Imagination Movers’ Scott Durbin talks about touring and plans for new music

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Founding member of the popular kids television show and band “Imagination Movers”.

“Weird Al” Yankovic chats about his latest album “Mandatory Fun”

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Parody Singer/Songwriter with hits like “White & Nerdy”, Star of “UHF”

BurningAngel.com’s Joanna Angel talks about her music and new film “Vampire Cheerleaders”

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Founder/Owner of the popular alt adult website BurningAngel.com

Skid Row’s Dave “The Snake” Sabo talks about new EP’s “United World Rebellion”

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Guitarist for the hard rock/heavy metal band Skid Row

CD Review: Judas Priest “Redeemer of Souls”

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From start to finish the album is a perfect blend of modern and classic Priest elements

CD/DVD Review “Ministry: Last Tangle in Paris Live 2012″

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The audio tracks on all three discs leap out of the speakers while the visual elements of the DVD keep your attention even after multiple viewings making “Ministry: Last Tangle in Paris Live 2012”a must have!

Concert Review: Skid Row “United World Rebellion Tour 2014”

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Though the bill featured 5 bands in total the old saying “quality over quantity” seemed to have been ignored

CD Review: Dog Fashion Disco “Sweet Nothings”

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The members of Dog Fashion Disco have once again combined a collection of personal music tastes and warped ideas to create a fluid album that skips delightfully through every psychosis in the medical book

CD Review: “Weird Al” Yankovic “Mandatory Fun”

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Genuine artistry is seen throughout Weird Al’s latest album and it’s amazing that he’s further planted his humorous seeds into our culture

CD Review “Snowpiercer” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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Marco Beltrami’s pulsing score excellently compliments this dystopian thriller

Introducing Canadian Singer-Songwriter Tara Beier with her new Music Video for “This Innocence” off debut EP “Purple Trees”

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PURPLE TREES mixes folk, pop and rock, and is gaining momentum, with three singles featured…

Minutemen’s Mike Watt talks about his latest project with Il Sogno Del Marinaio

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Bassist for the influential 80’s punk band Minutemen

John Waite discusses his new album “Best”

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Singer/Songwriter of hits like “Missing You”

Choo Choo Soul’s Genevieve Goings talks about first solo children’s album “Do You Know”

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Disney Junior’s Choo Choo Soul

Beebs and Her Money Makers’ Michelle Beebs talks about new album “The Wurst Album Ever”

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Lead vocalist for the funk/ska band Beebs and Her Money Makers

Upon a Burning Body’s Ruben Alvarez talks about touring with RockStar Mayhem Festival

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Guitarist for band Upon a Burning Body

The Revenant’s Trevor Jackson talks about band’s self-titled debut album

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Guitarist for the punk rock band The Revenant

Powerman 5000′s Spider One talks about new album “Builders of the Future”

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Lead vocalist for the industrial metal band Powerman 5000

CD Review: Powerman 5000 “Builders of the Future”

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There was not enough negatives to classify this as a “bad” album however, it is lacking quite a bit in order to be considered a “great” album.

CD Review: Sebastian Bach “Give ‘Em Hell”

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Though the album showcases Sebastian’s expansive and impressive vocal range “Give ‘Em Hell” was a bit much.

CD Review: Mastodon “Once More ‘Round the Sun”

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Don’t let the opening seconds of “Tread Lightly” fool you. While the acoustic guitar may lull you into a state of peace, the heavy guitar licks that Mastodon have meticulously churned out for over a decade lurk around the corner; ready to pound and enchant.

K.Flay talks about debut album “Life as a Dog”

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Hip-Hop/Indie Rapper

Audio Book Reviews “Graphic Audio: Marvel”

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These audio books have full casts, cinematic music and sound effects. While you are listening to these you literally can visualize the comic and you feel like you are right in the middle of the action.

Guns N’ Roses’ Gilby Clarke talks about solo tour with Quiet Riot and Faster Pussycat

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Guitarist/producer best known for rhythm guitarist of Guns N’ Roses

Toto’s David Paich talks about live DVD and CD “35 Year Anniversary: Live in Poland”

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Keyboards & Vocalist for Toto

Mushroomhead’s J Mann talks about new album “The Righteous & The Butterfly”

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Vocalist for industrial heavy metal band Mushroomhead

Stryper’s Michael Sweet talks about new solo album “I’m Not Your Suicide”

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Co-founder and front man Christian/rock band Stryper

Arch Enemy’s Alissa White-Gluz talks about new album “War Eternal”

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Lead singer for the heavy metal group Arch Enemy

Eric Johnson talks about live album titled “Europe Live”

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Platinum selling guitarist, songwriter, and vocalist

Kevin Kliesch talks about composing the score for Disney Junior’s “Sofia the First”

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Orchestrator of “Frozen” and Tangled”

Creed’s Scott Stapp talks about new solo album “Proof of Life”

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Leader Singer of Creed

Dog Fashion Disco’s Todd Smith talks about new album “Sweet Nothings” and Summer Tour

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Lead Singer of Dog Fashion Disco

Psychostick’s Rawrb talks about the band’s summer tour, “The ‘Merica F*ck Yeah Tour”

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Lead Singer of Psychostick

Concert Review “Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” Kansas City, Missouri

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Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show” is a must-see for anyone that wants to recapture those magical days of yesterday

Emmure’s Jesse Ketive talks about new album “Eternal Enemies”

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Guitarist for the metal band Emmure

Anthrax to Release “Chile on Hell” Live DVD

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A live-in-concert DVD that is set for a September 16, 2014 release

Lamb of God’s “As The Palaces Burn” Feature Film Debuts on Video On Demand on June 3rd

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Vimeo On Demand is the Exclusive Digital Partner Gravitas Ventures Distributes To Cable/ Satellite/ Telco Platforms

Miss May I’s Levi Benton talks about new album and “Rise of the Lion”

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Lead singer for the Metal-core band Miss May I

Sworn Enemy’s Sal Lococo talks about new album “Living on Borrowed Time”

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Lead singer for the New York hardcore band Sworn Enemy

Metsatöll’s Lauri “Varulven” Ounapuu talks about new album “Karjajuht”

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Lead vocalist for the folk heavy metal band Metsatöll

Matthew Llewellyn talks about scoring the film “Deep In The Darkness”

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Composer for “Dead Souls”, “Far Cry 3″

Concert Review: Slayer – Uptown Theater – Kansas City, Missouri

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I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve seen Slayer, but that rush of adrenaline before they get on stage never goes away.

Skid Row’s Sebastian Bach talks about new solo album “Give’ Em Hell” and TV show “Sing Your Face Off”

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Lead singer of the band Skid Row

Concert Review “Transgender Dysphoria Blues Tour” Rochester, NY

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Whether you just discovered Against Me! or you are a long time fan you need to get to one of the remaining shows on this tour

CD Review “Godzilla: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack”

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To walk in the footsteps of the giant monster Godzilla, you are going to have to wear some big shoes. Luckily, composer Alexandre Desplat does a great job of filling those big shoes and delivers one of the best scores of year

CD Review “Dconstructed”

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In the 14 tracks, I love maybe 4 and the rest I can easily do with out

Concert Review: Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band “Songs from St. Somewhere” Tour, Tampa, FL

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I do not think I have ever been to a concert with as much energy and excitement that this show

Concert Review: Thomas Nicholas Band, Mulligan’s Pub – Celebration, FL

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Besides being a talented actor…this guy can f**king sing!

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

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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

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Bassist of the rock band the Goo Goo Dolls

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

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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”

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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

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

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Lead singer of Slipknot

CD Review: Saliva “Rise Up”

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“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”

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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”

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“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

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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

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Lead vocalist/keyboardist with Styx

CD Review: The Pretty Reckless “Going to Hell”

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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”

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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

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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”

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Legendary singer/songwriter and lead in The Charlie Daniels Band

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

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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

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Tour manager for The Ramones

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

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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”

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“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”

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A must listen for any “Castlevania” fan

Our Last Enemy talks about their new album “Pariah”

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Australian industrial metal band

CD Review: Babymetal “Babymetal”

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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”

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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

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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”

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Former lead guitarist of Anthrax and current guitarist for Volbeat

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

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Front woman for the 3 piece electronic act Nostalghia

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

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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”

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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”

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Guitarist/vocalist for the Australian rock group Sick Puppies

CD Review: Monty Pittman “The Power of Three”

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

CD Review: Chiodos “Devil”

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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

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Songwriter, Producer and DJ

Justine Dorsey talks about her EP “Under Construction”

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Singer/songwriter

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

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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”

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This is already one my favorite scores of 2014.

Concert Review: AFI “Burials Winter Tour”

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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

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Guitarist/vocalist for the Canadian hard rock band Monster Truck

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

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CD Review “Sofia the First: Songs From Enchancia”

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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”

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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”

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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

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