Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Interviews

AT THE GATES Interview: Frontman Tomas Lindberg Discusses ‘At War With Reality’ AT THE GATES Interview: Frontman Tomas Lindberg Discusses ‘At War With Reality’

At The Gates interview with Tomas Lindberg At The Gates–A name that is synonymous... 


SANCTUARY Interview with Warrel Dane and Lenny Rutledge SANCTUARY Interview with Warrel Dane and Lenny Rutledge

Sanctuary interview with Warrel Dane and Lenny Rutledge It seems almost surreal to... 


JEREMY SPENCER Interview: Five Finger Death Punch’d JEREMY SPENCER Interview: Five Finger Death Punch’d

Jeremy Spencer interview One of the elements that identifies and sets Five Finger... 


SHAMAN’S HARVEST Interview: Missouri’s Risings Sons SHAMAN’S HARVEST Interview: Missouri’s Risings Sons

Shaman’s Harvest interview with Nathan Hunt Hard rockers, Shaman’s Harvest... 


JUDAS PRIEST Interview: Tipton Talks Redeemer of Souls JUDAS PRIEST Interview: Tipton Talks Redeemer of Souls

Judas Priest interview with Glenn Tipton After a near retirement scare and the departure... 


A SOUND OF THUNDER Interview with Josh Schwartz A SOUND OF THUNDER Interview with Josh Schwartz

A Sound of Thunder interview with Josh Schwartz It is rare to find a metal band in... 


KIKO LOUREIRO Interview: Guitarist Talks The White Balance, ANGRA KIKO LOUREIRO Interview: Guitarist Talks The White Balance, ANGRA

Kiko Loureiro interview Guitar virtuoso Kiko Loureiro may not be a household name... 


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News & Notes

A SOUND OF THUNDER Announce The Lesser Key of Solomon Release Date A SOUND OF THUNDER Announce The Lesser Key of Solomon Release Date

Release date announced for The Lesser Key of Solomon Washington DC traditional heavy... 


FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer To Release Autobiography, Death Punch’d FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH Drummer To Release Autobiography, Death Punch’d

Five Finger Death Punch drummer to release autobiography Nearly a decade ago drummer... 


STEVE SOUZA Returns to EXODUS for Third Tour of Duty STEVE SOUZA Returns to EXODUS for Third Tour of Duty

Steve Souza returns to Exodus The Bay Area sons of thrash metal, Exodus, announced... 


TOMBS Reveal New Album Artwork, Title, Track Listing TOMBS Reveal New Album Artwork, Title, Track Listing

Tombs reveal new album information Brooklyn, New York’s TOMBS‘ have... 


DARKEST ERA Reveal Artwork,Track Listing for ‘Severance’ DARKEST ERA Reveal Artwork,Track Listing for ‘Severance’

Darkest Era reveal new album artwork Northern Ireland’s Darkest Era have revealed... 


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Reviews

CD Review: CANNIBAL CORPSE – A Skeletal Domain CD Review: CANNIBAL CORPSE – A Skeletal Domain

Cannibal Corpse – A Skeletal Domain Label: Metal Blade Records Release Date:... 


Concert Review: 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival – Kansas Concert Review: 2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival – Kansas

2014 Rockstar Energy Drink Uproar Festival When the lineup for the 2014 Rockstar... 


CD Review: FLYING COLORS – Second Nature CD Review: FLYING COLORS – Second Nature

Flying Colors – Second Nature Label: Mascot Label Group Release Date: September... 


CD Review: DECAPITATED – Blood Mantra CD Review: DECAPITATED – Blood Mantra

Decapitated – Blood Mantra Label: Nuclear Blast Release Date: September 26,... 


CD Review: EVERGREY – Hymns For The Broken CD Review: EVERGREY – Hymns For The Broken

Evergrey – Hymns for the Broken Label: AFM records Release Date: September... 


CD Review: A SOUND OF THUNDER – The Lesser Key Of Solomon CD Review: A SOUND OF THUNDER – The Lesser Key Of Solomon

A Sound of Thunder – The Lesser Key of Solomon Label: Mad Neptune Release Date:... 


CD Review: HAMMERFALL – (r)Evolution CD Review: HAMMERFALL – (r)Evolution

Hammerfall – (r)Evolution Label: Nuclear Blast Release Date: September 2, 2014 Hammerfall... 


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Loud & Local

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... 


STONE SOUL FOUNDATION Q&A: NY’s Emerging Emissaries Sound Off STONE SOUL FOUNDATION Q&A: NY’s Emerging Emissaries Sound Off

Stone Soul Foundation Q&A with Jeff Wiggins On Veteran’s Day, Metalholic... 


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Features

Fans Eye View: QUEENSRYCHE Enjoy Celebration of Rebirth Fans Eye View: QUEENSRYCHE Enjoy Celebration of Rebirth

Rebirth of the Titans – Queensryche has new life Flashback: Summer 1988. I was 15 years old, and my father forbade me from going to the Monsters of Rock show where 75,000 fans jammed Candlestick Park to see Kingdom Come, Dokken, Metallica, Scorpions, and Van Halen. My only recourse was to sit in front of the entertainment system at home and use a... [Read more of this review]


RICK ZEILER Talks COLDCOCK WHISKEY’S Rockstar Taste, Mayhem Festival RICK ZEILER Talks COLDCOCK WHISKEY’S Rockstar Taste, Mayhem Festival

Rick Zeiler talks Coldcock Whiskey After spending a good chunk of his career organizing Jagermeister sponsored events, Rick Zeiler decided to marry his love of sports, music and good liquor by founding Coldcock American Herbal Flavored Whiskey in 2012. The San Diego based spirits importer was not alone in his passion for creating Coldcock Whiskey.... [Read more of this review]


Top 5 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of February 2014 Top 5 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of February 2014

Top 5 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of February 2014 February 2014 finds the wealth of new hard rock and metal growing substantially, making the year’s first quarter a brutally healthy and weighty one.  If the trend begun in January and February continues throughout the year, it may turn out to be the richest in a while. While we have seen the abomination... [Read more of this review]


Ranking OZZY OSBOURNE: The Studio Solo Albums, 1980 – 2010 Ranking OZZY OSBOURNE: The Studio Solo Albums, 1980 – 2010

Ranking Ozzy Osbourne Ozzy Osbourne is easily one of the most iconic figures in rock and roll as well as pop culture. After his stint in the legendary Black Sabbath during the 1970s, Osbourne went on to establish an impressive solo career that set many new standards for the metal genre and made household names for a handful of young guitarists. Osbourne... [Read more of this review]


Top 5 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of January 2014 Top 5 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of January 2014

Top 5 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of January 2014 January 2014 has already jump-started what looks to be a bombastic and brutal year of hard rock and metal. While we admittedly have not heard each album released for month number one, we got our ears on a goodly amount of them. Below are our picks of the Top 5 for the month. We kick the list off with... [Read more of this review]


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Metal Stream

ANTHRAX’s FRANK BELLO: ‘The Success Of The Past Three Years Has Made Me Hungry’ ANTHRAX’s FRANK BELLO: ‘The Success Of The Past Three Years Has Made Me Hungry’

In a brand new interview with Brian Aberback of Patch.com, ANTHRAX bassist Frank Bello was once again asked about the progress of the songwriting sessions for the band's follow-up to 2011's "Worship Music". "We're really excited with the new music," Frank said. "Charlie [Benante, drums] and I are really going at it [songwriting]. Some of it has been... [Read more of this review]


The ‘Fart’ Of Metal Shredding Perfected In New Video From DECREPIT BIRTH Drummer The ‘Fart’ Of Metal Shredding Perfected In New Video From DECREPIT BIRTH Drummer

Drummer Samus Paulicelli of California technical death metallers DECREPIT BIRTH has recorded a two-minute metal song featuring his own farts as the lead "instrument" Samus swears that "every fart you hear is real and came from my own butthole." Check out the accompanying video clip below. In a 2007 interview with Sick Drummer Magazine, Paulicelli stated... [Read more of this review]


DAVE LOMBARDO Is ‘F**king Sick And Tired’ Of Answering Questions About His Split With SLAYER DAVE LOMBARDO Is ‘F**king Sick And Tired’ Of Answering Questions About His Split With SLAYER

Niclas Müller-Hansen of RockSverige.se recently conducted an interview with former SLAYER and current PHILM drummer Dave Lombardo. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. RockSverige.se: About SLAYER, can you pinpoint a time when it became more business than camaraderie? Dave: Well, I think I realized that it became more business when we... [Read more of this review]


NIGHTWISH Announces North American Tour NIGHTWISH Announces North American Tour

Finnish / Dutch / British symphonic metallers NIGHTWISH will embark on a 27-date North American headlining tour in the spring. The trek will launch in New York City on April 9, hit three Canadian cities plus Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, then close out in Silver Springs, Maryland on May 14. Support at all dates will come from Dutch symphonic... [Read more of this review]


ACE FREHLEY’s First U.S. Tour In Four Years Scheduled For Late November ACE FREHLEY’s First U.S. Tour In Four Years Scheduled For Late November

Original KISS guitarist Ace Frehley will play his first run of U.S. shows in four years at the end of November. Ace's short batch of dates will include two back-to-back concerts at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City on November 24 and November 25. Tickets for the NYC shows, which will be presented by VH1 Classic "That Metal Show" co-host... [Read more of this review]


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