SLASH feat. Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators – World On Fire

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A summer tour for 2014 put Slash, Myles Kennedy, Frank Sidoris, Todd Kerns and Brent Fitz on stage with Aerosmith as they hit 19 dates across the country.  The last three shows are took place at legendary Hollywood music venues: the Troubadour on September 23, the Roxy on September 25 and the Whisky on September… Read more »


BUTCHER BABIES – Uncovered

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There’s very little disputing the impact this quintet have had on the metal fraternity.  Two attractive front-women backed by a sleek-looking band of three guys have laid waste to many audiences who have been feasting their ears and eyes on the entire exhibitions the band have shared to date.  Their debut full length album Goliath… Read more »


OZZY OSBOURNE – Memoirs of a Madman CD/DVD

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On October 14, 2014 Epic Records/Legacy Recordings releases a CD/2-DVD set chronicling the solo career of hard rock icon Ozzy Osbourne. The set, named Memoirs of a Madman, includes a single CD with 17 of Osbourne’s hit singles and a 2-DVD set containing classic music videos, unreleased live performances and interviews. An exclusive set is… Read more »


CROBOT – Something Supernatural

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Like someone leaving the window open as a gush of wind enters a busy office and papers are blown all over the place, paperwork flies here and there captured in a moment of brief chaos; this is the imagery that might accompany listening to Crobot and their studio long player called Something Supernatural. This Pottsville-based… Read more »


VIRGIL & THE ACCELERATORS – Army Of Three

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A brisk and emotive concoction awaits those who venture near this UK-based blues orientated rock n’roll three-piece.  With a line-up which includes Virgil McMahon attacking the guitar and dealing admirably on lead vocals, drummer and backing vocalist Gabriel McMahon plus Jack Alexander Timmis-Lakland providing bass and backing vocals, it is time for you to grip… Read more »


ANTHRAX – Chile on Hell DVD

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If you are a metal band and you want to shoot a concert DVD, you might want to head to South America. It is fairly well known that South American fans love the metal and will make for an amazing audience for your show. Anthrax clearly knew this when they headed to the Teatro Caupolican… Read more »


ZODIAC – Sonic Child

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Adopting the 70′s work ethic of prolific and rapid releases, the German emotive rocking quartet follow-up last year’s A Hiding Place with their third studio album.  At one time it wouldn’t be too hard to find descriptions of this band being described as bluesy rockers but it’s too dismissive of how versatile they are.  Sonic Child… Read more »


STRYPER – Live At The Whisky

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The legacy of Stryper as a cornerstone in the hard rock market runs back 30 years to the days when creating the genre’s top hard rocking riffs wasn’t following suit from bands that came before them, but developing an art that was still new to listeners, and in just a few short years, viewers too… Read more »


AMULET – The First

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The debut album by these London-based metal hoodlums echoes the debut Iron Maiden album with moments of instrumentation which is comparable to prime cuts of Motörhead.  Is this a good thing?  Naturally if you’re rather partial to the resurgence of another NWOBHM (New Wave of British Heavy Metal) which was in prominence relatively briefly in the… Read more »


TEXAS HIPPIE COALITION – Ride On

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“If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.” Texas Hippie Coalition, the self-described “red dirt metal” band certainly subscribes to that theory. With Ride On, their fourth album, there is nothing groundbreaking compared to their previous albums. Then again, go back to the opening statement. If something is working, change just for the sake of change isn’t necessarily… Read more »