DIY doesn’t carry the same allure and integrity it once did. With the technology at hand, any kid can make a crisp, professional recording. What we’ve lost is a warts and all ethos, and an intangible passion that comes only from real instrumentation, coated with blood and sweat, and... more»
Far East Movement and Rell the Soundbender give fans a free EP download titled Murder Was The Bass featuring West Coast hip-hop veteran Kurupt. Noisey premiered the title track yesterday here and the full EP is now available for download on DatPiff.
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Deer Tick put on their favorite ugly Christmas sweaters and blasted through a rollicking cover of “Father Christmas” by The Kinks for this Conan web exclusive:
Negativity, Deer Tick’s fifth studio album, was released earlier... more»
With the release of new studio album ‘PLAGUES OF BABYLON’ approaching, metal titans ICED EARTH have launched a video teaser to preview the album and their upcoming WORLDWIDE PLAGUES headlining tour. The video can be viewed... more»
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While FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH dominate on a European arena tour, last night Rob Halford, legendary frontman for Judas Priest, joined the rock group on stage surprising fans with an epic performance of the group’s “Lift Me Up,” a #1 U.S. Active Rock Radio chart hit off... more»
Carcass, The Black Dahlia Murder, Gorguts and Noisem headline renowned metal mag’s latest national tour this March
With two triumphant star-studded national tours under our bullet belt, Decibel Magazine is raising the (bloody) stakes on our hotly anticipated third cross-country domination.... more»
Candy Hearts have been making quite a name for themselves since their inception – the band released 2011′s Everything’s Amazing & Nobody’s Happy LP and went on to sign to New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert’s label (and B9 imprint) Violently Happy Records.... more»
It is with great pleasure that Armoury Records, in conjunction with earMUSIC, welcomes ANETTE OLZON to their expanding roster of powerful frontwomen.
Best known for her time fronting symphonic metal brigade Nightwish for five years before fleeing the band in 2012, the Swedish born... more»
Finch has announced that they will be pushing back the release of their live CD/DVD What It Is To Burn X to February 25, 2013. Tragic Hero Records and the band sincerely apologize for the delay, but of course will still be honoring the pre-orders that have already been placed.
What It Is... more»
Energetic Sheffield punks Nai Harvest are set to follow their much-loved debut album with a new EP next March, with the first track taken from it streaming today on NME.com.
Title-track ‘Hold Open My Head’ is streaming now – feel free to share and... more»
HHM: I am here with Jesse Leach, vocalist of Killswitch Engage, how are you today?
Jesse: I’m alright, I’m breathing.
HHM: You guys have been on this tour with Lamb of God, Testament, and Huntress since October 22nd and you only have two shows left on this run, one of those... more»
Interview with Producer/Engineer/Musician John Kay of Stu Stu Studio
HHM: I know that the vast majority of producers began as musicians and tend to fall into being producers for one reason or another, What started you down this path?
John: After recording as a musician in different studios of... more»
I was able to catch up with Spencer for a little sit down prior to their set at Shaka’s in Virginia Beach, VA to discuss the struggles, their recent signing and the upcoming release of their new record.
HHM: Congratulations on signing to Outerloop. They had been managing you guys for a while... more»
Stephen Blickenstaff is a local artist that everyone should be aware of. Over the years his work has been used by many well-known bands as well as Guitar Player Magazine.
How did you start making art, and why do you continue to make it?
Stephen: I started drawing when I was old enough to hold a... more»
Max Collins is best known for being the bassist and lead vocalist of Eve 6. This year he released his first solo album hoping to start a new chapter in his music career.
“I figured that now was the time to open myself up to solo career,” Collins said. “Whether you feel it or not you just... more»
I had a the great pleasure of hanging out with Kaleo, Bret and Yesod backstage at The NorVa prior to their show. We covered everything from their humble beginnings, life on the road and pre-show poops.
I was thoroughly blown away after seeing the set. It was almost more of an experience than just... more»
I had the pleasure of sitting down with James in their RV after their set at The NorVa in Norfolk, VA on Oct, 30, 2013 during the Outbreak Tour (Bullet For My Valentine, Black Veil Brides, Stars In Stereo and Throw The Fight)
The conversation was insightful, humbling and inspirational to say the... more»
I had a chance to hang out and chat with the guys in Pepper before their show at The NorVa in Norfolk, VA. I apologize upfront. This was an extremely long interview but very interesting getting the first hand account of the life of Pepper from where it began to where it is today. Enjoy!
Harley with Hellhound Music had a chance to sit down and chat with Brian ‘Head’ Welch, Korn guitarist and Frontman of Love and Death at Aftershock Festival
HHM : How would you compare being in your band “Love and Death” to being in Korn?
Brian: Basically it is the same... more»
Interview with Survive This! vocalist Shawn Zyvoloski
HHM: First off, what is your name and your role in the band.
Shawn: My name is Shawn Zyvoloski and I am a vocalist in a band called survive this!
HHM: You’ve been in a couple bands prior to Survive This!, what was your relationship with them... more»