Screamer Magazine December 2011
Featuring: Steel Panther. Also Included Xander Demos, Kidd Comet, Chevelle and Much More.

Articles in the December 2011 Issue


  • Xander Demos--The Unlikely Shredder.

    Quick--when you think of a shredding guitarist, what comes to mind? A skinny dude with long hair, who's been playing the instrument since he was just a toddler, perhaps? Think again. With a stocky build and short, spiky hair, Xander Demos looks more like a football linebacker than someone who has been featured on Steve Vai's "" Even more impressive

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  • Interview with Casey Lee Michels of Kidd Comet

    The band Kidd Comet is staged to make a comeback and revive that 80’s glam rock sound that we all love so much. Kidd Comet is Casey Lee Michels on vocals, John Zeps on guitar, David “Noodles” Lawson on guitar, Sean Cruz on bass, and Mark Edward Cutsinger on drums. Formed in the late 80’s in Los Angeles, the band

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  • BALLS OUT! Would They Have It Any Other Way? Steel Panther's Michael Starr

    What can be said about Steel Panther that hasn't already been said?  They're crude, crass, vulgar, explicit, exploitive, offensive, misogynistic... in other words everything a real rock n' roll band should be!  With their sophomore album, Balls Out debuting at number one on Billboard's comedy chart, number 40 on Billboard's Top 200 and Top 40 in Europe, these panthers are

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  • Interview with Pete Loeffler of Chevelle

    Chevelle, formed of brothers Pete and Sam Loeffler and their brother-in-law, Dean Bernardini, has been rocking it out with their trademark heavy aggressive sound for sixteen years and show no sign of letting up anytime soon. The band has put out five studio albums and their sixth studio album, titled Hats Off to the Bull, will be released on December

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Press Releases

  • JANE’S ADDICTION’S New Years Eve Show

    JANE’S ADDICTION--frontman Perry Farrell, guitarist Dave Navarro and drummer Stephen Perkins, along with Chris Chaney on bass--will ring in 2012 with a special New Year’s Eve show at the Belly Up in Aspen, Colorado (their third annual New Year's Eve show at this intimate venue). The alt-rock pioneers’ intimate Rocky Mountain spectacular will be shared with music fans via a

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  • Chevelle's New Album ‘HATS OFF TO THE BULL’ is Out Today!

    Chicago alternative hard rock trio CHEVELLE is celebrating the release of their sixth album HATS OFF TO THE BULL, today, Tuesday, December 6 via Epic Records. HATS OFF TO THE BULL is charging full-speed ahead and garnering early critical acclaim.  The album’s first single “Face To The Floor” continues its ascent at radio nationwide reaching #1 at Active Rock and

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  • Anthrax-Testament-Death Angel 2nd U.S. Tour Announced

    LOS ANGELES, CA - Monday, December 5, 2011 -- Following what can only be described as the Rock'n'Roll comeback story of 2011, Anthrax will kick off 2012 with round two of a U.S. co-headline tour with fellow thrash titans, Testament. The dozen-plus dates that come on the heels of the bands' five-week Fall trek that packed venues from Philadelphia to

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  • Megadeth Receives their 10th Grammy Nomination

    MEGADETH--who wrapped up a tour of South America last night (12/1) in Costa Rica--have received their tenth Grammy nomination for their latest effort. The group--singer/guitarist DAVE MUSTAINE, drummer SHAWN DROVER, guitarist CHRIS BRODERICK and bassist DAVID ELLEFSON--got a “Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Performance” nomination for their new single “Public Enemy #1” off their latest album TH1RT3EN (Roadrunner Records). The “Best

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  • Dream Theater Nominated for their first Grammy Award

    As they continue to tour in support of their acclaimed album A DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS (Roadrunner), progressive hard rock icons DREAM THEATER have received their first-ever Grammy nomination for the album’s first single “On The Backs Of Angels” in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Category. The band--James LaBrie (Vocals), John Myung (Bass), John Petrucci (Guitar and Vocals), Jordan Rudess (Keyboards

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