4 days ago | Metal
The recent Women’s March on Washington placed a global magnifying glass on women’s rights. One day before that historic march, the NAMM show in Anaheim hosted the fifth annual She Rocks Awards which pays tribute to female music industry leaders. W...
5 months ago | Music Festivals
Swedish vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt is a hero to the metal community for many different reasons, depending on who you talk to. As vocalist, he mastered the powerful yet articulated death metal vocal technique in...
7 months ago | Concerts
When referencing recent alt-rock and reggae artists who made notable national imprints in their subgenres, bands such as Slightly Stoopid, No Doubt and Sublime all come to the top of the list. Although these Southern California groups are still ac...
9 months ago | Metal
As dusk floods the sky on a recent Saturday night, Mozart's "Requiem In D Minor" echoes through a Costa Mesa apartment from a pair of stereo speakers. The haunting orchestral movements and angelic vocals hum through the air, barely masking the dru...
10 months ago | Metal
Although they've been together for almost 10 years, L.A. hard rock band Sixx A.M. has been steadily overshadowed by some of its members’ other major musical projects, including bassist Nikki Sixx’s predecessor Mötley Crüe and guitarist DJ Ash...
1 year ago | Metal
Brazilian heavy metal typically brings to mind infamous bands such as Dorsal Atlântica Sarcofogo, Hibria and thrash metal kings Sepultura. Although all of these Latin musicians were pivotal in the founding movement of thrash metal in Brazil during...