Fans Will Be Proud To Be Part Of Whitechapel’s “Brotherhood” After Hearing Its New Live Recording

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records Written by: Philip Sayblack This Friday, veteran death metal act Whitechapel will release its news live recording Brotherhood of the Blade. The CD/DVD combo pack is a rare profile of what is one of today’s most prolific death metal acts. Regardless of audiences’ familiarity with the veteran Knoxville, Tennesse-based band, this recording proves to be one that any...

October 31st, 2015

The Winery Dogs’ Sophomore LP Is One Of 2015’s Top New Rock Albums

Courtesy: Loud & Proud Records/Red Distribution Written by: Philip Sayblack When the rock super group The Winery Dogs released its self-titled debut record two years ago, few if any knew whether or not it would be the trio’s only release.  So when it was announced in 2014 that the band—Richi Kotzen (guitar, vocals), Billy Sheehan (bass), and Mike Portnoy (drums)—had started work on...

October 31st, 2015

Dave Davies at The Stone Pony 10/22/2015

Dave Davies at The Stone Pony 10/22/2015 Photos by: Jeff Crespi Dave Davies at The Stone Pony - Kizoa Online Movie Maker
October 27th, 2015

Chad Smith Lends His Talents To SAD’s Upcoming Debut LP

Photo Credit: Thierry Brouard Written by Philip Sayblack Independent rock band Screaming at Demons recently introduced itself to the world in a big way when it partnered with the nationally known charity group Homeless Rock Stars. The band combined the video for its new song ‘Rock Star’ with footage from a Homeless Rock Stars event to make an emotionally moving and powerful to help raise money...

October 25th, 2015

Bellusira The Healing CD Review

Artist: Bellusira Album: The Healing Rating: 9.5/1o Written by: Bearly Sinister Some of the most impressive bands of this era have come from the “land down under.” Australia has bred bands like Our Last Enemy (Eclipse Records,) Parkway Drive (Epitaph Records,) and Northlane (UNFD) who have each created their own legacies in the metal world. However, there’s a band called Bellusira...

October 19th, 2015

…And So It Begins Is A Good Start For NoMara

Written by: Philip Sayblack …And So It Begins, the debut EP from NoMara is a fittingly titled first effort from the independent five-piece hard rock act. That is because the band exhibits over the course of its record that it has quite the potential. Speaking in terms of both its musical and lyrical content, it is a good fit with any of the acts currently being played across the country’s...

October 19th, 2015

Coheed and Cambria – The Color Before the Sun CD Review

Written by: Bearly Sinister Artist: Coheed and Cambria Album: The Color Before the Sun Rating: 10/10 When it comes to concept albums, few have managed to capture an audience the way NY’s Coheed and Cambria has with their science fiction stories known as The Amory Wars Saga. From comic books and games to a major motion picture (currently in the developmental stages), this tale has both mystified...

October 12th, 2015

Coma Ecliptic Is Yet Another Impressive Effort From One Of Prog-Metal’s Leaders

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records Written by: Philip Sayblack Between The Buried and Me is one of the top names in the progressive music community today and more specifically the prog-rock and metal communities. Ever since its formation in 2000, the North Carolina-based band has remained well under the mainstream radar but still managed to consistently build its fan base. It has built that fan base...

October 11th, 2015

Screaming at Demons, Homeless Rock Stars Debut ‘Rock Star’ Video

Photo Credit: Nigel Skeet Written by: Philip Sayblack Screaming At Demons’ new single is here at last! ‘Rock Star,’ the brand new video from rock group Screaming At Demons made its debut this week at Homeless Rock Stars’ big event this week benefiting the nationally known organization that works to help America’s homeless population. The video opens with an interview with Jessie Valley,...

October 9th, 2015

Audiotopsy Offers Audiences A Good Effort In Its Debut LP

Courtesy: Napalm Records Written by: Philip Sayblack SRC Vinyl, one of the leading names in the vinyl community, announced last week that it will re-issue Mudvayne’s 2005 full-length studio recording Lost and Found on vinyl next month. The band’s third full-length release, it would be followed up by two more albums over the four years that followed before the band’s split in 2010. Since...

October 8th, 2015