interview by Michael McCarthy These days, you could probably name a dozen acts that consist simply of two members, many simply featuring one member who plays bass and one member who plays drums. Royal Blood is an exceptional one that immediately comes to mind. In the case of Death From Above, formerly known...Read more
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interview by Michael McCarthy Doug Aldrich is what they call a musician’s musician. A serious guitar player who’s well-regarded by his peers and highly sought after. If you look at his discography on Wiki, you’ll discover that he’s played on 36 albums so far. I’ve been following his career since the very beginning...Read more
Revolution Saints is another project that comes courtesy of Serafino Perugino, who wanted to highlight acclaimed drummer Deen Castronovo's vocals. Deen has been in such bands as Journey and Bad English in the past, but always as a drummer. Thankfully, Serafino knew he could sing and put him...Read more
If your favorite rock bands have bummed you out recently because their new albums aren't very good then you're in luck here. Death From Above 1979 has just released their fantastic new album OUTRAGE! Is Now and it's all killer, no filler....Read more
As you may know, TNT's original vocalist, Tony Harnell, is back in the band and they've been playing shows all over Europe while working on a new album. For a while, though, Harnell had left and the band released a handful of albums with singer Tony Mills. ...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Uncured is a fierce new band that blends technical death and progressive metal into a unique sound of their own that splits the difference between classic Opeth and vintage Dream Theater. Those are two mighty big bands to stack up to, but these uber-talented guys pull it off and...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy So far, the first and only time I’ve seen Quiet Riot live was in ’93 or ’94 when they were promoting the album Terrified, a record I’d still recommend to fans of the band’s early albums. The show was at an underground club – literally, it was a small...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy Today we have the second and final part of my in-depth interview with Eric Martin, the amazing frontman of Mr. Big. It’s my hope that it will get you excited to hear their new album, which is released today on July 21st, 2017 via Frontiers Records! Even if the only...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy As you may recall, I wrote a concert review of a Mr. Big show I caught at Mohegan Sun Casino a few weeks back. Finally getting to see them live after being a fan since 1989 was a dream come true. I’d seen almost every heavy metal band back...Read more
interview by Michael McCarthy It’s no secret that Warrant are one of my favorite heavy metal bands. They’ve been one ever since I saw the video for their first single, “Down Boys,” on MTV back in the later part of the ’80’s. Their blend of melodic vocals and sonorous music has always impressed...Read more
If you like AC/DC, Whitesnake or Led Zeppelin, chances are you're going to love Inglorious' latest single, "I Don't Need your Loving." With its massive, stomping beat and raw, in-your-face guitars it's just bursting with four on the floor energy. Talk about kinetic. It's a...
' Body Count's in the house, motherfucker. Body Count. Body Count."...
If you like old school heavy metal you're in for a real treat with this one. It'll have you dreaming about hanging out on Sunset Strip in the hair metal heydays even if you've never actually been to Los Angeles. It's cool like that. A...
interview by Michael McCarthy all photos by David Butler II I could sit here and tell you that I’ve been a fan of House of Lords from the beginning, but that wouldn’t be entirely true. While I did see some of their early videos on Headbanger’s Ball – Saturday nights at midnight on...Read more