After

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  • Alter Bridge to Release Career-Defining Concert Worldwide September 7, 2018

    After 14 years performing together, five full-length studio albums, and countless sold-out shows around the globe, there aren’t many items left on a band’s bucket list. For Alter Bridge, one of the remaining list items was crossed off in October 2017 when the band performed two sold-out shows at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall backed by the 52-piece Parallax Orchestra

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  • Vai, Wylde, Malmsteen, Bettencourt & Tosin To Launch Second Generation Axe Tour

    The term “supergroup” gets thrown around on a regular basis these days, however, GENERATION AXE undisputedly brings together some of the greatest guitarists of all time.   Steve Vai, Zakk Wylde, Yngwie Malmsteen, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abisi once again will join together to tour North America to stage 32 appearances across the country.  Beginning on November 7 at the Fox

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  • MACHINE HEAD Announce 2nd Leg of North American "Catharsis" Tour

    San Francisco Bay Area metal titans MACHINE HEAD, have announced the second leg of their North American tour in support of their new album, Catharsis.The upcoming dates also include the 6 rescheduled dates from the first leg were vocalist Robb Flynn contracted a severe viral bronchitis lung infection that lasted for 7 weeks. The band will once again will be giving fans "an evening with” MACHINE

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  • VOIVOD – “The Wake” Album Details and Release Date Announced

    Celebrating their 35th anniversary this year, Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are pleased to announce a release date of September 21st, 2018 for their upcoming new studio album “The Wake” via Century Media Records worldwide. “The Wake”, the highly anticipated successor to 2013’s “Target Earth” album as well as the 2016 mini-album “Post Society”, was recorded and mixed by Francis

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  • Listen: THE MAGPIE SALUTE Release "For The Wind" From Upcoming 'High Water I' Album out 8/10

    THE MAGPIE SALUTE -- Rich Robinson, Marc Ford, John Hogg, Sven Pipien, Matt Slocum and Joe Magistro -- released "For The Wind" last Friday (7/6) alongside an exclusive premiere with Billboard.com. The new song marks the second track, following "Send Me An Omen," from the band's anticipated debut studio album, HIGH WATER I, set for a worldwide release on Friday, August 10th via Eagle Rock Entertainment (U.S.),

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  • The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation Launches TeachRock Project in 13 European Cities

    In an effort to show appreciation for school teachers and promote the integration of music into classroom studies, Steven Van Zandt (of Little Steven and The Disciples and Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band) is hosting free workshops and concerts for school teachers across Europe on behalf of The Rock and Roll Forever Foundation's TeachRock Project. The program provides professional

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  • Joe Satriani Announces Newest G4 Experience - January 2019

    Joe Satriani has officially unveiled JOE SATRIANI’S G4 EXPERIENCE V5.0: ROCKS THE DESERT, set for January 3-7, 2019 at Hotel Zosa in beautiful Palm Springs, CA. The legendary guitarist’s fifth annual event will boast the most illustrious and diverse roster of special guests instructors in G4 history, including Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Neal Schon (Journey, Santana) and Rick

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  • Official, Limited Edition Pantera Mini-Guitars At SDCC

    “I’ve been a huge PANTERA fan since 1991.  Their records hold such a unique place in my heart and were there to help me through the ups and downs of life.  I not only wanted to make a tribute to this band I love so much but to also honor Dimebag Darrell and his legacy in music. However, now with

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  • ENTIERRO (Feat. Ex-FATES WARNING/JASTA Members) Release Official Video for "Cyclonic Winds"

    ENTIERRO, a collective from Connecticut joins forces with ex-FATES WARNING Guitarist Victor Arduini to begin a new chapter with the release of a lyric video for new song "Cyclonic Winds." The track is taken from the band's forthcoming self-titled debut album (targeted for September release). Experience "Cyclonic Winds," courtesy of The Obelisk, at: theobelisk.net/obelisk/2018/07/02/entierro-self-titled-cyclonic-winds-vid/ Stream another new song, "Turn out the Lights,"

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  • Watch: Kobra And The Lotus Streaming New Video For "Velvet Roses"

    Kobra And The Lotus kept their word and delivered the second part of their opus magnum one year after the successful release of rock juggernaut Prevail I! Prevail II is the proverbial yang to the ying and continues right where Kobra And The Lotus left off in 2017.  Last week the band released a new music video for their new song "Velvet Roses".  In less than a week

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  • Dropkick Murphys & Flogging Molly: Additional Dates Announced For Co-Headlining Tour

    Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly--two giants of American punk rock that share a working class ethos, an Irish heritage and Celtic folk influence--just wrapped the initial leg of their first-ever co-headlining tour, celebrating over 20 years of mayhem, and are preparing to return to the road in September for more shows together. The second leg of dates kicks off September

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  • KIX Celebrates Platinum Album On 30-Year Anniversary - Fuse 30 Reblown Out Sept 21

    On the 30th Anniversary of their platinum album, Blow My Fuse, Maryland hard rock icons, KIX will release Fuse 30 Reblown - 30th Anniversary Special Edition two-disc set on September 21, 2018, exclusively on PledgeMusic, exactly 30 years after Blow My Fuse’s original September 19, 1988 release date.  Fuse 30 Reblown is available for pre-order now through the band’s PledgeMusic

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  • The Exploited Announce North American Tour

    Scottish punk legends THE EXPLOITED will tour North America this August/September with TOTAL CHAOS and D.I. on select dates. Tickets are currently available at http://bit.ly/the-exploited-tour. Confirmed dates are as follows: 06.30.18 TULSA, OK​ -​ ​FYWROK FEST @ THE VANGUARD THE EXPLOITED, TOTAL CHAOS, *D.I. 08.30.18 SACRAMENTO, CA​​ - ACE OF SPADES 08.31.18 FRESNO, CA​​ ​- FULL CIRCLE BREWERY 09.01.18 OAKLAND, CA​

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  • Kingdom Come Celebrates Debut Album With 30 Year Anniversary Tour

    Hard rock band Kingdom Come was formed in 1987 and was quickly signed to Polydor Records. They released their first single "Get It On" which had a stranglehold on AOR radio in early 1988, prompting their self-titled debut album to ship gold. The quintet, comprised of guitarists Danny Stag and Rick Steier, bassist Johnny B. Frank, drummer James Kottak, and

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  • Lizzy Borden Storms Billboard Charts With First Album In 11 Years, ‘My Midnight Things’ (video)

    It turns out that the time away from the music scene has not dulled the appetites of hard rock fans for Lizzy Borden, as his new album, ‘My Midnight Things,’ has already left a deep impression on five different Billboard charts. These placings include #11 on Top New Artist Albums, #17 on Current Hard Music Albums, #43 on Top New

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  • The Dead Daisies - “Dead And Gone” - Or Are They?

    “Burn It Down is a five-alarm fire, a strong contender for Album of the Year.”  - Brave Words Magazine THE DEAD DAISIES are releasing a new single and music video this Friday, June 22nd for “DEAD AND GONE”, one of the crowd favorites off their latest, chart-topping album “BURN IT DOWN”. The video combines classic performance elements intertwined with appearances from

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  • Clutch Release Second Single Track From The New Album "Book Of Bad Decisions" (listen)

    Maryland rockers CLUTCH are releasing the second single from their upcoming album Book of Bad Decisions as an instant gratification track at iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/book-of-bad-decisions/1376829212&app=itunes)  Amazon (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CNYD1R7).  Spotify has it here (http://open.spotify.com/album/0uWlwy6wHD7tGV3FfiVBF0) In addition, a very limited 7” Picture Disc in a transparent PVC pocket will hit stores that same day, June 22nd. “How To Shake Hands” is on the blue side and “Gimme The Keys” on the reverse,

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  • Video: METAL ALLEGIANCE - new single 'Mother Of Sin' (feat. Bobby Blitz)

    METAL ALLEGIANCE began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community‘s most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and off) that read like a Wikipedia entry on the genre itself. The band is proud to announce the release of their sophomore Album »Volume II - Power Drunk

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  • Shock Rocker Granny 4 Barrel Collaborates With Stormy Daniels

    One of the most theatrical rockers today, Granny 4 Barrel, has struck up a kinship with adult film star Stormy Daniels - as evidenced by recent photographs of the pair together in Miami (as Granny crisscrossed the country touring with Texas Hippie Coalition, while Stormy is on the promotional circuit), as well as Daniels directing the music video for G4B’s

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  • Watch: Black Label Society Debuts "Trampled Down Below" Music Video

    Black Label Society, led by American guitar icon Zakk Wylde, has released another new music video today, this time for the single "Trampled Down Below." The video was directed by Dan Sturgess and filmed at the world famous Royal Albert Hall in South Kensington, London during the band's tour there earlier this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoO2hwuRi7Y&feature=youtu.be Black Label Society recently soared into

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  • Foreigner Announces Massive Reunion Concert August 4th At Sturgis Buffalo Chip

    “I Want To Know What Love Is.” “Cold As Ice.” “Hot Blooded.” “Juke Box Hero.” FOREIGNER, the band behind these classic and iconic songs, recently kicked off their 29-city “Juke Box Heroes“ tour as they rock  across the US with one of the hottest Live Nation tours of the summer. Last night in Syracuse, New York, history was made after

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  • Clutch Announce Book Of Bad Decisions Tour Dates With Sevendust And Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown

    Clutch has just announced US/Canada Fall tour dates for their "Book Of Bad Decisions Tour 2018."  Clutch is making the following special offer for this tour:  The price of a ticket when purchased in advance online includes a physical CD copy of Clutch's new album "Book of Bad Decisions.”   Fans will receive information on how to redeem the album after

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  • GRAVE DIGGER - Unveil Cover Artwork and Track Listing for The Living Dead

    German heavy metal legends GRAVE DIGGER recently announced the title and release date of their new studio album. Now the band reveals the cover artwork and track list of their upcoming record entitled The Living Dead which will be released on September 14th via Napalm Records. Watch Chris Boltendahl's video statement on The Living Dead  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqaXtLiyxF4&feature=youtu.be Track list: 1. Fear Of The Living Dead 2. Blade Of

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  • Australia's First Lady of Blues, Anni Piper, on Tour, Comes to Arcadia Blues Club (video)

    Anni Piper, 'Australia's First Lady of Blues,' is on tour, and makes her Southern California performing debut at Arcadia Blues Club, 16 E. Huntington Ave., Saturday, June 30. Showtime: 9:00pm. Tickets: $10. (advance), $15. (door), available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/anni-piper-6-30-2018-arcadia-blues-club-tickets-47146922715. Info: (626) 447-9349 or visit http://www.arcadiabluesclub.com/.    Anni Piper...Some Background  One listen will tell you why in her homeland Anni Piper is

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  • Gioeli - Castronovo Unveil Video For Title Track Of Debut Album "Set The World On Fire" (video)

    Gioeli - Castronovo are set to release their debut album, "Set The World On Fire" July 13th via Frontiers Music Srl.  Today, they have released the second video from the album, this one for the title track, "Set The World On Fire."  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YqCK9YNKvjU&feature=youtu.be Pre-order "Set The World on Fire" in CD/LP/MP3 formats and stream the singles here: http://radi.al/SetTheWorldOnFire Watch the first video from the album for the song "Through" HERE. Johnny Gioeli and Deen Castronovo first played

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  • Heavy Metal Mariachi Masters METALACHI Announce More Summer Tour Dates

    METALACHI - the world's first and only heavy metal mariachi band - are announcing even more upcoming tour dates hitting the western and central U.S. this summer! The new group of dates will begin on July 13 in Flagstaff, AZ and hit several major cities, coming to a close on July 29 in Phoenix, AZ. METALACHI U.S. Tour Dates: July

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  • Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Announces First Dates For His BASSTORY Tour

    Grammy Award Winning Megadeth bassist, author, entrepreneur, and Metal Icon David Ellefson has announced the first dates for his BASSTORY tour, a series of limited and exclusive "Storytellers" dates, starting 9/20 in Portland. Dubbed “Basstory: An Intimate Evening of Riffs and Repartee with David Ellefson”, the show combines solo bass performance with David’s celebrated brand of storytelling, as he recounts

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  • North Carolina Stoner Rockers ASG Release ’Survive Sunrise’ LP, Premiere Music Video (Watch)

    Formed in North Carolina in 2001, the riff-fueled, distortion-driven rockers ASG have re-emerged with their six-full length and first new album in five years, Survive Sunrise.  The album - which is out today on Relapse Records - further expands upon ASG’s trademark blend of heavy, southern-fried, alt-rock fury and infectious, hook-centric accessibility. With unabashedly hooky vocals, evocative lyrics and well-honed musical chops, ASG create soaring, melodic

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  • BLACK MIRRORS Announce Debut Album; Drop New Single and Video

    BLACK MIRRORS will finally release their long awaited full-length debut album Look Into The Black Mirror via Napalm Records on August 31st. It is a prime example of all the wonderful stuff that can happen when you sell your soul to Indie, snotty Garage Rock, Blues and some Stoner Rock! As a first single the Belgian crew fronted by Marcella Di Troia unveil

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  • Greta Van Fleet Announce More 2018 World Tour Dates

    Armed with a combined 75-million Spotify plays, 17.8-million YouTube views of the band's debut #1 single "Highway Tune," and all previously announced 2018 North American dates long-sold out, today the four-piece rock band GRETA VAN FLEET announces a slew of new headline and festival dates that will bring the band's high-energy, rock'n'roll swagger to global concert venues throughout September, October

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  • PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS - Announce European Winter Headline Tour (Watch Video Webisodes)

    PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS, led by the legendary long time MOTÖRHEAD guitarist, have announced the dates and support acts for this years winter tours through the UK and Germany. PHIL CAMPBELL AND THE BASTARD SONS + LEADER OF DOWN 09.11. UK Blackpool - Waterpool Music Venue 10.11. UK Stoke - Sugarmill 11.11. UK Glasgow - G2 13.11. UK Inverness -

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  • VOIVOD – Announce new album “The Wake” and European tour!

    Canadian progressive sci-fi metal innovators VOIVOD are not only celebrating their 35th band-anniversary, but have also just wrapped up studio-work for their upcoming new studio album entitled “The Wake”. Expected for a late September worldwide release via Century Media Records, “The Wake” is the highly anticipated successor to 2013’s “Target Earth” album and the 2016 mini-album “Post Society”.   VOIVOD

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  • Watch: Lizzy Borden Previews New Song, “The Scar Across My Heart,” From First Album In 11 Years

    Lizzy Borden fans who simply cannot wait any longer to hear a sample of the new studio effort from one of theatrical metal’s top frontmen, Lizzy Borden, are in luck - “The Scar Across My Heart” (from the forthcoming full-length, ‘My Midnight Things’). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCpHuEmPNaM Friday, June 15th will see the release of ‘My Midnight Things,’ via Metal Blade Records, which

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  • Watch: BEYOND THE BLACK - Reveal Album Details

    BEYOND THE BLACK are ready to catapult, with full force, into the "Heart Of The Hurricane". Their new album and title track prove to be promising masterpieces, courtesy of charismatic singer Jennifer Haben. The band on Heart Of The Hurricane: "Can you feel the thunder? After a turbulent phase in the short history of BtB we can say that we came out stronger than

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  • Code Red Riot Announce Debut Album "Mask" - Premiere Music Video For "Living Low"

    Having originated as a cathartic music outlet for Corky Gainsford (formerly of the Century Media signed outfit Otherwise), CODE RED RIOT are ready to take audiences by storm with their full-length debut,"Mask", scheduled for release on June 29, 2018 via RED MUSIC / SONY.  While known primarily to fans for his career as a drummer, Gainsford has been involved in various

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  • LIFE OF AGONY Announce support for European tour, BILLYBIO

    LIFE OF AGONY is thrilled to announce that BILLYBIO, the new solo band from Billy Graziadei(Biohazard/Powerflo) will be main support on the LOA's upcoming 'Rise of the Underground' European tour. Billy's set will include brand-new music from his first-ever solo album along with a couple of Biohazard favorites(perhaps with appearances by LOA?!). "We just finished the West Coast leg of our 'Rise of the Underground' tour

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  • British Street Punk Legends U.K. Subs To Release Covers Album, ‘Subversions,’ On June 22nd

    Revered British street-punk band U.K. Subs have partnered up with Cleopatra Records to release their first ever covers album, SubVersions, on June 22nd. Today, fans can get a first listen to the new record by streaming the band’s take on MC5’s classic song “Kick Out The Jams.” Stream U.K. Subs’ “Kick Out The Jams” now at NewNoiseMagazine.com: https://bit.ly/2Mb5jKm  Pre-Order SubVersions

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  • TODAY: International Day Of Slayer is HERE!!

    FROM TOM ARAYA, KERRY KING, PAUL BOSTAPH AND GARY HOLT  "Thanks to the fans for celebrating this day with us for the past 12 years...keep it going!" AND, Slayer would also like to thank Jeff Tandy who, 12 years ago, on 6/6/06, launched the "National Day of Slayer" site.  It grew so big, it became the "International Day of Slayer."

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  • Killswitch Engage Sign to Metal Blade Records

    Metal Blade Records is proud to welcome Killswitch Engage to its roster! Partnering with Sony Music Entertainment outside of North America, the band will be releasing their upcoming album in 2019 worldwide.   Metal Blade's CEO/founder Brian Slagel comments: "I have been a huge fan and friend of Killswitch for a long time, so it is truly an honor to be

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  • Uriah Heep To Release "Living The Dream" September 14th

    British Classic Rock Icons Uriah Heep are pleased to announce the upcoming release of their 25th studio album "Living the Dream" on September 14th via Frontiers Music Srl.    Today the first single and video for the song "Grazed By Heaven" has been released.  It is available on all streaming services as well as an instant download with digital pre-orders.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHgDPxLlFW4&feature=youtu.be The lyrics for "Grazed By Heaven" were written by Jeff Scott

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  • Monster Truck Return With New Album "True Rockers" Sept 14th

    Monster Truck return with their brand-new studio album ‘True Rockers’, which will be released on Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group on September 14th.  It’s been two years since the mighty ‘Sittin’ Heavy’ came out and in the 18 months that followed its release, they played over 150 shows, which included arena tours with Nickelback, Billy Talent and for the final ever

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  • Watch: DEVILDRIVER Reveals Part Four of the "Outlaws 'Til The End: Vol. 1" Interview Series, Entitled "The Lyrics"

    Globally renowned, chart-topping band DEVILDRIVER recently announced the upcoming release of their highly-anticipated full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, Outlaws 'Til The End: Vol. 1. The monstrous collection of savage metal interpretations will be released via Napalm Records on July 6, 2018, and pre-orders are available now in multiple physical (click "official store") and digital/streaming formats via http://smarturl.it/OutlawsTilTheEnd. Merch bundles

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  • ANN WILSON of HEART Details New Album 'Immortal' Due Out September 14

    ANN WILSON of HEART, one of rock's most distinctive and powerful vocalists, will release her new solo album September 14 on BMG, marking her debut for the label. Fittingly titled IMMORTAL, the album features 10 musically diverse tracks that pay homage to some of the singer's favorite songs and artists, all of whom have passed away in recent years and

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  • Symphony X Guitarist Michael Romeo To Release War Of The Worlds / Pt. 1

    Internationally acclaimed guitar hero Michael Romeo has announced the release of his eagerly anticipated first official solo album, War of the Worlds / Pt. 1, on July 27th thru Music Theories Recordings / Mascot Label Group. The wildly ambitious 10-song disc sees the founder, chief songwriter and prime mover of the progressive titans Symphony X furthering his reputation as one

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  • The Estate of Michael Jackson files lawsuit against ABC

    30 May, 2018, Los Angeles, CA - Today, the Estate of Michael Jackson filed a federal lawsuit in Los Angeles against The Walt Disney Company and ABC for their willful and intentional infringements of dozens of copyrights owned by the Estate that were used, without permission, in the ABC prime time special “The Last Days of Michael Jackson” broadcast last

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  • 12th Annual Rock On The Range Wraps Sold Out Weekend With 140,000 In Attendance

    The 12th annual Rock On The Range wrapped yet another sold out weekend Friday, May 18, Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH. After selling out in record time in 2017, capacity was expanded in 2018 -- and America’s largest and most acclaimed rock festival had its biggest year yet, with 140,000 on hand

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  • THE VINTAGE CARAVAN - To Release New Studio Album Gateways On August 31, 2018

    Their very first, 2-month European headline tour, a Latin American headline tour, 2 UK headline tours, supporting the legendary EUROPE in the European mainland & Scandinavia, performing at 60+ festivals... The time after the release of THE VINTAGE CARAVAN's latest studio album Arrival in May 2015 was full of highlights. But during the last year, the Icelandic classic rock trio

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  • Hoobastank-Concert Premieres Friday, March 25 on AT&T AUDIENCE Network

    Tune in Friday, May 25 at 9:00 pm ET/PT to watch the broadcast premiere of the concert special “HOOBASTANK” on AT&T* AUDIENCE Network via DIRECTV Ch 239, AT&T U-verse Ch 1114 and streaming on-demand through DIRECTV NOW.  The concert special highlights the multi-platinum, three-time GRAMMY-Award nominated group’s infectious rock and pop hits including “The Reason,” “Crawling in the Dark,” “Running Away,” and more as well as brand

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  • HALCYON WAY Detail New Album "Bloody But Unbowed"

    American metallers from Atlanta, GA and Agonia Records recent signees, HALCYON WAY, announce details of their fourth studio album, successor to Billboard-charting "Conquer" from 2014. The new record is titled "Bloody But Unbowed" and is set to be released on Agonia on August 3rd worldwide. HALCYON WAY's sound cannot be neatly slotted into any sub-category of metal. It can be described as heavy, catchy, technical, progressive and above all,

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  • KATAKLYSM - Release Second "Meditations" Track-By-Track Episode!

    Next week, Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM finally unleash their new studio album Meditations, through Nuclear Blast Records. After presenting the first track-by-track trailer last Friday, the band has now launched the second part which features snippets of the following songs: 06. In Limbic Resonance 07. And Then I Saw Blood 08. What Doesn't Break Doesn't Heal 09. Bend The Arc, Cut

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  • OVERKILL - "Live In Overhausen" Out Now!

    "Live In Overhausen is a powerful testament to a band who have not only been an important influencer of the thrash metal genre, it's also a testament to a live band who slaved away on the road for decades and earned the hearts of thousands of metal fans - and rightfully so." Album Of The Month | 10 out of

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  • Life Of Agony Kicks Off West Coast Leg of 'Rise of the Underground Tour'

    On Tuesday evening, Life of Agony kicked off the West Coast leg of their 'Rise of the Underground' Tour with an intense, high-energy performance at the legendary Whisky a Go Go in Los Angeles, CA.  The band performed rare fan favorites spanning their entire catalog along with their classics to a packed house. Check out some amazing photos from the show HERE, courtesy of Revolver

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  • Five Finger Death Punch-New Album 'And Justice For None' Out Today, Fri., May 18

    FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH have released their highly anticipated seventh studio album AND JUSTICE FOR NONE today, Friday, May 18. For the new album--their first full length since 2015’s Got Your Six--the group re-teamed with longtime producer Kevin Churko (Ozzy Osbourne, Disturbed) and once again stepped up their game. With their customary airtight riffs, muscular grooves and seismic melodies, FIVE

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  • Watch: Pop Evil Releases "A Crime To Remember" Music Video

    American rock titans POP EVIL have debuted a stunning new music video for their track, “A Crime To Remember.” Directed by Columbia Tatone, who also directed the band’s last two videos, “Waking Lions” and “Colors Bleed,” this is now the third music video installment we’ve seen from the band’s most recent self-titled LP. The video beautifully defines the core message

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  • DIAMOND HEAD Return to North America

    Diamond Head return to North America on Thursday, May 24 for a string of live dates.  The exclusive performances include the band's return to Rocklahoma where the band are a top billing artist alongside Godsmack, Ghost, Motley Crue's Vince Neill, and Clutch. Guitarist Brian Tatler comments: "‘Diamond Head are looking forward to returning to the United States to play at Rocklahoma

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  • DEVILDRIVER Reveals Part Three of the "Outlaws 'Til The End: Vol. 1" Interview Series, Entitled "The Guests"

    Globally renowned, chart-topping band DEVILDRIVER recently announced the upcoming release of their highly-anticipated full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, Outlaws 'Til The End: Vol. 1. The monstrous collection of savage metal interpretations will be released via Napalm Records on July 6, 2018, and pre-orders are available now in multiple physical (click "official store") and digital/streaming formats via http://smarturl.it/OutlawsTilTheEnd. Merch bundles

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  • SOILWORK - Update From The Studio

    Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK  are currently in the studio, recording their 11th album and follow-up to 2015's critically acclaimed The Ride Majestic. Singer Björn “Speed” Strid previously stated: "On this new album we have gone back to classic heavy metal basics but with a twist of our own legacy of sound, with soaring melancholic melodies at a sometimes furious tempo and great diversity.

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  • FOZZY To Resume "Judas Rising Tour" In Late August

    Armed with two top 10 Active Rock hits, FOZZY is continuing their headlining "Judas Rising Tour" this summer/fall with Adelitas Way, Stone Broken and The Stir supporting. The dates kick off August 24 in Atlanta, GA and will hit major markets like Minneapolis, Cincinnati and St. Louis along the way (see full itinerary below). Tickets for this leg of the "Judas

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  • DEE SNIDER To Release For The Love Of Metal July 27th via Napalm Records

    Dee Snider is an influential hard rock legend, reality TV star, Broadway alumnus, horror movie director, radio host and the face and voice of the legendary Twisted Sister. He possesses a resume that many would kill for. And yet the singer's thirst for metal is far from quenched. Now Dee Snider is back with a brand new album entitled For The Love Of Metal to

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  • GWAR Announces Summer-Fall Headline Tour Dates

    Attention Bohabs! Fresh from the slaughter of countless thousands of metal fans in Mexico City at the Corona Hell and Heaven Festival last weekend, your Lordsand Masters GWAR have announced new headline shows this summer and fall as part of "The Blood Of Gods Tour". Joining GWAR on the tour will be Light The Torch. A complete list of dates can be found below.

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  • BMG To Reissue Three Classic Saxon Albums On May 25

    Saxon, over the decades have gone from being pioneers of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, to becoming one of the most successful UK rock acts of all time.  The truth, though, is that Saxon have always transcended trends and eras. From 1979's 'Saxon' album to new album ‘Thunderbolt’, the band have enjoyed considerable success. Five Top 40 albums

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  • Watch: Five Finger Death Punch: Premiere Video For "Sham Pain," New Album 'And Justice For None' Out May 18

    Five Finger Death Punch have premiered the new video for the song “Sham Pain,” off their forthcoming new album AND JUSTICE FOR NONE, due out Friday, May 18. “’Sham Pain’ is a lyrical snapshot of probably the most chaotic, yet the biggest year of our career,” says guitarist ZOLTAN BATHORY. “So far, we’ve come out of every bear attack relatively

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  • Def Leppard Frontman Joe Elliott to Tape New Episode of Speakeasy May 18th

    On May 18th, Public Television’s critically acclaimed conversation series Speakeasy, will return to New York City’s Iridium to film an all new episode featuring legendary front man Joe Elliott and Rolling Stone Editor David Fricke. Doors will open at 1:30 pm and the show will begin promptly at 2:30 pm.  Tickets are available on May 11th at 10:00 AM EST

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  • AMORPHIS release fourth album trailer for "Queen of Time"

    Melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS are about to unleash their latest offering entitled Queen Of Time on May 18th via Nuclear Blast! Today, the band releases their fourth album trailer, talking about their favorite album tracks as well as about all the guest musician parts. Watch it now, here: https://youtu.be/MNyIdiMu3rA In case you've missed the previous trailers, make sure to watch them here: Trailer #1: https://youtu.be/Q5190lgEEwU Trailer

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  • EUROPE Announce New Video For “The Siege”

    Europe are pleased to announce the premiere of their new video for “The Siege” taken from their critically acclaimed album “Walk The Earth”, which was recorded at legendary Abbey Road Studios in London during the spring of 2017.  Produced by Grammy winner Dave Cobb (Rival Sons, Chris Stapleton, Jason Isabell) it was released on October 20th 2017 via Hell &

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  • KIX Celebrate 30-Years Of Platinum Blow My Fuse With Two-Disc Special Release

    On the 30th Anniversary of their platinum album, Blow My Fuse, Maryland hard rock icons, KIX will release Fuse 30 Reblown on September 21, 2018, exactly 30 years after Blow My Fuse’s original September 19, 1988 release date.  KIX announced the release from the stage of the M3 Rock Festival where the band performed Blow My Fuse in its entirety

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  • Monster Energy Rock Allegiance Returns To Philadelphia Area With Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit And Papa Roach On...

    Monster Energy Rock Allegiance returns to the Philadelphia area on Saturday, October 6. Now in its fourth year, the festival presents a massive lineup of talent led by Avenged Sevenfold, Limp Bizkit and Papa Roach, who take over the BB&T Pavilion & Wiggins Waterfront Park in Camden, NJ this fall. The Northeast’s biggest rock experience will feature nearly 20 bands,

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  • AXS TV To Film Eddie Money's May 25 Performance at the DTE Energy Music Theatre

    Classic rocker Eddie Money is “Shakin’” up AXS TV, as the network announced today plans to film the beloved showman’s—and star of the AXS TV original series Real Money—May 25th concert at the DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, Michigan. The network will broadcast the concert at a later date. The set marks the 27TH consecutive year that Money and

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  • Fozzy Announces the Next Leg of the "Judas Rising Tour"

    Armed with two top 10 Active Rock hits, Fozzy is continuing the headlining "Judas Rising Tour" this summer/fall with Adelitas Way, Stone Broken and The Stir. The run kicks off in Atlanta on August 24, hitting major markets like Minneapolis, Cincinnati and St. Louis along the way. Tickets for this leg of the "Judas Rising Tour" will be available to

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  • Inaugural KROQ, Travis Barker & John "Feldy" Feldmann Present Back To The Beach Wraps With 30,000 In Attendance

    The sands of Huntington State Beach were packed this past weekend for the inaugural Back To The Beach festival, presented by KROQ, blink-182’s Travis Barker and Goldfinger’s John “Feldy” Feldmann. The event wrapped with 30,000 in attendance over the weekend of Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29, with fans from around the country eager to be part of this

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  • Watch: Black Stone Cherry Release Video for "Southern Fried Friday Night"

    BLACK STONE CHERRY have released a lyric video for Southern Fried Friday Night, a track taken from their new album Family Tree, which landed at No. 8 on Billboard's Current Rock Albums chart this week. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6e0fb-XKGJ8&feature=youtu.be Family Tree is the Kentucky band's sixth studio album and sets up their tour dates around the country this month. You

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  • VISTA KICKS Announce New Album 'Twenty Something Nightmare' and El Rey Theater Concert

    It resembles a rock 'n' roll rebirth brewing in Los Angeles... Following a string of sold-out shows at legendary spots like The Troubadour and strong critical praise, buzzed-about indie band VISTA KICKS share the details for their second full-length offering, TWENTY SOMETHING NIGHTMARE--due out Friday, July 13 via the group's own Little Hook Records. In order to shock this 18-track

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  • Geoff Tate's Operation: Mindcrime to Celebrate 30th Anniversary of Landmark Concept Album

    To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the landmark concept album, Operation: Mindcrime, quintessential front man Geoff Tate (the original lead singer for Queensryche) and his band, Operation: Mindcrime, will be performing the platinum-selling album (released May 3, 1988) from beginning to end in its entirety, along with a set full of greatest hits including "Silent Lucidity" and "Jet City Woman."

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  • MOTOGRATER Reveals New Music Video for Hard-Hitting Anthem "Daggers"

    California-based, Billboard chart-topping hard rockers MOTOGRATER recently announced their upcoming spring and summer "Desolatour" dates, set to begin on May 6 in Las Vegas, NV. The tour will run through July 7 when the band performs at Mosh Out to the Masses festival in Muncie, IN. See below for all currently confirmed tour dates. In advance of the tour, MOTOGRATER

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  • Anthrax's "Kings" In Stores TODAY, Slayer Tour "Days Off" Shows

    Anthrax will see its much anticipated, live-in-concert DVD, Kings Among Scotland arrive in stores and online today (Megaforce).   The two-hour Kings Among Scotland was filmed February 15, 2017 at the band's sold-out concert at  Barrowland Ballroom, the historic venue in Glasgow.  The disc incorporates the band's entire live show, and includes gems like "Madhouse," "I Am the Law," "Breathing Lightning" and "Indians."  

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  • Listen: Ace Frehley Releases New Single, "Bronx Boy"

    Founding KISS guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame member ACE FREHLEY has released a brand new single today titled “Bronx Boy.” The new single is the first track of an all-new, untitled full-length solo LP to be released this summer. “Bronx Boy” is available on all digital music services starting today.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bHsXP0EJck&feature=youtu.be https://www.facebook.com/officialacefrehley/

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  • Watch: Granny 4 Barrel's Fearless 'She Likes Guns' Video - Appearing In L.A With Texas Hippie Coalition & Kobra And The Lotus

    One of the most theatrical rockers today, Granny 4 Barrel, is about to prove to be one of the most fearless - and thought-provoking - artists as well, as evidenced by the music video for the song “She Likes Guns.” Kicking things off with a spin on a famous Mae West quote, “Is that a gun in your pocket, or

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  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Guitar Greats Dave Mason and Steve Cropper to Tour Together

    Come summer, classic rock fans will be in for a truly memorable evening of timeless music and endless hits, as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitar greats Dave Mason and Steve Cropper will be hitting the road together for the first time in their careers on the Rock & Soul Revue tour that will be landing in several cities

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  • Tallah Featuring Max Portnoy and YouTube Sensation Justin Bonitz Announce The Ontology Tour

    Pennsylvania metal band Tallah announced 'The Ontology Tour' that kicks off on May 3rd in Mentor, OH at Music Lynxx . Tallah is comprised of 5 members who share a passion for playing intense, heavy, and intricate music combined with an insane live show, unlike any other! Influenced by bands such as Code Orange, Slipknot, Korn and Deftones, Tallah relies

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  • 2nd Annual LAS RAGEOUS Wraps With 20,000 In Attendance

    Sin City’s premier rock and metal music festival Las Rageous wrapped with 20,000 in attendance over the weekend of Friday, April 20 and Saturday, April 21. For the second year in a row, music fans from all over the world journeyed to Las Vegas for the rare experience of seeing huge names perform on intimate stages. The outdoor location right

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  • Watch: Letters From The Fire Premiere “Comfort You” Video

    Letters from the Fire, featuring their new vocalist Nina Bergman, have premiered the new video for “Comfort You” – the first song from their self-titled sophomore album out June 15th. The gripping, cinematic video features actor David Sakurai (who will be appearing in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald alongside Eddie Redmayne and Johnny Depp), at the mercy

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  • X JAPAN: Blows Away Coachella Crowd; Marilyn Manson Joins As Special Guest

    Legendary Japanese rock group X JAPAN made a triumphant return to the Coachella Music &  Arts Festival this past weekend (Saturday, April 21). As one of only a few rock artists performing at the festival, X JAPAN’s powerful rock performance and elaborate production thrilled the Coachella crowd with a rousing hard rock concert, pyrotechnics and special effects that delivered both

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  • Allman Brothers Band To Release 2003 Peach Picks: Cream Of The Crop

    Fans of the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame group THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND will be excited to hear Peach Picks: Cream Of The Crop 2003, a collection of the best performances culled from six shows in July and August 2003. Set for release May 16 via the band's Peach Records (Orchard distribution), the collection includes 36 tracks recorded between

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  • Watch: AMORPHIS Unleash New Single & Music Video "Wrong Direction"

    Less than one month to go until melancholic progressive metallers AMORPHIS release their highly anticipated new album Queen Of Time, on May 18th via Nuclear Blast. Today, the band has revealed the epic and mesmerising second single, 'Wrong Direction'. Watch the video featuring long-time lyricist Pekka Kainulainen, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bz9uAOM4DHo The album is available for pre-order in various formats (pre-order digitally

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  • Breaking Benjamin 'EMBER' Debuts #3

    BREAKING BENJAMIN’s sixth studio album, EMBER has debuted #3 on the Billboard Top 200 selling 88,000 equivalent album units, 80,000 of which were traditional album sales. EMBER is the multiplatinum band’s fourth Top 5 debut on the Billboard Top 200, following 2015’s #1 debut for Dark Before Dawn, 2009’s Dear Agony which debuted #4 and 2006’s Phobia which debuted #2. EMBER

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  • Deep Purple and Judas Priest Announce Summer Co-Headline Tour

    Legends will collide late this summer when Deep Purple and Judas Priest embark on a co-headlining North American tour.  Produced by Live Nation, the outing will kick off August 21 in Cincinnati, OH and visit 25 cities across the U.S. and Canada before wrapping September 30 in Wheatland, California.   Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, April 27 at 10am local

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  • Lizzy Borden Returns with His First Album in 11 Years, 'My Midnight Things'

    For decades, Lizzy Borden has been one of theatrical rock's top front-men. And on June 15th, Borden will issue his first album in 11 years, My Midnight Things, via Metal Blade Records. With the hard n' heavy tracks of the album opening title cut "Obsessed With You" and "The Scar Across My Heart", the extended layoff between albums has not dulled his desire to rock

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  • Watch: ROYAL BLISS Release Video For Single "Devil with Angel Eyes"

    American rock band Royal Bliss announced the release of their video for single “Devil with Angel Eyes.” The band recently signed with FM Music Management and is currently playing shows, writing songs, and in the studio recording new material to be released during 2018 and beyond. The video can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjzF8_Kn9lw "We think this is a song a lot

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  • New SLAYER Interview Video - Early Days: Episode 2

    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 -- Today, Slayer releases Episode 2 of its "Slayer Looks Back on 37 Years" video interview series.  You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsliP7optgE&feature=youtu.be In this episode, Tom Araya and Kerry King talk about Slayer's earliest shows, especially the band's very first show as Slayer:  how nervous they were, the home-made flash pots that just didn't

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  • DEVILDRIVER Reveals Part One of New "Outlaws 'Til The End" Interview Series

    Globally renowned, chart-topping band DEVILDRIVER recently announced the upcoming release of their highly-anticipated full-length album of outlaw country-gone-metal anthems, Outlaws 'Til The End. The monstrous collection of savage metal interpretations will be released via Napalm Records on July 6, 2018, and pre-orders are available now in multiple formats via http://smarturl.it/OutlawsTilTheEnd-NPR with more format options coming soon. This week, DEVILDRIVER is

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  • Smokin' Delta Voodoo Set For June 8th Release

    Smokin' Delta Voodoo the sought after EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE release is scheduled to street June 8th via HighVolMusic and distributed by Alliance/Amped Distribution.. Originally 12 tracks and released in 2000, Smokin' Delta Voodoo contains some of the best songwriting from EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE founder Rick Ruhl. "It was a rough time period in my life and I was getting myself together. I sold

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  • The Magpie Salute Announce First Set Of 2018 Tour Dates

    The Magpie Salute which brings together the reunited definitive Black Crowes guitar duo of Rich Robinson and Marc Ford, bassist Sven Pipien (also from the Crowes) along with lead singer John Hogg (Hookah Brown, Moke), and drummer Joe Magistro are pleased to announce their first set of tour dates in support of their upcoming debut studio album. Multiple dates this summer have been

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  • STYX: Rock Icons Reflect On Their Legendary Career In All-New Episode Of “The Big Interview” Airing April 17

    Tommy Shaw, James “JY” Young, and Lawrence Gowan of the chart-topping rockers STYX sit down with Dan Rather for a revealing conversation, as they open up about the driving force that compels them to continue touring and performing in these exclusive looks at an all-new episode of The Big Interview—airing Tuesday, April 17 at 9pE/6pP. Armed with a roster of

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  • HEAVY PETTIN Announce UK Tour With Punky Meadows & Frank Dimino of ANGEL

    Glasgow rockers HEAVY PETTIN' have announced UK tour dates in October 2018 with Punky Meadows & Frank Dimino of ANGEL on their first ever UK tour. Heavy Pettin' will also be doing extra headline shows in Glasgow and Milton Keynes. UK Tour dates: 12th OCT - Eleven, Stoke w/ Punky Meadows & Frank Dimino of Angel 13th OCT - The

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  • Watch: Tremonti Releases Music Video for "Take You With Me"

    Tremonti, the band comprised of Mark Tremonti on vocals/guitars, Eric Friedman on guitars/backing vocals, and Garrett Whitlock on drums, have released the first official music video for the debut single from their fourth full-length album, A Dying Machine, worldwide via Napalm Records on June 8th. “Take You With Me,” the second song released from the album, is now available on

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  • Watch: KATAKLYSM - New Single 'Guillotine' (Lyric Video)

    Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM are set to unleash their new studio album, »Meditations« on June 1st, 2018 through Nuclear Blast Records. Today sees the release of the first single from the new album, entitled 'Guillotine', just in time for the launch of the album pre-orders! Listen and watch, here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQheV94Vl5I   Singer Maurizio Iacono states: "Guillotine is a powerful track that

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  • 88.5 FM Announces Partnership With Doheny Blues Festival

    As the station continues its growth in Southern California, 88.5 FM/Los Angeles, Southern California's leading Triple-A radio station, has announced a three-year partnership as the new radio title sponsor for the acclaimed Doheny Blues Festival. The 21st annual event is slated for May 19 and 20 at its new home, Dana Point's Sea Terrace Park. This year's line-up will include

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  • X JAPAN To Headline Coachella Mojave Stage Alongside Hologram Performers

    Named by the Grammy Awards poll as one of Top 3 most anticipated acts at Coachella (http://bit.ly/2Hrpem7), X JAPAN will be performing as one of the only hard rock acts on the bill both weekends. With hip-hop recently taking the reins as the #1 genre in the world, the inclusion of X JAPAN at the festival amongst the likes of

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  • VICIOUS RUMORS Announce "Digital Dictator-30th Anniversary Tour"

    Vicious Rumors promised a major announcement, and here it is! 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of VR's critically acclaimed Digital Dictator album. To celebrate this epic milestone, the band has decided to perform their metal magnum opus in its entirety, on a world tour in a city near you! The "Digital Dictator World Tour" starts September 6th, and goes through the month of October in America, presented by Metal

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  • DORO - Unveils Cover Artwork + Title Of New Upcoming Album

    The long-awaited new studio album of DORO will be released on August 17th, 2018 via Nuclear Blast! Today, the metal queen is proud to announce the title of the follow-up to her hugely successful release Strong & Proud (2016, #1 Finland, #2 Germany, #3 UK & Sweden): Get ready for Forever Warriors, Forever United!   DORO's 20th album will be

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  • Watch: Black Stone Cherry Unveil "Bad Habit" Video

    BLACK STONE CHERRY have unveiled their brand new video for Bad Habit, the second track taken from forthcoming sixth studio album, Family Tree. The clip sees the band transported back in time to 1988 and a local 'Battle of the Bands' contest. Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7cPptwFZM8&feature=youtu.be Family Tree is set for release via Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group on 20th

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  • Blackberry Smoke Confirms Co-Headline Dates with JJ Grey & Mofro

    Blackberry Smoke will extend their nationwide tour this summer with a series of special co-headlining dates with JJ Grey & Mofro including stops at Charlottesville’s Sprint Pavilion, Asheville’s ExploreAsheville.com Arena, Milwaukee’s Pabst Theater and Cincinnati’s PNC Pavilion at Riverbend among many others. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, April 13 at 10:00am local time. See below for complete details. These shows

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  • Watch: Syteria Premier 'Revolution ' from Their Debut Album Rant 0 Bot on Blank TV

    Syteria premiered their video for "Revolution" from their debut album Rant 0 Bot on Blank TV. The video was directed by Andrew Staley, while the concept and production was created by Syteria's vocalist Julia Calvo. Also on board are Drop D Films and Restless Focus, to augment guitarist/composer Jackie Chambers composition.. Editing Guru Mike Brierley had the task of making

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  • D.D. VERNI (Overkill) Signs Worldwide Deal with Mighty Music

    Overkill songwriter and bassist D.D. Verni will be releasing his long awaited debut album worldwide through Mighty Music in October. "There's some metal, punk, classic rock.....its all in there, from Queen to Green Day to Metallica, I think we covered all the basses!", declares D.D. Verni. D.D. Verni's first effort has a host of guitar players doing guest spots on the

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