Articles in the September 2017 Issue
Ever since the release of the award winning song Cult of Personality, funk-metal band Living Colour has been a beacon of light in uncertain times. The song was released on July 14, 1988 and contains several audio samples of 20th century political leaders. It is one of the best known songs from that era. Much of their music has always
Vixen is best known for being the first all-female ‘80s glam-era rock band. Attention from MTV and Headbangers Ball propelled them into the spotlight with worldwide recognition through endless touring. Hits like Edge of a Broken Heart and Cryin’ made them household names in the late ‘80s, early ‘90s. They played to packed arenas with the likes of Ozzy Osbourne,
Quiet Riot is back and creating a lot of noise! With the recent release of their 13th studio album Road Rage and the addition of frontman James Durbin, Quiet Riot maintains their signature sound with a fresh curve to deliver above and beyond everyone’s expectations, being dubbed as one of the best records they have done in a long time.
Oni Logan has a stellar history as a performer. From producing multiple albums and EPs with Lynch Mob to serving as long time vocalist with the Dio Disciples—Logan’s done a lot in the world of music. On September 8, Lynch Mob will be releasing their next album entitled, The Brotherhood, via Rat Pak Records. The album highlights the unique pairing of
Think back to 1992. Many bands made their debut around that time. Now think about how many of them are still together. Or how many haven’t broken up for a length of time and perhaps gotten back together and barely resemble the old band, with perhaps only one or two original members. Very few have stood the test of time.
Supergroup Projected, is making waves in the music industry with their second studio album titled Ignite My Insanity, which is a double album featuring 21 tracks and was released July 2017. Founded in 2012 by Sevendust guitarist John Connolly, this all star line-up includes bassist Vinnie Hornsby (Sevendust), drummer Scott Phillips (Creed) and guitarist Eric Friedman (Tremonti). The juxtaposition of talent
Seven Day Sleep is a very new band. However, this does not mean that they lack talent or professionalism. They bring something new to the table with an interesting blend of metalcore and gothic drama on their first release, an EP entitled A Home For Disgusting Fairies. The members consist of Sofia Ruszczyk on Vocals, Can Temiz on Bass and
Formed in Nashville, Tennessee in the early 90's, hard rock band Every Mother’s Nightmare (EMN) is no stranger to the music scene. After arriving on the Memphis rock scene, word spread about their energy-packed live performances gaining them the attention of Clive Davis, of Arista Records. After signing with Arista, Every Mother’s Nightmare soon became staples on MTV’s Headbanger’s Ball
As the 2nd Annual Rock To Recovery Concert & Fundraiser approaches on September 16, 2017, it could not happen at a more profound time. Unfortunately, through the years, we have lost many iconic musical artists to drugs, alcohol and suicide. Most recently, Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington, who were influential to so many people not only for their music but for
On Saturday July 15, Screamer Magazine talked to Gemini Syndrome drummer Brian Medina and wizard-like vocalist Aaron Nordstrom on their bus under the haunting shadow of the Ohio State Reformatory before their set at this year’s Ink in the Clink in Mansfield, Ohio. Though classified as alternative, prog and nu metal by both fans and media, they don’t really consider
Vixen vocalist Janet Gardner strays from the sound that brought her global fame with a new solo album that throws fists into several eras and genres from the ‘70s to the ‘90s and grunge to industrial while keeping her hard rock, big hair, stilettoed roots. Alongside husband Justin James, Gardner weaves magical webs like a black widow waiting to bite.
It might be hard to believe that the band Jackyl is celebrating their silver anniversary. It’s been 25 years since The Lumberjack came out and Jesse James Dupree started playing the chainsaw as a musical instrument? Yes, yes it has. And Jackyl has stayed just as raunchy and wild as they were in 1992. To honor that accomplishment, the band
Seven Day Sleep is an independent band based out of LA who recently Released their first EP A Home For Disgusting Fairies. The members of the band include Sofia Ruszczyk on Vocals, Can Temiz on Bass and synths, Okan Isik on Guitar, and new addition Jesse Farmer on Drums. The EP was produced and recorded by Ben Schigel and
On July 18 Express Live hosted the unholy evening bringing Behemoth, Lamb of God and Slayer to Columbus as Sirius XM Liquid Metal presented the rabid three-headed touring monster. The crowd filled the general pit area, throwing down like a human grenade leaving exhausted, battered and dehydrated bodies staggering in its wake. Blasphemous black metal incarnate came first in Poland’s
Friday, July 14, Ink In The Clink 2017 began with the first of three all-day showcases featuring revolving bands on two stages side by side with the brick and mortar backdrop and towers of the Ohio State Reformatory under the sun. Mansfield, Ohio played host to the weekend of music, tattoo artists, vendors and fans from all over coming to
Australia's thrash / grind maestros KING PARROT have teamed up with Metal Hammer UK to premiere a new track from their upcoming 3rd studio album, "Ugly Produce". The album is set to be released on September 22nd via Agonia Records in Europe (Housecore Records in North America and Rocket/EVP in Australia). Listen to the track "Disgrace Yourself" at this link: This latest installment from KING PARROT exceeds
Kid Rock is expanding his brand that includes such hits as “Cowboy,” “Picture,” and “All Summer Long” to the culinary side with the launch of Kid Rock’s Made in Detroit, a contemporary food and music restaurant inspired by the award-winning musician, as part of the soon-to-be-completed Little Caesars Arena in downtown Detroit. In keeping true with his larger-than-life reputation, he
AMARANTHE have released the video for the incredibly catchy song "Maximize" from their latest album MAXIMALISM, out now via Spinefarm Records and which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart upon release. It marks the third video released from the album, following "That Song" and "Boomerang." Watch the video for "Maximize" below and here. "'Understated' is not what you usually associate
Denver, CO based Alternative Rock Band LaRissa Vienna and the Strange has revealed the Official Music Video for their single, "Haunted," off of their upcoming, debut LP Neptune VII, due out September 1st. Originally premiered on Tattoo.com, "Haunted" was directed by Daniel Rachlitz and Demi Dehererra. "I wrote Haunted" about the guilt of missing someone from your past. It is
THE MYLARS Release Official Music Video for "Forever Done," Off of Upcoming Album, 'Melody Records.'
New Jersey based rock band The Mylars have released the Official Music Video for their single "Forever Done." The first single off of their September 15th scheduled, debut album, Melody Records, "Forever Done" was directed by Steven Nathan. The Mylars are a super charged rock and roll outfit founded by vocalist/guitarist Danny Roselle (ex Crash Moderns) and long time collaborator,
Bobaflex have releasd their debut release Eloquent Demons with Thermal Entertainment this past Friday, August 25th. The band earlier this year released a Pink Floyd cover "Hey You" which will appear on the album. The video has already garnered over 1.5 million views on YouTube. The lead single currently at radio is "Long Time Coming". Early reviews coming in are saying
Charlotte-born dark rock band Dreamy D has released the official music video for their single “I Am Real,” which can be streamed HERE. "I am real. I am here. And I fucking matter,” states vocalist Donnie Doolittle on the ominous tale of pain & darkness, which follows up their debut single “Other Man.” The track will also be featured on
While he's been performing live shows for nearly five decades, this week marked a first for OZZY OSBOURNE. The rock icon performed one of his signature tracks "Bark At The Moon" as the historic eclipse of 2017 plunged the entire field in southern Illinois into darkness; watch below. OSBOURNE, joined for the set by his longtime collaborator Zakk Wylde, is on the road for a series of shows that will
Rise Records is pleased to welcome Beverly, Massachusetts-based rock band VALLEYHEART to the roster. To celebrate the signing, the band has premiered the music video for "Nowadays." Watch it here. Additionally, Rise will re-release the band's debut EP Nowadays. The EP has been remixed, remastered, and contains two additional tracks. The vinyl version of the EP is available here, while the
Craft Recordings is proud to announce the forthcoming release of The Spirit of Memphis (1962-1976), chronicling the ascension of one of the most influential creative talents in music history, Isaac Hayes, who would have turned 75 this year. Due out September 22nd, the four-cd collection examines the various avenues of Hayes' prolific career; each disc offering an in-depth look at
Fueled By Ramen has announced details of the new album from The Front Bottoms. GOING GREY arrives worldwide on Friday, October 13th. Produced by The Front Bottoms and Nick Furlong at studios in London, Texas, California, New Jersey, and Connecticut, GOING GREY will be available for pre-order beginning Friday, September 8th. The album is heralded by the lead track, “Raining,”
GWAR Announces Full Details Of New Album "The Blood of Gods" First Song Streaming; Pre-orders Available Now
The time has come, your Lords and Masters GWAR have unveiled the details of their latest masterpiece "The Blood of Gods". Today the first single "Fuck This Place" is available for audio and video streaming. Watch the video, check out the song and pre-order your copy of "The Blood of Gods" at metalblade.com/gwar! Your Intergalactic Overlords demand it! Digital pre-orders
Originating in Mason, West Virginia, Bobaflex will be releasing their 8th studio album Eloquent Demons on Friday, August 25th, 2017. The first radio single was a cover of Pink Floyd's Hey You, check out the video below. The second single Long Time Comin' impacted radio on August 1st. Eloquent Demons is the follow up to 2015's Anything That Moves. This
Horror themed, theatrical scamp rock band Fable Cry has announced the story-line of their upcoming, highly anticipated third album. Although as yet unnamed, the band has revealed an incredibly complex and imaginative outline that promises fans yet another seamless fusion of top notch musicianship and dramatic storytelling. The album is set to release Spring 2018, but fans can look forward
311 announced today, that "311 DAY 2018" will take place on Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11 at Park Theater at Monte Carlo in Las Vegas. Pre-sales for the two-day event start on August 29 with the official on-sale starting August 31 (HERE). In addition, the band will return to the road this fall for additional live dates following their highlight successful summer Unity Tour. March 11 (aka 3/11 or "311 Day") is a holiday to 311 fans everywhere. Every other
YOSHIKI, leader of X JAPAN is set to grace the October 2017 cover of VOGUE JAPAN, on sale worldwide starting August 28. YOSHIKI is the first Japanese male ever selected for the cover in the distinguished magazine's 18-year history. The world's most influential female fashion magazine, VOGUE is published in 22 countries and regions around the world. YOSHIKI was chosen
Roadrunner Records band Marmozets have announced details of their eagerly awaited new single. “Play” arrives today at all digital music retailers and streaming services. “Play” – which had its official world premiere last night via BBC Radio 1’s Rock Show with Daniel P. Carter – is joined by an official music video which is streaming now at Marmozets’ official YouTube
Through The Eyes Of The Dead have debuted a brand new single titled "Hate The Living" today, exclusively via Metalsucks. "We really poured our souls into this one," says guitarist Justin Longshore.. "The wait is over, ALL HAIL THE DISOMUS." The new track comes from the band's new LP, Disomus, which is scheduled to be released October 13, 2017 via
With three more weeks to go until ALTER BRIDGE's long awaited album Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities (out on September 8th worldwide via Napalm Records) will finally be released, the band has released another live track from the upcoming 3-disc collection. The live version of one of the band’s most popular tracks, “Metalingus,” is available online here: https://youtu.be/8njyQjRfB1E.
Finnish post-punk quintet GRAVE PLEASURES have released their new single, “Be My Hiroshima”, taken from their upcoming sophomore album “Motherblood”, due for release on September 29 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. Watch the official music video premiere for “Be My Hiroshima” streaming below or at https://youtu.be/A-OxW0KcyoQ. "Be My Hiroshima" is also available as a single on all streaming and
STONE HORSES, the infectious new alternative rock band from Baltimore, MD has released its debut self-titled EP today via Broken World Records and is distributed by DSR / Kobalt. The first single “Reckless Ways” is at radio now. A video for the song can be viewed below. The EP was produced and mixed by front-man/songwriter John Allen at his home
As EVANESCENCE prepare to return this fall with SYNTHESIS, their fourth studio album, the group today, August 18 premiered "Bring Me To Life" (Synthesis), via Rolling Stone, listen (here)."Bring Me To Life" (Synthesis) is available for immediate download to all ticket buyers to the band's forthcoming tour. The song, a remake of the band's classic which first appeared on the band's major label debut album, is also available via streaming
Described as “Female fronted symphonic metal hailing from Ohio, USA,” Elantris will support their recently-released debut album, ‘This Sacrifice,’ with a set of dates that will also feature Insomnium, Lacuna Coil, and headliners Epica. Comprised of band members Lindsay Victoria Ketchum -Vocals, Thomas Ullom - Vocals, Garrett Chetock- Guitar, John Dobosh - Bass, Mark Liber - Keys, and Erik Liber- Drums, Elantris
IRON MAIDEN ‘Legacy Of The Beast’ Comic Book Series Now Available For Pre-Order (First Issue On Sale October 11th)
The first ever official Iron Maiden comic book series is coming from leading US science fiction, fantasy and horror publishers Heavy Metal Publishing. The comic books are based on the band’s hit mobile role playing game, Iron Maiden: Legacy Of The Beast, where players battle as Eddie across the many worlds of Iron Maiden’s discography, from the ancient sands
10 Years returns with the new studio album (how to live) AS GHOSTS, and welcomes back band members Brian Vodinh (guitar / drums) and Matt Wantland (guitar). The band’s sixth full-length studio album was produced by Grammy Award winning producer Nick Raskulinecz (Alice in Chains, Foo Fighters, Deftones, KoRn, Mastodon). Today, they present the lead single titled “Novacaine" which can
High Elevation Rock Festival Daily Band Lineups Announced For Sept. 22 & 23 In Denver (Korn, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Stone Sour, Halestorm & More)
The daily band lineup has been announced for High Elevation Rock Festival, fueled by Monster Energy, Friday night, September 22 and Saturday, September 23 at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre presented by Subaru just outside Denver, Colorado. High Elevation Rock Festival will feature more than two dozen bands, led by Korn and Five Finger Death Punch, along with A Day To Remember,
Currently on a 59-date U.S. tour, THE MAGPIE SALUTE will make their Los Angeles debut with a headlining show Wednesday, September 13 at The Fonda Theatre. The band brings together the reunited guitar team of Rich Robinson and Marc Ford from the Black Crowes and bassist Sven Pipien (also from the Crowes) with other dynamic musicians and co-ed singers from around the world. Tickets are on sale now and
Betray and Degrade,” Seether’s newest music video from their seventh full-length studio album Poison the Parish, premiered on Vevo today. This is the second music video the band released from their latest album. Poison the Parish (Canine Riot / Fantasy), which hit on May 12th, 2017, debuted at #1 on Billboard's Hard Rock albums chart, #14 on Billboard's Top 200
SWEET & LYNCH Release Behind The Scenes Video From The Making of "Unified"; New Album "Unified" Available November 10th
SWEET & LYNCH Release Behind The Scenes Video From The Making of "Unified" New Album "Unified" Available November 10th via Frontiers Music Srl Frontiers Music Srl is set to release the second album from SWEET & LYNCH, "Unified". The highly anticipated follow up to the band's Billboard charting debut, "Only to Rise" will be available on November 10th. Today the
KINGS AND LIARS - the hard rock upstart featuring Nick Bellmore of TOXIC HOLOCAUST along with current members of JASTA and KINGDOM OF SORROW have partnered up with Bravewords.com for the premiere of their first ever music video for the breakout single, “Recently Departed.” “Recently Departed was a lifelong goal of combining our love of the infamous "blues groove", sludge-y
New England punk rock band Four Year Strong has premiered a new song, their first in 2 years, called “Nice To Know” today. "This song was written during the writing process of In Some Way Shape Or Form, it was recorded to be on the album but was cut from the track listing last minute. This rendition is actually the fourth
Shaman’s Harvest and Mascot Label Group celebrate a #1 debut on Billboard’s “Heatseekers” chart this week, while the lead single “The Come Up” has entered the Top 30 at Active Rock radio. As the band continued to tour North America as support with Nickelback, while also staging headline appearances, their footprint grows larger on a weekly basis. On the lead
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On Los Angeles' famed Miracle Mile, lies the historic El Rey theater. The El Rey played host to Australian founded band, The Dead Daisies on Friday night, August 25th. The Dead Daisies are one of those outfits that is constantly in flux, with members changing on a pretty regular basis. The current lineup has been touring the world since the beginning
Screamer Magazine, in conjunction with The Dead Daisies are pleased to announce the winners of our Concert Tickets and Meet & Greet Giveaway! Congratulations to Adina Durant, Andrew Reinjohn, Rox Lee and Kai Buskirk, each will receive a pair of tickets to see The Dead Daisies live Friday, August 25, 2017 at the historic El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles.
Experimental Alternative Rock Band, SEA IN THE SKY Announce Debut Full Length "Everything All At Once"
Alternative rock quintet Sea In The Sky has announced their debut full length Everything All At Once which is set to be released September 29th. Produced and engineered by Nick Loiacono at Fang Studios and mixed and mastered by Kris Crummett at Interlace Audio, the musicians show off their maturity after releasing their previous three EPs. "'Everything All At Once'
FOR THE WIN Premiere New Music Video “Us Versus Them”, New Album, Heavy Thoughts, Available August 25
San Diego natives FOR THE WIN have delivered “Us Versus Them,” the fourth video from their upcoming album Heavy Thoughts, set for release this Friday, August 25th. The song kicks off the new album with its immediate callout, “This is a song for the beaten and broken!’ and skyrockets FOR THE WIN’s singalong, pile-on, aggressive guitar driven pop into mosh
Tiger Army has released a music video for their new song "Dark and Lonely". The track is off of the band's newest album V•••-. The video is inspired from Troy Paiva's iconic photography. See Tiger Army on Tour this fall. After almost a decade of worldwide touring, Tiger Army went into semi-dormancy after completing the tour cycle for “Music From Regions Beyond”
Southern Californian rock trio RADIO MOSCOW are excited to debut the lyric video for their debut single, "New Beginning", featured on their upcoming similarly titled album, "New Beginnings", due out on September 29 via CENTURY MEDIA RECORDS. Formed in 2003, the power trio led by Stratocaster genius Parker Griggs carved their own sonic niche fusing crunching, heavy Sabbath-style chords with fiery
IRATION--New Single 'Borderlines' Available Now; Impacting Radio Nationwide // Hits The Greek Theatre in LA Thursday, August 24
Reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION has officially released their new single "Borderlines" across all music platforms along with a lyric video for the thought-provoking song, with lyrics such as "Locked up and I don't know why, captive and I'm hardly me/I bet you've never seen a world like this, a new reality." The lyric video for "Borderlines" has already garnered over 47,000 total views in a
Lynch Mob release the second music video from upcoming album, The Brotherhood, scheduled for release on September 8th via Rat Pak Records. The video for “Mr. Jekyll and Hyde” is now live and can be seen below. The video also features a cameo appearance from members of Beasto Blanco and shows Lynch Mob performing at a freak show. The video comes on the heels of the
LA seminal punk band, X, wants to release a live recording (the first one ever with the original lineup) of shows done in Latin America in 2011 while touring with Pearl Jam. The Kickstarter campaign to fund this release is set to launch today, August 15 with a funding goal of $50,000 which, if reached, will see the release of