Author: David Castagno

Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival: Slipknot, Rob Zombie, Mudvayne & More, Sept. 10-12

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Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival returns for a third year this fall with a massive lineup featuring some of the biggest names and brightest new stars in rock, metal, and more converging in Mansfield, Ohio on September 10, 11 & 12 at the historic grounds of the Ohio State Reformatory (made famous by the movie… Read more »


(watch) Myles Kennedy Releases Topical Animated Music Video For “Get Along”

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With the release of his sophomore solo album a few weeks away, Myles Kennedy is unveiling another official music video from The Ides Of March. The new video is for the album opener “Get Along” and is an animated short film based on an idea created by Kennedy and brought to life by director/animator Ollie Jones. Animators Jake Lava… Read more »


Body Count Wins “Best Metal Performance” At The 63rd Annual Grammy Awards

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BODY COUNT wins Grammy for “Best Metal Performance” at the 63rdAnnual Grammy Awards for their track “Bum-Rush” off of their latest full-length album Carnivore. This is the band’s first Grammy win for Century Media Records. Watch the music video for “Bum-Rush” HERE and purchase and stream the track HERE. Carnivore was produced by Will Putney (Thy Art Is Murder, Knocked Loose) and features… Read more »


(watch) Atreyu Drop “Warrior” Video

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Atreyu will release their new album Baptize, out June 4 via Spinefarm Records. Pre-order it here.  The band has just shared the video for the anthemic first single “Warrior,” featuring Travis Barker. “Sometimes life punches you in the face,” the band says. “The fist hurts — and the floor hurts worse. But getting back up feels incredible. ‘Warrior’ is a… Read more »


(listen) Greta Van Fleet + New Single, “Heat Above”

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Hot on the heels of “My Way, Soon,” the band’s fifth #1 single at rock radio, GRAMMY-winning rock band Greta Van Fleet today announces a dazzling new single, “Heat Above.”  It is the third track released from the band’s forthcoming sophomore studio album, The Battle at Garden’s Gate, produced by Greg Kurstin (Paul McCartney, Foo… Read more »


KLOS Announces New & Improved w/ Matt Pinfield

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While the radio and music industry has seen mass reductions in force, Meruelo Media announced an impactful addition to the KLOS staff, as nationally known rock music expert Matt Pinfield joins the brand, as host of “KLOS New & Approved.” Starting on 1/17/21, the show will air each Sunday night from 8pm to 10pm on… Read more »


(watch) Starbenders- Release ‘Holy Mother (Live)’ Music Video

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As the world gazes up at the sky for Jupiter and Saturn to unite in Aquarius, Starbenders have immortalized the Great Conjunction with a live video of their single, ‘Holy Mother‘. The band captured what they do best, playing live while feeding off of one another’s energy. ‘Holy Mother‘ is sonically built upon a Godzilla-sized riff which provides the perfect launchpad for… Read more »


(watch) Introducing Jax Hollow – Debut Video and Single Out Now

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Jax Hollow have released a music video for “High Class Bitch” off their upcoming debut album Underdog Anthems which will be coming out February 2021.  “High Class Bitch” is the first single and is now available for stream/download.  Jax Hollow is a complete artist. She’s never short on authenticity, badassery, vagabond soul searching and powerful songwriting. With a unique blend of… Read more »


The Melvins Usher in 2021 with “Melvins TV: Volume 1, New Year’s Evil” Livestream

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LOS ANGELES – The Melvins usher in 2021 with “Melvins TV: Volume 1, New Year’s Evil,” a 5-song livestreaming event also featuring interviews and extras, on Dec. 31 at 12 noon pacific/3 pm eastern/8 pm gmt/7 am aedt. $5 tickets are available now via https://melvins.veeps.com. A limited-edition, commemorative poster and t-shirt, both featuring artwork by… Read more »


NIGHTWISH – To Start Human. :II: Nature. World Tour In Virtual Reality

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NIGHTWISH – one of the world’s leading symphonic metal bands and Finland’s most successful music export – sets the stage for an exquisite interactive experience in March 2021. In ”An Evening with Nightwish in a Virtual World”, the band will perform at The Islanders Arms, a tavern built in virtual reality. The event takes place on… Read more »


UK Loves NY’s The Compulsions’ “Ferocious”

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The new Compulsions album, Ferocious, rates an astounding 9 out of 10 according to widely regarded UK music magazine, Vive Le Rock! Read Mark McStea’s full review of Ferocious, “The Perfect Blend Of Rhythm N’ Groove” and “Low-Slung Rock N’ Roll With Attitude” in Issue #78 of Vive Le Rock! Grab it at newsstands now!… Read more »


Black Pistol Fire: Set To Release ‘Look Alive’ Jan. 29, 2021

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Now, three years after their lauded fifth effort, the Austin-by-way-of-Toronto duo BLACK PISTOL FIRE—KEVIN MCKEOWN (guitar/lead vocals) and ERIC OWEN (drums/bass synth)–are back with LOOK ALIVE, an album that sees them refining their singular two-man approach, outfitting their explosive, impassioned rock ‘n’ roll with a soundscape that is more expansive, ethereal and cinematic. The official… Read more »


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