GREY DAZE – Making Amends

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Music is a form of magic that connects us together.  There are rhythms that send your body into movements that you can’t control; regardless of your health, ailments or age.  There are melodies that roll off the tongues of thousands; regardless of the languages they speak or the color of their skin.  There are harmonies… Read more »


RICHIE KOTZEN – Mid-Life Rises

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Everyone has the visual of a man turning 50 years old.  You know it, the seemingly normal family man who turns his back on the conventional life in a futile attempt to reap long ago sown seeds of lost youth.  You might envision a balding man strutting into a Chevrolet dealership to purchase that Corvette… Read more »


STONE TEMPLE PILOTS – Naked and Unafraid

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The year is 1992 and the majority of the rock world has its eyes turned to the Pacific Northwest of The United States.  Seattle’s grunge/alternative scene has already turned out Nirvana, Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden.  This new genre of music will change the face of rock n’ roll music for a good… Read more »


THE 69 EYES – Jyrki 69: Baptized in Rock n’ Roll

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There are places in the world that people see as “holy.”  For some, they are places like Jerusalem, the Vatican or Mecca.  For others, they are places like The Sunset Strip or The Whisky a Go Go.  Thousands have visited these iconic places where people go to follow their dreams, all drenched in the shadow… Read more »


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 »


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