Interview – Sean Peck Of CAGE – NAMM 2016

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You can always tell how much someone loves their craft. They take advantage of all of the opportunities presented to them even if it means taking on a stack of projects. Sean Peck, a singer/songwriter from San Diego, California is a prime example. With his band CAGE as well as Death Dealer and Metal Shermann, Peck… Read more »


Interview – DIAMOND LANE – No Speed Limit – NAMM 2016

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Los Angeles based band Diamond Lane is truly a diamond in the rough. In this day and age, DIY (do it yourself) bands are where it’s at. Bands that can create the buzz on their own and deliver a polished group of artists with an album gift wrapped and ready to hit the market are… Read more »


Interview – FAITH & BULLETS – Bringing Back Vintage Rock N’ Roll – NAMM 2016

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Last year when Riki Rachtman held a Battle Of The Bands at The Whisky in Hollywood for a spot to play on stage at the Cathouse Live event, one band in particular caught our attention, Faith & Bullets. What better opportunity to catch up with the guys than at NAMM 2016?  And members Stevie Mayhem (vocals), Rikki… Read more »


Interview – SUNFLOWER DEAD – Sowing Seeds – NAMM 2016

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Long Beach, California based band Sunflower Dead is anything but ordinary with their stage makeup and theatrical music videos, and just as the interviews at The NAMM Show were winding down, Michael Del Pizzo, vocalist met up with us. Del Pizzo is originally from Philadelphia but moved to Long Beach many years ago and the other… Read more »


Interview – GEARS – In Motion – NAMM 2016

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One of the best parts of going to the NAMM Show is having the opportunity to meet with new bands as they start out on their musical journey. In retrospect, even Guns N’ Roses had to start somewhere so you never know what kind of gem you may find and once we heard Miami, Florida based… Read more »


Interview – MALICE – A New Generation Of Heavy Metal – NAMM 2016

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Elaborate stage shows and rock n’ roll are still alive and they beat in the chest of a band called Malice. Founded by bassist and Metal Warrior Rayman James and his younger brother Jay Mez in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2009. Mez, was the original guitarist but never recorded with the band and was, it was then… Read more »


NAMM 2016 Day 1 and 2 Photos

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NAMM 2016–Eddie Kramer

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Of the tens of thousands of people who attended NAMM 2016, the majority probably spent most of their time amongst the crowds mobbing the major product manufacturers. The booths representing makers of guitars, basses, effects pedals and drums were packed shoulder-to-shoulder from the moment the show opened at 10:00 am until it closed at 5:00… Read more »


NAMM 2016 Additional photos

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Peavey® Announces 6505® Piranha™ Micro Head

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Peavey® announces the new 6505® Piranha™ micro head, the newest addition to the 6505 Series of amplifiers. Powerful and portable, the 6505 Piranha follows in the footsteps of the popular 6505 MH mini head by packing high-gain tones into an even smaller, 20-watt power amp head. Small enough to use in a bedroom, but powerful… Read more »


Peavey® Reintroduces the Cirrus™ 4 Bass Guitar

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Today Peavey® reintroduces their Cirrus™ 4 bass guitar. The Cirrus was first released in 1997 as Peavey’s flagship bass guitar line. Brought back due to its high demand, customer satisfaction and reliability, this model features all of the original qualities that made it highly sought after in the first place. This 35″ scale maple neck-thru… Read more »


NAMM 2016 Photos

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Photos By Glen Willis and Brett Bittke