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Jun 28

Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2016 Report

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The Metal Hammer Golden God Awards is the most prestigious awards event in metal and hard rock. Celebrated publication Metal Hammer Magazine honors countless figures in metal and hard rock for their contributions to heavy music and the underground genre. As well as honoring bands and musicians, the Golden God Awards honors independent labels and other industry figures for keeping heavy music alive. The 2016 Golden God Awards was hosted by Hatebreed’s Jamey Jasta. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 08

Steve Souza of Exodus discusses playing in Florida and new music.

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Exodus is one of the most legendary thrash metal bands. This is why Florida is stoked to have this monster act headline a couple of dates in the sunshine state! This is a band that has been around the world and back so many times they travel for the rest of us, but it’s a rarity that they hit Florida. This is shocking since Exodus have such strong support from Florida. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

James Genez of Jungle Rot discusses Metal Alliance Tour and Touring

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With how heavy Jungle Rot is, you’ll never guess this band was formed in Kenosha, Wisconsin. But with a hefty discography and years of touring, this band sits right up there with all of the extreme metal legends. While performing at Metal Alliance 2016, their response was one of the best for the tour. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 06

Santa Marta launches their new song ‘Drowning in Fire’

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Since her days with Luna Mortis to her latest work with White Empress, Mary Zimmer continuously surprises us with her powerful voice and bold character. Last week in a very emotive video statement she resigned White Empress and launched her new band. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

Jørn Lande talks about his new album Heavy Rock Radio

JornThere is not doubt that Jørn Lande is one of the most iconic vocalists in metal, his solo work and his past work with bands like Masterplan or Avantasia speaks for itself. Jørn Lande‘s work is the representation of a true passion not only for metal but for the art of singing. One of the features that characterize Jørn Lande‘s work is the fact that every cover song that he gets his hands on, it ended up a tribute to the original. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 01

Alessandro Conti of Trick or Treat talks Rabbit’s Hill Pt 2

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What started as a Helloween tribute band in 2002, rapidly became a band with a sound on their own. With some of those power metal influences still lingering around, Trick or Treat has grown to be a reckoning force in the Italian metal scene. From touring with Helloween & Stratovarius to a full European tour with Sonata Arctica, these five young musicians are making heavy noises in the European metal scene. They are about to release their four studio album Rabbits’ Hill Part II.

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May 30

Trey Williams of Dying Fetus discusses Metal Alliance Tour and new music.

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Dying Fetus is the one band who has remained true to the underground death metal scene. This band influences countless death metal bands. And with that being said, no band has the speed and strength that Dying Fetus possesses. Dying Fetus proves their “Stop at Nothing” legacy — that has lasted over twenty years — with continual touring and releasing new music. With writing the most brutal material and headlining shows all over the world, Dying Fetus will always slay. It’s safe to say that this band is a landmark in death metal history. Read the rest of this entry »

May 25

Todd Jones of Nails talks about You Will Never Be One of Us

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Since their formation in 2009, Nails has never been a band to disappoint. And this remains the case with their newest album You Will Never Be One of Us. Being a band dubbed “powerviolence” Nails only delivers violence and aggression, starting from each riff and ending with the last note. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Tom Naumann of Primal Fear talked to us about touring and Rulebreaker

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Primal Fear has been a seminal German power metal band since their formation back in 1997, the band keeps carrying the flags and the spirit that bands like Accept, Helloween, and Gamma Ray established back the 80’s. This time around Primal Fear returned to the US to promote their new album Rulebreaker after nearly two years of absence.

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May 20

Doll Skin discussed the generation doom tour and In Your Face Again

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When you were in high school, were you signed to a major label and went on national tours? Well, that’s the life the ladies of Doll Skin are leading. And their age is one of the many factors that is eye-catching about this band. Discovered by Megadeth’s Dave Ellefson just a couple of years ago, this band quickly caught the attention of the music scene and have only received praise. These young women have had a busy couple of years and are only expected to grow in popularity. Read the rest of this entry »

May 19

Luca Turilli of Rhapsody discussed touring North America

LTR-21Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody is currently touring North America along with German power metal act Primal Fear as part of a co-headlining tour that has over 25 dates. Many of those dates are new for Luca Turilli’s Rhapsody as this is their first major tour in North America so far. One of those new dates was last Sunday at Club Red in Mesa, AZ.  Read the rest of this entry »

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