When does a band become a brand? This new documentary examines the current state of the music business and reveals how the “brand” of a rock group now has more power than the members themselves.
This Is Your Life: A Tribute to Ronnie James Dio (Rhino Records). Review by Christopher Long.
The Very Beast of Dio Vol. 2 (Niji Entertainment Group). Review by Carl F Gauze.
Neon Nights (Eagle Rock). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Various Artists (Armoury Records). Review by Matthew Moyer.
Conquistadors of War. Review by Al Pergande.
This Is Thirteen (VH1 Classics). Review by Duncan B. Barlow.
3 Doors Down may have been the headliners for a recent show at Orlando’s Hard Rock Live, but for Christopher Long , Hoobastank owned the stage.
Black Sabbath. The name alone conjures up images of protean Metal, the stuff that called the demons forth and made the parents sweat. Matthew Moyer tells us why Doom Let Loose is the definitive guide to the definitive metal band.
With the release of their new album, Teetering on the Edge, New Jersey’s the Medium chatted with Brittany Sturges about their first show, the Battle of the Bands, Prince and – oh yea, their favorite fruit.
Unholy Terror (Metal-Is). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
Sacred Ground (LMB). Review by David Lee Beowulf.
While still best known in the States as the frontwoman for the critically acclaimed metal act Warlock, Doro Pesch (or just Doro, professionally) has had a thriving solo career in Europe. Now, after eight years abroad, she has a new album, Calling The Wild, out in the U.S. Cindy Harper caught up with the metal goddess on the eve of her tour supporting Dio and Yngwie Malmsteen.
Inferno: Last In Live (Mayhem). Review by David Lee Beowülf
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