Choo Choo Soul’s Genevieve Goings releases new song “My Telephone Number Is”


Choo Choo Soul’s Genevieve Goings just released her first song from her upcoming independent Children’s Album “Do You Know?”, called “My Telephone Number Is”. The song helps teach kids their phone number with the help of the grownups in their life.

Goo Goo Dolls’ Robby Takac talks about the band’s acoustic tour

Photo Credit: Chapman Baehler

Bassist of the rock band the Goo Goo Dolls

DoryDrive’s Mathieu Nevitt talks about debut album “Here’s to You”


Lead vocalist for rock group DoryDrive

White Chapel’s Phil Bozeman talks about new album “Our Endless War”

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Lead singer for the heavy metal group White Chapel

CD Review: Whitechapel “Our Endless War”


The newest album from Whitechapel is everything you have come to love about the band while taking it a step further.

Social Distortion’s Jonny Wickersham talks about debut solo release “Salvation Town”

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Guitarist for Social Distortion

The Oak Ridge Boys’ Richard Sterban talks about new live album “Boys Night Out”

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Bass singer for the country and gospel quartet The Oak Ridge Boys

Stars Align For Biggest North American Arena Tour of Jesus Christ Superstar Coming to Orlando June 14


Tickets On Sale Beginning Friday, April 11 at 10 a.m.

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor talks about his work on tribute album “Ronnie James Dio: This is Your Life”


Lead singer of Slipknot

CD Review: Saliva “Rise Up”

Rise Up

“Rise Up” marks the true revival of Saliva, presenting the band doing what they do best true, gritty, heavy rock n roll

CD Review: Jonny Two Bags “Salvation Town”

Johnny Two Bags

Though very different from the hard and fast punk music Johnny is normally associated with, “Salvation Town” does a great job showcasing a completely different side of Johnny’s musical style

CD Review: Steel Panther “All You Can Eat”


“All You Can Eat” is certainly a stepping stone for the band musically however I feel they still have yet to capture the power and appeal of their over the top live performances.

Jim Jarmusch Hosts “Only Lovers Left Alive” Concert in NYC


Film director held a pre-screening with acts from the film’s soundtrack

Styx’s Lawrence Gowan talks about the band’s “Soundtrack of Summer” 2014 tour with Foreigner & Don Felder


Lead vocalist/keyboardist with Styx

CD Review: The Pretty Reckless “Going to Hell”

Going to Hell

Throw any preconceived notions about actress/lead vocalist Taylor Momsen out the window as the latest from The Pretty Reckless is a mixture of styles ranging from full on heavy metal to pop tinged dance tracks…

CD Review: Black Label Society “Catacombs of the Black Vatican”


Wylde and his crew of hooligans are by no means reinventing the wheel with the songs found on “Catacombs of the Black Vatican” however they are revisiting their deep seated roots while expanding musically

CD Review “Ronnie James Dio- This is Your Life” Various Artists


The album includes contributions by such metal heavyweights as Metallica, Motörhead and Anthrax, as well as appearances by many of the musicians who performed with Dio over the years.

Charlie Daniels talks about latest album “Off the Grid – Doin’ it Dylan”


Legendary singer/songwriter and lead in The Charlie Daniels Band

Kings X’s Doug Pinnick talks about new project “KXM” and upcoming debut album


Bassist/vocalist for the hard rock/progressive band Kings X

Monte A. Melnick talks about his book “On the Road with The Ramones” and 40th Anniversary of the band


Tour manager for The Ramones

Jessie Bridges talks about music and her latest album “Let it Breathe”


Daughter of Jeff Bridges; Singer/Songwriter

Concert Review: Scott Ian “Speaking Words”

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He showed himself as the consummate professional and left no stone unturned.

CD Review “Disney Junior: DJ Shuffle”


“DJ Shuffle” is a really fantastic collection of classic and (most importantly) NEW songs that have never been released before on an album

CD Review: “Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 – Original Game Soundtrack”


A must listen for any “Castlevania” fan

Our Last Enemy talks about their new album “Pariah”

Our Last Enemy

Australian industrial metal band

CD Review: Babymetal “Babymetal”


It’s heavy and catchy with whatever style it’s blending. It feels like you’re about to watch a violent, cheery anime.

Matt Sorum talks about solo project Fierce Joy and album “Stratosphere”

Fierce Joy

Drummer for such legendary bands as The Cult, Velvet Revolver and Gun’s N’ Roses

Firewind’s Gus G. talks about new solo album “I Am The Fire”

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Guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and for his own band Firewind

American Fangs’ Micah Miller talks about band’s first full-length album

American Fangs

Drummer for the Houston, TX band American Fangs

Kimberly Caldwell reflects on American Idol and new song “On the Weekend”

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Contestant on second season of Fox’s hit show “American Idol”

Volbeat’s Rob Caggiano talks about Grammy nominated song “Lonesome Rider”

Rob Caggiano

Former lead guitarist of Anthrax and current guitarist for Volbeat

Ciscandra Nostalghia talks about band’s new album “Chrysalis”


Front woman for the 3 piece electronic act Nostalghia

Monte Pittman talks about newest solo album “The Power of Three”

Monte Pittman

Solo artist/guitarist

Richie Ramone talks about his 2014 tour and debut solo album “Entitled”

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Former Ramones drummer

Concert Review: Richie Ramone “Something in My Drink Tour”

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I highly suggest going out to see the band as Pinheads and Animal Boys both new and old will not be disappointed.

CD Review: “Knight of Badassdom: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack”


This album is dripping with amazing talent. It is also quickly becoming one of my favorite albums to listen to.

Sick Puppies’ Shim Moore talks about band’s latest album “Connect”


Guitarist/vocalist for the Australian rock group Sick Puppies

CD Review: Monty Pittman “The Power of Three”


Double bass filled breakdowns, ripping solos and crushing rhythms made this album a great listen.

CD Review: Chiodos “Devil”


Though “Devil” lacked cohesiveness and is a bit schizophrenic in its approach each song is carefully crafted to give the listener the best experience possible.

Xenia Ghali talks about hit song “Out With a Bang” and plans for 2014


Songwriter, Producer and DJ

Justine Dorsey talks about her EP “Under Construction”



Korn’s Jonathan Davis and Nicholas O’Toole talk about composing film “After the Dark”


Founder and lead singer of heavy metal band Korn and veteran composer (respectively)

Foreigner’s Kelly Hansen talks about “The Soundtrack of Summer” Tour with Styx and Don Felder

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Current lead signer for Foreigner

CD Review “The Zero Theorem: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack”


This is already one my favorite scores of 2014.

Concert Review: AFI “Burials Winter Tour”


Though it’s been 4 years since the bands last album and quite some time since the band has performed in the upstate NY area they certainly made up for lost time with the evenings stellar performance.

Dren McDonald talks video game music and his band The String Arcade

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Musician/Composer with band The String Arcade

Monster Truck’s Jeremy Widerman talks about 2014 tour with Buckcherry


Guitarist/vocalist for the Canadian hard rock band Monster Truck

Tech N9ne talks about his love for music and latest album “Therapy”


Rapper, album “Something Else” and “Therapy”

CD Review “Sofia the First: Songs From Enchancia”


My daughter has had it on loop since we received it and I have a feeling we are going to burn it out quickly!

CD Review: Tom Keifer “The Way Life Goes”

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Tracks like “It’s Not Enough” and “Cold Day in Hell” do a great job setting the tone of the album as they snake back and forth with driving, upbeat instrumentation which captures and holds the listeners attention.

CD Review: Red Dragon Cartel “Red Dragon Cartel”


Though I found portions of the album sounding a bit dated there was nothing on the album that made me want to stop listening.

CD Review: Reverend Horton Heat “REV”


As the album progresses you hear everything from classic rockabilly to country and all stops in between.

Scott Ian, Legendary Anthrax Guitarist, Officially Announces “Speaking Words” Tour


SCOTT IAN’s Hilarious One-Man Storytelling Experience Kicks Off in Chicago, IL on February 20, 2014

Isaac Basal talks about hit song “No Other Girl” and plans for 2014


Singer, songwriter and dancer

Rezzi talks about plans to take over the rap world in 2014


16-year-old rap prodigy out of Canada that is being called the next Drake

Oscar Nominated, Composer of “Gravity”, Steven Price Thanks Media Mikes Readers for Honoring Him


Next stop for Steven Price…the Oscars on March 2nd!

Arnie Roth discusses upcoming concert tour “A New World: Intimate Music from Final Fantasy”


Musical director and conductor on concert tours “Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy”

The Reverend Horton Heat’s Jim Heath talks about new album “Rev”

Jim Heath

Lead vocalist/guitarist for the legendary Rockabilly/Punk band The Reverend Horton Heat.

Chiodos’ Craig Owens to Appear Live On-line via Stage It Tuesday, January 14


Top Tipper Will Receive The Shirt Off His Back, Handwritten Lyrics For A Song Of Their Choice From His Catalogue, Alongside Multiple Other Items

Steel Panther New Album “All You Can Eat” Slated for Release April 1st on Open E Records via Kobalt Label Services


Band Celebrating New Release By Sending the Famous Grill ‘Em All Truck Around Los Angeles Today Giving Out Free Burgers: “The Fat Girl” and “Eatin’ Ain’t Cheatin’ Cheeseburger”

Michael Orlando talks about new band The Killing Lights and 2014 UK tour


Shock metal legend of the band Vampires Everywhere and new The Killing Lights

CD Review: Mathew Sweet and Susanna Hoffs “Under the Covers Vol. 3″


…each track is given a fresh spin featuring bubbling pop type arrangements making the album one of those that you can throw on and kick back to while looking through your old year book

CD Review: Big Head Todd & The Monsters “Black Beehive”


Filled with classic blues based instrumentation that blends several other genres such as country, rock and folk music “Black Beehive” is a melting pot of styles and sounds which will appeal to a variety of listeners both young and old

Daryl Hall and John Oates Live from The Life is Good Festival


Daryl Hall and John Oates sat down at the 2013 Life is Good Festival to talk about their early days, what inspired them to keep making music and the role optimism has played in their journey as artists.

“American Idol” contest James Durbin talks about new album “Celebrate”

James Durbin

Season 10 “American Idol” contest

CD Review: Against Me! “Transgender Dysphoria Blues”


Tracks like “Transgender Dysphoria Blues” and “True Trans Soul Rebel” contain the bands signature punk driven sound while the lyrics give us a glimpse inside the tumultuous thoughts of Laura Jane pre-transformation.

Scythia’s Dave Khan talks about upcoming album “Into the Storm”


Lead guitarist and vocalist for the mythical metal band Scythia

Black Label Society’s Zakk Wylde talks about new album and “Evening with Zakk Wylde” tour


Former guitarist for Ozzy Osbourne and founder of heavy metal group Black Label Society

Iced Earth’s Stu Block talks about new album “Something Wicked”


Lead singer of the heavy metal band Iced Earth

Michael Angelo Batio talks about new album “Intermezzo”


Guitarist for 80′s band Nitro

Bob Kulick talks about working with Kiss and “Thriller: A Metal Tribute to Michael Jackson” album

Bob Kulick

Grammy Award winning producer

Heitor Pereira talks about scoring “Despicable Me 2″ and 2015′s “Minions”


Composer of “Despicable Me” series

Christina Milian talks about Vida Diva Wines and her Bottle Signings


Singer, Actress in “Be Cool”, “Baggage Claim” and Contestant in “Dancing with the Stars”

Concert Review: Carousel Kings, Better Off, Rust Belt Lights, Ideas, Pilgrims, Take Two – Elmira, NY

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A great night of music and fun was had by all and Subculture Events can mark another great show off in their books.

Ben Draiman talks about debut album “The Past is Not Far Behind”

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CD Review: Lamb of God “As the Palaces Burn: 10th Anniversary Edition”


Hardcore Lamb of God fans will certainly want to check this out merely for the bonus DVD content however if you have the original version and are content with that then I would say this new release is a necessity.

CD Review: A Day To Remember “Common Courtesy”


The latest from A Day To Remember is more than just another album. “Common Courtesy” is a testament to the DIY attitude which has been present since the early days of Rock and Roll and only further proves that you don’t need a big label to make a great sounding record.

CD Review: Stryper “No More Hell to Pay”


Dust off those bibles and stretch out that black and yellow spandex because the boys in Stryper are back with a brand new album titled “No More Hell to Pay”.

CD Review: Five Finger Death Punch “The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Vol. 2″


If you already have “The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 1” then “The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell Vol. 2” is a no brainer.

CD Review “Thriller: A Metal Tribute to Michael Jackson”


“Thriller: A Metal Tribute to Michael Jackson” features 13 reworked versions of some of Jackson’s most memorable songs heard as they never have been heard before.

CD Review: Saxon “Unplugged and Strung Up”


Lush instrumentation and arrangements are what you will find on “Unplugged and Strung Up” the latest release from the legendary metal group Saxon

Kill Devil Hill’s Mark Zavon talks about new album “Revolution Rise”


Guitarist for the hard rock group Kill Devil Hill

Devour The Day’s Blake Allison talks about album “Good Man” and touring with Hinder

Blake Allison

Lead singer/guitarist for rock band Devour The Day

Alter Bridge’s Myles Kennedy talks about new album “Fortress”


Lead singer/rhythm guitar player for Slash and Alter Bridge

CD/DVD Review: Devin Townsend “Retinal Circus”


Jam packed with impressive visuals and sound “Retinal Circus” delivers on all levels.

CD Review “Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem – A Klok Opera”


If you were already a fan of the television show or only caught the recent “Metalocalypse: The Doomstar Requiem A Klok Opera” one hour special the accompanying soundtrack is a must.

CD Review: Tech N9ne “Something Else”


A massive and brilliant collection of songs that show a maturation in the styles and messages delivered by the artist.

Escape the Fate’s Robert Ortiz talks about new album “Ungrateful”

Robert Ortiz

Drummer for the heavy metal band Escape the Fate

The Dirty Heads’ Jared Watson talks about “Phantoms of Summer: The Acoustic Sessions”


Lead singer for The Dirty Heads

CD Review: Motorhead “Aftershock”


From the word go “Aftershock” hits the ground running and doesn’t stop until well after the finish line

CD Review: Emerson Lake & Palmer “Live In Montreal, 1977”


Emerson Lake & Palmer’s “Live in Montreal, 1977 is cluttered mix of crowd noise and over instrumentation

Country singer Hudson Moore talks about new movie “Sweetwater”


Country singer – opened for such major acts as ZZ Top, Trace Adkins, Alan Jackson and Rascal Flatts

Sarah Miles talks about her first full-length album “One”



CD Review: Korn “The Paradigm Shift”


I listened to the album about 10 times over before writing this and I just wasn’t blown away. I liked it but it didn’t really stand out to me

CD Review: Alter Bridge “Fortress”


Hardcore Alter Bridge fans will certainly want to pick this release up as will any true fan of hard rock music.

CD Review: Panic! at the Disco “Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die”


“Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die” still doesn’t top the band’s 2005 album either but I feel that it comes the closest since and has been a blast to listen to.

Jonny Kaplan talks about new album “Sparkle and Shine” with the Lazy Stars

Jonny Kaplan

Singer/songwriter with his band the Lazy Stars

Dir En Grey’s Kaoru talks about US tour and new DVD “Tour 12-13 In Situ Tabula Rasa”


Guitarist for the Japanese rock band Dir En Grey

Mountain’s Leslie West talks about new solo album “Still Climbing”


Legendary front man for the band Mountain

CD Review: Satyricon “Satyricon”


A haunting piece of work that blends Black Sabbath type guitar lines, bombastic double bass beats and Nordic themed vocal lines