Screamer Magazine May 2017
Featuring: . Also Included All That Remains, Greta Van Fleet, Mark Slaughter and Much More.

Articles in the May 2017 Issue

Interviews

  • ALL THAT REMAINS - Never Sorry!

    Massachusetts rockers All That Remains have been at it for over fifteen years now. From 2002’s Behind Silence and Solitude to Madness (release date April 28, 2017), frontman Phil Labonte has been manning the microphone- saying and singing pretty much whatever he wants to. And although the band and Labonte have had their fair share of criticism through the years,

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  • GRETA VAN FLEET - Like Everything (And Nothing) You've Heard Before

    There is an expression “an old man’s soul in a young man’s body.” With a keen sense of both music and the music business, as well as being unfailingly polite and articulate in conversation, Sam Kiszka exhibits a maturity far beyond his 18 years. Sam, who doubles on bass and keyboards, along with older twin brothers Jake (guitar) and Josh

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  • MARK SLAUGHTER - Halfway There

    The band Slaughter hit the ground running in the early 1990s, with mega hits Up All Night and Fly to the Angels. The debut Stick It to Ya sold well and earned the band a career that still continues today.  After the band’s sophomore effort in 1992, things unraveled for the band. From motorcycle accidents to drug and health issues… the

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Reviews

  • ALL THAT REMAINS - Madness

    All That Remains is back with a new album--Madness, releasing April 28th. The band has dealt with their fair share of criticism from listeners who don’t believe that they have stayed true to their metalcore roots. As they have said, they write what they like, not really caring what critics have to say and that is certainly evident on their

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  • GRETA VAN FLEET - Black Smoke Rising

    If you were around in the early 70’s, this EP will raise the hairs on the back of your neck. After listening to all four tracks on Greta Van Fleet's Black Smoke Rising, you’d swear on the proverbial stack of Bibles that this is a collection of Led Zeppelin songs that were buried in a vault for four decades and

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  • THE DEAD DAISIES - Live & Louder

    Following up their three studio albums, (The Dead Daisies 2013, Revolucion 2015, Make Some Noise 2016) The Dead Daisies are now releasing a live album, Live & Louder on May 19th via Spitfire music. The band has gone through multiple line-up changes in their short run, but the current roster is definitely an all-star group, featuring Brian Tichy on drums

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  • DIMMU BORGIR - Forces of the Northern Night

    Dimmu Borgir’s long-awaited May, 2011 Forces of the Northern Night show will finally be unleashed as a double-DVD set April 28 on multiple platforms via Nuclear Blast.  Not every band can pull off a show with a choir and orchestra, but they pulled them all together with the instruments intricately interwoven like the violins and trumpets were meant to be

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Press Releases

  • The Pretty Reckless Kick Off Spring Tour; Band Nominated for Two APMAS

    The Pretty Reckless have dominated the rock charts over the last 8 years garnering four number one singles along the way. Their brand new single, “Back To The River” finds the band experimenting with a classic southern rock and blues sound and features Gov’t Mule’s legendary guitar virtuoso Warren Haynes.  “We had this great southern rock track called Back to

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  • THE MAGPIE SALUTE Premiere Lead Single "Omission" with RollingStone.com; Debut Self-Titled Album out June 9

    THE MAGPIE SALUTE--a new band bringing together Rich Robinson, Marc Ford and Sven Pipien of The Black Crowes--have partnered with RollingStone.com to exclusively premiere "Omission" off the band's upcoming self-titled debut album (out worldwide June 9 via Eagle Rock Entertainment). The deeply soulful rock song "Omission"--described by Rolling Stone as "explosive" and written by Robinson and lead vocalist John Hogg--is the album's first

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  • Pappy Hoel Campground named Official Campground for Harley Owners Group

    Harley-Davidson Motor Company and the Full Throttle Saloon’s Pappy Hoel Campground have partnered to name the Pappy Hoel Campground as the official campground for Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) during the 77th annual motorcycle rally in Sturgis, SD. The partnership offers the following benefits to all H.O.G. members with a valid H.O.G. membership: A 10% discount on Pappy Hoel Campground wristbands, which

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  • Inaugural LAS RAGEOUS Wraps With Nearly 20,000 in Attendance With Performances From Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack & more

    In its inaugural year, Las Rageous wrapped with nearly 20,000 in attendance over the weekend of April 21 and April 22. Rock and metal fans from all over the world flocked to the intimate outdoor location right in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas to catch energetic live sets by some of their favorite acts including, Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Anthrax,

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  • Mark Slaughter Releases First In Series Of Halfway There Track Teaser Preview Videos, Ep 1. Conspiracy

    Slaughter vocalist MARK SLAUGHTER has released the first in a series of in-studio videos discussing and previewing tracks from his upcoming album HALFWAY THERE, in stores May 26. Ep. 1 features Mark discussing and previewing the album track "Conspiracy". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6AdIf3rRkc Halfway There will be released Worldwide May 26 via EMP LABEL GROUP, (May 10th in Japan via EMP/UNIVERSAL) the US

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  • Sublime With Rome & Dirty Heads Launch Inaugural High & Mighty Festival

    Tickets On Sale Friday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. PT at www.HighandMightyFest.com This summer will bring the first-ever KROQ Presents High & Mighty Festival. The brainchild of Sublime With Rome and Dirty Heads, the two-day event will make its debut on Saturday, August 5th and Sunday, August 6th at Orange County’s beautiful Oak Canyon Park in Silverado, CA, adjacent to

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  • FOZZY Prepare To Embark On "Judas Rising" Tour

    Veteran Hard Rock outfit FOZZY will make their highly awaited return to the road in the United States with the announcement of the band's "Judas Rising" tour. Led by their infamously charismatic frontman (and WWE Legend) Chris Jericho, Fozzy are prepared to rock fans worldwide with a live show that will offer the first taste of new material since the release

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  • Greta Van Fleet Debuts Music Video for "Highway Tune"

    Greta Van Fleet is making some of the most exciting - and authentic - rock music around.  Earlier today, Loudwire premiered the band's first-ever music video for their smokin' single "Highway Tune."  Their four-song debut EP, Black Smoke Rising, is released this Friday, April 21 (Lava Records), and the band will hit the road on May 12 with The Struts.   Greta Van Fleet

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  • LIFE OF AGONY Premiere Official Video For "World Gone Mad"

    After 12 long years, Brooklyn hard rock legends LIFE OF AGONY are finally back with their brand new album A Place Where There's No More Pain, which is set to be released April 28th via Napalm Records. So far, 2 songs from the album have been released to the public, the title track 'A Place Where There's No More Pain',

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  • RICHIE KOTZEN: "My Rock" Video From "Salting Earth" (watch)

    Guitarist/singer/songwriter RICHIE KOTZEN has just released the video for “My Rock” from his 21st solo album, SALTING EARTH, which dropped last Friday, April 14 via his own custom label, Headroom-Inc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Gu6bAFtSec The majority of SALTING EARTH is the result of KOTZEN’s one-man production machine, with the exception of Julia Lage adding background vocals to “Make It Easy,” a tasty, sing-along

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  • NEWMACHINE Release 'Hell to Pay' Official Video

    NEWMACHINE has launched the first video 'Hell to Pay' from their debut CD Karma released March 17th on HighVolMusic. NEWMACHINE recently finished a two week run in March and are now preparing for a summer tour tentatively to start in June. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggKtRffhGkQ&feature=youtu.be&utm_source=Rock+Radio&utm_campaign=1dec802a79-NEWMACHINE+Release+%27Hell+to+Pay%27+Official+Video&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5e8f5864f3-1dec802a79-193435357 https://www.facebook.com/newmachine7/

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  • RED SUN RISING Announce June European Tour

    Since the global release of Red Sun Rising’s debut album Polyester Zeal, the Ohio natives have smashed records on the US Active Rock radio charts and toured the world.  In June, they’re hopping over to Europe again, playing some of the biggest summer festivals and supporting fellow American chart-breakers Alter Bridge on select dates in between. In advance of their

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  • Jim Matheos (Fate's Warning) Announces Debut Album From Tuesday The Sky

    Jim Matheos, founding guitarist of legendary US progressive metallers Fates Warning, has announced the release of the debut album from his new Ambient Instrumental Rock project Tuesday The Sky. The first full-length album 'Drift' is set for release on June 30th, 2017, and sees Matheos expanding the boundaries of his sound ever further. Drift came together in the downtime between

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  • Hell or Highwater Premiere New Song "Walk Out In the Rain" - LISTEN

    Hell or Highwater, featuring Atreyu drummer Brandon Saller on lead vocals, and Alternative Press have premiered the new single "Walk Out In the Rain." The song lives on Vista, their upcoming second full-length album and Spinefarm debut. Listen HERE. Vista will be released on May 19. Pre-orders are HERE and HERE. In advance of the album's release, Hell or Highwater will

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  • Mark Weiss / David Banegas – Two Mediums / One Vision

    What happens when you have two visionary modern artistes merging their talents? Well, when you are talking about rock photographer Mark Weiss and painter/artiste David Banegas, you wind up with a breath-taking, larger-than-life image of Mark’s images morphing into David’s art. Four portrait paintings will be featured at a new music-themed Orlando restaurant, Rock & Brews - located at 6897

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  • PRISTINE - Announce New Album's Cover, Title And Release Date

    Norwegian rock band PRISTINE, featuring lead singer Heidi Solheim, announces their upcoming, fourth studio album, entitled Ninja. Find the cover artwork below this message. Commented Heidi Solheim: "We are extremely excited to share the new music with old and new fans! The music on Ninja was written as a result of a very fun and adventurous 2016 where we got to meet a

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  • Joe Satriani Joins Phil Collen, Warren DiMartini & Paul Gilbert for G4 Experience

    JOE SATRIANI announces special guests Phil Collen [Def Leppard], Warren DiMartini [Ratt], and Paul Gilbert joining him for the 2017 G4 Experience: Surfing with the Alien 30th Anniversary. The event is July 24-28 at Asilomar Center in Carmel, CA. About this year’s camp, SATRIANI says, “I’m thrilled to have guitarists Phil Collen and Warren DiMartini joining Paul Gilbert and myself

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  • The Dead Daisies Announce The The Dirty Dozen Tour 2017

    THE DEAD DAISIES’ awesome live juggernaut is set to storm into North America in August for a dozen prime live dates as part of their Live & Louder World Tour, in support of the release of their landmark ‘Live And Louder’ album on Spitfire Music/SPV/eOne on May 19th. Heralded “The Dirty Dozen Tour”, the trek is set to kick off

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  • Tool To Headline Glen Helen Amphitheater In Southern California With Primus

    Iconic band Tool will bring their unparalleled sonic and visual experience to Glen Helen Amphitheater in Southern California with Primus, a “special” guest to be announced, Melvins, and DJ sets by The Crystal Method on Saturday, June 24, 2017. This is a unique opportunity to experience live performances by some of the most highly acclaimed artists beneath the picturesque San

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  • KROKUS - 'BIG ROCKS' - Released Today In The US

    On BIG ROCKS, KROKUS pay tribute to their roots by covering classic tracks of The Rolling Stones, Queen, Led Zeppelin, Steppenwolf, The Who, Bob Dylan and many more. With a total of 12 flawlessly executed cover versions in the typical KROKUS vein plus a newly recorded version of the KROKUS classic "Backseat Rock N' Roll" as well as comments on selected

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  • LAMB OF GOD Announces Select Headline Tour Dates with Support from BEHEMOTH

    Internationally-renowned heavy rock leaders LAMB OF GOD recently announced that they will support headlining metal legends Slayer, along with fellow supporting death metal group Behemoth, on what is set to be this summer's most-anticipated heavy music tour. The six-week expedition will rage across North America beginning July 12 in Bemidji, MN, winding up in Phoenix, AZ on August 20. Tickets

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  • THE RODS To Play the 2017 Psycho Las Vegas Festival

    Veteran New York heavy metal power trio THE RODS have been confirmed to play at the 2017 Psycho Las Vegas festival to be held August 18 - 20 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Rods guitarist / vocalist David "Rock" Feinstein has checked in with the following comment: It's an honor for us to

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  • Slaughter Vocalist Mark Slaughter Announces Worldwide Release Of New Solo LP "Halfway There"

    Legendary Hard Rock vocalist Mark Slaughter has announced the upcoming release of his sophomore solo release HALFWAY THERE, being released in MAY Worldwide via EMP LABEL GROUP, the US based label of Megadeth bassist David Ellefson. HALFWAY THERE, the follow up to 2015’s independently released REFLECTIONS IN A REAR VIEW MIRROR, is a stunning return to form for Slaughter, channeling

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  • Bobaflex To Hit The Road With Their Special Guests Another Lost Year & The Complication

    OH/WV rockers, BOBAFLEX are hitting the road for their 2nd tour of the year as they continue to promote their new single HEY YOU (Pink Floyd cover).   The tour will include an appearance at the inaugural ROCK IN TO SPRING in Las Vegas (April 30th). BOBAFLEX have been in the studio recording their yet untitled 8th album which is slated to be

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  • Kik Tracee Announce Release Of B-Sides And Rarities Collection Big Western Sky Out In July

    Disbanded 90’s LA HARD ROCKERS KIK TRACEE have announced the release of BIG WESTERN SKY, a collection of B-SIDES, DEMOS, and RARITIES being released 7-17 via THC MUSIC/EMP LABEL GROUP/AMPED. BIG WESTERN SKY features early demos and rarities from the bands classic NO RULES/FIELD TRIP era, prior to disbanding in the early 90s. Vocalist Stephen Shareaux will do a run

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  • Greta Van Fleet - Straight Outta Frankenmuth, MI

    "Highway Tune," the debut track from Michigan's Greta Van Fleet, is a tasty slab of rock'n'roll the way it was always meant to be - loaded with bravado and flair, a righteous attitude of defiance, of love, and a simultaneous kinship with alienation and belonging - and is released today on Lava/Republic Records.  Check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj56b8Ucjaw "Greta Van Fleet

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  • Doll Skin Announce Release Date For Sophomore LP, Headlining Tour And Dates On 2017 Warped Tour

    Phoenix pop-punk favorites DOLL SKIN have announced the release date for their upcoming sophomore LP MANIC PIXIE DREAM GIRL, in stores June 16th via EMP LABEL GROUP/AMPED, and in Europe via EMP/SPV. Produced and Mixed by Cage9 frontman Evan Rodaniche (Lacey Sturm, Powerman 5000), MANIC is the follow up to Doll Skin’s EMP debut, 2016’s IN YOUR FACE (AGAIN), Produced

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Hollywood Spotlight

  • RIDE FOR RONNIE: Steven Adler, Gilby Clarke, Lita Ford, Jeff Pilson, Sons of Anarchy's Emilio Rivera and More Join 3rd Annual Motorcycle Rally & Concert

      The 3rd annual RIDE FOR RONNIE Motorcycle Rally and Concert, benefitting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund, is set for Sunday, May 7, 2017, comprising a Motorcycle Ride through the streets of Los Angeles County and an afternoon of live music.  Last year's RIDE FOR RONNIE event raised over $50,000 for the cancer charity. Riders

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  • RICHIE KOTZEN Launches World Tour

    Richie Kotzen and his band kicked off their 2017 world tour at the Canyon Club in Agoura Hills on Friday, April 21st.  In support of his new album, Salting Earth, Kotzen is embarking on a 5 month tour, including stops in South America, Japan, Australia and Europe. As the gathering crowd awaits the arrival of the main attraction, San Francisco based

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  • TERRY ILOUS, Lead Singer of Great White & Founder of XYZ to Release New Solo Album

    Terry Ilous, lead singer for the band Great White, and founder of 80's metal band XYZ is premiering his third solo venture, Gypsy Dreams, on Friday, April 28th, 2017. A video trailer for the album can be viewed below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K900FNP5rrQ Terry Ilous relocated to Hollywood, California from Lyon, France in 1986 forming the metal band XYZ along with friend and bassist

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  • Prophets of Addiction - Tour Dates and New Single

    The Prophets Of Addiction, led by vocalist/bassist Lesli Sanders (Pretty Boy Floyd, Queeny Blast Pop, City Girls Boys) proudly announce the newly posted 2017 North American Tour Dates, the inclusion of drummer Wayne Stokely and the virgin release of the band's new single titled "Take Me To Your Leader." Lesli Sanders brings a long time commitment to the sound of

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  • X Announces More Summer Tour Dates

    X is ready to celebrate their 40 years together as a band with shows running all year long!  The party launches on May 1st in Albuquerque, NM, with dates hitting Oklahoma, Missouri, Nashville, NC, Florida, Atlanta and New Orleans before the first leg wraps up with four Texas shows, ending on May 25th in Dallas, TX.  The second leg starts

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