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 »


THE STRUTS- A Mad Train That Never Stops

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“Don’t wanna live as an untold story… Wrapped in your regret/ What a waste of blood and sweat… I wanna live better days/Never look back and say/Could have been me!” These are lyrics famously sung by The Struts’ lead vocalist Luke Spiller on their 2014 breakout hit Could Have Been Me from their debut studio… Read more »


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 »


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