Screamer Magazine June 2013
Featuring: Judas Priest. Also Included Children of Bodom, Cody Beebe and The Crooks, Terry McDermott, Another Lost Year, Heaven's Basement, Devour The Day, Death Ray Vision, Orchid, Stars In Stereo, Extrema, Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Peter Murphy and Much More.

Articles in the June 2013 Issue

Interviews

  • CHILDREN OF BODOM - Halo Of Blood

    Deep in the dark streets of Helsinki, Finland, Children of Bodom are all geared up and ready to release their eighth studio album, Halo Of Blood.  This new album is sure to reign as one of the top albums of the year and will include many firsts for the Finnish metal band.  After a two-year wait since their previous album,

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  • CODY BEEBE & THE CROOKS - Authentic Roots Rock

    Selah, Washington is the kind of town where you wave at each person you pass. A small, agricultural town, unlike the fast-paced existence of neighboring Seattle. So it’s no surprise that out of a town such as Selah, would be born the nucleus of Cody Beebe and The Crooks, a  hard-working, roots rock band. What exactly is roots rock? Good

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  • JUDAS PRIEST'S ROB HALFORD - The Original God of Metal

    Those less versed in the history of heavy metal might not hesitate to lump Judas Priest in with 1980s glam metal bands such as Motley Crue and Def Leppard; bands less affectionately referred to as "hair metal."  It's uncommon to believe that Judas Priest, best known to classic rock radio as the band responsible for 80s hits Breaking the Law, Living After Midnight, and You've

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  • TERRY MCDERMOTT - Not Driving Blind Anymore...

    What is the one thing a singer possesses, which trademarks the sound a band becomes known for more so than any virtuoso playing an instrument within the group? It’s very simple—the voice.  But just like any new start, the voice has humble beginnings and the story of ours begins in a little town of about 800 people called Pitmedden; about

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  • ANOTHER LOST YEAR - The Next Creed?

    There is quite the chatter around the band Another Lost Year. Comments heard from their fans include “They're the next Creed,” or “You don't understand, these guys will be selling out arenas soon.” Other fans would argue the Creed association is a horrible comparison. And with the readers of Rolling Stone recently rating Creed as the #1 Worst Band of

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  • HEAVEN’S BASEMENT - Living in a Filthy Empire

    On a clear and busy night in London, Chris Rivers, drummer for Heaven’s Basement, apologizes for the background noise as he steals away to the quietest street corner he can find. Leaving America the day before, Heaven’s Basement has flown back to the UK, only to return in ten days.   Rivers explains their hectic schedule, “Yes, it’s pretty intense at

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Reviews

  • LIVE - CODY BEEBE & THE CROOKS - Molly Malone's Los Angeles - May 18th

    There’s something decidedly unglamorous--yet delicious--about seeing a band perform in a dive bar thousands of miles from their hometown.  Often, the musicians serve as their own roadies.  Pull into town, unload the van, set up, play, tear down and hit the road again.  As for amenities, if they’re lucky, they may get a bar tab so they can have a

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  • HEAVEN’S BASEMENT – Filthy Empire

    Open the door and venture into Heaven’s Basement and their Filthy Empire.  This band of energetic wildness released their debut album on Red Bull Records on February 4.  Hard rock and Metal fuse again from this aggressive foursome, which incorporates the talents of Chris Rivers/Drums, Sid Glover/Lead Guitar & backing vocals, Rob Ellershaw/Bass & backing vocals and Aaron Buchannan/Lead Vocals. 

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  • DEVOUR THE DAY - Time & Pressure

    After 10 years together and one year of inactivity, Egypt Central officially pulled the plug and broke-up in December 2012, announcing that vocalist John Falls and guitarist Jeff James would no longer be part of the crew. At the same time Egypt Central's bassist Joey Chicago and drummer Blake Allison disclosed the formation of their new band, Devour the Day.

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  • DEATH RAY VISION - Get Lost Or Get Dead

    What happens when you pair up current members of Killswitch Engage and Shadows Fall with ex members of Overcast and Cannae is pure hardcore magic and the creation of the supergroup of sorts, DEATH RAY VISION. The band's debut EP Get Lost Or Get Dead showcases brutal hardcore at its finest and is chock full of raw power and intensity

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  • ORCHID - The Mouths of Madness

    Not to be confused with a 'screamo' style band that split up back in 2002, this San Francisco based band grab their influences from the dark corners of the seventies rock music scene.  We're talking about bands like the mighty Black Sabbath or Crow for example.  If you've heard Capricorn already, then you'll be thrilled with The Mouths of Madness. 

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  • STARS IN STEREO - Stars in Stereo

    These L.A. based rockers have delivered a very strong self-titled debut album.  Fans of Flyleaf, Halestorm, Paramore and the many other bands striving for mainstream success within this style will be getting dizzy as Stars in Stereo could be their next favorite in such a busy environment.  Opening the album with The Broken provides the listener with a band delivering

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  • EXTREMA - The Seed of Foolishness

    These prolific heavy metal loving, attitude-driven guys hail from Italy.  Prolific because they present their sixth studio album, plus they have a live album and a double DVD celebrating at that stage of their career, their 20th birthday.  Since releasing an E.P. back in 1987, Extrema have unleashed all manner of brutality inspired by events from around the world.  In this case with

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  • CODY BEEBE & THE CROOKS - Out Here

    The music of Cody Beebe and The Crooks cannot be easily defined. Roots rock, Americana, blues-based, organic, down-home, funk the list could go on and on. The band’s sophomore album, Out Here, released on May 7th, is an eclectic musical journey that maintains a centralized sound that is uniquely them. Out Here begins with raw, bluesy tune Alleyway and is followed by the gritty

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  • UNCLE ACID & THE DEADBEATS - Mind Control

    The hype and official promotional blurb say “Imagine the original Alice Cooper band jamming in a cell with early Black Sabbath and the Stooges, whilst sitting on murder charges and you may get a glimpse into their fuzzed up world of exploding tube amps and cymbal smashing mayhem.”  That paints quite a picture, but when you eventually wrap your ears

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  • PETER MURPHY Live May 1st - Orpheum Theater, Tampa FL

    The weather in Tampa Florida was cold and wet; the rain poured down on Wednesday evening.   It was perfect weather to stay in doors, however,  the people who made the journey out to Ybor City were in for a very nice treat! Peter Murphy was playing at the Orpheum Theater. For those not familiar with Peter Murphy, he is

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  • TOM KEIFER at The Marquee Theater, Tempe, AZ on May 3rd

    The valley of the sun heated up a few degrees when Tom Keifer took the stage Friday, May 3rd at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, Arizona.   Front and center stage, from beginning to end, from top to bottom Tom brought it. For a guy who says he battles with his voice everyday, he is definitely winning the war as

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Press Releases

  • Dream Theater Live At Luna Park Live Concert DVD Trailer

    Dream Theater began their mammoth “A Dramatic Tour Of Events” world trek in July 2011 with the final leg in South America taking place in August 2012. It was here at the Luna Park Arena in Buenos Aires, Argentina that they decided to film the two nights. Those two shows will encompass Live At Luna Park, a very special DVD

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  • Erimha Announce New Album And Release Full Song Stream

    ERIMHA have announced their forthcoming studio album will be titled Reign Through Immortality. The album will be released on July 9th.  Recorded, mixed and mastered by Christian Donaldson (CRYPTOSPSY/ MYTHOSIS), Reign Through Immortality demonstrates dramatically intense and punishingly savage symphonic metal. Listen to the full song stream for the new track “Condemned To Desolation” below: http://youtu.be/Z1WKpxGR3i8 ERIMHA, which means Army

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  • In League With Lions Releases New Single “Fist Fight”

    Harbor Records’ newest signing In League With Lions has just released their new single entitled, “Fist Fight.” from the band’s forthcoming EP. The release, entitled Exposure, will be digitally released worldwide July 9th  through the label. The single, which can be streamed HERE, is featured on the six track EP that Tyler Anderson commented on by saying, “We plan on

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  • THE SECRET STATE Announce June Tour Dates

    As they prepare for the release of their latest single “Fight Or Flight” and its unprecedented state-of-the-art music video, THE SECRET STATE have announced a run of June tour dates supporting Smile Empty Soul and Boy Hits Car. Kicking off Sunday, June 16 in Colorado Springs, CO, the 11-date tour will then hit such markets as Denver, St. Charles, IL,

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  • Carnival Of Madness Tour: Annual Summer Tour Featuring Shinedown, Papa Roach and More

    Listen closely to what’s lingering in the distance...it’s the sound of some of Rock’s biggest bands converging together to bring pandemonium to eager and willing participants at the 2013 CARNIVAL OF MADNESS tour, powered by Monster Energy. Sure to be known as the premier rock tour of 2013, the highly anticipated CARNIVAL OF MADNESS--sponsored by Monster Energy--returns this summer with

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  • New Philip Anselmo Track Available to Stream

    Walk Through Exits Only," the title track from Philip Anselmo's upcoming solo album, due out July 16 on his own Housecore label, is making its premiere today at Loudwire.com Produced by Philip Anselmo and Michael Thompson, and recorded over the past couple of years at his New Orleans studio, Nodferatu's Lair, with his band The Illegals - Marzi Montazeri/guitar, and

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  • Ænimus Announce "Still Grooving" California Dates with I, Of Helix

    San Francisco/North Bay progressive deathcore unit, Ænimus, will be doing a short run of "Still Grooving" California dates at the end of June. Orange County, CA heavy hitters I, Of Helix will join Ænimus on the 3 day savage burn across the State. The "Still Grooving" California run is a brief continuation of the recently completed "Groove It or Lose It"

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  • Paul Bostaph Replaces Dave Lombardo In Slayer

    Slayer's Tom Araya and Kerry King are very pleased to announce that Paul Bostaph has rejoined the band on a full-time basis.  Bostaph will be behind the drum kit beginning June 4 when Slayer kicks off the first leg of its 2013 international tour in Warsaw, Poland.  Gary Holt will continue to fill in for fallen guitarist Jeff Hanneman. Slayer's

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  • FATALITY Announce 'Towards Disastour'

    Canadian thrash monsters FATALITY are proud to announce they will be kicking off their Canada/USA 'Towards Disastour' in support of their upcoming album ‘Psychonaut’, which is set for release on June 28th, 2013. The band is now streaming the first single 'Thoughts Collide' at the following link: http://snd.sc/11r4AeF  Preview of new track 'Monstrous'  http://youtu.be/emazJRaFJG4 Fatality Canada / USA Dates: 'Towards Disastour' Up-to-date tour info can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/events/163831077118892/ June 21 –

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  • Stardog Champion Release music video for “When We Fall.”

    Stardog Champion features members from Breaking Benjamin, Lifer and The Drama Club. This Northeast Pa. quartet is responsible for selling more than 4 Million Lps worldwide. The band released their much anticipated debut EP titled Exhale on April 23rd as well as a brand new music video for their single “When We Fall.” http://youtu.be/NmaMcvQ_JlM Some roots never die, no matter how they are

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  • CHARIOTS OF THE GODS Announce 'Ride The Tides Tour'

    Ottawa, ON's melodic death thrashers Chariots of The Gods will be hitting the road this summer and performing in Ontario and Quebec for their 'Ride The Tides Tour' in promotion of their debut full length album 'Tides of War' released earlier this year. The album was produced by award winning producer/engineer/mixer Glen Robinson who has worked with names such as The Ramones, AC/DC, GWAR, Annihilator and Voivod. COTG's new album

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  • Misery Signals Announce First New Album In Five Years, ‘Absent Light’

    After five long years since their last release, Milwaukee metal band Misery Signals will return on July 23rd with one of the year’s most anticipated albums, Absent Light.  Today, the band has officially announced the album title, release date, album artwork and upcoming record release tour in July and August. Foregoing the traditional record label release model, Misery Signals launched

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  • Statements From Members Of X On The Passing Of Ray Manzarek

    It is with sad and heavy hearts that the members of the seminal punk rock band, X, pay tribute to their friend and mentor, Ray Manzarek. Ray Manzarek is an integral part of X’s history. The band’s debut album, Los Angeles was released on April 26, 1980 and produced by Ray.  The album includes a cover of the 1967 Doors song "Soul Kitchen" and was

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  • RED FANG Announce Third Studio Album Out This Fall Via Relapse Records

    RED FANG return this fall with their as-yet-untitled third studio album on Relapse Records. The Portland-based group is currently in the studio finishing the disc with the producer Chris Funk (Decemberists) and mixer Vance Powell (White Stripes, Raconteurs, Kings of Leon). This same team worked on RED FANG’s last album Murder the Mountains, tagged by NPR as “a sleeker style of riff-heavy metal” (April 2011) and Alternative Press magazine as “a near masterpiece of tangled

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  • ONE-EYED DOLL to Embark on Co-Headlining Tour with Polkadot Cadaber

    Fresh off the “Seduce and Destroy Tour” with OTEP, Austin’s power-rock duo ONE-EYED DOLL has confirmed a 7-date co-headlining run alongside POLKADOT CADAVER.  The run kicks off in late June, and will see support from EXOTIC ANIMAL PETTING ZOO.  A list of dates can be seen below. A true DIY success story, ONE-EYED DOLL has been sweeping the nation since early 2011 with their

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  • THE WINERY DOGS Sign With Loud & Proud Records

    The Winery Dogs (@TheWineryDogs), the power trio featuring rock veterans Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater, Avenged Sevenfold), Billy Sheehan (Mr. Big) and Richie Kotzen (Mr. Big, Poison), have signed with Loud & Proud Records.  The Winery Dogs’ self-titled debut album will be released in North America on July 23.  THE WINERY DOGS was self-produced and mixed by Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Stone Sour, Steel Panther).  It features a classic rock/power trio sound

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  • RED ROSE Release new official video

    Red Rose released a new video on the ballad from latest album "On The Cusp Of Change". Official music video on YouTube:  http://youtu.be/13u22GIiiEI Official website: http://www.redrose.co.il/

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  • Chicago Metal Band TROUBLE Returns

    Chicago metal legends TROUBLE return with their first album since 'Simple Mind Condition', released in 2007.  The album entitled 'The Distortion Field' features 13 tracks and will be released by FRW Records in North America onJuly 16th 2013 and in Europe on July 26th, 2013. 'The Distortion Field' makes history in the TROUBLE camp through the band's acquisition of a new lead vocalist, Kyle Thomas

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  • Mark Knight and the Unsung Heroes to release 'Road Sick Eyes'

    Mark Knight and the Unsung Heroes to release Road Sick Eyes, the band’s new full-length record on May 18th. Knight, a native of North Hollywood, entered the national music scene in 1987, when Bang Tango was signed to Mechanic Records, a label formed by MCA to specialize in the hard rock, glam metal and heavy metal music popular during that

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  • THE ALMOST First Single "I'm Down" Premieres Today

    As the acclaimed rock group THE ALMOST prepare to release their third album FEAR INSIDE OUR BONES on June 11 via Tooth & Nail/RED Distribution, the group has announced they’ll kick off a U.S. headlining tour on June 6. For the month-long trek, which includes stops in Denver, Seattle, Los Angeles and more, THE ALMOST has partnered with GIGG.com to

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  • In Vivid Colour Releases New Single “Living With Lions”

    Having just released their At Your Command Records debut in March, In Vivid Colour is already back with a new single, entitled “Living With Lions,” which can be heard below. The track may then be bought on iTunes starting tomorrow. “Living With Lions” will be featured on the bands forthcoming full length album, which is expected to be released later

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  • Official Music Video for “The Pride” Featuring Zakk Wylde, Kevin Martin, Morgan Rose, John “JD” DeServio & The Infinite Staircase

    The Official Music Video for “The Pride” Featuring Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, ex- Ozzy Osbourne), Kevin Martin (Candlebox, The Gracious Few), Morgan Rose (Sevendust, Call Me No One), John “JD” DeServio (Black Label Society, Cycle Of Pain) & The Infinite Staircase, the song written and recorded for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, is now streaming below: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Htf9cW6jAuo The video

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  • James Christian to Release third solo album entitled “Lay It All on Me” in July

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of James Christian third solo album entitled “Lay It All on Me” on July 5th in Europe and July 9th in North America. Best known as House of Lords singer, James Christian built for himself during the years a reputation as a fine songwriter and producer in his own right. His first

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  • FAITHSEDGE New Studio Report Available

    California based rockers FAITHSEDGE are currently recording their new album “The Answer Of Insanity“. The new FAITHSEDGE studio report takes you behind the scenes into the studio for the upcoming album slated for 2013. Go “Back to Fabrizio’s” via the real Marty Mcfly house circa 2013 to the next FAITHSEDGE studio report. You can already check the new studio report with new music in the background below: http://youtu.be/e86j8n-ieDc Lead guitarist Alex De

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  • Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration Details

    The Jeff Hanneman Memorial Celebration will take place on Thursday, May 23 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles from 3:30 - 7:30PM.  Hanneman passed away on May 2 at the age of 49. The Memorial Celebration will be free and open to the public on a first-come, first-in basis (subject to venue capacity).  All ages are welcome, and paid

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  • Joe Satriani's Unstoppable Momentum Debuts # 42 On Billboard Chart

    Joe Satriani’s 14th studio album, Unstoppable Momentum, has earned the multi-Grammy nominated guitarist his highest chart debut in over 20 years.  The album debuts today on the Billboard Top 200 chart at # 42.  The first single, “A Door Into Summer,” debuts at # 8 on the Mediabase Classic Rock airplay chart. Satriani now embarks on a much anticipated world

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  • SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL Announces LINKIN PARK As Headliners For Sat, Aug 3

    SUNSET STRIP MUSIC FESTIVAL (SSMF) organizers today announced that the sixth annual festival will be headlined by LINKIN PARK at the Saturday, August 3 street festival on the famed Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood.  The Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum California rock band and SSMF are partnering to create a unique festival experience that will let attendees “rock for a cause” with a significant portion of ticket sales to benefit Music For Relief, the nonprofit

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  • RIVAL SONS To Perform Two Songs Acoustically Live On AXS-TV Tomorrow

    Maximum-blues-infused, hard rock band RIVAL SONS will perform two songs acoustically Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00 PM PT live on AXS-TV: singer JAY BUCHANAN and guitarist SCOTT HOLIDAY will do “Keep On Swinging”--the first single from their acclaimed current album HEAD DOWN--as well as “Burn Down Los Angeles” from their 2011 album Pressure and Time.  The video for “Keep On

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  • Hidden Hospitals Announces June Tour Dates

    Alternative rock band HIDDEN HOSPITALS has just announced they’ll hit the road this June for a series of shows to support their two-part EP collection, EP 001 and EP 002, out now. The Chicago-based foursome includes members from previous projects Damiera (Equal Vision Records) and Kiss Kiss (Eyeball Records) and is currently working on new material for their debut full-length

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  • FATALITY Set To Unleash New Album 'Psychonaut' June 28th, 2013

    Canadian thrash monsters FATALITY are unleashing their new album entitled 'Psychonaut' for release on June 28th, 2013 along with an epic tour of Canada and the USA that will kick off in Oshawa, ON June 21st and wrap up in Buffalo, NY on August 28th. Guitarist Eytan Gordon comments: "We are very pleased with how Pyschonaut sounds and are very proud of the new

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  • Pierce The Veil Give Fans A Behind-The-Scenes Look At “Bulls In The Bronx”

    Pierce The Veil has teamed up with Billboard.com to offer fans an exclusive “behind-the-scenes” look at their recent video shoot for their red-hot single  “Bulls In The Bronx.”  With ¾ of a million views in only a week, the band is once again on pace for viral gold with their latest video. Watch the “behind-the-scenes” video for “Bulls In The

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  • PAT TRAVERS returns to Hard Rock with "Can Do" out in July

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of PAT TRAVERS BAND brand new original album "Can Do" due out for release on July 5th in Europe and July 9th in North America. Toronto born Pat Travers has delivered one tasty release after another in his over 37 years career in music. From the powerhouse, rockin’ 70’s sound of such

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  • Red Coming to NYC Thursday, May 23 at Gramercy Theatre

    After performing for over 500,000 people during the Winter Jam tour, two-time Grammy-nominated rock group RED is getting ready to hit the road this spring on a headlining tour in support of their latest album, RELEASE THE PANIC. The tour will be stopping in NEW YORK CITY on THURSDAY, MAY 23 at the GRAMERCY THEATRE with support from We As

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  • Snow White’s Poison Bite Premiere New Music

    Finnish horror-rock exports, SNOW WHITE’S POISON BITE have premiered a terrifyingly fun and gruesome new music video for the track “Will You Meet Me In The Graveyard?”, from their Victory Records’ debut album, Featuring: Dr. Gruesome and the Gruesome Gory Horror Show. The video is a treasure chest of classic horror flick visuals: a gory crime scene, an eerie undertaker,

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  • Children Of Bodom Premiere "Transference" Official Music Video

    The official music video for the track “Transference” by world renowned Finnish heavy metal band CHILDREN OF BODOM is now available for viewing  below http://youtu.be/GCztVAF_f0k Fans can purchase the single audio track for “Transference” now on iTunes. CHILDREN OF BODOM’s eighth studio album, Halo Of Blood, will be released in North America on June 11th and is available for pre-order

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  • Simon Collins Launches New Progressive Rock Band, Sound of Contact

    After doing 3 solo albums, recording artist/producer Simon Collins (son of legendary musician Phil Collins of Genesis,) has put together a new progressive rock band called "Sound of Contact" with keyboardist/producer Dave Kerzner of the music software company Sonic Reality. Promoting the imminent release of their debut album "Dimensionaut" on the Inside Out Music label, Simon and Dave along with

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  • Obscene Extreme Festival 2013

    Since its birth in 1999, over 500 bands have played Obscene Extreme festival from almost every corner of the world, bringing with them a horde of diehard extreme music fans from across Europe and beyond to its home base in the Czech Republic. What brings fans to Obscene Extreme is more than the cross selection of new and old underground

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  • Rocklahoma Band Performance Times Announced For Memorial Day Weekend

    Band performance times are now available for Rocklahoma, the three-day camping festival that features the top current active rock artists and classic bands at “Catch the Fever” Festival Grounds in Pryor , OK. Rocklahoma--proud to be presented by Bud Light--will celebrate its seventh year May 24, 25 and26 with a stellar rock lineup including Guns N’ Roses, Alice In Chains,

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  • Blackmore's Night to launch the first single off the new album “Dancer and the Moon”

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the digital release of the first single from BLACKMORE'S NIGHT new album "Dancer and the Moon" entitled "The Moon Is Shining (Somewhere Over the Sea)". This beautiful new song is "Based on an old folk Czech melody which Candice and I thought were very melodic and haunting" says Ritchie Blackmore. "We adapted and arranged

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  • Philip Anselmo Solo Track Premiere

    Philip Anselmo's, front man of Pantera and Down, first-ever solo album, Walk Through Exits Only, due out July 16, 2013 - check out the track Usurper's Bastard Rant on Rolling Stone here or listen below. https://www.facebook.com/philipanselmo

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  • Markus Johansson as the new Lead Guitarist of 4ARM

    Due to serious family issues John Paul Glovasa was forced to make the difficult decision to step down from his position as lead guitarist in the band! Quoted saying,  "It was by far one of the hardest decisions i have ever had to make." though Danny, Mick and Andy wish Johnny and his family all the best! a hole needed filling. With a

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  • INSURRECTION Posts Video Update On Upcoming Album 'Prototype'

    After a successful crowd funding campaign for their third full length album 'Prototype' set for release later this year, Canadian death metal band INSURRECTION has issued a video update for fans at the following link below. Insurrection Studio Update - Guitars: http://youtu.be/8pOZEDwaS-g The band offered eight various packages to fans in support of raising their monetary goal of $2500 to produce the release and

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  • Flash Featuring Ray Bennett & Colin Carter To Release New CD

    British progressive rock legends Flash, featuring founding members Ray Bennett & Colin Carter, will be releasing their highly anticipated new CD on Purple Pyramid Records on May 21, 2013. Titled 'Flash featuring Ray Bennett & Colin Carter', it's the first album by the group in 40 years, taking the band to a new level of creativity and virtuosity with this

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  • BLACK SABBATH To Debut New Track On The Season Finale Of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees BLACK SABBATH (Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler) will make a rare television appearance when they perform a new song from their forthcoming 13 album in the season finale of “CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION,” Wednesday, May 15 (10:00-11:00PM ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The appearance will mark the world premiere of

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  • Metal Band ADE Posts Lyric Video For 'Sanguine Pluit In Arena'

    Ancient Roman death metal band ADE has posted a new lyric video for their brutal track 'Sanguine Pluit In Arena', which is off their latest offering ‘Spartacus’ and features extreme metal drummer George Kollias (Nile, Nightfall). http://youtu.be/jqYsRuyeCng True masters of music, ADE, formed in 2007, with the purpose of blending death metal with the traditional instruments of ancient Rome and Greece. The band released 'Spartacus' earlier this year on Blast Head Records as

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  • Heaven & Earth Release Video Recap From Their Album Release Party

    HEAVEN & EARTH have just released a video recap from their packed record release party at The Fonda Theatre in Hollywood. The clip features footage of the band's electric performance that night, as well as a quick peek into the night's festivities. The clip can be seen here: http://youtu.be/25wxyScc9Gc The band's highly anticipated new album 'DIG' is now available via

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  • JORDAN RUDESS Of DREAM THEATER Joins Recombinant As Senior Artist In Residence

    JORDAN RUDESS, the keyboardist/Continuum-player/multi-instrumentalist for Grammy-nominated prog rock/metal icons Dream Theater, has joined the music technology company Recombinant as Senior Artist in Residence. The company recently released a new interactive music application, JamBandit. As part of his new role, Rudess is creating new songs and custom sounds exclusively for the platform. JamBandit puts the fan in the band, and allows

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  • London Announce Summer Tour

    For the first time in years, rock band London is doing a summer tour, and the legendary Hollywood foursome led by singer Nadir D’Priest is doing it big, highlighted by an appearance at Rocklahoma on Saturday, May 25 in support of Alice in Chains, Bullet for My Valentine and a lots of other top bands. The annual three-day festival in

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  • Update on Slayer's Jeff Hanneman

    While the details are being worked out now, Slayer wants its fans to know that there will be a celebration of Jeff Hanneman's life sometime later this month, along with Jeff's family and friends, the public will be invited to attend. More information will be posted here soon. Kerry King and Tom Araya are trying to deal with the loss

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  • Rat Pak Records Set To Release New Cd From Tesla Guitarist Dave Rude “The Key”

    TESLA guitarist Dave Rude delivers the goods with his latest hard rock offering “The Key”! This 10 song, riff laden extravaganza, captures the true spirit and essence of American Rock & Roll music! Produced by Marc Kapetan, “The Key” showcases both Dave’s solid guitar playing skills, and unique songwriting ability. Along with bassist Marco Guzman, drummer Josh Schmidt and Dave's

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  • Twitter Takeover With Children Of Bodom’s Alexi Laiho

    Alexi Laiho, frontman / guitarist / songwriter for the world renowned Finnish heavy metal band CHILDREN OF BODOM, will be taking over the Rockstar Mayhem Festival’s Twitter page tomorrow, Friday, May 10th beginning at 11 a.m. PACIFIC / 2 p.m. EASTERN. Fans are invited to tweet their questions to @MayhemFest using #AskCoB and experience the takeover at: https://twitter.com/MayhemFest Supporting the

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  • JOHN FOGERTY Joins The ROLLING STONES Last Night At San Jose, Ca Show

    Northern California native JOHN FOGERTY took a break from the promo schedule for his upcoming WROTE A SONG FOR EVERYONE album to join The Rolling Stones onstage at their Wednesday, May 8 HP Pavilion at San Jose show.  The Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee sat in with the band, playing guitar and singing on their early

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  • AEON ZEN Releases lyric video for "Downfall"

    AEON ZEN release video debut for new single "DOWNFALL" today, video can be viewed below: http://youtu.be/c21hlN4v7SU AEON ZEN new album Enigma was released January 22, 2013 on Nightmare Records, distributed via Sony / RED. The album is available on CD and Digital Download at your favorite vendors that champion great music, or click through to the Nightmare website. AEON ZEN hails from the United

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  • Former MEGADETH guitarist Chris Poland featured on new Moccasin Creek album

    Metal guitar legend Chris Poland (ex Megadeth / OHM) has contributed a guest guitar solo to the new album , from popular Nashville based rock band Moccasin Creek.Poland plays lead on the hard driving track “Only Warning,” which is scheduled to be one of the singles off the album.Belt Buckles and Brass Knuckles Moccasin Creek have taken the rock underground

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  • KING KOBRA due for release in July on Frontiers

    Frontiers Records is pleased to announce the release of KING KOBRA’s new studio album “II” on July 5th in Europe and July 9th in North America. King Kobra’s long-awaited reunion album “King Kobra” (s/t) released on Frontiers Records in 2011, left no doubt that this was a band to be reckoned with. Even though nearly 25 years had passed since

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  • Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville Draws Record Attendance

    The third annual Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville drew over 25,000 people for the two-day destination music festival held April 27 and 28, 2013 at Jacksonville, Florida’s scenic Metropolitan Park, along the beautiful St. Johns River. The region’s biggest rock event featured performances from Alice In Chains and Limp Bizkit (marking the band’s first hometown show in over a decade),

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  • Chthonic Release Video For New Single 'Defenders Of Bú-Tik Palace

    Taiwanese 'orient metalers' CHTHONIC release their brand new video for 'Defenders of Bu-Tik Palace' taken from their upcoming album 'Bu Tik', out June 3rd' http://youtu.be/a5z-AOdCAx8 For this very special video, the band undertook a month of marshall arts training. Says bassist and band spokesperson Doris Yeh:- “For this clip, the first in a series of four, we decided to put ourselves through one month

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  • DEVOUR THE DAY Debut Album, ‘Time & Pressure,’ Out Now

    DEVOUR THE DAY featuring former Egypt Central members Joey “Chicago” Walser (bass, backing vocals, songwriter) and Blake Allison (lead vocals, guitars, drums, producer, co-songwriter)--released their highly anticipated debut album, TIME & PRESSURE, today on Fat Lady Music.  Is streaming below.  Lyric videos for “Good Man” as well as “Handshakes To Fistfights” can be found on the band’s YouTube page here: 

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  • SIRENIA Release First Studio Trailer For "Perils Of The Deep Blue"

    Norwegian symphonic gothic metallers SIRENIA have released the first studio trailer for their upcoming sixth studio recording entitled, Perils Of The Deep Blue, below. The album will be released on June 28th (Europe) and July 9th (North America) via Nuclear Blast Records. http://youtu.be/leAT0_KMsxQ Perils Of The Deep Blue ltd. digipak edition track list: Ducere Me In Lucem Seven Widows Weep My

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  • SOULFLY Signs to Nuclear Blast

    SOULFLY are pleased to announce that they have inked a deal with Nuclear Blast Entertainment, a new division of Nuclear Blast formed by Nuclear Blast owner Markus Staiger and former Roadrunner A&R chief Monte Conner. SOULFLY will enter the studio this month to begin recording their as-of-yet-untitled ninth studio album. The record will be produced by the world-renowned Terry Date,

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  • Great White Utilizes Fanbase For Latest Video

    GREAT WHITE took a different approach for their video “Shotgun Willie’s.” More specifically, they let their audience helm the director’s chair. Filmed over the course of March’s Monsters of Rock Cruise, where GREAT WHITE headlined the floating rock festival, the video encapsulates the vessel’s high energy and the five-piece band’s bond. http://youtu.be/c_zh6jsFBd4 “Shotgun Willie’s,” the fourth single off of Elation

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  • Santa Cruz to Release Debut Album, 'Screaming For Adenaline' July 1st

    ‘Screaming For Adrenaline’: debut album from Alexi Laiho-approved Finnish rockers set for release through Spinefarm Records on July 1st. FORMED IN Helsinki in 2007, Finnish four-piece Santa Cruz draw their inspiration from such greats as Skid Row & Guns ´n Roses, blending influences from ’80s & early ’90s hard rock with elements of modern metal. The result is honest rock

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  • Pierce The Veil Premiere New Video For “Bulls In The Bronx”

    Rock’s hottest new mainstream crossover band Pierce The Veil has premiered a highly anticipated new video for their fan favorite track “Bulls In The Bronx” today.  Fans have been teased for weeks and the day is finally here! Watch Pierce The Veil’s new video for “Bulls In The Bronx” below http://youtu.be/WumCI56iYUk “Bulls In The Bronx” was directed by Drew Russ

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  • The Welch Boys To Release ‘Bring Back The Fight’ Album In June

    Boston’s raucous punk rockers The Welch Boys are teaming up again with Sailor’s Grave Records to release their third studio album, Bring Back The Fight, on June 11th.  The band is inviting fellow punk rockers to stream their new song, “Belly of the Beast,” now at PunkNews.org. Stream The Welch Boys’ track “Belly of the Beast” now. The streets of

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  • Trout Strives to Bring Minneapolis Back to Rock Mecca

    Based in Minneapolis, the rock group “Trout” has announced that they are working with 3 great venues; Fine Line, First Avenue, and the Pour House among others to make rock music the dominant genre in the city. The goal is to bring rock and roll back to the city. The band had just returned from performing at the MGM Grand

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  • Nektar To Tour The US Summer 2013!

    One of the summer’s most highly anticipated tours, “Legends of U.K. Classic Rock”, will feature progressive rock legends Nektar, beginning in June 2013. After a bit of an absence from U.S. Stages, Nektar is sure to be a treat for concert-goers who will be fortunate enough to catch one of the shows! Nektar founding member Roye Albrighton (guitars/lead vocals) says, “We

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  • Sanktuary Announce Release Of New Album 'Something Fierce'

    Power thrashers Sanktuary are proud to announce they will be unleashing their debut album 'Something Fierce' on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 via Canadian metal label Spread The Metal Records. Bassist Cole Hume comments: "This journey has been quite the experience and we are incredibly stoked to unleash Something Fierce to the masses. So crack a cold one, strap on some clean undies and grab

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  • New SWEET - LYNCH Project Announced

    Frontiers Records can proudly announce to be the label behind the yet unnamed new band project featuring Stryper's Michael Sweet, former Dokken and Lynch Mob axeman George Lynch, former White Lion bass player James Lomenzo and ex-Whitesnake and Foreigner drummer Brian Tichy. The debut album will be recorded in early 2014 with Sweet overseeing production duties, for a release pencilled

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  • Rock On The Range Performance Times Confirmed

    Set times have been confirmed for ROCK ON THE RANGE--America’s premier destination rock festival--set to take place Friday, May 17 through Sunday, May 19 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Ohio.  Doors open at 3:00 PM with music beginning at 4:00 PM on Friday and at 11:00 AM on Saturday and Sunday with music kicking off at 11:30 AM. FRIDAY, MAY

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  • WATAIN announces title and release date for new album

    WATAIN has announced the title and release date of their upcoming album: "After 120 nights of iron will and ardent magic, the fifth full length album of WATAIN is now complete. With broken bones and burning hearts we have ploughed our way through deepest winter into a new wilderness, to which we will open the gates at summer's end. 'The Wild Hunt' will be released on August

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  • INTO THE FLOOD "Vices" in stores June 11, 2013

    Seattle metal quintet INTO THE FLOOD have posted a new track, "Sacrificing The Worm" online here: http://youtu.be/w4uwdEr2Fao The track is taken from their debut album, Vices, out June 11th. The full tracklisting can be seen below. Vices The Destroyer David Scheinost Sacrificing The Worm Mirrors Regret Disconnected 21:4 Sufferer Your Judgment is What Condemns You Faitheater Eye For An Eye By Way

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  • HEART IN HAND Debut Title Track from Almost There

    UK melodic hardcore outfit, HEART IN HAND, will be releasing their new album Almost There May 14th in North America via Century Media Records.  The record is available for pre-order HERE.   Today the band has teamed up with AltPress.com the online home of Alternative Press Magazine for an exclusive premiere of the title track from Almost There.  Get a first

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  • ALL SHALL PERISH Announce N. American Headlining Tour w/ OCEANO

    Hot off the heels of their successful run with IN FLAMES and DEMON HUNTER, Oakland California based extreme metal band ALL SHALL PERISH, have just announced a North American headlining tour scheduled to take place this Summer! Joining them on this campaign dubbed the “Heavy MTL South of the Border Tour” are OCEANO, WITHIN THE RUINS, REFLECTIONS, and BETRAYAL. OBEY

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  • Adler Postpone Summer Tour

    ADLER, the new band led by former Guns N Roses drummer Steven Adler has postponed its Summer tour due to Steven checking into an undisclosed rehabilitation center to continue working on his sobriety. “We are truly sorry to all of the fans and promoters who were looking forward to seeing us on the road, but right now Steven’s health is the most important thing” states frontman Jacob

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  • KILL RITUAL 2nd CD Nears Completion and US Tour Announced

    SF Bay Area Metallers Kill Ritual featuring ex members of Imagika and Dark Angel are nearing completion of their sophomore CD to be titled “The Eyes Of Medusa” which will be completed in September and again mixed by Andy LaRocque of King Diamond fame and engineered by Kill Ritual guitarist Steve Rice. The CD finds the band expanding on there already diverse metal sound with new found hooks and aggression. Guitarist Steve Rice comments on the new CD, “The

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  • CRAIG GRUBER Endorsed By ESP Guitars

    RAVEN LORD’s bass player CRAIG GRUBER (DIO, RAINBOW, ELF, GARY MOORE) has announced to be endorsed by ESP Guitars. GRUBER in his own words on Facebook says: “Great News Today! I’m signing on with ESP Guitars for the Summer Festivals and the 2013/14 Raven Lord World Tour. I’m playing the black LTD Thunderbird 1004!! The RAINBOW shines on.” CRAIG GRUBER just recently joined up the multinational heavy metal

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  • Oceano Post Studio Update Video!

    OCEANO have posted a video update for fans from the studio, as they record their upcoming new album, INCISIONS. The Chicago five-piece are hard at work writing and recording the long-awaited follow-up to 2010's CONTAGION at Electrowerks Studio in Downers Grove, Illinois.  INCISIONS is due to be released later this year on Earache Records in Europe, and via Century Media/Earache

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  • Kreator Announce Co-Headlining Tour With Overkill

    Returning to North America for the second run in support of their thirteenth studio album Phantom Antichrist, German thrash overlords KREATOR will launch a co-headlining tour this fall with New York thrashers Overkill through the U.S. & Canada.  Opening each night will be California’s Warbringer. The first of 24 shows will take place on October 30th at the Soundstage in

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  • Children Of Bodom: Halo Of Blood Pre-Order Bundle Available

    CHILDREN OF BODOM’s eighth studio album Halo Of Blood, is now available for pre-order purchase from the COB Halo Of Blood landing page.  Versions include: Jewel-case CD only CD/DVD digi-pak only Vinyl only Exclusive album art t-shirt + CD/digi-pak/vinyl Visit the landing page to view other exclusive pre-orders at: http://bit.ly/CoB-HoB The track listing for COB’s Halo Of Blood is: 01

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Product Press Releases

  • IK Multimedia Releases AmpliTube 3.0 for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

    IK Multimedia, the leader in mobile music-creation apps and accessories, is proud to announce the new version of the highly acclaimed AmpliTube® App, which now adds a complete multi-track Studio with timeline audio editing and new gear models, making it the most comprehensive guitar and audio production app available. Now users can play, practice, compose and record complete songs from start

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  • Cort Guitars Releases EVL-X7 Guitar

    Cort Guitars announces today the release of the EVL-X7 electric guitar.  Expanding on their highly successful EVL series of the guitars, the X7 compliments the line with upgraded hardware and electronics.  The EVL-X7 is available now to retailers worldwide. Specifications include: Bolt-on neck construction Mahogany body Maple neck Rosewood fretboard 25 1/2" scale - (648 mm) EVL custom inlay Die

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  • Animoog the Synthesizer app from Moog is Now Available for the BlackBerry Z10

    At BlackBerry Live this week, Moog Music announced the release of Animoog®, it’s award-winning app for the BlackBerry® Z10™ smartphone. Animoog, previously only available on iOS®, is Moog’s first music creation tool for the BlackBerry® platform. The Animoog app for BlackBerry 10 was unveiled earlier this week and will continue to be showcased throughout BlackBerry’s annual enthusiast, developer and partner

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  • IK Multimedia announces iKlip 2 and iKlip Studio for iPad mini

    IK Multimedia, the leader in mobile music-creation apps and accessories, is shipping the new range of its smart iPad holders for stage, studio, office or home. The new iKlip™ 2 for iPad, and for iPad mini, are enhanced versions of the most popular iPad microphone stand holders for musicians and presenters, while iKlip Studio for iPad mini completes the range of IK’s practical tabletop stands

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  • GJ2 Guitars Partners With Cleartone Strings

    The search for a clearer-sounding guitar string has led Orange County-based instrument manufacturer GJ2 Guitars to partner with Cleartone Strings. GJ2 now includes Cleartone Strings as standard equipment on all its top-quality electric guitars. GJ2 co-founders Grover Jackson and Jon Gold toured Cleartone’s North Hollywood headquarters to learn more about the product line. As CEO Jon Gold explained, “We’ve been extensively

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Photos

  • Interview with Ex-Wives of Rock on RadioScreamer

    The Ex-Wives of Rock,  Athena Lee, Sharise Neil, Bobbie Brown and Susan "Blue" Dixon, were on RadioScreamer Yesterday (5/15/2013).  They discussed how the Ex-Wives of Rock show began, their personal lives and Season 2 of Ex-Wives of Rock. Click here to Listen to the Interview.

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