Mark “WEISSGUY” Weiss – Shooting The Decade That Rocked

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Gene Simmons of KISS said it best: “Mark is the real deal. He may not play the guitar, but that camera is his guitar. He’s a rockstar.”  In an era where rockstars were hailed as gods, Mark Weiss carried the all-access pass.  Known by some of the greatest artists as more than just a photographer, Weiss… Read more »


Breaking New Music & Radio Rules

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Longing for the days when your local rock radio station was your one stop shop for your favorite tunes as well as your portal to new music and bands?  Perhaps you are too young to remember those days.  If you are a member of the latter group, let’s start with a little backstory.  During the… Read more »


BLACK STONE CHERRY – On The Human Condition

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Kentucky has a rich history in the world of music, and out of its musical depths has grown Black Stone Cherry, the epitome of modern Southern rock. Formed in 2001, the band is soon to hit their 20th birthday and through the years the original lineup has stayed solid- Chris Robertson on vocals and guitar,… Read more »


DEVILDRIVER – Letting the Demons Out

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After decades of screaming out songs, blasting speakers and inspiring truly rabid pits, DevilDriver raise the lantern high continuing to deflect demons in a year where they’re everywhere, unseen to the eye and masked face. Vocalist Dez Fafara has taken the worldwide downtime to reflect on his good fortune of surviving a turbulent couple of… Read more »


THE COMPULSIONS – You Can’t Keep A Good Band Down

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Picture a frontman on stage in a dark club. The air is hot and steamy due to the perpetually malfunctioning air conditioning, and the club smells vaguely of stale beer. The guy is wearing worn jeans, black T-shirt and headband, and he’s playing a beat-to-shit old Fender Telecaster with a lit cigarette jammed in the… Read more »


KAMELOT – Conquering Live Empires

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For the past several decades Kamelot have thrilled fans everywhere with over the top audio, epic album art and powerful symphonic shows stretching their Florida-based fingertips across the globe. In a time when live music is a sacred commodity they release I am the Empire- Live at the 013, a DVD offering from their 2018… Read more »


NICK PERRI – Creative Persistence In Uncertain Times

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Imagine being at a concert where there are 36,000 people in the audience—but at the same time, the venue is completely deserted. That’s what happened on August 14 at the Ardmore Music Hall in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. On stage were Nick Perry & The Underground Thieves, and in the front row seats were not prime ticket… Read more »


JEREMY EDGE – Exploring Influences and Pushing Boundaries

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Free your ears and your mind will follow. Ponder that for a few moments. Yes, it’s a catchy phrase and perhaps a bit over simple, but there is a lot of truth to it. All too often as music lovers we get stuck in our favorite genre and close our ears (and therefore our minds)… Read more »


SEETHER’s Dale Stewart Interview – If You Want Peace Prepare for War

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The Coronavirus pandemic has been very unkind to musicians and fans alike.  With increasing postponed album releases, social distancing measures that have changed the way bands write, record, and rehearse, as well as no live shows, musicians are finding it difficult to entertain the hungry masses.  This is no different for post-grunge rock band Seether,… Read more »


DON DOKKEN – Unearthing the Lost Songs

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It may be difficult to believe that the explosion of Los Angeles metal bands was 37 years ago.  The Sunset Strip rock music scene was slightly derailed between 1979 and 1982 by a burgeoning groundswell that would sprout quickly but not really take root, which was the New Wave movement.  After all, once Van Halen… Read more »


OCEANS OF SLUMBER – Broken Boundaries in Their Wake

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Houston’s own Oceans of Slumber breathe new life into a multitude of genres with the fury of metal guitars and guttural growls alongside smooth, clean singing with pop power, R&B rhythm, soul, blues and a little bit of midnight voodoo charm. “It’s hot in Texas” says vocalist/lyricist Cammie Gilbert, who grew up schooled in diverse… Read more »


ENUFF Z’NUFF’s Chip Z’Nuff – on Brainwashed Generation

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Facebook and Twitter are bustling with opinions, theories and propaganda.  From the handling of the coronavirus to protests and looting to the upcoming Presidential election, you can find about as many opinions as you can people espousing on these and numerous other topics.  Instagram, Tik-Tok and Snapchat are populated with pictures of lunch, silly videos… Read more »


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