Screamer Magazine Issue #146 - September 18, 2019
Featuring: Dirty Honey. Also Included Dirty Honey, Killswitch Engage, Faithsedge, KXM, Atreyu, The All American Rejects, Sum 41, The Used, Memphis May Fire, DevilDriver, Dope, Wednesday 13, Raven Black, Static X and Much More.

Articles in the 2019 Issue

Interviews

  • DIRTY HONEY's Sweet Hard Rock Revival

    “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 such as Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith

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  • KILLSWITCH ENGAGE - Mike D'Antonio Opens Up About New Album & more

    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 Records. Signing with Metal Blade

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  • FAITHSEDGE – Passion and Faith Bleeding Bright

    Faithsedege vocalist Giancarlo Floridia has experienced it all in life so far, playing for the top of the music business crop and eating proverbial bologna and government cheese in the gutter. He’s known wealth, status and privilege along with trips to the welfare office after everything crashed and burned.  Through it all he fought for his life, family and his

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  • GEORGE LYNCH - Talks New KXM Record - interview

    The last 20 years have seen a serious upswing in the number of side collaborations between people whose notoriety has been obtained from their work in other ventures.  September 12th, 2019 saw the release of the third album from one such alliance under the title Circle of Dolls.  KXM is a hard rock trio formed back in 2014.  Two-thirds of this triumvirate

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  • Interview with RAVEN BLACK - Unchained at Inkcarceration

    Though haunted institutions may scare the meek and timid away, its comfortable, coveted home turf for the ghouls of Raven Black.  They’re a band that personifies spooky and weird, drawn to whatever dwells and haunts the building, roaming the halls and tiers of the Ohio State Reformatory.  In fact, whether through automatic writing, supernatural conversation, even possession, they would probably

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Reviews

  • TOOL - Fear Inoculum - album review

    After 13 long years of waiting, Tool finally released their fifth studio album titled Fear Inoculum on August 30th. Not only has every single song on the record hit the Hot Rock Song Chart, they knocked Taylor Swift down to number two, sparking her fans to be dumbfounded over who Tool is. It has grown to be quite hilarious, and

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  • JOHN 5 AND THE CREATURES - Invasion - album review

    Most know him as ex-guitarist for Marilyn Manson or the current guitarist for Rob Zombie, but for those who have witnessed the extraordinary talent of guitarist John 5 know he is playing on an entirely different level than other guitarists from this decade. John 5's current offering with his band the Creatures (Ian Ross – Bass and Logan Nix -drums)

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  • KILLSWITCH ENGAGE - Atonement - album review

    Killswitch Engage finally released their long anticipated eighth studio album Atonement on August 16th marking their debut disc with Metal Blade Records. The record has already achieved #1 status on iTunes in the US and Australia. After their contract with Roadrunner Records had run its course, Jesse Leach (vocals), Adam Dutkiewicz (guitar), Joel Stroetzel (guitar), Mike D’Antonio (bass) and Justin Foley

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  • DIANA REIN - Queen of My Castle - album review

    In the mid 1980’s Stevie Ray Vaughn turned the blues on its head by injecting the genre with a huge dose of rock. It completely revolutionized the concept of the blues, and his work was (and remains to this day) a tremendous influence on guitar players worldwide. Today, players such as Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Walter Trout and Joe Bonamassa continue

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  • VANS WARPED TOUR - 25th Anniversary

    Twenty-five years ago, a man named Kevin Lyman had an idea, an idea that grew to become the largest traveling music festival that has ever assaulted the United States.  On August 4, 1995, the first ever Warped Tour began its journey.  The following year, the well-known shoe company, Vans, became the tour’s main sponsor.  Over the last 25 years, hundreds

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  • STATIC X Live! - Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour

    Static X Wisconsin Death Trip 20th Anniversary Tour & Memorial Tribute to Wayne Static with DevilDriver - Dope - Wednesday 13 - Raven Black The Observatory in Santa Ana, California was buzzing before the doors ever opened.  A row of tour buses parked out back and fans out front waiting in line at least two hours before the doors were scheduled to open. Already

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Press Releases

Events

  • Inkcarceration Festival Day Two

    Hard rock and rock n’ roll naturally go hand in hand with the most haunted prison in the country, though one might stop to consider which hand has the stronger grip.  Regardless of the two making loud and spooky bedfellows as the rusty bars slam shut, over the past several years the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield has hosted several

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Photos

Hollywood Spotlight

  • PAPA ROACH, Asking Alexandria & Bad Wolves at The Hollywood Palladium

    As the summer concert season nears an end, it's not going out without a bang as Bad Wolves, Asking Alexandria and headliners Papa Roach performed a sweltering set at The Hollywood Palladium on August 31st.  Actor Josh Brolin (Goonies, Gangster Squad, Avengers) was on hand to introduce the first band, L.A.’s own Bad Wolves. Bad Wolves has quickly become known as

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  • IRON MAIDEN Live! - Legacy of the Beast In Los Angeles

    Iron Maiden's 2019 tour, the Legacy of the Beast, now almost two months in progress, rolled into Los Angeles on Saturday, September 14th.  The setting was the relatively new Banc of California Stadium on the U.S.C. campus, in the shadow of the iconic Coliseum.  The venue, the home of the Los Angeles Football Club, presumably no stranger to soccer hooligans,

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  • FLYING COLORS - Live! The Majestic Ventura Theater

    In one of only five U.S. shows to be played this year, and its only West Coast live appearance of the abbreviated tour, Flying Colors played the Majestic Ventura Theater on Thursday, September 5th.  The assemblage of veteran musicians who hail from progressive, jazz fusion and pop backgrounds join together to create a melange of those different musical stylings that meld

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  • Dirty Honey: Guns N' Roses Dates + Debut Single #3 at Rock Radio

    DIRTY HONEY TO SUPPORT GUNS N' ROSES ON FINAL TWO DATES OF THE  "NOT IN THIS LIFETIME TOUR" One of rock'n'roll's hottest new bands, DIRTY HONEY, has been tapped as main support for the two final dates of Guns N'Roses' "Not In This Lifetime Tour" that launched in April, 2016. The dates are set for Friday and Saturday, November 1

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  • TOM KEIFER BAND - Live! The Rose in Pasadena

    Sunday evening, the 25th of August, Tom Keifer and his band made the third of their four Southern California appearances at The Rose in Pasadena.  Keifer being the front man and driving force behind the late 1980's, pre-grunge juggernaut Cinderella, is touring in advance of his second solo record.  RISE, the forthcoming release from Keifer is due out on September 13th. The

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  • QUIET RIOT To Release "Hollywood Cowboys" November 8th

    Legendary classic rockers QUIET RIOT have announced a November 8th release date for their upcoming album "Hollywood Cowboys." The first single from the album "Don't Call it Love," is available for streaming HERE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMks9DYC1tU&feature=youtu.be "The song essentially started with a straight ahead drum groove that incorporates tempo lifts within the arrangement. It made it possible for Neil my songwriting partner and

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  • GEORGE THOROGOOD and The Destroyers - Live! Ventura County Fair

    Right in the midst of the dog days of summer, with temperatures around Southern California settling into the mid-90's, a trip to the beach can be a welcome break from the heat.  Situated just a few hundred yards from the sands of the coastline, the Ventura County Fair is a great place to gain respite from that heat.  As part

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  • Knotfest Roadshow 2019

    The return of Slipknot has been highly anticipated for the better part of three years with everybody wondering if and when they would come back. However, in the past few months Slipknot has been teasing a new album titled We Are Not Your Kind and have dropped three killer singles that have once again exceeded standards. With new masks, new

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  • BETRAYING THE MARTYRS - Live! at Club 1720

    On a seemingly average Wednesday night sandwiched between East LA and Downtown, Betraying the Martyrs performed their very first headlining show at Club 1720 making it a memorable and much above average evening for all in attendance. To set the stage for the main event, there were quite a number of openers who kicked the night off on the right

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  • The Viper Room 26th Anniversary - 3 Big Shows

    The Viper Room 26th Anniversary! 3 Big Shows! Aeges, Franky Perez, State to State, Matt McJunkins, Owl, Wayward Sons & More! Wednesday, Aug 14, 08:00PM Friday, Aug 16, 08:00PM Saturday, Aug 17, 08:00PM    

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