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LIKE A STORM Release New Single “Pure Evil”

New Zealand hard rock/metal act LIKE A STORM are returning for their fourth tour of Europe/UK. This time with heavyweights ALTER BRIDGE and support from Volbeat, Gojira and Living Color. Says bassist Kent Brooks, “From the very first time we came over, we knew that this was a special part of the world to come… Read more »


Like A Storm To Join Slash, Steel Panther and Hellyeah Throughout Upcoming Spring Tour

New Zealand based rock group LIKE A STORM will return to the states after a massive run in Europe playing as direct support for Black Veil Brides. The band is touring this year in support of their new album, Awaken The Fire, which dropped on February 24th via Another Century Records. The upcoming North American… Read more »


LIKE A STORM – Rather Be Freaks Than Fakes

There is nothing weak or ambiguous about the phrase “awaken the fire.” It is not only an apt title for Like A Storm’s new album, but also a descriptor for the band itself: Music that has exploded on the hard rock scene with songs on the charts, currently on a nationwide tour of the U.S…. Read more »


LIKE A STORM – Live in Las Vegas 2-6-15

It doesn’t get much tougher than this (well, it probably does, but go with that thought for a moment). You’re the opening band on a national tour, supporting Devour The Day and Hellyeah. As is custom for openers, you are allotted a mere thirty minutes to make your best impression on what is largely someone… Read more »


LIKE A STORM – Awaken The Fire

Releasing an album that attempts to show many different sides of a band’s musical style can be hazardous to their health. Unless done carefully, it can come off as disjointed and unfocused—trying to hit too many targets—which can result in alienating their fan base. Awaken The Fire, the second release by Like A Storm not… Read more »


LIKE A STORM Kick Off Dates With STEEL PANTHER On ‘All You Can Eat’ Tour

LIKE A STORM will play few headlining dates along the east coast this week before hitting the road with infamous glam metal masters STEEL PANTHER on the ‘All You Can Eat’ tour kicking off December 10th in Charlotte, North Carolina. In addition to the explosive single “Love The Way You Hate Me” Like A Storm’s… Read more »