Author: David Castagno

(video) TOBIAS SAMMET’S AVANTASIA – Release New Single “Misplaced Among The Angels”

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The presale for the ninth AVANTASIA studio album A Paranormal Evening with the Moonflower Society has begun, and their magical journey continues with the dramatic power ballad ‘Misplaced Among The Angels’ – featuring Floor Jansen. Watch the brand-new video here:   AVANTASIA mastermind Tobias Sammet comments:  “There are still some special voices and artists left that I wanted to work with; one of them being NIGHTWISH singer and frontwoman, Floor Jansen…. Read more »


Dream Theater Guitarist John Petrucci Announces More Dates To Solo Tour

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On the heels of the recent announcement of the solo tour that made global headlines, GRAMMY Award winning guitarist John Petrucci, of the ground-breaking and influential prog-metal band Dream Theater, is announcing more dates to his first headlining solo tour. The shows in Boston, MA (October 7th); New York, NY (October 13th) and Washington, DC (October 15th) were announced… Read more »


Blackie Lawless Recaps Sweden the First W.A.S.P. Shows in Two and a Half Years

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It was December 2019, Sao Paulo Brazil, the last time we set foot on any stage of any kind anywhere in the World. Little did any of us know this same “World” was about to dramatically change… for all of us! At that time we were busy preparing for what was to be the “1984… Read more »


(video) THE NEW ROSES Return with Fifth Studio Album + Brand New Single “The Usual Suspects”

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Fasten your seatbelts – THE NEW ROSES are back with their fifth studio album Sweet Poison, to be released on October 21, 2022 via Napalm Records! After their previous record, Nothing But Wild, hit the Top 10 on the German album charts, the quartet went on to share stages with rock legends like the Scorpions, Saxon and Accept. This summer, they even had the chance to tour with genre giants KISS and were the first… Read more »


UGLY KID JOE Are Back With “Rad Wings of Destiny”

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UGLY KID JOE are back! With Rad Wings of Destiny, the Californians will release their first studio album in seven years on October 21, 2022!  For the new songs, the band once again worked with producer Mark Dodson, who was already responsible for UGLY KID JOE’s multiplatinum debut album, America’s Least Wanted, in 1992, which celebrates its… Read more »


(video) Symphonic Metal Veterans DELAIN Present New Singer and Release New Single “The Quest and the Curse”

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The wait is finally over! DELAIN, the brainchild of keyboardist, founder and main songwriter Martijn Westerholt, returns with full power, presenting themselves with a new lineup featuring the terrific Diana Leah as their next singer! Her powerful, heart-wrenching voice fits perfectly with the band’s style and adds a new strength to their sound. Rejoining the… Read more »


(video) Two Side Moon Promotions Hot New Release: Raider – Runaway

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‘Runaway’ is the debut album released by the Welsh rock band Raider.  The album features ten tracks of anthemic stadium-esque rock music with blistering guitar solos, high soaring vocals and atmospheric keyboards.  The album has been likened to that of a love letter to a decade that inspires the band more than any other –… Read more »


(watch) L.A. Heavy Metal Machine RESISTANCE Releases Official Video for “Valhalla Has Locked Its Doors”

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Traditional Heavy Metal stalwarts RESISTANCE have released the official video for “Valhalla Has Locked Its Doors,” a track from the recently released album Skulls of My Enemy. RESISTANCE released long-awaited new album Skulls of My Enemy July 22 on CD and digital formats via Pure Steel Records. Written and recorded during the darkest days of… Read more »


CHASTAINIUM V2 and reissues of “Mystery” and “The Voice”

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CHASTAIN has been a force in Metal for over 35 years and CHASTAINIUM V2 is the second album to chronicle the history of the band. 2 tracks from each of the last 10 albums showcase CHASTAIN’s inventive and unique sound. The band originally put together by David T. Chastain and Producer Mike Varney has created some of Metal’s iconic… Read more »


(video) Thundermother Set to Release New Album ‘Black and Gold”

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With four studio albums to date and countless awesome live shows under their belt – the latter incidentally also during the pandemic, the Swedish all-female band Thundermother has proved its outstanding artistic potential many times over. Their upcoming new release ‘Black And Gold’ has these exceptionally talented musicians channel their extraordinary qualities even more purposefully… Read more »


Watch David Lee Roth with John 5 “Nothing Could Have Stopped Us Back Then Anyway” Video

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Watch David Lee Roth with John 5 “Nothing Could Have Stopped Us Back Then Anyway” Produced by John 5 and Mike Savage   


(video) New Release from Lockjaw

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Lockjaw is a band based in Dallas/Fort Worth, TX. The group recently announced their upcoming single: Breaking Point.  This is the 4th single of the upcoming album, which the group is planning on releasing throughout the year. This particular song feels like a compelling new chapter for the band, highlighting its commitment to creating music that blurs the… Read more »