metal

Alesana Celebrate Ten Frail Years Of Vanity And Wax

Oh, how the mighty have fallen but not Alesana. They are still going strong on a west coast tour to commemorate their debut LP On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax.

From their debut album to EmptinessA Place Where The Sun Is Silent, and Confessions, the pop-metal sextet have a streamlined vision on where they want to… read more

Metallica and Napster Are Together Again

17 years after Metallica’s infamous lawsuit, the band’s entire catalog is now available on Napster.

Napster was one of the first music industry disruptors of the digital age in the early 2000’s. The then peer-to-peer music file sharing service was not regulated and Metallica filed a copyright and infringement lawsuit.

Napster says in a statement via Billboard, “The release… read more

All Hail Aftershock!

 

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The Monster Energy Aftershock Festival wrapped up last weekend with Avenged Sevenfold bringing the house down in front of 25,000 roaring fans.

The only thing that could’ve made it even better was pyrotechnics.  To M. Shadows dismay, there was no pyro this year due to the fire code at Discovery Park as our best guess.… read more

Hail Sagan Sign to EMP Label Group

The 4-piece band Hail Sagan feature power vocals and blend elements of alternative rock / heavy metal and metalcore.  They are fronted by lead vocalist Sagan Amery and her bandmates The Nothing (featuring Guitarist Nick Quijano also of Powerman 5000 / Guitarist Andrew Weissberg of Eyes of One and Producer / Drummer Greg Johnson).

We caught… read more

Just add Rock, Hip-Hop and One Part Whiskey – Fused By Defiance

We had a chance to interview L.A. locals Fused By Defiance at Skinny’s Lounge in North Hollywood, CA

We knew it was going to be a good night when their dreaded out lead singer put a tall boy PBR on the Marshall stack to prep for their set. The NAMM kick-off party was hosted by Cold Cock… read more