The weather in Tampa Florida was cold and wet; the rain poured down on Wednesday evening. It was perfect weather to stay in doors, however, the people who made the journey out to Ybor City were in for a very nice treat! Peter Murphy was playing at the Orpheum Theater. For those not familiar… Continue Reading.
The valley of the sun heated up a few degrees when Tom Keifer took the stage Friday, May 3rd at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona. Front and center stage, from beginning to end, from top to bottom Tom brought it. For a guy who says he battles with his voice everyday, he is… Continue Reading.
Everyone has had the experience of listening to an album where you hear a couple of great songs, and then you skip one. A few more killer tunes, and skip another one. Right? Well, Locked and Loaded ain’t one of those kinds of albums. If you are a fan of melodic, indie-style hard rock (sorry, no growler… Continue Reading.
Everybody should have already heard about Howard Jones’ departure and Jesse Leach coming back to Killswitch Engage. This change has created such interest and expectation in the new Killswitch Engage album that anything than perfect would be disappointing. The album sounds awesome. The guys know their strengths and production is as close to flawless as… Continue Reading.
The Way Life Goes incorporates many instruments which all compliment the varying styles that are showcased. You will hear some modest brass in places, a little harmonica here and there, a splash of piano and some tasty organ. All collaborate with various guitars throughout. What about the Cinderella front man’s voice though? After the well… Continue Reading.
Post-grunge band Oleander first hit the airwaves in 1999, with huge hits like Why I’m Here and I Walk Alone. Their music was featured in several popular television shows and movies and they continued to pump out the tunes until they went on hiatus in 2004. Though they apparently reunited in 2008, no new music… Continue Reading.
Since their last studio album Aura, Fair Warning with their 23 years of releases and touring are totally at home in what they deliver. Bassist Ule Ritgen was quoted as saying, “We make a point of avoiding any particular stylistic agenda; we’re open to influences from all directions. After all, it doesn’t matter what inspires… Continue Reading.
Croatian psychedelic rockers Cojones released their newest record Bend To Transcend in November 2012. Largely unknown within the US, the band played Stoned From The Underground 2012 (one of the biggest underground music festivals) with the bands St. Vitus, Orange Goblin, Monster Magnet, Red Fang, and others. And they’ve toured extensively through Germany, Austria, Belgium,… Continue Reading.
The guitarist for Close Up On the Quiet Ones, Brandon Washington says “Land Ho is a very natural progression from the last release. We took some big steps in some directions we hinted at a little bit on the debut and we think it came out just how we wanted. It’s aggressive, passionate, and just… Continue Reading.
In 2010, Pretty Maids made a splash throughout parts of Europe with their Pandemonium album charting well. The band have been around much longer than that of course, and regarding this new album, lead vocalist Ronnie Atkins recently proclaimed “We knew it was going to be a tough one to follow! I remember back in the day… Continue Reading.