Post Tagged with: "Metal"

Dagoba – Post Mortem Nihil Est (2013)

Dagoba is that rarest of things: a metal band from France, where Gojira are almost the only ones to have gained international acceptance. Yet this neo-trash and metalcore group has thrived in the land of hip-hop and chanson.

‘We still enjoy what we do': David Lee Roth confirms work on new Van Halen album

‘We still enjoy what we do': David Lee Roth confirms work on new Van Halen album

David Lee Roth estimates that the newly reunited Van Halen could be finished writing a new studio album in 18 months, with another tour to follow.

Eat the Gun – Stripped to the Bone (2013)

With Stripped to the Bone, Eat the Gun offers a superb rock album with few frills. That starts with the first single “Loner,” recorded in their own studio with producer Stephan Hinz of H-Blockx fame.

‘You don’t get bigger than that': Sammy Hagar wants Journey in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

‘You don’t get bigger than that': Sammy Hagar wants Journey in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Ask inductee Sammy Hagar who he thinks should be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and his answer comes quickly: “Journey; I want to stick up for Journey,” says Hagar, inducted as a member of Van Halen in 2007.

‘Hey, it’s all about me': Why did David Lee Roth accept a partial Van Halen reunion?

‘Hey, it’s all about me': Why did David Lee Roth accept a partial Van Halen reunion?

Sammy Hagar says he has nothing against Wolfgang Van Halen. Still, he can’t understand why David Lee Roth would participate in a partial Van Halen reunion without fellow founding member Michael Anthony.

Something Else! sneak peek: Red Dragon Cartel, “Feeder” from Red Dragon Cartel (2014)

Since the death of vocalist Ray Gillen and the end of Badlands, we haven’t heard much from Jake E. Lee.

‘We liked them': You won’t believe this dead-on Rush imitation from Kiss’ Gene Simmons

When Rush opened for Kiss in 1974-75, one of them was the biggest band in the world and the other had Geddy Lee on vocals.

‘Weren’t you that guy in Van Halen?': Mitch Malloy on his short trip through a very famous band

Mitch Malloy has released a number of albums since his self-titled 1992 debut, even while fashioning a career as a mixer and mastering engineer with Taylor Swift, Kenny Loggins and others.

Forgotten Series: Ugly Kid Joe – Menace to Sobriety (1995)

Ugly Kid Joe very likely doomed their career with the way they came on to the scene. First there was the name, a jab at second- or third-tier hair metal act Pretty Boy Floyd.

Nightwish – Showtime, Storytime (2013)

I’ll make a confession at the top of this review that will invalidate my opinion in the eyes of many Nightwish fans, but I didn’t really like the band with Tarja Turunen.