Johnny Engstrom Band “Magnetic Force” CD Review By: Matty

Johnny Engstrom Band “Magnetic Force”, released through Alienation Records. By: Matty I have a soft spot for bands and recording artists from other nations.  It seems to me that they incorporate a significant amount of creativity, a vast array of melodies and time signatures, and a diverse range of subject and lyrical content, which is refreshing since it seems to me that a lot of...

January 17th, 2012
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Interview with A.D. Adams of CRASH STREET KIDS

January 4, 2012 CRASH STREET KIDS Vanity Music Group A.D. Adams (Drums) Pheonix, Arizona http://www.crashstreetkids.com/ http://www.facebook.com/pages/Crash-Street-Kids By: Shauna O’Donnell Give us a little history lesson on the band. How did Crash Street Kids come to be? A.D.:  Ryan McKay and I had been playing in various bands around Phoenix, Arizona, and had met briefly while both subbing...

January 16th, 2012
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Interview with David Bendeth (Producer, Songwriter, Musician)

January 10, 2012 DAVID BENDETH (Producer, Songwriter, Musician) http://davidbendeth.com By: Shauna O’Donnell It was with great honor that I was able to talk with one of the top producers that the music industry has known. Award winning producer David Bendeth started his career off as a musician himself and has been around music most of his life. David studied at the famed Berklee School of...

January 12th, 2012
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Bleedchain “Rise of the Godless” EP Review By: Matty

Bleedchain “Rise of the Godless” EP Review By: MATTY Since I missed most of their set during their set providing direct support for Helmet, I thought I would indulge into some Bleedchain.  It’s intriguing that a local, unsigned band from Iowa would have over 2,500 likes on Facebook.  It also intrigued me that Page Hamilton himself was bobbing his head to the music and that...

January 12th, 2012
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Interview with Kevin Curran of HAILMARY January 5, 2012

January 5, 2012 HAILMARY Kevin Curran (Vocals, Guitar) Perth, Australia http://www.hailmaryband.com http://www.facebook.com/hailmarybandpage By: Shauna O’Donnell You guys are going to be releasing a brand new single this month. When is the exact release date? How will you celebrate its release? Our first single ”Reminiscence” will be released 27th January. It will be launched...

January 7th, 2012
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HEAVEN BELOW “The Mirror Never Lies” CD Review By: Macavity

HEAVEN BELOW “The Mirror Never Lies” By: Macavity I don’t usually review a single but Heaven Below has put forth an offering that is a “mega-single” with a story behind the music that needs to be heard. The track was written for an organization preventing Child Abuse and is as hard edged as the subject with their album version of the tune. The band plays their hearts...

January 6th, 2012
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Interview with the legendary Page Hamilton of Helmet By: Matty

Interview with the legendary Page Hamilton of Helmet October 1st, 2011 Location: Spicoli’s Grill & The Reverb Rock Garden in Waterloo, Iowa By: Matty I had the pleasure to sit down with one of the most influential frontmen in modern rock history, Page Hamilton of Helmet.  Helmet is primarily known for influencing popular rock acts of today such as Korn, Deftones, and Chevelle.  I have...

January 5th, 2012
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Interview with Mike Kennerty of The All-American Rejects

December 19, 2011 THE ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS Interscope Records Mike Kennerty (Guitar, Backing Vocals) Stillwater, Oklahoma http://www.facebook.com/AllAmericanRejects http://www.allamericanrejects.com http://www.youtube.com/AARejectsTV https://twitter.com/rejectstv By: Shauna O’Donnell Your fourth studio album titled Kids In The Street is due out Spring of 2012. I read that this album has a...

January 4th, 2012
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Interview with David Ellefson of MEGADETH December 16, 2011

December 16, 2011 MEGADETH David Ellefson(Bass) Los Angeles http://www.megadeth.com/ http://www.facebook.com/Megadeth Myspace.com/davidellefsonofficial www.gigantour.com By: Shauna O’Donnell Megadeth is a band that needs no introduction. They have been making records since their inception in 1983. On November 1st the band put out their thirteenth studio album titled Thirteen. The band has...

January 2nd, 2012
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