Cage9 Joining Lacey Sturm For “Late Summer Tour” Dates

Courtesy: O’Donnell Media Group Cage9 has announced its latest round of live dates. The band announced this week that it will join former Flyleaf vocalist Lacey Sturm for a series of live dates in August.  The two-week tour launches next Saturday, August 6th in Akron, Ohio and runs through August 21st in Dallas, Texas.  The tour is largely made up of dates that will take Sturm and Cage9 throughout...

July 29th, 2016

Quor Joining Elisium On “The Blue Tour”

Courtesy: O’Donnell Media Group Written by: Philip Sayblack Quor is hitting the road with Elisium. The San Diego, California-based metal trio has announced that it will join Elisium for what has been dubbed the “Blue Tour” beginning Sunday, August 7th in Costa Mesa, California at the Orange County Fairgrounds.  The tour wraps Wednesday, August 24th in Toledo Ohio at Realm.  The two-week...

July 27th, 2016

‘The Getaway’ Shows Again Why RHCP Remains One Of Rock’s Elite Acts

Courtesy: Warner Brothers Records Written by: Philip Sayblack It’s hard to believe and might make some out there feel old, but Red Hot Chili Peppers recently released its eleventh full-length studio recording.  The Getaway was released just last month via Warner Brothers Records.  It is the eleventh album that the band has released in what is now a three-decades plus career.  That is a telling...

July 22nd, 2016

“Make Some Noise” by The Dead Daisies, a Music Review

Written by: Matty How does a band that is out of the ashes of Ozzy Osbourne, Motley Crue, Dio, Foreigner,Thin Lizzy, Red Phoenix, and Mink continue to fly under the radar?  The Dead Daisies are about to provide a fresh-cool spring back to life in the world of accessible arena-hard rock to the masses with their latest offering entitled “Make Some Noise”, which is going to be released...

July 22nd, 2016

Foghat Shows Real Rock and Roll Is Still Alive And Well On Its New LP

Courtesy: Foghat Records Written by: Philip Sayblack 2016 has been quite the year for the rock community.  Over the nearly eight months that have already pass, the rock community has seen a number of impressive new releases with plenty more on the way.  Those impressive releases have come from both independent acts such as Buffalo Summer, Love and a .38, and Resurrection Kings and from more...

July 20th, 2016

“ROWYCO” by Jackyl, Music Review

Written by: Matty Jackyl, out of Kennesaw, Georgia is: Jesse James Dupree, vocalist and guitars Jeff Worley, guitars Roman Glick, bass Chris Worley, drums Where to find Jackyl: Pre-order and pick up official Jackyl merchandise here www.jackyl.com www.facebook.com/OfficialJackyl “like” them on Facebook www.twitter.com/jackyljesse “follow” them on Twitter Jackyl, a band that...

July 20th, 2016

Apollo Under Fire’s Debut LP Now Available

Courtesy: Cavigold, LLC/EMP Label Group/eOne/SPV GMBH Written by: Philip Sayblack EMP Label Group has yet another new addition to its stable. The independent record label owned by Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson has added Apollo Under Fire to its roster.  The Florida-based band released its new self-titled LP earlier this month through a partnership with Cavigold Records, LLC, eOne and SPV GMBH. ...

July 19th, 2016

Spellcaster’s New LP Is One Of 2016’s Most Valuable “Hidden” Metal Gems

Courtesy: Prosthetic Records Written by: Philip Sayblack Portland, Oregon is not usually the first place that people think of when they think of hotbeds of hard rock and metal.  More often than not when people try to come up with famous musical names from Oregon, they come up with the likes of The Kingsmen, Everclear, Kutless, The Decemberists, and other varied acts.  So when Spellcaster started...

July 18th, 2016

“From The Archives” 10 Years with special guests Nonpoint, The Family Ruin, and Awaken The Empire Concert Review: Live at The Wicked Moose in Rochester, Minnesota

Written by: Matty Contributor’s Note:  After being constantly busy with college and writing up new curriculum for my full-time job, I’m back!  I have missed my readers and I have missed interacting with various musicians and recording artists from around the world.  First of all, I want to thank the publicists for 10 Years and Nonpoint for hooking me up for their live concert,...

July 17th, 2016

Fragile Mortals Set To Unleash Its Debut Single

Courtesy: Bumblefoot Records Written by: Philip Sayblack Metal super group Fragile Mortals is making quite the “explosive” debut this holiday season. The band, which consists of metal outfit Generation Kill and veteran rapper Darryl “DMC” McDaniels (Run DMC) and another metal super group of sorts called Generation Kill, is set to release its debut single ‘Fired Up’ Monday, July 4th. ...

July 6th, 2016