CD Review: Dropkick Murphys “11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory”

“11 Short Stories of Pain & Glory” is everything fans of Dropkick Murphy’s have come to love about the band and their music.

Devin Townsend Project Announce US Tour Dates

Devin Townsend Project will return to the road in the US this year with a two week stretch of dates beginning on April 28th.

Film Review: “Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)”

Sadness, anger, hope and happiness are just some of the emotions you will be exposed to by watching HBO Films latest documentary “Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends)”.

Deftones and Rise Against announce Co-Headline Summer Tour

North American Run Kicks Off June 9 In Chicago. Tickets Go On Sale To General Public This Friday, February 10

Masked Intruder Premiers New Video for “First Star Tonight”

Enigmatic pop-punk misfits Masked Intruder have premiered a new video for “First Star Tonight” via Punktastic.com.

CD Review: Judas Priest “Turbo 30”

As Priest albums go “Turbo” is probably one of the least re-guarded of the bands 17 studio albums however, the presentation and the inclusion of the unreleased live performance on this 30th anniversary edition make it a decent pick up.

Book Review: “Lonely Boy: Tales of a Sex Pistol”

Not just your everyday run of the mill biography. “Lonely Boy” delves much deeper than other books in the genre.

Killswitch Engage and Anthrax Announce Openers for Co-Headlining Spring 2017 North American Tour- “KillThrax”

Killswitch Engage and Anthrax announce openers for co-headlining Spring 2017 North-American tour “KillThrax”. The Devil Wears Prada serving as main support on all dates. JASTA to open 10 dates w/ Code Orange opening all dates thereafter.

Duran Duran announce additional U.S. and South American dates on 2017 Spring Tour

Duran Duran has announced additional dates for their Spring 2017 World Tour, in support of their current album Paper Gods.

Heath Fields of Shallow Side talks about the bands new EP “One”

Voted by Loudwire.com as “Best New Artist of the Year” Alabama rockers Shallow Side have just released a brand new six track EP titled “One”.

Stephen Pearcy talks about his new solo album “Smash”.

Stephen Pearcy is the founder of the heavy metal band RATT a band whose songs “Round and Round” and “Lay It Down” dominated the airwaves throughout the mid 1980’s.

Shallow Side set to release 6 song EP titled “One” on Jan. 13 w/ Tour kicking of Feb. 1st

Alabama-bred rockers Shallow Side set to release new EP and kick off tour on Feb. 1.

Tommy Blardo and Frank Morin of Enemy Remains talk about their new album “No Faith In Humanity”.

Global Music Award-winning heavy metal group Enemy Remains are set to release their second full-length album on January 20th titled “No Faith In Humanity”.

Foreigner, Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham tour set to launch July 11th in Syracuse, NY

FOREIGNER, the band behind these classic and iconic songs, is turning 40 this year and they’re bringing their friends along for the year-long celebration.

Members of White Zombie, Queens Of The Stone Age, Primus, Ministry and More Expose Truths in New Tell-All Documentary About 90’s Alternative Rock

Verity is revealed in UNDERGROUND INC.: The Unsung Story of Alternative Rock, an upcoming documentary destined to be the ultimate look at the alternative punk and metal scene in the 90’s, and a must see for serious music lovers.

Concert Review: Kings of Chaos, Verona, NY

Rock’s Ultimate Super group Kings of Chaos made a rare appearance in the Upstate New York area on December 22 where they performed for an intimate crowd within the Turning Stone Casino.

Grace Kaufman talks about her role on the CBS series “Man with a Plan”

Teen actress Grace Kaufman has appeared in a variety of television shows including “The Closer” “2 Broke Girls” and the “The Last Ship”.

Horror Icon Bill Moseley And Metal Legend Philip H. Anselmo Unite To Release Songs Of Darkness And Despair Via Housecore Next Month.

Horror icon Bill Moseley recently joined forces with extreme music legend Philp H. Anselmo for a very special collaborative release entitled “Songs Of Darkness And Despair”.

CD Review: Lamb of God “The Duke”

Fan’s of the band already know that “The Duke” EP is a must have however what I think really stands out is that the EP is accessible enough to where new comers and more casual listeners can easily get into as well.

Travis Barker Presents: MUSINK a Three-Day Tattoo Convention, Car Show & Concert

TICKETS GO ON SALE WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7 AT 10:00 AM PT WITH SPECIAL $35 SINGLE DAY TICKETS, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

CD Review: Crystal Lake “True North”

Japanese hardcore/metal band Crystal Lake has just released a brand new full length album titled “True North”.

CD Review: Avenged Sevenfold “The Best of 2005-2013”

I would have thought that with the invention of ITunes and other digital media services that greatest hits releases like this would be a thing of the past or at-least reserved for late night info-mercials.

KINGS OF CHAOS ANNOUNCE EAST COAST TOUR DATES

Supergroup KINGS of CHAOS have a announced a string of east coast tour dates kicking off December 17th in Montclair, New Jersey.

CD Review: Metallica “Hardwired…to Self-Destruct”

“Hardwired…to Self-Destruct” is a near perfect blending of all things Metallica as it mixes both old and new.

Animals as Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi talks about the groups latest album “The Madness of Many”.

Tosin Abasi is the founder and co-guitarist of the progressive metal band Animals as Leaders.

Concert Review: Reel Big Fish “Turn Off the Radio 20th Anniversary Tour”

Punk-Ska veterans Reel Big Fish brought the first leg of their “Turn Off the Radio 20th Anniversary Tour” to Ithaca, NY on November 14th where they performed to a near capacity crowd.

Save Ferris front-woman Monique Powell talks about the bands reformation and upcoming EP “New Sound”

Monique Powell is the lead singer of the Orange County ska-punk band Save Ferris.

Bassist Pete Griffin talks Giraffe Tongue Orchestra and their “The Walking Dead” connection.

Pete Griffin is a Grammy Award-winning bassist who has worked with everyone from Dweezil Zappa and Steve Vai to Edgar Winter and Dethklok.

Book Review: “Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout”

Like the in your face title suggests “Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout” pulls no punches and is direct and extremely real in its approach.

John Doe discusses his new album “The Westerner” and his book “Under the Big Black Sun”

John Doe is a singer, songwriter, poet and actor. He is probably best known for his work with the seminal Los Angeles punk band X which formed in the mid 1970’s.

Concert Review: John Doe

At age 63 John Doe shows no signs of slowing down nor should he. With a career spanning four decades you would expect some sort of degradation in both his sound and performance however this was not the case.

CD Review: Wovenwar “Honor Is Dead”

From the opening lines of “Confession” to the closing notes of “130” the latest offering from Wovenwar is a much more aggressive album than the groups 2014 self titled debut.

Blu-Ray Review: “T.A.M.I. Show and The Big T.N.T Show”

Fans of classic rock and soul can now own the legendary concert film “T.A.M.I. Show” along with its long -lost and much requested follow up “The Big T.N.T Show”.

Need a Holiday gift idea for the Rockstar in your life? Check out Pluginz “Jack Rack”

Pluginz recently introduced their newest product – the latest musician’s must-have – the “Jack Rack”! Already making a name for itself, this unique, eye-catching wall-mounted keychain holder is the best way to “Hang Your Keys like a Rockstar”.

Book Review: “I Am Brian Wilson”

“I Am Brian Wilson” is an emotional roller coaster for both the story teller and the reader making this one ride that is definitely worth the price of admission.

CD Review: Saxon “Let Me Feel Your Power”

British heavy metal legends Saxon have just released their 10th live album titled “Let Me Feel Your Power”.

Lamb of God to release “The Duke” EP on November 18

Internationally-renowned heavy rock band LAMB OF GOD will release a brand new EP, entitled The Duke, on November 18, 2016 via Epic Records.

Concert Review: Regina Spektor

Singer/Songwriter Regina Spektor paid a visit to the historical State Theater in Ithaca, NY on Friday, October 14th where she performed to a sold out crowd.

Guitarist Todd Campbell talks about teaming up with his family to form Phil Campbell and the Bastard Sons

Phil Campbell and the Bastards Sons is the latest post Motorhead offering from long-time guitarist Phil Campbell. What makes this group unique is that the “Bastard Sons” really are Campbell’s sons.

2016 New Jersey Kiss Expo Review

One of the longest running and largest Kiss fan expo’s returned this year to the Somerset/Bridgewater Hotel (formerly the Crowne Plaza) in Somerset, NJ. On Sunday October 9th 2016.

2016 New York Comic Con Review: Day 2

The Jacob K. Javits Center in the heart of New York City once again played host to the annual New York Comic Con on October 6th-9th where for four days the sprawling complex became the epicenter for all things comics and pop culture.

Album Review: NOFX “First Ditch Effort”

Punk veterans Nofx are back with their first album in six years titled “First Ditch Effort”.

Guitarist Andy Timmons talks about his new album “Theme From a Perfect World”

Andy Timmons has been performing on stages all over the world since the mid 1980’s most notably with the band Danger Danger, Kip Winger and as the musical director/guitarist for Olivia Newton-John.

New Jersey Kiss Expo takes over Somerset, NY on Sunday, October 9th 2016

One of the longest running and largest Kiss fan expo’s in the world returns this year to the Somerset/Bridgewater Hotel (formerly the Crowne Plaza) in Somerset, NJ.

Concert Review: Ace Frehley

Though Ace had not performed in the Binghamton area since 2000 the Broome County fans certainly hadn’t forget about the man from Jendel.

Eric Johnson hits the road to support first all acoustic solo album “EJ”

Tour Kicks Off At Jackson, MS’ Duling Hall on October 5 And Wraps In Eric’s home town of Austin, TX at the Paramount Theater on November 19th

Tagslyvania in Big Flats, NY returns for its 7th season

The ghoulish residents who reside in the mysterious fog covering the sprawling grounds of Tag’s in Big Flats, NY came alive for their 7th fright filled season on Friday September 23rd.

Album Review: Against Me! “Shape Shift With Me”

Against Me! is back with their seventh studio album title “Shape Shift With Me”.

Concert Review: “Make America Rock Again Tour”

Trapt, Saliva, Saving Abel, Alien Ant Farm, Crazy Town, Tantric and 12 Stones all made their way to the quaint town of Big Flats, NY on September 16th as part of the “Make America Rock” tour.

Album Review: Charred Walls of the Damned “Creatures Watching Over the Dead”

If you are looking for a near perfect mixture of both new and old heavy metal then the latest offering from Richard Christy’s Charred Walls of the Damned is right up your alley.

Rumer Willis discusses her upcoming “Over the Love” tour.

Rumer Willis may be the daughter of Hollywood heavy weights Bruce Willis and Demi Moore however her own career is nothing to be ashamed of having appeared not only in a number of television series and films but she also enjoyed a successful stint on Broadway as well.

Charred Walls of the Damned’s Richard Christy talks about the bands latest album “Creatures Watching Over the Dead”

Richard Christy may be best known for his work on the Howard Stern radio show however long before his antics made him a regular fixture on the long running show Richard was a heavy metal drummer for bands like Death and Iced Earth.

Book Review: Keith Morris’s “My Damage: The Story of a True Punk Rock Survivor”

The sheer realness of “My Damage” makes this book appealing to not only punk rock music fans but to readers looking for a candid takes-no prisoners approach to storytelling.

Concert Review: Freedom To Rock Tour

From start to finish Kiss’s “Freedom To Rock” tour was a well oiled machine that provided an enjoyable concert experience for people of all ages.

Slayer release “Pride In Prejudice” as the final chapter in the “Repentless” Video Trilogy

A convicted prisoner on death row…a cookie-cutter, white-bread family unit putting up the Christmas decorations… two worlds, lightness and darkness colliding…white supremacists…ruthless murders…Slayer’s “Pride in Prejudice” music video.

Concert Review: Gwar B-Q 2016

The 7th annual GWAR B-Q took place on August 20th and again proved why it is the summer’s premier destination place for Bohabs from all over the globe.

Jag 13 of Eat The Turnbuckle discusses the bands latest EP “The Great American Bash Your Head In”

Eat The Turnbuckle is a heavy metal band hailing from Philadelphia, PA. Despite being from “The City of Brotherly Love” the groups sound and stage show which features elements of extreme wrestling couldn’t be further from the cities well know moniker.

Death Valley High frontman Reyka Osburn discusses “CVLT [AS FVK]”

Reyka Osburn is the vocalist/guitarist for the California based goth/rock band Death Valley High.

Chart-Topping Rap Duo TWIZTID to Drop New Full-Length Album “The Continuous Evilution Of Life’s ?’s” on January 27, 2017

A TWIZTID First: Supporters Exclusively Surprised with New Album Details via The Green Book Re-Issue Booklet, Out Last Friday.

Win a copy of Time Life’s “The Wonder Years: The Complete Series”

This give away will remain open until Wednesday, August 31st at Noon, Eastern Time.

DEATH VALLEY HIGH Crafts Industrial for the Masses with New Album “CVLT [AS FVK]”

One part Marilyn Manson, another part Deftones and mostly parts all their own, Northern California’s DEATH VALLEY HIGH have crafted true alt-industrial rock for the masses with their new full-length album CVLT [AS FVK].

SLAYER talk about fall tour in new video clip

SLAYER has just released a brand new video clip with Tom Araya and Kerry King talking about the band’s upcoming Fall tour.

LAMB OF GOD Reveals New Music Video for “Embers”

In order to further illustrate the story behind “Embers”, LAMB OF GOD has revealed the official music video for the track.

CD Review: “A Decade of Dio: 1983-1993”

The latest offering from Rhino Entertainment “A Decade of Dio: 1983-1993” isn’t just a collection of greatest hits. Instead you get the first 6 albums from Ronnie James Dio’s solo career in their entirety.

Singer/Guitarist John Corabi talks about the latest release from The Dead Daisies “Make Some Noise”

For over 20 years singer/guitarist John Corabi has been recording and performing with a number of hard rock acts ranging from Union and ESP to being the replacement for Motley Crue vocalist Vince Neil in the mid 90’s.

CD Review: Masked Intruder “Love and Other Crimes”

Don’t let the bands comedic look and nature fool you as each of the 4 members show tremendous disciple at their instruments.

Against Me! to release new album titled “Shape Shift With Me”

Celebrated American rock band Against Me! are proud to announce the Friday, September 16 release of its highly anticipated forthcoming full-length album titled ‘Shape Shift With Me”.

Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French talks about the bands new live DVD/CD and upcoming farewell shows.

Jay Jay French is the guitarist/founding member of the heavy metal group Twisted Sister.

The Interrupters Kevin Bivona talks about being a part of this years Vans Warped Tour

Kevin Bivona is the guitarist/keyboardist of the ska/punk band The Interrupters.

Concert Review: Vans Warped Tour 2016, Syracuse, NY

For over 20 summers now the Vans Warped tour has been the go to for traveling one day festivals featuring alternative and punk rock music.

Teenage Bottlerocket’s Ray Carlisle talks about being out on Warped Tour 2016

Ray Carlisle is the singer/guitarist for the Wyoming based punk band Teenage Bottlerocket.

Film Review: “A Fat Wreck: The Punk U Mentary”

“A Fat Wreck: The Punk U Mentary” is half inspirational story of chosen family and community and half debauchery as it tells the story of Fat Wreck Chords founder Fat Mike (bassist for the band NOFX) and his ex-wife Erin-Kelly Burkett.

ANTHRAX release new lyric video and announce Festival show/North American Fall Tour

Anthrax Revs up band’s 35th Anniversary Celebration with a new lyric video, major festival & headlining gigs across the globe including North American shows with fellow Big Four members Slayer.

“The Breakout Tour” Featuring The Machinist and Gladiators set to kick off July 8th

Introducing The Breakout Tour, featuring today’s hottest up and coming heavy metal and rock bands from the U.S. Northeast!

CD/DVD Review: Motorhead “Clean Your Clock”

If you’re a devout Motorhead fan then you already know that “Clean Your Clock” is a must have.

Mark Hamill’s Pop Culture Quest Set For Fall 2016

Best known for his iconic role as Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy, Mark Hamill will bring his encyclopedic knowledge of pop culture and passion for memorabilia to Comic-Con HQ, the new subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) destination that will extend the experience of San Diego Comic-Con into a year-round event.

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider talks about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fames latest exhibit “Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics”

Dee Snider is the out spoken, wild hair front man of the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. Dee is currently one of the subjects in a recent exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame titled “Louder Than Words: Rock, Power and Politics”.

Concert Review: “Rock N’ Derby” Schaghticoke, NY

With more and more multi-day festival popping up around the country it’s hard to figure out which ones are the real deal and which ones are merely just jumping on the band wagon. I am here to tell you that “Rock N’ Derby” is in fact the real deal.

Film Review: “It’s So Easy And Other Lies”

One half performance footage from Duff’s book reading at The Moore Theater in Seattle, WA and one half documentary consisting of archival footage and new interviews with former/current band members and friends. “It’s So Easy And Other Lies” is a unique spin on your standard biographical documentary.

Album Review: Poison Headache “Poison Headache”

Fans of the trio’s previous works and various groups will certainly want to pick up a copy of “Poison Headache”.

DVD Review: “The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Country Special”

This release is classic 70’s variety hour programming at its finest. From those cheesy comedic segues to overdubbed musical performances which at times were just a touch off, it’s all here.

Book Review: Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk”

From cover to cover Doe and DeSavia and crew nail it. Aside from actually being around during this specific time I don’t think you could get any closer nor could it be anymore real.

Album Review: Jim Breuer and the Loud & Rowdy “Songs From The Garage”

When a performer crosses mediums it can go one of two ways, either really well or in the case of “Songs From the Garage” really bad.

Guitarist Phil Sgrosso talks about his new band Poison Headache

Former As I Lay Dying guitarist and current Wovenwar guitarist Phil Sgrosso talks about his latest project Poison Headache.

Album Review: Pierce the Veil “Misadventures”

“Misadventures” combines Pierce the Veils energetic, genre blending sound with internal struggles that the bands fan base can surely all relate to.

Corey Beaulieu of Trivium talks new album and Summer Festivals

Trivium co-guitarist Cory Beaulieu discusses the bands latest album, their upcoming performance at the inaugural “Rock N’ Derby” event and his thoughts on the changing tour landscape.

Album Review: Hatebreed “The Concrete Confessional”

If you are looking for something to kick start your senses grab a copy of “The Concrete Confessional” and go to town!

Album Review: Rob Zombie “The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser”

Some impressively wordy titles are about all you will find in the latest release from Rob Zombie.

Live Review: Ace Frehley, F.M. Kirby Center, Wilkes Barre, PA

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and former Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley made a stop at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes Barre, PA on April 15th, as part of a 12 show east-coast run promoting his latest album release titled “Origins Vol.1”

Comedian Margaret Cho discusses her new album “American Myth”

Actress/Musician/Comedian Margaret Cho tells us about the album, her current project with Amazon.com and about just what happened at The Stress Factory on March 26th.

Fat Mike of NOFX talks about the bands new book “The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories”.

Fat Mike bassist/lead vocalists for California punk rock band NOFX and owner of Fat Wreck Chords.

Book Review: NOFX: “The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories”

“NOFX: The Hepatitis Bathtub and Other Stories” is definitely not for the faint of heart. The book and its writers pull no punches as they are both candid and real as they can be in this mesmerizing tale of the true punk rock life.

CD Review: 3 Doors Down “Us And The Night”

The 11 tracks which make up the groups sixth studio album all have potential to be hits as the album is spilling over with pop like hooks which are set nicely against a rock and roll background making for a great listening experience.

CD Review: Ace Frehley “Origins Vol. 1”

It doesn’t matter how dedicated of an Ace fan you are “Origins Vol. 1” is a must have for any fan of hard rock music.

CD Review: Zakk Wylde “Book of Shadows II”

For long time fans of Zakk dating back to the old “Pride and Glory” days this is a no brainer to pick up.

Reunited Guns N’ Roses announce Cities for upcoming tour

Reunited Guns N’ Roses release city names for upcoming summer tour.

DVD Review: Judas Priest “Battle Cry”

Though not the first live concert performance release from metal gods Judas Priest it is however the first live release from the band to cover material from practically every album including “Redeemer of Souls”.

The Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards Fueled by Monster Energy Announces 2016 Award Show Categories & Nominees

As announced last month, the 2016 Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards, Fueled by Monster Energy will air live on TV and social media on the evening of July 18th from Schottenstein Center in Columbus, OH

Book Review: Barney Hoskyns “Small Town Talk”

If the cast of characters listed on the cover doesn’t grab your attention then skip this book entirely as any fan of music will certainly know at least one or two of the characters who fill “Small Town Talk’s” 402 pages.

CD Review: Brian Fallon “Painkillers”

Brain Fallon’s first attempt as a solo artist comes off completely genuine and harkens back to the singer/songwriter era of the early 60’s but with a modern twist.

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