STEVE VAI, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ZAKK WYLDE, NUNO BETTENCOURT & TOSIN ABASI TO RELEASE GENERATION AXE: THE GUITARS THAT DESTROYED THE WORLD (LIVE IN CHINA) ON JUNE 28

  Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Zakk Wylde, Nuno Bettencourt, and Tosin Abasi, collectively Generation Axe, will release The Guitars That Destroyed The World (Live in China) via earMUSIC / Edel on June 28. The performance of “Frankenstein” can be previewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dsIXp3q2tU.     Generation Axe first staged a North American tour in April – May, 2016, and then travelled to Asia in April, 2017.  They returned to the road this past November and December, 2018 for an extensive 32-date tour of North America.   When asked which song performed captures the true essence of Generation Axe, Steve Vai shares, “For me, I might say … Continue reading STEVE VAI, YNGWIE MALMSTEEN, ZAKK WYLDE, NUNO BETTENCOURT & TOSIN ABASI TO RELEASE GENERATION AXE: THE GUITARS THAT DESTROYED THE WORLD (LIVE IN CHINA) ON JUNE 28

VICIOUS RUMORS Kicked Off “40th Anniversary Road Rage” North American Tour

Metal legends Vicious Rumors will kicked off their “40th Anniversary North American “Road Rage Tour” on 5/4 in Redding, CA. Special guests Voodoo Terror Tribe, Sunlord and Deth Cadences will appear on select dates.    Geoff Thorpe on the tour: “Vicious Rumors just finished a 20 date European tour that took the band to packed houses in Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Belgium and the Netherlands. VR finished off with 2 sets at Full Metal Cruise from Mallorca Spain to Marseille France and the prestigious Keep it True festival in Germany! Now there back on tour for the “40th Anniversary … Continue reading VICIOUS RUMORS Kicked Off “40th Anniversary Road Rage” North American Tour

Janet Gardner set to release sophomore solo album “Your Place In The Sun” via Pavement Entertainment on May 31, 2019.

As the former lead vocalist of the legendary female rock band Vixen, Janet Gardner’s powerful vocals propelled Vixen to the top of the Billboard charts with crossover hits “Edge of a Broken Heart” and “Cryin’” and AOR rockers “How Much Love” and “Love is a Killer.” Vixen toured extensively, grinding out 200 shows per year, opening for the likes of Deep Purple, Ozzy Osbourne, The Scorpions, Kiss, and Bon Jovi. Teaming up with guitarist/songwriter/producer Justin James (who has worked with members of Staind, Collective Soul, Tyketto), Gardner ventured into the solo realm to unleash a new side of her musical … Continue reading Janet Gardner set to release sophomore solo album “Your Place In The Sun” via Pavement Entertainment on May 31, 2019.

Horror Rocker Kore Rozzik To Tour With Alice Cooper Guitarist Nita Strauss

 Commonly known as “The Bastard Child Of NYC”, Kore Rozzik represents the new rock star for today’s generation. After playing and organizing many productions in the Big Apple, the band began touring and making festival appearances in 2016. Recently touring with OTEP nationally in support of their debut record “Vengeance Overdrive” (Cleopatra Records) The band is slated to release a handful of new music videos and radio singles in 2019. Pushing an anti-establishment / by any means necessary theme,  it hits a nerve with fans and music lovers alike who have aspired to pursue their dreams despite the politics of the world. … Continue reading Horror Rocker Kore Rozzik To Tour With Alice Cooper Guitarist Nita Strauss

LAMB OF GOD Releases “Ashes Of The Wake – 15th Anniversary Edition” + Lyric Video for “Another Nail For Your Coffin”

  In celebration of the 15th anniversary of LAMB OF GOD‘s genre-defining, Gold-certified major label debut, Ashes Of The Wake, the landmark album is reborn as the new Ashes Of The Wake – 15th Anniversary Edition – a special double-vinyl re-release of the album that catapulted the band to iconic status. The two LP set – which includes four exclusive tracks, including the B-Side “Another Nail For Your Coffin”, and three previously unreleased demos – is available today in both vinyl and digital formats via https://legacyrecordings.lnk.to/AshesOfTheWake15. In celebration of today’s release of Ashes Of The Wake – 15th Anniversary Edition, LAMB OF GOD have revealed a lyric video for the special … Continue reading LAMB OF GOD Releases “Ashes Of The Wake – 15th Anniversary Edition” + Lyric Video for “Another Nail For Your Coffin”

Black Dawn-On Blackened Wings CD Review

BLACK DAWN: Matt Kotten (Guitar, Vocals),TOM KELLY (Guitar),SHAWN COX (Bass),ENZO DIPAOLO (Drums) On May 3rd Long Island New York’s Black Dawn will release their new CD On Blackened Wings via Pavement Entertainment . I had a chance to check out the CD. After sitting with it for a few days it really grew on me. Just think, if Godsmack and Drowning Pool had a baby you get Black Dawn. On Blackened Wings offers up five tracks of riff driven metal. The bands influences shine through on this entire disc. The track Thoughts Of Yesterday bleeds Alice In Chains. On Blackened … Continue reading Black Dawn-On Blackened Wings CD Review

TOXIC HOLOCAUST SIGNS WITH ENTERTAINMENT ONE / ALL NEW LP DUE OUT LATER THIS YEAR

TOXIC HOLOCAUST led by frontman Joel Grind has signed a worldwide record deal with Entertainment One (“eOne”) with plans to release a new album later this year.  “I am proud to announce that not only is the new album finished but also that I have joined the roster over at eOne…and I am in good company,” says Grind. “The entire team is very excited to have such an influential band joining the roster,” says SVP of Rock and Metal, Scott Givens. “Entertainment One’s commitment to metal remains steadfast and ongoing.”  Toxic Holocaust will be celebrating their twentieth anniversary this year noting their accomplishments … Continue reading TOXIC HOLOCAUST SIGNS WITH ENTERTAINMENT ONE / ALL NEW LP DUE OUT LATER THIS YEAR