Column: LA/LA LAND – Intro

LA/LA LAND Patrick O’Heffernan Welcome to LA/LA Land, a new weekly column about music in Los Angeles. Why LA? LA is the undeniable business capital of the music industry in America and, some would say, also its creative capital, although given what is going on in the Nashville music scene now, I think the two […]

Soften the Glare with The Hypnotic Conquest

Situated in the land of Barbecue, Lexington, NC, sits High Rock Outfitters. A small venue that, for a number of years now, has been bringing in quality music options to a downtown that has developed itself into more than just a once a year visit for the barbecue festival. With quality beer, free popcorn, great […]

Queen City Metal Fest gets Brutal at Fillmore Underground

Who says the NC scene is dead? Photos by: Kevin McGee It’s safe to say that Charlotte, North Carolina is one of the most popular areas in the state for both local and national touring acts. With countless venues, including The Fillmore, PNC Music Pavilion, and The Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre, countless genres of […]

New to the Airwaves – Upcoming Album Releases

Tons of new music, out now!  We’ve got some treats in this list this week, some duds, but new music always gives us good feelings. We’re sure you can see which ones we think you should grab and what ones we think may deserve a pass. Dive in at your own risk and let’s hear your […]

Preview: Iron Maiden’s essential pre-show tracks

Iron Maiden to play the Barclaycard Arena on 21 May By Jessica Boswell After forty years of dominating the heavy metal communities, Brit sextet Iron Maiden need next to no introduction these days. With a back catalogue of sixteen full-length albums and a massive following behind them ranging numerous generation of rockers and metalheads since their formation […]

Gideon are Blessed with a “Curse”

New Label, New Record, Same ol’ Heaviness by: Kevin Daniels Gideon, the five piece hardcore band hailing from Alabama, is set to release their Senior album, Cold, out May 12th, 2017 on Equal Vision Records. They’ve released a few tracks so far, “Pulling Teeth,” back in late 2016, then followed up with  “Champions,” a few […]