Tag: Metal

Feb 21

Angel Vivaldi discussed new album at NAMM 2017

Angel Vivaldi is a young and talented guitar player that started his career as a guitar player in 2004, and since 2008 he has released a total of 5 self-released albums. His playing has been compared with the likes of virtuosos like Steve Vai & Joe Satriani, with a hint of cinematic dramatic flare. Last …

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Feb 21

70000 Tons of Metal 2017 – Day 3

It was a nice four-hour rest until I woke up to some heavy turmoil from the waves of the sea rocking the boat (literally this time) and realized we had arrived at Labadee, Haiti.  Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Feb 18

Felix Martin talked about his new guitar & his new album at NAMM 2017

Venezuelan guitar innovator, Felix Martin is about to release his third studio album titled Mechanical Nations, after the release of his previous album The Scenic Album (2013) and playing successful tours all over the US & Europe, and being part of Mike Portnoy‘s Progressive Nation at Sea 2014, Felix Martin returns with a new album that …

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Feb 16

David Davidson of Revocation discussed guitar gear, 70000 Tons & touring

Revocation is a 17-year-old band that has gained the respect and love from the metal community by coming from humble origins in Boston, MA to become one of the most notorious metal acts in the world, at the same time it seems that guitar player/vocalist David Davidson has enjoyed a similar treatment as his fame …

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Feb 14

70000 Tons of Metal 2017 – Day 2

It begins! Our first full metal day at sea, starting off with a breakfast in the Windjammer, of course, to fuel up before all the metal madness starts. Considering the daily lineup, it would be a hasty day for me scrambling between the Pool Deck and Alhambra Theater nearly all day long. Starting off the …

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Feb 13

Mr. Lordi of Lordi discussed US tour, comics and Eurovision.  

After almost 9 years of absence from the American stages, the Finnish monsters of Lordi finally found their way to America. While promoting their new album Monstereophonic: Theaterror vs Demonarchy released last September. The band visited Mesa, AZ last Thursday night (02/09/17) and delivered a monstrous show at Club Red. Use Facebook to Comment on this Post

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Feb 11

70000 Tons of Metal 2017 – Day 1

The day was finally upon us all, the official day one of 70000 Tons of Metal 2017! Having boarded this legendary metal cruise before, I had decided to show up a bit early to Port Everglades knowing that the lines can be tediously long. Within a record time of about 30 minutes in line, I was …

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Feb 07

Gus G of Firewind discussed Immortals & new Jackson guitar model.

After almost 5 years waiting for new material, Firewind, the Greek gods of power metal finally returned with a new kick ass record titled Immortals, which was inspired by the significance of Greek history and the legendary stand of the 300 spartan warriors that hold the advance of the Persian army into Greece and reshaped …

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Jan 31

Schecter Guitars overview at NAMM 2017

With a little over 40 years in the business of manufacturing guitars, Schecter has become one of the most innovative and trusted companies around the metal scene as their products have contributed to so many of their artists at the time to created timeless metal hymns. From Jeff Loomis and Keith Merrow to Ministry‘s Al Jourgensen and …

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Jan 25

Metal Allegiance Fallen Heroes show (Anaheim, CA 01/20/17)

When the Metal Allegiance show at the Grove of Anaheim was announced last year, we knew we should be there and be part of this historical moment, and since we were going to be in Anaheim for NAMM if felt totally right. Metal Allegiance is a congregation of different musicians from different well-known metal bands, …

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Jan 24

1st Hall of Heavy Metal History Induction Ceremony Review (Anaheim, CA – 01/18/17)

When I heard about the 1st Annual Hall of Heavy Metal History I thought it was a great idea and a cool way to get back to those heavy metal bands that don’t get so much credit at the well-known Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Either because the heavy metal term and genre still undermined …

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