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 »


JOHN 5 – Talks Touring, Twins & Creatures

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The name John 5 has become synonymous with some of the greatest guitarists not only of our generation but arguably of all time. John Lowery, whose stage name later became John 5 thanks to a lunch meeting with Marilyn Manson came to Los Angeles at the age of 18 from Gross Pointe, MI with very… Read more »


Interview with FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE’s Francesco Paoli – Spitting Venom

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FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE’s Francesco Paoli – Spitting Venom on New Album Veleno in his Rightful Place as Frontman Formed in 2007 in Perugia, Italy by multi-instrumentalist  Francesco Paoli, bassist Paolo Rossi, and guitarist Cristiano Trionfera, Fleshgod Apocalypse quickly made waves with their first demo Promo ‘07, which attracted the attention of Dutch indie Neurotic Records.  (Paoli… Read more »


STEVIE D – Out Of the Control Room and Into the Spotlight

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The discussion over whether rock n’ roll is dead has been debated endlessly. Do a Google search on the subject, and you will find numerous articles and online forum discussions where people state their case quite passionately. Rather than add tons of verbiage to the debate, Stevie D and Corey Glover have decided to let… Read more »


DEVIN TOWNSEND Talks: Empath, Tour and The Motivation Behind His Music

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Canadian singer/songwriter Devin Townsend has been on the metal scene for quite some time, and while he might not be one of the most well-known artists around, he is certainly one of the most talented and versatile. After having disbanded The Devin Townsend Project and releasing his album titled Empath through InsideOut Records,  Townsend is… Read more »


HYDE – Sets Sights On America – Exclusive Interview

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You have had an almost 30 year career in music.  You have fronted not one, but two successful rock bands.  You have seen success in two different genres of music.  You have sold out stadiums.  You have acted in movies.  Ready to slow down, lean back in your chair, draw a deep breath and take stock… Read more »


SULDUSK – Through the Looking Glass

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The high altitude hits you briskly in the face as forces of nature surround you in calm serene tranquility.  The atmospheric mountain scenery smells of uninhibited fresh air with the embrace of an acoustic folky kiss and elevated breath combined with dark, rigid black metal. Screams rip and tear out from the darkest hole of… Read more »


Interview with FLOTSAM AND JETSAM’S Michael Gilbert

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In the music industry, 30 plus years of recording and touring usually means you have been widely regarded as being in the upper echelon of your genre.  Some bands and artists for whatever reason never seem to garner that level of recognition, in spite of a collective body of work and a seeming never-ending presence… Read more »


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 »