Travis T. Warren – Beneath These Borrowed Skies

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Beneath These Borrowed Skies is the first solo album for Blind Melon frontman Travis T. Warren. The album released on September 25, 2012 under Clarity Way Records, the new label for Clarity Way, a Pennsylvania drug and alcohol rehab facility. Clarity Way Records aims to support musicians in recovery. All proceeds from the album go to… Read more »


Review of T&N – Slave to the Empire

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Dokken is back! Words all metal fans would love to hear, and it is almost true. Three members of the original band George Lynch, Jeff Pilson and Mick Brown have come together to create the band T&N and will release on October 31st their first album called Slave to the Empire. On the album are… Read more »


Project Mars – Don’t Hold Back

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Hailing from the far reaches of Ottawa, Canada, hard rockers Project Mars have just released their debut EP titled, Don’t Hold Back.  Released on October 2, 2012, Don’t Hold Back features six tracks of unrefined fury that are just itching to reach the ears of a larger audience. Project Mars’ sound is classic; it’s just… Read more »


Another Lost Year – Better Days

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The great state of North Carolina has always been historically rich when it comes to the landscape of their music; folk, gospel, blues, jazz and rock.  In the seventies, a little known young musician by the name of James Taylor came out of NC and his song, Carolina In My Mind, became the state’s unofficial… Read more »


Bento – Diamond Days

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If you are partial to some Silverchair from time to time, then you may be aware of a member of that band known as Ben Gillies.  The drummer from Silverchair has gone onto other musical ventures since that band announced an indefinite hiatus last year.  Welcome to Bento, a very different musical monster.  No major distorted guitars throughout, no major rock… Read more »


State Your Cause – Steal The Stars

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Ohio-bred band State Your Cause is brothers James (vocals) and John Scott (guitar), Chase DeBartolomeis (bass), Deepan Rajah (guitar) and Matt Young (drums). The band self-released their first album, Escape Rebellion Promise, in 2010. The new album, Steal The Stars, was digitally released through New Ocean Media and contains six of the songs from their… Read more »


WARRANT LIVE – The Forum, Rome, GA October 20, 2012

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A line formed early for a night of ROME ROCKS.  Rome, a small town northwest of Atlanta, very seldom welcomes hard rock names.  The little town recently began accepting better known acts, but to have Warrant fronting for Skid Row was definitely a treat for Romans at the Forum on the night of October 20,… Read more »


Skid Row LIVE – The Forum, Rome, GA October 20, 2012

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Who doesn’t want to rock with SKID?  Can you get any more American than with the heavy metal rock of these guys?   Bounding onto the stage after a prerecorded National Anthem, Skid Row blasted into Big Guns, with a masterful sound from seasoned guitarists Dave “The Snake” Sabo, Scotti Hill and Rachel Bolan on Bass.  A deep… Read more »


B’z LIVE Review – Gibson Amphitheatre, Universal City, CA

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The city of angels got a special treat On Sunday, October 7, 2012, when Japan’s own B’z came to kick ass and take names, as politely as they could of course, at the Gibson Amphitheatre located in Universal City, CA. B’z (pronounced beez) ended their North American tour in L.A., practically selling out the 6,000… Read more »


LITA FORD – Rocks Southern California LIVE – Canyon Club, Agoura Hills, CA

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During the late 70s, a very young Lita Ford and The Runaways carved a path and set the stage for all other female rockers to follow.   Ford’s popularity gained momentum during the 80s when her solo career took off in the rock and metal world; her music was in heavy rotation on radio and… Read more »


KIX – Live In Baltimore

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What’s not to like when you think of the infectious rock n’roll that KIX are known for?  The hooks that grab you by the ears as you find yourself tapping your toes to Girl Money, Cold Blood or No Ring Around Rosie.  Incidentally, you get all of these three on their first ever official live extravaganza.  In front… Read more »


Throwing Gravity – Breaking Out

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So you want to grow up and be a rock and roll star? Do you even know what you are getting yourself into?  Sitting with founding member Nick James from Throwing Gravity, one ponders the path he has taken and continues to take for the love of his music.  James  is the only original member… Read more »