L.A. GUNS – The Devils You Know

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In the ‘80’s, L.A. Guns cemented themselves as soldiers of the Sunset Strip, playing the legendary clubs and helping create the scene, myths, legends and historical aura that live on through DVD’s, documentaries and biographies.  And they can still say they got played on MTV, when it was cool. With their 2017 reunion release The… Read more »


Zebrahead & Death by Stereo’s Dan Palmer: Self-Proclaimed Brain Invader

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Zebrahead was formed in 1996 in Orange County, California, a place that is famous for spawning many bands that were a part of the post-punk/ska explosion of the 1990’s, although Zebrahead found themselves leaning more toward hip-hop than the local trend of ska-punk upon their formation. Their first EP Yellow  was released in May 1998… Read more »


NAMM 2019 – Interview With Brandon Davis of Bravo Delta

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Bravo Delta, a four piece outfit from Las Vegas released their first full length album on February 1st.  Released without label backing, Unbreakable is a 13 track offering of melodic, driving, guitar fueled, edgy hard rock.  Brandon Davis, the band’s lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist, sat down for a few minutes at the recent NAMM show… Read more »


NAMM Show 2019 – Tommy Vext Interview and Bad Wolves Acoustic Set at Harman Pro Booth

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Those who still think rock is dead haven’t yet heard Los Angeles based heavy metal band Bad Wolves. Unarguably 2018 was a monumental year for rock and metal both in concert sales and in music downloads surpassing every other genre. Bad Wolves emerged from out of nowhere with their first album titled Disobey which includes… Read more »


NEAL MORSE BAND – The Great Adventure Begins!

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Let the great adventure now begin… the last lyrical line from The Neal Morse Band’s landmark epic, The Similitude Of A Dream album, prophesied its successor.  January 25th will see the release of the follow-up album, The Great Adventure and a subsequent world tour, which will begin on February 2nd, in Nashville, TN.  The Neal Morse Band consists of: Neal Morse, primary… Read more »


P.O.D. – Coming Full Circle

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P.O.D has spent three decades writing uncompromising music without limitations of genre or style incorporating rap, reggae, rock, metal and whatever else they want into the fold.  They started independent and modest, eventually touring the world, playing any and all size stages from clubs, to arenas to stadiums.  Never forgetting their working class roots while… Read more »


DEICIDE’s Glen Benton: Darker and More Brutal Than Ever

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Death Metal icons Deicide, who released such infamous albums as Legion, Once Upon the Cross, Serpents of the Light, and their self-titled debut, were formed by drummer Steve Asheim in 1987. They were one of the bands, along with greats like Morbid Angel and Obituary that put Tampa, Florida on the map as a place for more… Read more »


Music, Business & Life: An Intimate Conversation with DAVID ELLEFSON

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People outside the music industry think that being a music journalist is exciting and glamorous because we get to hear music before it is released to the general public, we receive invites to exclusive parties and events, and we have backstage passes to hang out with rock stars at concerts. Sounds cool, right? The reality… Read more »


VOIVOD – Open Invitation to The Wake

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Since the early ‘80s Canada’s Voivod have cranked out 14 records that are strong in heavy prog, thrash and sci-fi storytelling.  They have cemented their spot as the Rod Serling of metal, introducing fans to strange and different music of the macabre and unexplained. The Wake is new music and the second recording with this… 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 »


AMARANTHE – Finding the Perfect Musical DNA

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Amaranthe started in 2008 with a different approach as a three-voiced metal band with pop, metalcore and rap influences establishing them as a unique breed from the beginning.  They’re often taken as a symphonic metal band with Elize Ryd supplying female vocals with Nils Molin and Henrik Englund Wilhelmsson supplying clean male vocals and growls… 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 »