“Rats,” the latest single from the Grammy Award-winning Swedish hard rock band Ghost, today enters its seventh consecutive week as the #1 song at Rock Radio, becoming the longest-running track to top that chart this year.
Swedish guitarist & vocalist Kee Marcello has announced a 6-date UK tour in October 2018. Marcello is best known for his years with multi-platinum selling band EUROPE, whose mega-hit The Final Countdown went to number 1 in 25 countries.
In April 2017, Black Spiders gave their fans one final chance to raise their middle fingers aloft and yell ‘fuck you’ at their five, grizzled faces before hanging up their riding capes for good.
Well fool me more, as at first I was convinced I was listening to some new Metallica tracks. But it’s definitely a completely different band!
The start of this EP is clear and concise in its southern influences and matches perfectly the American drawl in the vocals and innovative use of the blend of heavy funk bass line and the periodic break into harmonies.
There are quite a few unique novelty bands playing various styles of metal, but perhaps no other band is more out there than Van Canto.
The metal world lost one of its biggest unsung heroes this past Friday. Mark “The Shark” Shelton was one of that rare breed of people that hold such a deep love and passion for the music he made with his band Manilla Road that he didn’t care about fame and fortune.
When you’re a grizzled old fart like me who has always had an ear for The Metal, and a penchant for knowing as much about it as I possibly could fit into my brain, you hear about so many bands yet never hear a speck of music from them.
Where does instrumental music fit into our society these days? Especially if it’s not jazz or classical, both styles typically noted for not really having a voice (yes, I am aware that both have vocals at times as well. Just going with the predominant thought pattern on both.)
The band Custom has apparently been around the Seattle area for the better part of 12 years. That’s a long time to remain dedicated to the making of music, especially in this day and age