Author: David Castagno

IK Multimedia adds SampleMoog™ Mobile Edition and Inter-App Audio in SampleTank for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

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New version of SampleTank for iOS adds availability of the SampleMoog™ collection of instruments – the most sought after vintage and modern Moog synthesizers of all time November 26, 2013 – IK Multimedia, the leader in mobile music-creation apps and accessories for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, is pleased to announce a new version of… Read more »


Melechesh – Ashmedi Featured on Canadian TV!

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With the release of their sixth album scheduled for 2014 via Nuclear Blast, Sumerian Black/Thrash Metal pioneers MELECHESH,  present an interview with mainman Ashmedi. The interview, which was featured on Canadian TV show “The Cool Guy Files”, was conducted in 2011 while MELECHESH was on tour in North America. You can watch the entire episode with Ashmedi below: MELECHESH are… Read more »


Affiance Announce South African Tour in March 2014 Currently on US Tour with Protest The Hero

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Cleveland’s Affiance are currently on the road with Protest The Hero and have just announced their first tour of South Africa to kick off March 22, 2014! Dates are below. Singer Dennis Tvrdik checked in from the road to say, “We never thought we would have the opportunity to play music overseas, let alone in Africa! Super… Read more »


Kataklysm: World Tour Plans Announced!

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Montreal based death metal powerhouse KATAKLYSM, have posted a video outlining their world tour plans for their newly released masterpiece, Waiting for the End to Come. Check out this message from vocalist Maurizio Iacono here: Waiting for the End to Come was released on October 25th (Europe) and October 29th (North America) via Nuclear Blast…. Read more »


Darling Parade, Substream Music Press Premiere Acoustic Version Of “Ghost” From ‘Deluxe Edition’ Lp

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Nashville’s pop/rock quartet on the rise, Darling Parade, has teamed up with Substream Music Press to premiere an acoustic rendition of the band’s hit single “Ghost” at: http://www.substreammusicpress.com/home/?p=16475. The stripped-down version of “Ghost” can be found on the upcoming ‘Deluxe Edition’ of the band’s debut album Battle Scars & Broken Hearts, out December 3 on… Read more »


Queensrÿche mini movie Ad Lucem Premiere

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Legendary Seattle rockers, Queensrÿche released Ad Lucem, their ‘mini movie’ with the tracks, “Spore” “Midnight Lullaby” “A World Without” and “X2” providing the score to the 10-plus minute story. Check it out on the REVOLVER MAGAZINE website: http://www.revolvermag.com/news/exclusive-queensryche-premiere-new-music-video-ad-lucem.html The film was created by Veva Entertainment Co. with director Daniel Andres Gomez Bagby and producer Marco… Read more »


Deicide ‘In The Minds Of Evil’ Out Now; Hailed As “One Of The Year’s Strongest Death Metal Releases”

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The season of giving is upon us, and Florida death metal legends DEICIDE are making it official with the release of ‘IN THE MINDS OF EVIL.’ The band’s 11th studio album is in-stores now, and features the same diabolical take on reality that has become the trademark of a career spanning more than 25 years…. Read more »


iZotope Masters Q&A Series, Part 1: Charles Deenen, Master of Audio: Video Games

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Deenen Discusses The Evolution of Game Design and How Audio Processing is Better than Ever Cambridge, MA, November 25, 2013 – Charles Deenen is one of the gaming industry’s preeminent sound designers and mixers, with credits like the Need for Speed series, Fallout, Startrek and his support on Activision’s Call of Duty®: Ghosts. Since writing… Read more »


New Mackie SRM Series Pumps Up Premier New England Rock Venue

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Nashua, New Hampshire – November, 2013… It’s not often that an audio professional will purchase gear without ever having heard it, particularly for an entire stage setup blasting high profile hard rock and punk bands like Dope, The Misfits and Soil. But long-time live sound pro Jim Roese confidently took this plunge when Bernie’s Bar… Read more »


New Book, ‘The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle Companion,’ Provides Overview/Analyzation Of Both Legendary Bands

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Despite being listed as an influence on countless notable bands, there has never been a book that tells the complete story of both Faith No More and Mr. Bungle. Until now. Author/journalist Greg Prato’s tenth book overall, ‘The Faith No More & Mr. Bungle Companion,’ serves as both a career overview and analyzation of both… Read more »


SUPER BOB LIVE – House of Bricks, Des Moines, IA – November 16, 2013

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SUPER BOB LIVE – House of Bricks, Des Moines, IA – November 16, 2013  Read Show Review Here


Nightwish Announce New Fanpod Content Available On Itunes & Google Play

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Finnish symphonic storytellers NIGHTWISH have updated their FanPOD app for tablet computers with new content, including three unreleased live recordings, a video blog by the band’s new vocalist Floor Jansen, band member profiles, new photos, and other updates. NIGHTWISH FanPOD is available for download in the iTunes App Store and Google Play. Due out in… Read more »