Band performance times and expanded onsite experiences have been announced for the sixth annual Monster Energy Aftershock–California’s biggest rock festival–Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22 at Discovery Park, near downtown Sacramento, CA. Nine Inch Nails, Ozzy Osbourne featuring Zakk Wylde, A Perfect Circle, Five Finger Death… Read More ›
Month: September 2017
Whitney Peyton is known for being one of the hardest working artists in the business and that’s just a part of what makes her so special. In addition to being able to transcend genres and appeal to multiple crowds, she’s consistently… Read More ›
Rise Records has signed Texas metalcore slingers Kublai Khan. The band will release its label debut Nomad on September 29. “We have been grinding for close to 10 years as a band,” stated vocalist Matt Honeycutt. “The ups and downs over the… Read More ›
John 5 and The Creatures courtesy of Scott Martin 11/10/15 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, California Former MARILYN MANSON and current ROB ZOMBIE guitarist John 5 (real name: John William Lowery) embarked on the “Mad Monster Tour” featuring his band… Read More ›
Gore metal maniacs EXHUMED have shared the official music video for “Night Work” off the impending, new full-length album Death Revenge. Frontman Matt Harvey comments: “We are extremely stoked to present this cinematic clip that brings you deep into the world of the Death… Read More ›
Asking Alexandria team up with Black Veil Brides for a co-headline tour in 2018, with the five-week trek, dubbed The Resurrection Tour, kicking off on Jan. 10 at the Complex in Salt Lake City. “It’s finally happening, us and Black Veil… Read More ›
German power four-piece DUST BOLT released their third album Mass Confusion in July 2016 via Napalm Records. (Order Here) After some flight delays and visa issues, DUST BOLT will finally travel to North America for the first time ever and join Obituary and Exodus on the… Read More ›
In This Moment courtesy of Scott Martin 11/27/13 Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, California On tour supporting their first gold album, Blood, In This Moment delivered a tremendous performance at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco, California.
Whitney Peyton 09/21/17 Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California
With the addition of Czech experimental black metal legends MASTER’S HAMMER, the line-up for Eindhoven Metal Meeting 2017 is now complete! The ninth edition of Netherlands’ longest-running indoor extreme metal festival will take place on Friday 15 & Saturday 16th of December… Read More ›
The highly anticipated lineup for the New Orleans based Voodoo Music & Arts Experience has been released, and it will be held on Halloween weekend of 2017, October 27th to 29th. The festival will be headlined by none other than Kendrick Lamar, Foo Fighters, The… Read More ›
Two rising acts in the world of hardcore and metal (San Jose’s Castaway and Austin, TX’s Insvrgence) are proud to announce that they will be opening for These Streets on their 2017 Fall Tour, kicking off this November in Stockton, CA. The tour will run until November… Read More ›
Anarchy Lace 09/08/17 Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, California
One lucky customer will win a sold-out Aggronautix GWAR Throbblehead Set from 2014! This brand new limited edition hand-painted resin figure by Monstarz is 4.5″ tall and comes in a full color box. Armed with swords and electric guitars,… Read More ›
Belgian heavy music luminaries AMENRA have just issued an evocative music video for the track “Children Of The Eye” through Revolver Magazine. The track is the first single to be premiered from the band’s Mass VI full-length, due out October 20th through Neurot Recordings…. Read More ›
Junius (Prosthetic Records) 09/24/17 Cafe Colonial – Sacramento, California
Queens,NY theatrical rocker Kore Rozzik is back with a cinematically schocking new music video for his single “Mistress,” off of the upcoming, full length album, Vengeance Overdrive‘. “Mistress is for every fan of old school horror. It’s about a demonic dominatrix that puts… Read More ›
Have you always dreamed of being a successful artist/musician?Are you working hard to make it happen but have reached a ceiling for what you can do yourself or band?We Keep Rockin Productions has put together a panel of the most… Read More ›
Grit is a hard rock/heavy metal band from Corvallis, Oregon. Formed in 2015, with lead singer Damion Brewer, the band went under some serious line-up changes with the addition of Mike Ewing on guitar and Scott Longballa on drums.
Reverend Horton Heat came to Sacramento recently and blew the doors off of our town with his Dallas, Texas-based psychobilly trio.
Diabolical Death/ Black Metal troop BELPHEGOR recently premiered a censored version of their official music video for ‘Baphomet’, taken from their freshly unleashed masterpiece, Totenritual. Today, along with the fearless folks at Decibel Magazine, the band has made the “N.S.F.W.” uncensored video available for the… Read More ›
For the first time in over 16 years, founding Kiss members Gene Simmons and Ace Frehley performed together onstage in St. Paul, Minnesota. The concert was a Hurricane Harvey benefit for The Children Matter, an initiative Simmons co-founded with in collaboration with the nonprofit, Matter, Blabbermouth reports. “Before you were… Read More ›
Tower of Babel comprises of five musicians who have all in their own right been involved in world tours, festivals and recordings. Boasting members and ex-members of Firewind, Jorn, Glenn Hughes, Scorpions, Vivaldi Metal Project, Metalium, Tainted Nation, Exorcism, Helloween,… Read More ›
Extreme metal giants ARCH ENEMY are breaking all records with their new masterpiece, “Will To Power, entering sales charts on top ranks all over the world! Grab “Will To Power” on physical or digital format now via willtopower.centurymedia.com! Here is a list of the… Read More ›
German thrash legends DESTRUCTION will release their new “Best of Old School” album Thrash Anthems II on November 10th via Nuclear Blast Records. Pre-order Thrash Anthems II here In 2007, DESTRUCTION proved how successful re-recording some of their timeless classics and re-imagining history could be. The follow-up to 2007’s »Thrash Anthems« is ready… Read More ›
Ravage formed back in 1996 on a mission to bring traditional, rockin’, kick-ass heavy metal and thrash excitement back to the masses. Though the band has endured endless line-up changes throughout it’s storied history, the core group of singer Al… Read More ›
This Friday, Australian grind practitioners KING PARROT will unleash the maniacal fruit of their Ugly Produce full-length. Slated for release on September 22nd in North America via Housecore Records, in Europe via Agonia Records, and in Australia via EVP Recordings, Ugly Produce is a ten-track feast… Read More ›
Lock the mausoleum doors and chain up the cemetery gates. Long-standing gore metal maniacs, EXHUMED re-emerge with their disgusting new album Death Revenge. The band’s sixth full-length sees them tread into ambitious new territory with their first concept album: a musical melodrama in… Read More ›
WICCID, the newly formed Electro Industrial Dark Synth Pop band from Erie Loche (Ministry, Prong, Pig, Revco, Front Line Assembly, Lords of Acid, Primitive Race, Velvet Acid Christ) will be joining Lords of Acid, Combichrist, Christian Death, and En Esch… Read More ›
Death Magick Mother is the latest studio offering from Los Angeles, California’s BLACK MARE. Seven songs in length, this documentation captures driving force, Sera Timms, amidst a dynamic cohesion and confluence of inspiration unlike any prior. Whereas previous output operated under a founding… Read More ›
Matrekis was developed in October of 2009. The group formed with the goal of reviving and preserving the sound of roots metal. With influences ranging from the likes of Black Sabbath, Motorhead, Iron Maiden and Megadeth, Matrekis infuses power, drive… Read More ›
“Lyrically, this song makes no fucking sense. It is a “stand up and fight” song about something there is no need to stand up and fight about. The very first line of the first verse was originally written “listen, you… Read More ›
Over a year ago, California’s reigning kings of heavy hardcore, Lionheart, decided to call it quits. However, it wasn’t long before they realized that walking away was futile. The group has announced their return via the new single “Trial By Fire.”… Read More ›
UK’s legendary extreme metal icons CRADLE OF FILTH have released the official lyric video for the venomous new song ‘Achingly Beautiful’. The song comes off the band’s upcoming album Cryptoriana – The Seductiveness Of Decay. Commented Dani Filth: “Influenced by the stories of E.F Benson, Sir… Read More ›
The third annual BOWL FOR RONNIE Bowling Party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund (www.diocancerfund.org), will take place on Friday, October 6, 2017 at Pinz Bowling Center in Studio City, California. The event, hosted by VH-1’s Eddie Trunk, will include a celebrity… Read More ›
Ukraine’s best kept metal secret JINJER already have a huge fan base throughout Europe following massive European tours and festival performances. Their explosive mixture of groove metal and hardcore flavored with progressive elements is set to take over alternative stages across the… Read More ›
Since 1989, Canada’s ANNIHILATOR have not stopped putting out records and touring the world. Despite the ever-changing climate of the metal world (and releasing a series of “different” metal records with various lineups along the way), Jeff Waters and company… Read More ›
Aftershock is every hard rock and heavy metal fan’s concert come true. This October, thousands will head to Sacramento’s Discovery Park to witness artistic legends live and uncensored. Not only that, but the festival will offer interactive experiences to get… Read More ›
Tracii Guns and Phil Lewis are back together as L.A. Guns with their first studio album in 15 years! “The Missing Peace” is set for release on October 13th via Frontiers Music Srl. Today the band releases their new single “Christine,” which Tracii describes to Billboard Magazine as “The Perfect L.A. Guns… Read More ›
Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, recording artist and multi-instrumentalist Peter Graigs is a force to be reckoned with while on the fretboard of any guitar in his hands. Growing up in Canada and now re-located to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, Peter… Read More ›
All four members of the Polish death metal band DECAPITATED are being accused of gang-raping a woman in the bathroom of their tour bus after their August 31 concert in Spokane, Washington. According to court documents obtained by The Spokesman-Review, the alleged victim… Read More ›
Released in 1987, Triumph And Agony is the fourth studio album from the German heavy metal titans. The record was a mammoth success globally with hit singles and MTV’s Headbangers Ball favorites “All We Are” and “Für immer” among other now-pinnacle anthems… Read More ›
Through The Eyes Of The Dead have debuted another brand new single titled “Obitual” today. “’Obitual’ is in a first person narrative of someone being buried alive by a cult,” says vocalist Danny Rodriguez. “It blends elements of the ‘Bloodlust sound’ with more… Read More ›
The band that audiences loved to hear in the late 1980’s still sparks interest today. From coast to coast, they brought the house down.
QUIET RIOT‘s new album, “Road Rage”, was released on August 4 via Frontiers Music Srl.The band is is led by drummer Frankie Banali, who is joined by bassist Chuck Wright (who has been in and out of the group since 1982), guitarist Alex Grossi (who has been… Read More ›
Today marks the official release of the The Convalescence‘s This Is Hell full-length via Unique Leader Records. The ten-track offering was produced by John Burke (Forever In Terror, Captain Kid, etc.) at Vibe Studios, mixed and mastered by Christian Donaldson (Cryptopsy, Despised… Read More ›
Canada’s finest hardcore/punk outfit, Comeback Kid, announced their US headlining tour which kicks off on October 6th in Seattle, The 17-date trek will make stops in Anaheim, Houston, and Brooklyn before ending on October 23rd in Detroit. Support for the… Read More ›
Seventh Calling is a 4 piece hard rock / heavy metal band based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota that has been churning out its very own unique brand of heavy music since the group’s debut album released in 2007 and who… Read More ›
Gore metal maniacs Exhumed has shared the official music video for “Lifeless” off their impending new full-length album Death Revenge. Issues frontman Matt Harvey: “Following sequentially through the album’s track list, we are stoked to lay ‘Lifeless’ on you. ‘Defenders Of The Grave’… Read More ›
One winner will receive two VIP tickets and three winners will receive two General Admission tickets! All tickets are good for both days. The daily music lineup for Monster Energy Aftershock is as follows: Saturday, October 21: Nine Inch Nails, A… Read More ›
Swedish epic heavy doom metal warlords Sorcerer will release their new album, The Crowning Of The Fire King, on October 20th via Metal Blade Records!
As Vancouver, British Colombia-based progressive/tech death metal outfit NECK OF THE WOODS prepares for the release of their debut album, The Passenger, through Basick Records in September an official video for the album’s “You’ll Always Look The Same To Me” has been premiered through… Read More ›
NYC noise rock trio UNSANE confirms more than a month of new North American tour dates for the fall months, as well as additional European tour dates, in support of their crushing eighth LP, Sterilize, which is set for release through Southern Lord… Read More ›
Travelin Jack, one of the hottest new rock acts from Germany, has teamed up with Loudwire for an exclusive premiere of their new single “Cold Blood.” Founded in summer 2013, Travelin Jack have developed into one of Germany’s most unusual rock acts over… Read More ›
How did you first get in to music? Growing Up my mother always listened to music. Who turned you onto rock/metal? as long as I can remember I always loved Rock/Metal. I would have to say childhood friends who shared… Read More ›
Sacramento based Rock/Metal Band Dark Signal are setting out to challenge expectations with their bold, debut single and lyric video, “Build You Back.” Originally premiered on Tattoo.com, “Build You Back” produced by Drew Fulk and mixed by Taylor Larson; the… Read More ›
The Iron Maidens recently performed @ The Colonial Theater in Sacramento, California and Iron Serbian was on hand to capture the full performance in the video below.
Reverend Horton Heat begin their fall touring plans this weekend at the ABATE Labor Day Rally in Ozawkie, KS.
Horror Pain Gore Death Productions have joined together two of the undergrounds most notorious, putrid abominations for a crushing full length Split release of sickness! Bastardhammer hail from the United Kingdom and make their HPGD debut with six tracks of… Read More ›
Lexington, Kentucky-based trio TOMBSTALKER will unleash a 7-inch platter of insanity later this month.
A wonder of the ancient world, the Colossus was constructed out of a single slab of marble and erected over the harbor in the island of Rhodes. Alas, as all things mighty must tumble, Colossus eventually shattered–after weary centuries standing… Read More ›
Phoenix, AZ atmospheric blackened deathcore outfit, Sun Speaker, have unleashed their first official lyric video today for an all new track entitled ‘Felle.’ The brand new hard hitting track features a guest vocal appearance from Jimbo Patton (Aethere) and is taken from their forthcoming debut… Read More ›