Author: John Raab

BUCKCHERRY – Confessions of a Road Warrior

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Hard-hitting rock band Buckcherry is back with their latest release Confessions. In speaking with lead singer Josh Todd, he said Confessions is much more than just notes or words on a CD, but a journey that takes the listener from childhood through adulthood.  The one thing that fans of Buckcherry can agree with is that… Read more »


MSG LIVE – Brick by Brick, San Diego CA

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On November 11th, 2012, San Diego, California was the site and last date of the Michael Schenker (MSG) tour. Playing at the venue Brick by Brick, MSG took the stage to a very enthusiastic audience.  Lead singer Dave Vanlanding, (Tony MacAlpine, Crimson Glory and Michael Schenker) said that this was the band’s 31st concert in 40… 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 »


Ronny North – The Guitarist’s Gutiarist

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The scope of music has changed over the years and for the fans of metal and shredding guitar players, these are not the words we want to hear. However not all is lost, you just have to search a little more to find those shredders and the eighties style metal music you have grown to… 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 »


“Metal it Up” with AniMetal USA

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A funny thing has happened the last five years, metal is making a comeback.  Let’s face it, did you ever think you would see Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer on the same stage? Ever since metal was taken over by grunge in the early nineties, the sounds that we become accustomed to have had to… Read more »


Project 86 – Wait for the Siren

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Project 86 is back with their latest release Wait for the Siren, their eighth studio album due out August 21, 2012. Project 86 is from Orange County, CA, with a progressive sound that is very common in today’s urban metal scene. Using a Kickstarter campaign, the band took to the fans saying that now “the… Read more »


Pat Travers – Blues On Fire

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When an artist decides to remake classic tunes, it can be a slippery slope, but that is exactly what Pat Travers wanted to do in his latest release, Blues on Fire.  Travers is one of the most prolific and influential guitar players of this generation and the perfect artist to take on the challenge of… Read more »


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