“Manifesto” by Seasons After, what determination should sound like!

On November 11th, 2016, Wichita Kansas’ own Seasons After will be ready to drop “Manifesto” to the masses. When I think of the word “Manifesto”, I think of Karl Marx’s Communist Manifesto, I think of the Mayflower Compact, I think of various historical documents.  Yes, I am a history buff.  But, to me the word “manifesto” has a certain feeling of determination...

October 30th, 2016

“Cell Phone Usage”, “Meatloaf”, and “Creatures Watching Over The Dead”: Matty’s Conversation with Richard Christy, Drummer of Charred Walls Of The Damned!

Out of the ashes of Iced Earth, Judas Priest, Death, and the Howard Stern Show?  Yep, that’s right The Howard Stern Show.  That’s where my readers might have heard of this gentleman by the name of Richard Christy, who is the drummer for the band Charred Walls Of The Damned. In a quick backstory, in 2004, Richard Christy was a finalist in “Get John’s Job” in 2004 to...

October 29th, 2016

“Pain. Joy. Ecstasy. Despair” by SHVPES, kicking the tires!

Birmingham, United Kingdom’s own SHVPES feels that today’s rock music has become too safe.  They are taking the elements of “Pain. Joy. Ecstasy. Despair” and kicking the tires to unleash something beastly via Search & Destroy Records/Spinefarm Records. Out of the ashes of Cytota, SHVPES are composed of Griffin Dickinson on vocals, Ryan Hamilton on guitars and vocals, Youssef...

October 28th, 2016

Speaking About “Unity”, “Steelheart”, and “Rockingham”: Matty’s Conversation with Swedish Rock Artist Martina Edoff!

Contributor’s Note:  Special Thanks to Chip from Chipster PR for hooking MUEN Magazine up with this conversation with Swedish rock artist Martina Edoff.  You might have heard her name before as she was a founding member of the double-platinum glam-metal band The Poodles!  Essentially, I would describe her music as a throwback to the days of the likes of Vixen, Lita Ford, and 1980’s style...

October 27th, 2016

Fans Can “Trust” Devildriver’s New LP Will Impress

Courtesy: Napalm Records Written by: Philip Sayblack This Wednesday, Oct. 26th, veteran New England hardcore outfit Hatebreed will bring its “Concrete Confessional North American Tour 2016” to North Carolina’s “Queen City.”  The band is scheduled to perform live at the Fillmore in support of its new album The Concrete Confessional.  The band won’t be alone when it comes hits the...

October 26th, 2016

“Discussing what was all ‘Worth The Pain’ and the Prowess of Alexa”: Matty’s Conversation with Mike Keller, guitarist of Letters From The Fire

Contributor’s Note:  It seemed like yesterday that this band almost quit after Elliot Weber abruptly departed from the band despite their critically-acclaimed songs entitled “Zombies In The Sun” and their cover of “Eleanor Rigby”, which is originally done by The Beatles.  Fast forward to a new singer and a new vision.  To say that this is just another female-fronted...

October 25th, 2016

“Liquid” by Blind Ego, heavy, melodic, and pulsating!

This Friday, October 28th, Gentle Art of Music will be releasing “Liquid” by Blind Ego.  German rock fans will have heard of Blind Ego, as it is RPWL’s own Kalle Wallner’s solo project, it is his first solo project released in seven years! The crazy thing about the substance known as liquid is that it can evolve to a solid or a gas depending on the form that it takes, depending...

October 25th, 2016

Well-Known Strangers Release “Splinter” Single, Announces Tour Dates!

Racine, Wisconsin Adult Album Alternative band Well-Known Strangers is back with a brand new single “Splinter” off of their upcoming album Aligned due out January 20, 2017. “Splinter,” is now being added to the rotation of several radio stations throughout the country. In addition, the band has released a handful of dates to finish out the year. Well-Known Strangers have been entertaining...

October 24th, 2016

VYCES Streaming Their Debut EP “Devils” on Revolver!

Los Angeles, California Independent Hard Rock Band VYCES will stream their debut EP Devils today on Revolver.com. The premiere can be heard here: http://www.revolvermag.com/artist-music-song-premieres/vyces-premiere-new-ep-devils/22607 The debut EP out now was produced by Augustus Cryns (Stitched Up Heart, XO Stereo, The Dead Rabbits and Westfield Massacre) and can be purchased on iTunes here: https://itunes.apple.com/album/id1152758197?ls=1&app=itunes...

October 24th, 2016

“Maximalism” by Amaranthe, pushing the envelope once again!

Amaranthe, out of Gothenburg, Sweden began as a side-project and is quickly evolving into one of the biggest hard-rock/metal acts in the world!  With their latest offering entitled “Maximalism”, which was released via Spinefarm Records on October 21st, they continue to prove that they are here to stay and continue to forge ahead in the path that they are trailblazing for other bands to...

October 24th, 2016