ELP Double Disc CD Set Is A Solid Final Entry For Band’s ’97 Montreux Show

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment/Montreux Sounds Written by: Philip Sayblack Nearly nine years ago, Eagle Rock Entertainment struck a deal with Montreux Sounds that since that time has led to the release of innumerable concerts from the famed festival’s decades-long history.  That number includes performances from acts across the musical spectrum and years.  One of the earliest of those...

September 27th, 2015

STS Creates Another Musical Masterpiece In Its Fifth Full-Length Album

Courtesy: Prosthetic Records Written by: Philip Sayblack Veteran prog-rock outfit Scale The Summit released its latest album last Friday. The album, simply (and aptly) titled V is the band’s fifth full-length studio effort since its formation roughly ten years ago in Houston, Texas and its fifth in the eight years since the release of its 2007 debut album Monument. That is impressive considering...

September 27th, 2015

Daniel Guaqueta’s New EP Speaks Volumes With Very Little

Courtesy: Leuven Records Written by: Philip Sayblack Daniel Guaqueta is one of the busiest individuals in the underground music community. He has spent the better part of the 2000s working with a variety of acts including the likes of Storage 24, Buddy and the Squids, and most recently the multi-national act Questions in Dialect. Since first breaking into the music industry he also worked with...

September 23rd, 2015

Classic Rock Fans, Rock Purists Will Enjoy Devil City Angels’ Self-Titled Debut

Courtesy: Century Media Records Written by: Philip Sayblack Rikki Rockett and Traci Gunns were two of the biggest names in the music industry during the 1980s. That is because the bands in which they were members–Poison and L.A. Guns respectively–were two of the biggest both in the rock community and the music community in whole. Of course as with all good things those bands’ day came and...

September 21st, 2015

NoMara Announces Tour In Support Of Its New EP

Written by: Philip Sayblack Earlier this year, unsigned hard rock quartet NoMara released its debut EP …And So It Begins. The five-track collection has been made available to audiences for free via the band’s official SoundCloud page at https://soundcloud.com/nomara-music/sets/nomara-and-so-it-begins-ep/s-t39K6. The recently released record is the followup to the band’s 2009 debut self-titled...

September 19th, 2015

Bring Me The Horizon’s That’s the Spirit CD Review

Written by: Bearly Sinister Artist: Bring Me The Horizon Album: That’s the Spirit Rating: 10/10 Bring Me the Horizon is one of those bands from the UK who have a MASSIVE presence in the United States. Beginning as one the most prolific deathcore outfits of the early 00’s, they’ve gone through quite the transformation over the years. They’ve gone from playing clubs and dive bars to, now,...

September 15th, 2015

Five Finger Death Punch ‘Got Your Six’ CD Review

Written by: Bearly Sinister Artist: Five Finger Death Punch Album: Got Your Six Rating: 9/10 Las Vegas’ Five Finger Death Punch have continued to prove that they are a force to be reckoned with in the active rock/metal scene. With the massive commercial success that their 2 previous albums, The Wrong Side of Heaven & The Righteous Side of Hell, Vol. 1 & 2 they saw that amplified...

September 11th, 2015

Bixiga 70’s New LP Paints A Lush, Vivid Musical Picture For Listeners Of All Ages

Courtesy: Glitter Beat/Tranquitana Written by: Philip Sayblack Five years. That is how long Bixiga 70 has been recording and performing together. While that is not very much time, the Sao Paulo, Brazil-based world music group has done a lot more than most other acts both mainstream and otherwise. The band has released two full length studio recordings–Bixigia 70 (2011) and Ocupai (2014)–and...

September 11th, 2015

Slayer Reclaims The Metal Crown With Its New LP

Written by: Philip Sayblack Ladies and gentlemen, the kings have returned. Just as Richard reclaimed his rightful place upon his return so has Slayer officially reclaimed its rightful place atop the metal pantheon with its new album Repentless. The album, which is currently slated to be released in stores and online this Friday, September 11th, is a welcome return for the band. That is especially...

September 9th, 2015

Screaming At Demons, Homeless Rock Stars Team Up To Tackle Homelessness In America

Photo Credit: Nigel Skeet Written by: Philip Sayblack A group of rockers is helping to raise awareness about homelessness in America thanks to a partnership with a well-known national organization. Screaming at Demons—Shimon Moore (former Sick Puppies front man), Chris Clemence (bassist–Rap Scallions) and guitarist Russell Ali—has partnered with photographer and Homeless Rock Stars founder...

September 3rd, 2015