LOVELY WORLD – Vicky Hamilton’s New Discovery

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Vicky Hamilton knows talent when she sees it. She ought to, since she launched the careers of Guns N’ Roses, Mötley Crüe, and Poison. She also did A&R for Geffen Records during their heyday, helped June Carter Cash produce an album, and she even represented famous painters such as Ron English among many other things…. Read more »


HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD’s Johnny 3 Tears – Building A New Empire

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Wikipedia has them listed as a rap/rock band; another source says nu-metal; another says emo rap. Whatever genre one wants to classify them in, one thing is certain: Hollywood Undead keep things interesting. Formed in Los Angeles in 2005, Hollywood Undead blew up on My Space and subsequently released their first album Swan Songs, which… Read more »


WEAPONS OF ANEW – Out Of The Ashes

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When a band is formed of members who for the most part have been in other recording and touring groups, there is a description used to describe that situation.  “Rising from the ashes of band X, Y and Z” is how that formation is typically described.  When relating the formation of Weapons Of Anew, a… Read more »


NICK PERRI’s Passion For Music, Visuals and Beyond

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away (well, actually not that long ago, and right here on planet Earth) music videos were eagerly anticipated and celebrated for their creativity. This was the pre-internet era, where the only way to see a music video was to watch it on MTV. With a captive… Read more »


MICHAEL SWEET – Keeping TEN Heavy and Holy

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Michael Sweet has spent the last few decades roaring guitar strings with a stack of solo albums while rolling with the holy warriors of Stryper.  He’s still a soldier under command, but when not focused on the yellow and black attack he’s working his solo material spreading the word a different way. In spite of… Read more »


ANOTHER LOST YEAR – Coming H.O.M.E. and Hitting the Road

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Another Lost Year sprung out of North Carolina nine years ago, and have seen their share of successes and hit the road hard for years. But that journey has not been an easy one and fans have also been clamoring for new music and a new tour. A new single, H.O.M.E., has finally seen the… Read more »


BAD WOLVES – Takin’ A Bite Outta the N.A.T.I.O.N.

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“Unpredictability drives progression! When art can’t be pigeon-holed or pinned down, it elevates the very medium itself. Bad Wolves thrives on that sort of unpredictability, standing confidently at a crossroads between anthemic hard rock infectiousness and thought-provoking technically-charged heavy metal.” This is how Los Angeles based metal band Bad Wolves describe their music. The rapid… Read more »


NIKKI STRINGFIELD – The Maiden of Haunted Harmonies

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Nikki Stringfield has lived the young musician’s dream of moving to L.A., finding a group of like-minded musicians and playing the music of a band she grew up on.  That band just happens to be Iron Maiden and she’s been able to play their music in tribute around the globe.  Stringfield plays the role of Dave… Read more »


THE STRUTS- A Mad Train That Never Stops

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“Don’t wanna live as an untold story… Wrapped in your regret/ What a waste of blood and sweat… I wanna live better days/Never look back and say/Could have been me!” These are lyrics famously sung by The Struts’ lead vocalist Luke Spiller on their 2014 breakout hit Could Have Been Me from their debut studio… Read more »


The Unstoppable TOM KEIFER

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Former Cinderella frontman Tom Keifer refuses to be kept down. He has battled lawsuits and vocal paralysis to come back strong with his second solo album Rise, which came out on September 13 via Cleopatra Records. Keifer was discovered by the likes of both Gene Simmons of KISS and Jon Bon Jovi and became the driving… Read more »


HELLYEAH – Say Goodbye to Vinnie Paul Through Celebration

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During their 13 year existence, Hellyeah have cranked out six records, whiskey-strong in lyrical content with screaming delivery, riffs and beats.  They’ve spat out good ol’ heavy and loud anthems about the unbreakable bonds of brotherhood, the ups and downs of road life, partying, and the strength of family and friends. The group that brought… Read more »


LACUNA COIL – Music, Books, & Bullying – 20 Years of Making Music

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Sometimes the best things come from the most unexpected places. This statement is true of Milan-based goth metal band Lacuna Coil. Despite line-up changes, life challenges and going against the grain of common music in their home country, Lacuna Coil has defied every odd, silenced every doubt and pushed their way to become one of… Read more »


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