Monday, January 26, 2015

Interviews

ACRASSICAUDA Interview: Drummer Talks Debut Album ACRASSICAUDA Interview: Drummer Talks Debut Album

Marwan Hussein discusses debut album Gilgamesh Five years after the release of its... 


BATTLE BEAST Vocalist NOORA LOUHIMO Talks Unholy Savior BATTLE BEAST Vocalist NOORA LOUHIMO Talks Unholy Savior

Battle Beast interview with Noora Louhimo Finland’s Battle Beast return this month... 


QUEENSRYCHE Vocalist TODD LA TORRE Opens Up in Exclusive Interview QUEENSRYCHE Vocalist TODD LA TORRE Opens Up in Exclusive Interview

Todd La Torre talks next album, Glen Drover and more In 2012, most die-hard Queensrÿche fans... 


OCTOBER RAGE Interview: Nick Roberts Talks New Members, EP OCTOBER RAGE Interview: Nick Roberts Talks New Members, EP

October Rage interview with Nick Roberts Australia’s hardest touring hard rock... 


NAPALM DEATH Vocalist Barney Greenway Talks Human Slavery NAPALM DEATH Vocalist Barney Greenway Talks Human Slavery

Napalm Death interview with Barney Greenway Napalm Death first took root in 1981... 


RED TIDE RISING Interview with Matthew Whiteman RED TIDE RISING Interview with Matthew Whiteman

2014 Red Tide Rising interview Rock and roll music began with the passion and rebellious... 


URBAN BREED Interview: Singer talks SERIOUS BLACK Debut URBAN BREED Interview: Singer talks SERIOUS BLACK Debut

2014 Urban breed interview Serious Black came together when bassist Mario Lochert... 


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News & Notes

SEPTEMBER MOURNING Releases “Children Of Fate” From Upcoming Album SEPTEMBER MOURNING Releases “Children Of Fate” From Upcoming Album

September Mourning releases “Children of Fate” single The wait has been... 


IZAH Announce upcoming release of debut album, Sistere IZAH Announce upcoming release of debut album, Sistere

IZAH announce upcoming release of Sistere IZAH is the latest addition to the Nordvis... 


ONE-WAY MIRROR Unleash Trailer for new album ‘Capture’ ONE-WAY MIRROR Unleash Trailer for new album ‘Capture’

One-Way Mirror to release Capture in January Currently one of the biggest heavy... 


Hollywood Undead celebrate new song, album: Day of the Dead Hollywood Undead celebrate new song, album: Day of the Dead

Hollywood Undead celebrate new song, album LA based hip-hop/metal veterans Hollywood... 


HUNTRESS Vocalist JILL JANUS Pissed Off and Sounding Off HUNTRESS Vocalist JILL JANUS Pissed Off and Sounding Off

Huntress vocalist Jill Janus takes exception This week Metalholic began working on... 


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Reviews

CD Review: ORDEN OGAN – Ravenhead CD Review: ORDEN OGAN – Ravenhead

Orden Ogan – Ravenhead Label: AFM Records Release Date: February 3, 2015 Orden... 


CD Review: NAPALM DEATH – Apex Predator – Easy Meat CD Review: NAPALM DEATH – Apex Predator – Easy Meat

Napalm Death – Apex Predator Easy Meat Label: Century Media Release Date: January... 


CD Review: LONEWOLF – Cult Of Steel CD Review: LONEWOLF – Cult Of Steel

Lonewolf – Cult of Steel Label: Massacre Release Date: October 24, 2014 French... 


CD Review: TRIOSPHERE – The Heart Of The Matter CD Review: TRIOSPHERE – The Heart Of The Matter

Triosphere – The Heart of the Matter Label: AFM Records Release date: December... 


CD Review: SYLOSIS – Dormant Heart CD Review: SYLOSIS – Dormant Heart

Sylosis – Dormant Heart Label: Nuclear Blast Release Date: January 13, 2015 I’ve... 


CD Review: ANGELUS APATRIDA – Hidden Evolution CD Review: ANGELUS APATRIDA – Hidden Evolution

Angelus Apatrida – Hidden Evolution Label: Century Media Release Date: January... 


CD Review: JORN LANDE & TROND HOLTER Present Dracula – Swing of Death CD Review: JORN LANDE & TROND HOLTER Present Dracula – Swing of Death

Jorn Lande & Trond Holter present Dracula – Swing of Death Label: Frontiers... 


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Loud & Local

Pennsylvania Extremes: The story of PROSODY Pennsylvania Extremes: The story of PROSODY

The story of Prosody Formed in 2011 from the ashes of the 90’s Pennsylvania... 


Philly’s TRENCHROT Interview: An Old School Approach to Death Philly’s TRENCHROT Interview: An Old School Approach to Death

Trenchrot interview When drummer Justin Bean placed an ad looking for musicians to... 


Canada’s ENDLESS CHAOS Interview: No Hockey, Just Metal Canada’s ENDLESS CHAOS Interview: No Hockey, Just Metal

Endless Chaos interview In a nation renowned for its ice hockey, Winnipeg, Manitoba’s... 


Reno’s ELEPHANT RIFLE Fire Off New Digital Single Reno’s ELEPHANT RIFLE Fire Off New Digital Single

Elephant Rifle Fire off new digital single Label: Self Release Release Date: September... 


DEFY TOLERANCE Interview: Freddy Kilo Talks Debut Album DEFY TOLERANCE Interview: Freddy Kilo Talks Debut Album

Defy Tolerance interview Founded in 2011 by vocalist and guitarist Freddy Kilo, Defy... 


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Features

15 Criminally Underrated Metal Albums 15 Criminally Underrated Metal Albums

Criminally Underrated Metal Albums Being an avid listener of Metal, I have always been fascinated by the thought of writing articles on this immensely diverse and rich genre of music which transcends its musical identity and takes the form of a cult, a way of life! A metalhead feels gratified when he can discuss his favourite music with like-minded... [Read more of this review]


Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software

Product Review: Forte Music Notation Software The Forte Notation program is powerful music notation software created for music enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels. From novice users to professional musicians, users of Forte will find the right mix of tools and features for their experience level. Forte is extremely easy to use, whether you’re... [Read more of this review]


Metalholic’s Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014 Metalholic’s Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014

Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal for 2014 Happy New Year! 2014 is in the books which means it is time to lay out our fifth annual list of the Top 25 Women in Hard Rock and Metal. The year included fans saying goodbye to a woman who not only waved the metal flag, but was among the first to plant her own flag in the ground of extreme metal: Arch... [Read more of this review]


MATTIE’S Top 10 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2014 MATTIE’S Top 10 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2014

Mattie’s Top 10 albums of 2014 This year was yet another year that was full of amazing heavy metal records, so much so that I will unhappily admit all of the albums released this year did not get the full attention they deserved from me. Due to an adjustment in my day job, my 9 to 5 listening habits had to change. That being said, I have spent... [Read more of this review]


BAYSINGER’S Top 10 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2014 BAYSINGER’S Top 10 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2014

Baysinger’s Top 10 albums of 2014 It’s that time of year again. No, the fat man has already dropped my presents off, but it’s time for me to give you readers a gift—my top 10 list of metal albums for 2014. Many great albums were released this year that didn’t quite make my list, but deserve a mention, including releases from Crowbar,... [Read more of this review]


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Metal Stream

WITHIN TEMPTATION Shares ‘Crazy Tour Stories’ (Video) WITHIN TEMPTATION Shares ‘Crazy Tour Stories’ (Video)

Each episode of "Crazy Tour Stories" features a touring act giving you all the details about one or more wild things that have taken place while on tour. The latest episode, featuring the Dutch symphonic rock band WITHIN TEMPTATION, was filmed on October 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois, and can be seen below. In a recent interview with Patch.com, WITHIN... [Read more of this review]


WAYNE STATIC Tribute DEAN Modifier ML Guitar Unveiled At NAMM (Video) WAYNE STATIC Tribute DEAN Modifier ML Guitar Unveiled At NAMM (Video)

Josh Maloney, who works in artist relations at Dean Guitars, talked about the company's new Wayne Static Modifier ML guitars — built for Wayne before his untimely passing in November 2014 — at this weekend's NAMM show in Anaheim, California. Check out the footage below. Said Josh: "As you know, in 2014, we lost a very good friend, artist, colleague... [Read more of this review]


PHILIP H ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist MARZI MONTAZERI Talks New Signature Axe ‘The Priestess’ (Video) PHILIP H ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS Guitarist MARZI MONTAZERI Talks New Signature Axe ‘The Priestess’ (Video)

Maziar "Marzi" Montazeri of PHILIP H ANSELMO & THE ILLEGALS spoke to GearZombiee.com about his new signature Washburn guitar The Priestess at this year's NAMM show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Check out the footage below. The Priestess combines modern and classic features, such as an offset solid mahogany body with a carved... [Read more of this review]


Video: UNEARTH’s KEN SUSI Demonstrates New Fishman Fluence Modern Pickups At NAMM Video: UNEARTH’s KEN SUSI Demonstrates New Fishman Fluence Modern Pickups At NAMM

UNEARTH guitarist Ken Susi demonstrated the new Fishman Fluence Modern pickups at the NAMM show on January 24 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Check out video footage below. UNEARTH's sixth album, "Watchers Of Rule", was released on October 28, 2014 via eOne Music in North America and Century Media in Europe. The CD was mixed... [Read more of this review]


DEVIL CITY ANGELS Featuring POISON, CINDERELLA, Ex-L.A. GUNS Members: ‘All My People’ Performance DEVIL CITY ANGELS Featuring POISON, CINDERELLA, Ex-L.A. GUNS Members: ‘All My People’ Performance

Video footage of DEVIL CITY ANGELS, the band featuring former L.A. GUNS guitarist Tracii Guns alongside drummer Rikki Rockett (POISON), bassist Eric Brittingham (CINDERELLA), and vocalist/rhythm guitarist Brandon Gibbs (CHEAP THRILL), performing the song "All My People" on January 23 at the Whisky A Go Go in West Hollywood, California can be seen below. "It... [Read more of this review]


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