• Ace Frehley

    Ace Frehley

    Anomaly (Bronx Born Records). Review by Christopher Long.

  • Papa Roach

    Papa Roach

    Whoever says rock stars are dead hasn’t seen Papa Roach lately. Their recent Orlando appearance with RED was a true-blue, rock and and roll spectacle!

  • Black Diamond

    Black Diamond

    Beware the wrath of a KISS superfan scorned! Christopher Long reviews the 10th anniversary edition of Dale Sherman’s biography of the Creatures of the Night.

  • Slipknot

    Slipknot

    While recognized more for their skin-crawling costumes than for their music, Slipknot are a speed metal band worthy of a little respect — as Jen Cray discovered recently at the Orlando date of the band’s current arena tour.

  • Steve Weinberger

    Steve Weinberger

    First-time author and rock-concert veteran Steve Weinberger has written perhaps the funniest overview of the mosh-pit population ever. Like a mad scientist, Weinberger categorizes and analyzes every species of concertgoer in No Air Guitar Allowed, painting them with deft satirical strokes and a surprisingly empathetic eye. Ink 19 and Weinberger discuss how he spent years of his life illustrating the differences between KISS and indie-rock fans.

  • Iron Maiden

    Iron Maiden

    On their Somewhere Back in Time Tour Iron Maiden resurrects songs from the greatest era of their long career: the 1980s. Jen Cray flew from Florida to New Jersey to catch one of the tour’s limited U.S. dates.

  • Down

    Down

    What began as a side project for Pantera members Phillip Anselmo and Rex Brown has since become a supergroup within the metal world. Down brought their metal alumni to Orlando, and Jen Cray got herself an invite.

  • Heroin Diaries

    Heroin Diaries

    In his new book, Motley Crue bassist Nikki Sixx lifts the lid on the most insane year of life when his drug habit took its gruesome, inevitable toll. Andrew Ellis discovers the reality behind the typical rock star cliché or sex, drugs and rock n’roll.

  • Great Kat: Extreme Guitar Shred

    Great Kat: Extreme Guitar Shred

    To look at the DVD box, you might thing the Great Kat is some sort of Bizarro Nancy Wilson. Not so. She’s so much more, Matthew Moyer declares.

  • Theo & the Skyscrapers

    Theo & the Skyscrapers

    Former Lunachicks frontwoman Theo Kogan, whose current band, Theo & the Skyscrapers, are about to release their second full length, chatted with Jen Cray about the record industry, sex in music, and her ambitious plans for the future.

  • Hard Rock Treasures

    Hard Rock Treasures

    A behind-the-scenes look at rock ‘n’ roll royalty and their most prized possessions. Jen Cray passes on the overpriced food and pulls back the denim n’ leather curtain.

  • Susanna and the Magical Orchestra

    Susanna and the Magical Orchestra

    Melody Mountain (Rune Grammofon). Review by Aaron Shaul.

  • Days Off

    Days Off

    The Jamming In The Scene EP (Make Or Break Records). Review by Brittany Sturges.

  • River City High

    River City High

    Not Enough Saturday Nights (Take Over Records). Review by Carl F Gauze.

Recently on Ink 19...