Author: Laura De Gaetano

Laura De Gaetano

SHIM MOORE Live! – At The Hotel Cafe In Hollywood

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The Hotel Cafe in Hollywood became the hottest spot in town on Wednesday, September 12th when singer/songwriter/guitarist Shim Moore took the stage to promote his first solo record titled Shim which was released a few days later on the 15th. For those who have seen him perform with his previous band Sick Puppies, this was… Read more »


NOTHING MORE’s Ben Anderson Talks Touring, Music & The Scorpion Tail

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Nothing More has been on the success train since the release of their fifth studio album The Stories We Tell Ourselves just over a year ago on September 15, 2017. Receiving three Grammy Award nominations this year for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song and Best Rock Album alongside The Foo Fighters and Avenged Sevenfold,… Read more »


SHIM MOORE – Shim

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“People have different pieces to their personality and feel a depth of emotions at different points in their life. It doesn’t make sense as an artist to only dive into one emotion so I decided to incorporate different styles and sounds and fit them together.” – Shim Moore Australian born singer, songwriter and guitarist Shim… Read more »


SHIM MOORE – Talks Sick Puppies, Ego, Depression, New Album & More

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After splitting with Australian rock group Sick Puppies in 2014, singer and guitarist Shim Moore is finally releasing his first solo album self-titled Shim on September 14th.  This is the first music Moore has put out in four years and during the time in between, he faced some pretty dark times. It wasn’t until he… Read more »


BREAKING BENJAMIN’s Benjamin Burnley Talks Ember, Tour & Star Wars

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“There can’t be success without Failure!” This is a phrase that Benjamin Burnley, founder and lead singer of the Philadelphia-based rock band Breaking Benjamin says, often referring to the song Failure, one of their biggest hits from the 2015 album Dark Before Dawn. Since returning from a hiatus in 2015, Breaking Benjamin has been going… Read more »


Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Bad Wolves and Nothing More – Live!

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  For the most part, Irvine, California is a quiet town but when the FivePoint Ampitheatre has a show going on, it feels more like Hollywood. On July 27th, the summer’s most prominent tour lineup of Bad Wolves, Nothing More and co-headliners Breaking Benjamin and Five Finger Death Punch rocked the city to its core…. Read more »


BREAKING BENJAMIN – Ember Tops the Charts

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ember: noun  em·ber  \ ˈem-bər \ a glowing fragment (as of coal) from a fire; especially : one smoldering in ashes: the smoldering remains of a fire. embers plural : slowly dying or fading emotions, memories, ideas, or responses still capable of being revived the embers of his past Breaking Benjamin released their sixth studio album… Read more »


JOHN 5 And The CREATURES – Live At Discovery In Ventura

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What would the ultimate rock n’ bowl experience be like? Anyone who was in attendance at Discovery in Ventura, California on April 11th were graced with a live show with John 5 and The Creatures plus a few surprise guests like Sebastian Bach ex-frontman from Skid Row and Stephen Pearcy from RATT. In support of… Read more »


Scott LaFlamme Talks Vsquared Guitar Systems and His Band Dreamkiller

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The NAMM Show is one of the most prominent spots for companies to introduce new products into the market and to solidify endorsements as they strive to release the “next big thing.” Many artists make appearances and do signings as well as demonstrations drawing in mass crowds of attendees, which is the preeminent allure of the… Read more »


Interview with DAVID ELLEFSON of Megadeth, Metal Allegiance & Ellefson Coffee Co

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So many artists are finding ways to expand their careers beyond music. For bassist and coffee aficionado David Ellefson, coffee sounded like the perfect way to go. From Megadeth, Metal Allegiance, record label owner, music producer and now Ellefson Coffee Co. it is safe to say that there is nothing that Ellefson can’t do. During… Read more »


EMMA ANZAI of SICK PUPPIES – NAMM 2018

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Australian rock bassist Emma Anzai, who has climbed her way to eminence with her band Sick Puppies has become a substantial role model for female artists. When we interviewed the band in 2016, they were about to release their fifth studio album titled Fury which included their hit Stick To Your Guns, a song that reached the… Read more »


NAMM 2018 – Mike Portnoy, Cristina Scabbia, Daeg Faerch, Jimmy Wooten

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The 2018 NAMM (The National Association of Music Merchants) Show at the Anaheim Convention Center has successfully been added to the history books, drawing in hundreds of thousands of musicians, celebrities and industry-driven attendees excited to check out state-of-the-art innovative products from wall to wall vendors that satisfied every consumer’s musical taste and needs. Companies… Read more »