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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

ARTIST TO WATCH FOR: Mala Ruckus

It’s not often that we get submissions from the far east but we were pleasently suprised when Mala Ruckus stopped us in our tracks with their song “Run.”  The 5-piece indie band hails from different nations but have formed a bond in Dalian, China to create a sound that weaves folk, rock and soul in a way… read more

Interview with Run 2 Cover @ The Roxy


 

Sometimes you come across a band that has the raw talent, musicianship, look and sound that is so undeniable you know it’s a only a matter of time before they get signed. The 3-piece pop-punk band Run 2 Cover recently signed by KBB Records is one of those bands. In the vein of Blink 182 and 5… read more

Interview with Nick Rossi & Nikki Misery of New Years Day

RSD caught up with drummer Nick Rossi and lead guitarist Nikki Misery of the dark rock band New Years Day, backstage at the Vans Warped Tour at Shoreline Ampitheater in Mountain View, CA.

“Imagine if Dexter Morgan with side kick Eric Northman, hosted a late late late night talk show in a haunted mansion deep within… read more

The Black Diamonds Were Born To Rock

So….you think you want to be a rock star? You think you have what it takes to shred on guitar, bang on the drums and scream at the top of your lungs with the best of em’? Well, stand in line because the Black Diamonds have been shredding guitars and belting vocals since they were… read more

Q&A with Singer / Songwriter Kylie Odetta

There’s a saying by author Malcom Gladwell that it takes an average of 10 years or 10,000 hours of practicing a craft to be considered a professional.  At just 17-years young, southern singer/songwriter Kylie Odetta is already half way there. She has written over 200 songs and continues to build her catalog.

She’s not only committed… read more

Crown The Empire – Bloodline

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Crown The Empire continues their rise in the metal core scene with the release of their latest music video for “Bloodline” off of their second album The Resistance: Rise of the Runaways.

Their label Rise Records continues to dominate the genre bolstering a monstrous roster that also includes Of Mice & Men, PVRIS and Issues to name a… read more