Film Review: Rammstein “Rammstein: Paris”

Being no stranger to Rammstein’s concert films featuring the bands over the top theatrics I was very eager to check out the band’s latest release “Paris”. Needless to say I was not disappointed.

Concert Review: Garth Brooks

Even though he had played four shows since Friday night, Brooks was in fine form and full of energy

STRIFE Guitarist Andrew Kline talks about 20th Anniversary of “In This Defiance”.

The iconic Los Angeles hardcore band STRIFE is celebrating the 20th anniversary of their landmark second LP “In This Defiance”.

Concert Review: Rick Springfield and Pat Benatar & Neil Geraldo

All in all a very high-energy and entertaining show

Linkin Park Announce One More Light World Tour w/ Special Guest Machine Gun Kelly.

Linkin Park announced their One More Light World Tour today via Genius HERE, a first for both the genre-defying band and the lyric annotation platform.

Live Nation Celebrates Beginning of Summer Concert Season with “National Concert Day” and Special Offer for Fans.

$20 Tickets Will Be Available for 1000+ Shows at LiveNation.com for one week only.

Arcadea Featuring Members of Mastodon, Zruda and Withered Sign with Relapse Records; New Album Out June 16th.

Hailing from the fringes of the cosmos, Arcadea, will make their arrival known in 2017 with a debut, self-titled album due out on June 16th.

The 4th Annual Journey’s Alternative Press Music Awards Announce Expansive Performance Line-Up.

The Journeys Alternative Press Music Awards, Fueled by Monster Energy are thrilled to reveal this year’s first wave of performing artists!

Jeff Caudill talks about his new EP “Reset the Sun”.

Former Gameface front man Jeff Caudill is back with a new EP titled “Reset the Sun”.

Guitarist Brian Bell talks about The Relationship’s new album “Clara Obscura”.

Brian Bell is most notably known as the rhythm guitarist of the band Weezer, a group he has been a part of since 1993.

Concert Review: “Charm Cities Tour” Williamsport, PA

Victory Records artist Carousel Kings brought their “Charm Cities” tour to the impressive Ground Floor 2.0 venue in Williamsport, PA on April 8th for a night of high energy punk rock.

Concert Review: “Mockstrosity Tour” Syracuse, NY

Overall, the night was a blast, and anyone looking for a great time needs to check out this tour when it rolls into town.

CD Review: Mastodon “Emperor of Sand”

“Emperor of Sand” is an entertaining album which offers something a little different each time you listen to it.

CD Review: Me First and the Gimme Gimmes “Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits”

Everyone’s favorite punk rock cover band, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes have compiled 17 tracks spanning their 8 studio albums for their very first greatest hits album.

CD Review: Gary Clark Jr. “Live North America 2016”

Though I found the albums overall mix to be a touch off at certain points you have to know going in to a live album that there are going to be some audio short comings.

Album Review: Anthrax “For All Kings 7-Inch Box Set”

Anthrax fans still clamoring for more after the 2016 release of “For All Kings” are certainly in for a treat with this limited edition box set.

CD Review: Michael Schenker Fest “Live” Tokyo

Though I found the albums overall mix to be a touch thin the performances on each of the albums 18 tracks more than made up for any audio short comings as each performance was quite enjoyable.

CD Review: CJ Ramone “American Beauty”

Whether you’re a casual listener or a devoted Pinhead CJ Ramones’s “American Beauty” has something for you.

Singer Amy Lee of Evanescence talks about her new single “Speak to Me”

Amy Lee is the co-founder/leader singer for the Grammy Award winning rock group Evanescence.

Guitarist Alex Grossi talks Maps to the Hollywood Scars and their new EP “Vol. 1”

Alex Grossi is one of the busiest guitarists in today’s music scene. Some of his projects include the bands Beautiful Creatures, Hookers and Blow, Hotel Diablo and most notably Quiet Riot which he joined in 2003.

CD Review: The Bombpops “Fear of Missing Out”

Not only does the band/album provide a new take on a familiar sound each track’s catchiness is through the roof making it an album you can throw on repeat and listen to multiple times.

CD Review: John5 “Season of the Witch”

Easily his most diverse solo effort to date John 5 showcases his ability and diverse tastes by blending country, funk, rock and metal with his love for the macabre into one cohesive package that provides listeners with something new each time you listen.

World-Renowned Guitarist JOHN 5 Releases New Album “Season of The Witch”, Kicks off solo tour in support.

JOHN 5 and The Creatures plan to hit roughly 35 cities (with more potentially TBA), now through April 16th in support of “Season of The Witch”.

Slayer, Lamb of God and Behemoth Announce “Spreading the Apocalypse” Tour

The six-week expedition will rage across North America beginning July 12 in Bemidji, MN, winding up in Phoenix, AZ on August 20.

Seether Announce U.S. Tour Dates in Support of New Album “Poison Parish”

Seether have revealed details for the Poison the Parish World Tour, which includes headline shows and major festival appearances throughout the spring and summer of 2017.

At The Drive In “in • ter a • li • a” Out May 5, New Tour Dates on Sale TBC

At The Drive In “in • ter a • li • a” Out May 5 on Rise Records. New track “Incurably Innocent” Out Now, New tour dates on sale TBC

Legendary Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein announces US Tour

Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein has announced their first US dates of 2017

GHOUL: Creepsylvanian Masked Misfits To Devour The Dead Across The UK And Europe On Tour

The Creepsylvanian masked misfits in GHOUL will devour the dead overseas on a near-two-week tour next week.

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.

Volbeat to Tour with Metallica and Avenged Sevenfold for 2017 Stadium Tour

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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.

Elton John Bon Jovi and Ariana Grande in Vegas this February

Concerts in Las Vegas have always been a part of the grand experience, but next month the strip will host some incredible music events featuring a combination of modern superstars and long-time music legends. From classic rock bands to pop divas from both now and then, February’s program has a treat in store for all […]

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.

Kansas City Concert Review: Elvis Costello’s “The Juliet Letters”

The Fry Street Quartet of the Caine College of Arts at Utah State University provided the music and was the highlight of the evening

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.

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

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Top Ten Songs Casino Themed Songs!

Whether its movies, books or music, tales about taking risks just seem to make art seem that little bit cooler. There’s been hundreds of songs about poker, casino, roulette and everything in between since music began, and we take a look at ten of the best. From rock, to pop, and even heavy metal, check […]

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: Jimmy Buffett “‘Tis The SeaSon”

Jimmy Buffett “‘Tis The SeaSon” Released: October 28, 2016 Genre: Christmas Length: 39:31 Label: Mailboat Records Producer: Mac McAnally, Robert Utley Our Score: 5 out of 5 stars In our house if Jimmy Buffett’s music is not playing then something must be wrong. With the holidays coming, that is still no excuse to get in […]

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.

Rob Kleiner and Kevin Gibson discuss Tub Ring’s Kickstarter and upcoming EP

After surviving multiple incantations, a revolving door of band members, and different record labels, Tub Ring is back after a lengthy hiatus.

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.

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”.

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.

Concert Review: Elvis Costello w/Larkin Poe

The setting for Elvis Costello’s “Detour Tour” was both simplistic and engaging.

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

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.

CD Review: Ghost “Popestar”

“Popestar” is another solid outing for the band. The EP title is a reference to the criticisms that they musically sold out by going mainstream, but also a statement that they’re going to continue to push metal into new boundaries.

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.

“Rock Hall Three for All” Concert Review

Cheap Trick, Joan Jett and Heart take the stage in Kansas City

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: Revocation “Great Is Our Sin”

If you thought you loved Revocation before, you know nothing until you hear this album!

Revocation’s Dave Davidson talks about “Great Is Our Sin”

Dave Davidson is the guitarist/vocalist for the Boston based death metal band Revocation.

Concert Review: “Weird Al Yankovic’s “Return of Mandatory Fun Tour”

Do yourself a favor and see “Weird Al” now, and often.

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.

Old Wounds share their experiences from the 2016 Vans Warped Tour

Old Wounds an up and coming hardcore band from New Jersey are out on the 2016 Vans Warped Tour promoting their newest release “The Suffering Spirit”.

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.

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