Issue #153 Seether

Issue: 153

Featuring: Seether. Also Included Don Dokken, Oceans of Slumber, Enuff Z'nuff and Much More.

Articles in the 2020 Issue

Interviews

  • DON DOKKEN - Unearthing the Lost Songs

    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 was signed to a major

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  • OCEANS OF SLUMBER – Broken Boundaries in Their Wake

    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 influences. “My dad was a

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  • ENUFF Z'NUFF's Chip Z'Nuff - on Brainwashed Generation

    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 and friends staying in touch

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Reviews

  • THE DECADE THAT ROCKED - The Photography of Mark "Weissguy" Weiss

    In a time where the live music industry seems to be a distant memory, we are all daydreaming about the day that we will finally experience a concert again.  Vivid imagery is playing in our minds as we relive some of our best memories and think of our favorite musicians.  But what if you had the chance to go back

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  • KAMELOT – I Am the Empire–Live From the 013 - review

    I Am the Empire is a definitive energetic live document showcasing what and who Kamelot are capturing at their September 2018 sold out show in Tilburg, Netherlands. With a specialized, expanded setlist featuring 21 offerings from classics, fan favorites, rarities and a live premier, the medieval mates from the states pull off a grand spectacle with accustomed drama, ambiance and

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  • NICK PERRI & THE UNDERGROUND THIEVES - Sun Via

    Nick Perri could easily be labeled as one of the hardest working guys in rock ’n roll. Guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer and filmmaker are among the bullet points in his resume, and he seems to have an unlimited supply of that coveted creative vibe. His latest project is Nick Perri & The Underground Thieves, and their debut album is titled

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Press Releases

  • Flamboyant Finnish Rockers Reckless Love Release New Single ‘Loaded’ (listen)

    Reckless Love, the colourful quartet giving a fresh face and sound to the sleaze metal world, have released a new single worldwide via UNIVERSAL MUSIC FINLAND.  Listen to the track “Loaded” HERE. Titled ‘Loaded’ and produced by former Santa Cruz guitarist Joonas Parkkonen, the song is a taste of what’s to come with Reckless Love’s fifth studio album; the follow-up to 2016’s ‘InVader’, this anticipated outing will be available

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  • Photographer Jeremy Saffer Teams Up with Season of Mist and Rare Bird Books for Double Vinyl Black Metal Soundtrack to Upcoming Coffee Table Book Daughters of Darkness

    Rare Bird Books and Season of Mist have partnered for the release of a soundtrack for the upcoming coffee table book Daughters of Darkness, noted celebrity and music photographer Jeremy Saffer’s photographic love letter to the iconography of Black Metal and Doom. The Daughters of Darkness soundtrack will feature pivotal tracks from 12 artists culled from the Season of Mist black metal archives, including Abbath, Mayhem, 1349, Watain, Carach

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  • Metal Hall of Fame Gala Now Available on Amazon Prime Television

    Metal Hall of Fame All-Star Jam LR: Joe Satriani, Pat Gesualdo, Geoff Tate, Steve Vai, Chris Poland Photo: Ron Lyon The Annual Metal Hall of Fame Gala - the most important night in metal - can now be seen on exclusively on Amazon Prime Television. The program features an overview with features of the 2020 Metal Hall of Fame including inductions, tributes and jams.

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  • (HED) P.E. Release New Single “Death Awaits” from Upcoming Album, "Class of 2020"

    Photo: Jeff @ Mintypics Legendary SoCal artists (HED) P.E. have revealed the second single from the upcoming Class of 2020 album, “Death Awaits.” Listen to “Death Awaits” now at via Knotfest at https://knotfest.com/premiere-hed-p-e-return-with-death-awaits/ “The Great Equalizer. Here is a situation where I thought I was being original, only to find out Shakespeare himself had used the words Death Awaits and so have other writers

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  • GWAR Announces “Undead From Antarctica” Monthly Variety Show - guest: Lzzy Hale of Halestorm (watch)

    Been stuck at home in your mom’s basement since March? Tired of watching the same old shit on Netflix and Hulu? Have you had enough of Ancient Aliens, and the Tiger King? Ready to throttle that no-neck Danzig twin Big Ed from 90 Day Fiancé? GWAR has the solution! Your Lords and Masters are launching a brand new monthly variety show

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  • National Geographic Takes Viewers Inside Gibson Guitars In Nashville On - Made In A Day - August 15

    The iconic, American-made instrument brand, Gibson has been creating, inspiring, and contributing to the ‘share of sound’ for 126 years. After more than a century, Gibson artists, players and fans continue to experience the #1 guitar brand rejuvenated. Gibson is played by the best and brightest artists, across generations and genres and has emerged as the most relevant, most played, and most loved guitar brand around the world.  Filmed on location in the Fall of 2019, National Geographic will take

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  • DEVILDRIVER Reveals Entrancing Music Video for New Single "Nest Of Vipers" (watch)

    Top-charting dark groove metal originators DEVILDRIVER recently announced the highly-anticipated release of their upcoming double album, Dealing With Demons. The first volume – entitled Dealing With Demons I – drops on October 9, 2020 via Napalm Records and marks the band’s first release of new, original material since 2016’s acclaimed Trust No One.  Today, DEVILDRIVER is following up on the release of the burgeoning single/video “Keep Away From

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  • The Strokes to share new episode of pirate radio show featuring Colin Jost and producer David Kahne on August 13

    The Strokes will share a new installment of their ongoing pirate radio series, “Five Guys Talking About Things They Know Nothing About” on August 13 at 11A.M. PT/2P.M. ET—watch it HERE. The new episode is the fourth installment of the show, and the second in a series in which the band will speak with the producers of their albums. The

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  • HAMMERFALL to Release Outstanding Live Album! First Single and Video out NOW (watch)

    HAMMERFALL live - An unforgettable experience of pure Swedish Heavy Metal with stunning production, the band in top shape and an incredible crowd! The Swedish saviors of Heavy Metal are back: the undisputed masters of ground-breaking anthems and unforgettable live shows, HAMMERFALL, will release their new live epos Live! Against The World via Napalm Records on October 23, 2020.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nVabrDZZ4iY&feature=youtu.be With an absolutely impressive, grand

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  • ShipRocked 2021 Shifts Voyage From January To May 9-14; Cruise Departs Miami On Carnival Magic With Stops In...

    ASK4 Entertainment has announced a shift in dates for ShipRocked 2021. The premier rock music cruise vacation originally scheduled for January 2021 will now take place on May 9 – 14, 2021 on the Carnival Magic, featuring the same ports as the original itinerary. After selling out the past five years, ShipRocked expanded to the larger Carnival Dream class ship

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  • Michael Schenker – To Release New MSG Album In January 2021

    Michael Schenker is currently in the final stages of recording a brand new MSG album, which is set to be released on Nuclear Blast on January 8th, 2021. The album title will be Immortal, a perfect statement to describe Michael Schenker's legacy and to celebrate his 50th anniversary as a musician. "It's going very well. We have a lot of guest musicians, who will undoubtedly help to make it

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  • The Dodies Release Imaginative New Animated Video For Single "Alien" (watch)

    "I wrote Alien when I was a patient in one of southern Israel’s psychiatric departments. I would often refer to myself as an alien that speaks a different language and has a different understanding of things than humans do. I wrote the song in accordance with how I felt whether it was a “wrong” way of thinking or not. It

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  • Rolling Stone Selects Georgia Thunderbolts for RS Country Pick

    Ushering in a new generation of classic southern rock steeped in soul and the blues, The Georgia Thunderbolts have been called “timeless” by American Songwriter and “your new favorite southern rock band” by Classic Rock. Now, with their self-titled debut EP slated for release on August 21st, Rolling Stone has featured the band's latest single “Looking For An Old Friend”

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  • PRIMAL FEAR – Metal Commando Enters Charts Worldwide

    PRIMAL FEAR recently released their highly anticipated 13th studio album, Metal Commando, which has entered charts worldwide, with their highest entries ever and six top ten positions!   UK (Rock) - #4              Switzerland - #6              Germany - #7 Japan - #7 Finland - #9 Sweden - #9                             Belgium - #26          Austria - #28                           Italy - #31                           Scotland - #49                           Spain - #57 Czech R. -

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  • Ghostkid Signs To Century Media Records

    GHØSTKID, the new moniker of Sebastian "Sushi" Biesler (formerly Eskimo Callboy), announces their signing to Century Media Records. Biesler gathered a group of likeminded friends to shape the project: Steve Joakim (drums) from Sweden, as well as Danny Güldener (guitar), and Stanislaw Czywil (bass), who used to play in To The Rats And Wolves. On Friday, August 7th, the band

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  • Lamb Of God Announces Collaboration with Nightflyer Roastworks for Memento Mori Coffee

    LAMB OF GOD has collaborated with Nightflyer Roastworks to create their first small batch single origin coffee, 'Memento Mori', grown in El Salvador and roasted in Charlotte, NC.  With a life on the road, members of LAMB OF GOD have found themselves frequenting coffee shops around the world and brewing from their own espresso machine on the tour bus. A

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  • The Black Moods Announce "August Isolation" Livestream

    Arizona-based guitar-driven rock'n'roll trio THE BLACK MOODS have refused to let a pandemic slow down their momentum following the release of their sophomore album SUNSHINE on May 8 via Steelhorse Entertainment/The Fuel Music. Instead, they landed their first-ever Billboard's Top 20 Active Rock hit with the album's title track, currently at #16 and marking a career highlight for them. The success of the "Sunshine" track

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Hollywood Spotlight

  • L.A. GUNS - New Single: Renegades (Golden Robot Records)

    L.A. Guns are truly on top of their game and enjoying an absolute resurgence in their long and distinguished career. Enter their new single (to be released on August 24th), the title-track of their eagerly awaited upcoming album Renegades. The track is destined to become an instant classic as L.A. GUNS have managed to retain their street wise integrity whilst fitting seamlessly into

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  • So Cal Skate Punks CHASER Debut Lyric Video for Title Track from Upcoming 'Look Alive' 7"/EP

    California skatepunk unit CHASER is debuting a lyric video for its latest single "Look Alive": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90XUhnn3sQI&feature=youtu.be The track, now streaming on all digital platforms, appears on the band's upcoming 'Look Alive' 7"/EP out on September 4. Vinyl copies of the 7" have sold out, but digital copies and merch are available at www.chaserpunkrock.com. The sold-out 'Look Alive' 7" was limited

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