METALLICA’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct Spurs the Return of Heavy Metal Messenger


After a long dormancy, one release has brought Heavy Metal Messenger back to the blogosphere: METALLICA’s Hardwired…To Self-Destruct. I am on my fourth listen and I am beginning to get headbangers whiplash! Each time I listen I enjoy it more. If you’ve only heard one or a few of these new songs you are doing yourself […]

TRANS-SIBERIAN ORCHESTRA New Album and Tour!


2015 Winter Tour Announcement + New Album! Dear TSO Fans, We are thrilled to announce that the 2015 Winter Tour will feature the live debut of ‘The Ghosts Of Christmas Eve‘! TSO will also release their newest full-length album titled ‘Letters From the Labyrinth‘ this winter! “‘The Ghosts of Christmas Eve’ brings me back to TSO’s beginnings. We recorded this TV […]

15 TRACKS THAT RUIN PERFECT ALBUMS. WRONG!


15 Terrible Songs That Ruin Supposedly Perfect Albums By Frank Donovan The Beatles’ Abbey Road, Stevie Wonder’s Songs in the Key of Life, Nirvana’s Nevermind–Even the most iconic and highly-regarded albums have a track that we always skip. We’re all for artists evolving their sound, but it’s often painfully clear when the sonic experimentation in the studio […]

DEF LEPPARD’S Phil Collen Pens New Tune For TESLA.


The guys in DEF LEPPARD have always had a close camaraderie with TESLA since they met in Amsterdam back in 1987, and now for the first time ever, TESLA is collaborating with DEF LEPPARD guitarist Phil Collen on a new single. Tentatively titled “Save That Goodness”, the new song has an upbeat catchy melody with […]

IRON MAIDEN AND THE BOOK OF SOULS GO JUMBO ON MASSIVE 2016 WORLD TOUR


  IRON MAIDEN AND THE BOOK OF SOULS GO JUMBO ON MASSIVE 2016 WORLD TOUR Published: Aug 25, 2015 VOCALIST BRUCE DICKINSON TO CAPTAIN AND PILOT A BOEING 747-400 JUMBO JET TO PLAY IN SIX OF THE SEVEN CONTINENTS TRAVELLING OVER 55,000 MILES (88,500km) AROUND THE GLOBE “THE BOOK OF SOULS WORLD TOUR” IS EXPECTED […]

Penelope Spheeris “Decline of Western Civilization,” Films to Get BOX Treatment


The highly celebrated and long-awaited trilogy known as “The Decline Of Western Civilization” will receive a deluxe box set release on June 30 from Shout! Factory. The four-disc set will be available in both Blu-ray and DVD formats, and will contain Penelope Spheeris‘s “The Decline Of Western Civilization” (1980), “The Decline Of Western Civilization Part […]

Hot Video Cover of Allanah Myles “Black Velvet.”


Known for supporting legendary bands KISS and DEF LEPPARD on KISS‘s massive 40th-anniversary North American tour last summer, Canada’s explosive hard rockers KOBRA AND THE LOTUS will soon release a brand new EP. Due out August 28, the “Words Of The Prophets” EP (Titan Music) was produced by the Grammy-nominated Johnny K (MEGADETH, DISTURBED, THREE […]