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 »


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 »