Don Dokken on New CD, The Lost Songs: 1978-1981 – I Was Influenced By British Bands When I Was Writing These Songs!

We are about halfway done with the record, and a lot of my lyrics are about what is going on now. Whether you are a fan of Trump or not, I see him as a little unhinged and trying to take over the planet, so I wrote a song called “Hail to the King,” about him

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Wicked Smile – Delirium EP Review

Wicked Smile’s Delirium EP is hopefully just a small taste of what they have ahead for them. I’m looking forward to a full release (the sooner the better.) The duo has already started generating some good words in the music world, which is a testament to the quality of the music contained here. Wicked Smile certainly has some tremendous potential, so here’s hoping they can maintain this level of awesome moving forward!

Falconer – From a Dying Ember Review

Alestorm – Curse of The Crystal Coconut – 2nd Opinion Review

Albert Cummings – Believe – Review

VANDENBERG – 2020 album review

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HAWXX, Deadlands lyric video from the winners of the Women Make Music PRS Grant

“When something has consumed you to the point you feel you can’t come back from it, ‘Deadlands’ is a place where you can take that toxicity…and destroy it.”


The Metal Tour Of The Year Announces Massive Streaming Event

To celebrate what would have been the start of one of the most highly anticipated tours of the year, showcasing four of the world’s very best metal bands, The Metal Tour Of The Year will be broadcasting a mammoth streaming event this Friday, June 12th beginning at 2pm PST/5pm EST/10pm BST/11pm CET. The stream will be hosted by SiriusXM’s Jose Mangin and will feature full sets from Megadeth, Lamb Of God, Trivium and In Flames along with an exclusive interview with each band prior to the broadcast of their set.


Broken Machine – LA’s Indie Grunge Rock Revivalists, Announce New Single ‘Fly Me to the Sun’

With an in-your-face rhythm section, soaring guitar leads, and evocative vocal melodies and harmonies, Broken Machine’s sonic palette is equal parts moody, cathartic, and angst-forward, think Alice In Chains and Stone Temple Pilots meet  Foo Fighters.

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Icarus Falls – Phoenix – Exclusive Video Premiere

Icarus Falls are the band you hear in the covered tent at the festival, you look at your mate, nod your head towards the sound and say, “shall we?”. You wonder in, and half an hour later, find yourselves debating your favourite riff.

Restive Nation - Coma

Restive Nation release new single “Coma”

‘Coma’ is the lead single from Restive Nation‘s upcoming 2nd EP entitled Lucidum out June 2020. It is the band’s first release featuring Tony Carberry on vocals. The track’s influences are rooted in Nine Inch Nails, Linkin Park and Tool. The lyrics revolve around themes of suicidal thoughts and the many masks the victim wears […]

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