A KILLER’S CONFESSION FEATURING WAYLON REAVIS ANNOUNCE ‘YEAR OF THE KILLERS’ TOUR WITH KISSING CANDICE, DEAD BY WEDNESDAY, ERASING NEVER.

A KILLER’S CONFESSION, the new project of former Mushroomhead vocalist Waylon Reavis, has announced dates for their first US tour dubbed “THE YEAR OF THE KILLERS” featuring EMP Labelmates Dead By Wednesday, plus Kissing Candice, and Erasing Never. Dates are as follows. 1/27/2017 Jacksonville, NC Hooligans 1/28/2017 Clarksville, TN The Warehouse 1/31/2017 Orlando, FL The Haven 2/1/2017 Spartanburg,...

December 31st, 2016

Actual Villains’ EP: How Alternative Rock Should Be!

The band is Actual Villains, who are formerly known as Close To Home, are coming to the alternative rock world like a phoenix rising from the ashes with their self-titled EP. This band is currently composed of Andrew Deneef on vocals/guitars, J.J. Cooper on guitar, and Josh Trenkamp on bass while they are utilizing a studio and touring drummer.  This EP showcases what alternative rock should be about,...

December 31st, 2016

‘Killer Elite’ Is A “Killer” Hits Collection From Dragonforce

Courtesy: Spinefarm Records By Philip Sayblack Late this summer Dragonforce released its first-ever hits compilation for the masses in the form of Killer Elite: The Hits, The Highs, The Vids.  The British power metal outfit’s first-ever attempt at a hits compilation is in fact a “killer” collection. That is due in part to its featured songs.  That will be discussed shortly.  Just as important...

December 31st, 2016

“Discussing Ember to Inferno: Ab Initio”, Matty’s Conversation with Matt Heafy, vocalist/guitarist of Trivium

Contributor’s Note:  It was an honor and a privilege to be discussing music and the re-issue of “Ember Inferno Ab Initio” with one of the more prolific frontmen in today’s metal scene in Matt Heafy of Trivium.  You will learn how this process of the re-issue came about, what fans can expect from this re-issue, and how Matt got into music and started this band called Trivium....

December 27th, 2016

“True North” by Crystal Lake, making a statement!

On November 30th, Japanese metalcore/hardcore band Crystal Lake unleashed an all-out sonic assault that will unite the various fans of the various genres of metal on a worldwide scale. Crystal Lake is composed of Ryo on vocals, YD on guitar, Shinya on guitars, and Gaku on drums.  This full length album is their follow-up to their 2014 EP entitled “CUBES”, in which saw them mainstream success,...

December 27th, 2016

Grammy Award Winning Mix Engineer Bob Horn Discusses Importance of Collaboration & Cooperation Between Musicians & Producers!

Grammy Winning Mix Engineer Bob Horn (Michael Jackson, Usher, Timbaland, Ashanti, Dave Koz, Akon) recently sat down with Joey Sturgis Tones for their series Unleash Your Creativity to discuss the importance for musicians to understand the recording process on a more practical level; by being familiar with how things work in the studio, musicians can better communicate their vision to the production...

December 26th, 2016

“Older” by George Michael, still a masterpiece! MUEN Magazine Remembers George Michael.

“Older” by George Michael was released on May 13, 1996.  It was at the time a somewhat controversial record and in my view, it really solidified George Michael as a musician and recording artist.  People have George Michael’s image engraved in them in the 1980’s with long wavy hair, jean jackets, torn blue jeans, while he’s singing about wanting your sex while you gotta...

December 26th, 2016

“Facing The Music” Is Easy With Townshend’s ‘Face The Face’ Live

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment/Universal Music Group By Philip Sayblack Guitarist Pete Townshend is best known for his role in the legendary rock band The Who.  The British band is one of its country’s greatest rock acts next to The Beatles, Deep Purple, Judas Priest and a select group of others.  While Townshend is best known for his work as a member of The Who, he also had a relatively successful...

December 26th, 2016

Fall Out Boy Fans Will Enjoy Band’s Latest Live Recording In Every Season

By Philip Sayblack Late last summer pop punk outfit Fall Out Boy hit the road in support of its latest album American Beauty/American Psycho.  As part of its tour, the band performed a hometown show that was recorded for release.  That recording was released this past October via Eagle Rock Entertainment, the leading name in live recordings.  For fans of this recording, there is plenty to appreciate...

December 25th, 2016

Rock Into Spring Tickets On Sale Now!

Gangster announced that Art of Anarchy featuring members Scott Stapp (Creed), Bumblefoot (Guns N Roses) and John Moyer (Disturbed) will be headlining Saturday night’s show at Rock Into Spring, the three day festival hosted by Cranked Up Live, Yourlisten.com, The Rocking Comedy Show and Radio Vegas Rocks at the M Resort Spa and Casino in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada April 28-30, 2016. Heading...

December 25th, 2016