Hellbound Vampires

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Los Angeles based band Vampires Everywhere was formed in 2009.  The band’s first EP, Lost In The Shadows, was released in 2010 and gained the band a following.  The first single off the EP, Immortal Love, became very popular and the video was shown in heavy rotation on MTV2 and Fuse.  Their debut album, Kiss… Read more »


Guitar Virtuoso Michael Angelo Batio – Hands Without Shadows

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Guitar legend and virtuoso, Michael Angelo Batio, is one of the originators and pioneers of the “Shred Guitar” genre.  He has traveled to over 52 countries performing for music enthusiasts all over the world.  He invented the Double-Guitar and is credited with being the first person to play both left and right-handed at the same… Read more »


Brendon Small is Metalocalypse

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The extremely multi-talented Brendon Small is a writer, producer, actor, voice over actor, comedian, composer and musician who is best known as the co-creator of the popular Adult Swim animated series Metalocalypse, and the virtual death metal band, Dethklok.  He has a new side project called Brendon Small’s Galaktikon, and the self-titled debut album was… Read more »


Miss May I – Bearing “Heart” And Soul

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Metal band Miss May I formed in Ohio in 2006.  Shortly after the band was formed, they caught the attention of Chris Rubey, who plays lead guitar in the popular metal band, The Devil Wears Prada.  Rubey wanted to manage the band, which he did in the very beginning.  Rubey started promoting Miss May I… Read more »


Anthrax – History Repeating Itself

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If the heavy music community had an award similar to the sports world’s “Comeback Player of The Year” then legendary Anthrax frontman Joey Belladonna could proudly display that trophy on his Metal mantle. Certainly, Belladonna might have preferred to be leading the Anthrax charge to battle these past twenty years, but with past melodramas far behind… Read more »


Europe – Through The Years

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Between the late eighties and early nineties, the heavy metal/death metal scene came alive in the country of Sweden, spawning many different sub-genres including Viking metal and black metal.  Quite a few rock n’ roll musicians have emerged from that country including guitar virtuoso, Yngwie Malmsteen and the hard rock/heavy metal band, Europe. Europe has… Read more »


Spineshank: A Dark New Beginning

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It’s no secret that the music industry isn’t what it used to be.  These days it’s tough for new bands to even get signed, much less for old ones to make a comeback.  However, there are several bands rising from the ashes and Spineshank is one of them.  Their new album, Anger, Denial, Acceptance, was released… Read more »


Ron Young and Little Caesar–Honest Rock ‘N Roll

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It’s funny, really.  Do any research about the band Little Caesar, and you’d be hard-pressed to find any article, anywhere, that doesn’t obsess about the band’s image, and how their tattooed biker look was at odds with the hair-metal bands of the late 80’s.  The music always seems to get lost in the shuffle.  Well, Little Caesar… Read more »


Malice – An All New Breed

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The proverbial Heavy Metal battlefield, strewn with acts lost forever in the mythology of the genre’s rise, fall, and ascension, on occasion spits forth an old name re-risen, carrying its sword into battle once again.  Surely the Metal world thought L. A.’s Malice, a band never to be heard from again; a victim of bad… Read more »


Pain and Perseverance: Charm City Devils’ John Allen Shares His Journey

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Living in a Baltimore row home listening to Smoke on the Water pulsate through the walls was where the desire to play music started for Charm City Devils frontman, John Allen.  “My next door neighbor had older brothers and they had a band” laughs Allen, “I would hear Smoke on the Water coming through the… Read more »


Tyketto – Diggin’ in Deep

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New Jersey has been home to some of the most influential punk and rock bands in the United States.  The notables spanning over the decades who call the Garden State their home, is an impressive list to say the least; from The Smithereens and The Misfits to Bon Jovi, Trixter, Skid Row and Tyketto. Tyketto… Read more »


Love and Death – Chemicals

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As one of the founding members of KORN, the multi-platinum metal band from Bakersfield, CA, guitarist Brian “Head” Welch, seemed to have the world by the balls; fame, money women, homes, cars—he partied with some of the biggest heavy-hitters in the music industry; the drugs flowed like water from a faucet and nothing seemed out… Read more »


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