A PERFECT DAY – A Perfect Day

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A Perfect Day is a brand new trio that features the very talented musicians from Labyrinth:  Andrea Cantarelli (guitar), Roberto Tiranti (bass and vocals) and Alessandro Bissa (drums).  Their self-titled debut album is a must have for any rock fan.  The music is different than that of Labyrinth; A Perfect Day is more melodic with… Read more »


HELL – Human Remains

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Hell are not the most famous band in the world; they are often found within the depths of the Metal Archives, amongst other lost bands of past decades.  Their popularity is, however, growing exponentially and they are clawing their way out of those depths.  Once you hear them, Hell will go from YouTube footage to… Read more »


MEMORY OF A MELODY – Things That Make You Scream

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Need a wake up call?  Memory Of A Melody will wake you up with a scream!  This five piece group from San Antonio, Texas packs a massive punch with their new album, Things That Make You Scream.  MOAM is a result of talents of Mario Galdos-Vocals, Wade Sigue-Guitar, Roel Castillo-Guitar, Joel Martinez-Bass and Robin Lopez-Drums. … Read more »


SYLOSIS – Monolith

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Monolith (Nuclear Blast) is the third studio album for the guys from Reading, England.  On this album Sylosis have really come into their own and found a style and sound that is unique, but at the same time is built on a strong foundation of thrash metal.  The guys are not afraid to mix in atmospheric… Read more »


Raiding the Rock Vault LIVE – The Mayan, Los Angeles, CA

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Far from the beaten path of the glitz and glitter of Hollywood’s Sunset Strip, lies downtown L.A., which itself is filled with gems hidden on the small one way streets that traverse through town, such as the Mayan.  No one would ever believe this venue houses a 5,000 square foot stage making it the perfect place to… Read more »


Steel Panther – British Invasion DVD

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What is the best thing about a Steel Panther show? For some it’s the wild stage antics and gyrations of the band, for some it’s the comic schtick, while for others it’s all the boobies! As for me, my favorite part of a Steel Panther show is watching the faces of those who are experiencing… Read more »


Queensrÿche LIVE – HOB, West Hollywood

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Christmas time in Los Angeles; sometimes the days are warm sometimes not yet the nights are cool and crisp and Santa baby has been delivering presents early.  If you’ve been very naughty, you might get sent to the House of Blues West Hollywood, to repent your evil ways and you just might find yourself at one of… Read more »


Stone Sour – House of Gold & Bones Part 1

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Stone Sour is back and better than ever.  The band formed in 1992 and have been off on on ever since, featuring Slipknot band members Corey Taylor and Jim Root, as well as Josh Rand and Ray Mayorga.  In 1997 Stone Sour actually disbanded for five years to the chagrin of fans, before reuniting in… Read more »


3 DOORS DOWN – The Greatest Hits

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Why a greatest hits album? Could they really have enough music under their belts? Have they defined any period of time, making them “greatest hits” worthy? Well it appears so. These guys have been around – if you can believe it – for 15+ years, more than a decade. Many of their current fans were… Read more »


Soundgarden – King Animal

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After a very long sixteen years for Soundgarden fans, the band has recently released their long-awaited album King Animal, the band’s sixth studio album.  The new album is short of amazing, and the music sounds like it’s from 2012 and not a rehash of the ’90s music scene.  The band has gone above and beyond… Read more »


TORPEDOHEAD – Greetings From Heartbreak Key

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October 26, 2012 brought the blasting release of Greetings From Heartbreak Key by Torpedohead.  This is the third studio album for the trio from Hessen, Germany and they’re bringing it to the turntable–  if turntables were still the way music was played these days, as the sound you’ll hear from these guys will definitely take… Read more »


HER BRIGHT SKIES – Rivals

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The Swedish rock scene has always been very active spawning many famous acts like ABBA, Europe, The Hives, The hellacopters, Sator, Grand Magus and the list goes on.  Sitting in America, sometimes it’s easy to forget that half a world away, rock n’ roll has a life of its own there and when a band comes… Read more »