Interview with Clinton Cunanan of ANOTHER LOST YEAR

July 12, 2012 ANOTHER LOST YEAR Thermal/Megaforce Clinton Cunanan (Vocals) Charlotte, NC By: Shauna O’Donnell Shauna: Hi Clinton, thanks for talking with me about the band. You guys were voted as the 2011 North Carolina Rock Band of the Year. Who puts on the contest and what came out of winning the contest? Clinton: It’s part of the L.A. Music Awards. It’s...

July 28th, 2012

Interview with Jon Schaffer of ICED EARTH July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012 ICED EARTH Jon Schaffer (Rhythm and Lead Guitars, Backing Vocals) Tampa, Florida By: Shauna O’Donnell Shauna: Thanks so much for taking the time to talk to me. Jon: You’re welcome. Shauna: How are things going on the Volbeat tour? Jon: It’s been a blast! We are having a great time and the guys are really cool people. All the bands and crew are getting...

July 22nd, 2012

Interview with Jon Larsen of VOLBEAT July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012 VOLBEAT Universal Jon Larsen (Drums) Copenhagen, Denmark By: Shauna O’Donnell I’m at the Grove in Anaheim where Volbeat, Hell Yeah, Iced Earth and Killinger are about to blow the lid off this place. This was my first experience seeing Volbeat play live and I was excited. Volbeat has been selling out shows all over the country...

July 19th, 2012

Interview with Brad Xavier of The Kottonmouth Kings July 5, 2012

July 5, 2012 THE KOTTONMOUTH KINGS Suburban Noize records Brad Xavier (Daddy X) Placentia, California By: Shauna O’Donnell Shauna: Hi Brad, thanks for talking with me today. How are things going? Brad: Things are going good. I’m heading down to the studio today. Shauna: Do...

July 18th, 2012

SERJ TANKIAN “Harakiri” CD Review By: Macavity

SERJ TANKIAN “Harakiri” By: Macavity There is no better way to place your thoughts, feelings, views and beliefs out there than in music. The melody and inflections of the instruments including the vocals can express so much to so many and at the same time entertain. That is exactly what Serj Tankian has done with his third solo separate from System of a Down in “Harakiri.”...

July 17th, 2012

LEANDER RISING “Heart Tamer” CD Review By: Macavity

LEANDER RISING “Heart Tamer” By: Macavity Often times in the states you hear a saying of “Another country heard from” and this is a band from a country that many are not used to hearing metal music from. Leander Rising breaks open the world with this debut album of hard driving, melodic, well written and impeccably performed metal/hard rock straight from Hungary. The...

July 13th, 2012

“Hope” Hawthorne Heights, CD Review

“Hope” Hawthorne Heights, CD Review by Matty Hawthorne Heights are:  J.T. Woodruff- Guitars/Vocals Matt Ridenour- Bass Micah Carli- Guitar Eron Bucciarelli- Drums out of Dayton, Ohio Where to find Hawthorne Heights: “like” their Facebook page “friend” them on MySpace “Hope”...

July 13th, 2012

Interview with Cheyenne Goff of Half Light Music

June 12, 2012 HALF LIGHT MUSIC Cheyenne Goff (Vocals) Detroit, Michigan By: Shauna O’Donnell Hi Cheyenne, thanks for talking with me today. How are things going? As good as they can be, I imagine…had a couple big shows these last two weeks, sold some discs and extended the Half Light family a bit.  I’ve no “car rolling out of...

July 12th, 2012

“Living Proof” by Thick As Blood, CD Review

“Living Proof” by Thick As Blood, CD Review By Matty Thick As Blood is:  Gino Vento- Vocals Randy Gonzalez- Guitar Heavy Jerry- Guitar Brandon Stastny- Bass Out of Miami, Florida signed with Rise Records Where you can find them: “like” their Facebook page “friend” them on there

July 9th, 2012

“In Command” Bedlam, CD Review by Matty

“In Command” Bedlam, CD Review by Matty Bedlam is:  Frank Aiello (vocals) Dave Ball (guitars) Dennis Ball (bass) Cozy Powell (drums) “In Command” re-released via Angel Air Records in 2012, originally released in 1973. In the early 1970s, rock in Great Britain allowed for a lot of experimentation with sounds, arrangements, and melodies.  It seemed like a lot of bands were...

July 9th, 2012