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 »


ALTER BRIDGE – “Skywalkers” – Myles Kennedy Interview

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The late 1990’s were a troubling time for rock music in general.  The entire decade had seen a revolving door of popular genres, none of which seemed to really cement themselves in the public psyche.  As 1980’s hair metal gave way to the sensation of grunge, a trio of Seattle bands dominated the first half… Read more »


SILVERTHORNE – Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

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Unless you’re into rock drummers, the name Brian Tichy may not be familiar. What will be familiar are the bands and musicians he’s sat behind the kit for, including Foreigner, Whitesnake, Billy Idol, Ozzy Osbourne and many others. He is one of those musicians who is on an elite, A-list of players that are constantly… Read more »


All Aboard! . . . to DARK STATION

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Dark Station haven’t even hit the road as a band yet and they are already blowing up YouTube with four music videos. The guys are now getting ready to begin a tour with Another Lost Year and their debut release, Down in the Dark will be available at the end of October. Let’s meet the… Read more »


RUBIKON – Crossing All Borders for The Record

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For the better part of two decades Boston area bad boys Rubikon have crossed and crushed boundaries blending different genres into  unknown and unexplored pathways, and have boldly gone where no country, rock or metal band have gone before. Imagine combining Skynyrd, Corrosion of Conformity and the top crop of today’s hottest country talent into… Read more »


DIRTY HONEY’s Sweet Hard Rock Revival

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“How old are you exactly, if you don’t mind me asking?”  That is the question that Marc LaBelle, lead vocalist for Dirty Honey asked me. Sounds like an odd request, but there is a point to his query. I had mentioned that Dirty Honey is reminiscent of the classic hard rock bands of the 70’s… Read more »


KILLSWITCH ENGAGE – Mike D’Antonio Opens Up About New Album & more

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Massachusetts based metalcore band Killswitch Engage has finally released their highly anticipated eighth studio album, Atonement which also marks their debut with new label Metal Blade Records. Jesse Leach (vocals), Adam Dutkiewicz (guitar), Joel Stroetzel (guitar), Mike D’Antonio (bass) and Justin Foley (drums) have had an adverse few years since their 2016 album Incarnate with Roadrunner… Read more »


FAITHSEDGE – Passion and Faith Bleeding Bright

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Faithsedege vocalist Giancarlo Floridia has experienced it all in life so far, playing for the top of the music business crop and eating proverbial bologna and government cheese in the gutter. He’s known wealth, status and privilege along with trips to the welfare office after everything crashed and burned.  Through it all he fought for… Read more »


GEORGE LYNCH – Talks New KXM Record – interview

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The last 20 years have seen a serious upswing in the number of side collaborations between people whose notoriety has been obtained from their work in other ventures.  September 12th, 2019 saw the release of the third album from one such alliance under the title Circle of Dolls.  KXM is a hard rock trio formed back… Read more »


Interview with RAVEN BLACK – Unchained at Inkcarceration

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Though haunted institutions may scare the meek and timid away, its comfortable, coveted home turf for the ghouls of Raven Black.  They’re a band that personifies spooky and weird, drawn to whatever dwells and haunts the building, roaming the halls and tiers of the Ohio State Reformatory.  In fact, whether through automatic writing, supernatural conversation,… Read more »