As his fans would expect, Zakk Wylde had a pretty eventful 2013, culminating with the fall release of his latest Black Label Society offering, “Unblackened”, a double cd or DVD/BluRay capture of his unique, career spanning set earlier in the year at Club Nokia. Wylde is also set to have a pretty fulfilling new year [...]
We told you 2013 was going to be an amazing year for new music from your favorite artists when we wrote our list of most anticipated albums of the new year and we were right. Everyone from totally evil Swedish dudes like Ghost, B.C. to America’s favorite Christian hard rockers Stryper came out of the [...]
KISS Insider Lydia Criss Gives Us An In-Depth and Revealing Chat on Books, KISS, Angel, and Much More!
I spent a nice chunk of time talking to Lydia Criss, ex-wife of KISS drummer Peter Criss but I’m sure I barely scratched the surface of her wealth of stories about the hottest band in the land and her incredible experience during the 70s. Lydia, a seasoned rock photographer in her own right, documented her [...]
Alestorm makes port in Chicago Music is not labeled as Pirate Metal very often, but Alestorm has adopted, and possibly invented that moniker. If you haven’t heard Alestorm before, they sound like someone squeezed something heavy, like thrash meets metal and 80s synth rock, tossed in some Scottish influence, a piratical theme and stuffed them [...]
Gemini Syndrome are a heavy new alternative band hailing from the west coast. Their new, debut album is called “LUX” and since the album’s release this past fall on Warner Brothers the band have been moving forward at a rapid clip. The band’s songs blend the element of mystery with lyrical concepts that are universally humanistic [...]
It’s Thanksgiving time and if you are a STRYPER fan, you’ve had a lot to be thankful about this past year. The band has returned with a thunderous new full-length album, “No More Hell To Pay”, their first album of new material since 2009′s “Murder By Pride” and recently held their first official Stryper Fan [...]
With their new album “EVOLVE”, the Eye Empire guys unleash the follow up to last year’s amazing double album, “Impact” and I would be lying if I didn’t say I was a little suspect as to whether they would have a chance in hell of creating something that stood shoulder to shoulder with that album. [...]