Nikki Sixx’s “Sixx: A.M.” and Apolcalyptica Roll into Kansas City

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Two hours before showtime, the line to see Apocalyptica, and Sixx A.M. at the Midland Theater, downtown Kansas City, wrapped around the building, and down the block. The message was clear: Kansas City was ready to rock; Apocalyptica and Sixx A.M. would need to deliver. Upon entering the theater, word was getting around that Franky Perez, vocalist for Apocalyptica was ...

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Sleeping With Sirens, Pierce The Veil and Issues – Rock City, Nottingham

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Photos and review by Carrie-Anne Pollard. Standing around surrounded by black clad teenagers, tonight’s line up could almost be seen as a triple headliner. No awkward unknown support band trying to hype up a disinterested crowd, all three bands have their own dedicated fan base, and judging by the sold out status of the show, they are out in force ...

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Sixx: A.M. First Headlining Tour

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With Motley Crue on break from their farewell tour, Nikki Sixx has more time to focus on his side project, Sixx: A.M., who will be headlining their first tour across North America, starting next week. Joining them will be their label mates, Finnish metal quartet, Apocalyptica. Having released three albums, The Heroin Diaries Soundtrack, this is Gonna Hurt, and Modern ...

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Rob Halford Signs World Wide Release Deal for Catalog Releases with Sony

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March 25, 2015 – New York, NY – SONY Music Entertainment and Legacy Recordings, SME’s catalog division, have signed a worldwide rights deal to with the Metal God, Rob Halford. Frontman of the legendary heavy metal band Judas Priest, Rob Halford brought his iconic charisma and influential vocal style to a variety of side projects since 1992, notably his bands Fight, 2wo and Halford. The new SONY/Legacy ...

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TORCHE ANNOUNCE SUMMER CO-HEADLINING TOUR WITH MELT-BANANA

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March 16, 2015, Philadelphia – Torche has confirmed a co-headline tour with Japan’s Melt-Banana, with the dates kicking off on July 2 at Dante’s in Portland, Ore. Torche recently released Restarter, the band’s debut for Relapse Records, and their best selling album to date, with the ten-song collection landing on multiple Billboard charts and Pitchfork calling the set “their most ...

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INSTRUMENTAL METAL DUO TEMPEL REVEALS TITLE. RELEASE DATE FOR NEW ALBUM

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After making waves with their debut album “On the Steps of the Temple” — lauded as “one of the darkest, most chilling releases in instrumental metal” (Fear.net) — the Arizona-based duo TEMPEL have confirmed the first details regarding their sophomore effort, due out this summer. Titled “The Moon Lit Our Path,” the album features the band’s most momentous and intense work to ...

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ADELITAS WAY NEW EP “DESERVE THIS” OUT TODAY

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March 17th, 2015 – Las Vegas hard rockers Adelitas Way have released their new EP “Deserve This” on all major digital retail outlets. The EP will be followed by a full length album later this year. The “Deserve This” EP can be purchased by clicking the following links: iTunes: iTunes Google Play – Google Play   A YouTube clip of the first single “I ...

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SWEDISH DEATH METAL ACT GUTTER INSTINCT SIGNS WITH PROSTHETIC RECORDS

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SWEDISH DEATH METAL ACT GUTTER INSTINCT SIGNS WITH PROSTHETIC RECORDS Prosthetic Records is proud to unveil the signing of GUTTER INSTINCT – raw, atmospheric and blackened buzz-saw Swedish death metal at its finest. GUTTER INSTINCT was founded in 2012 by Oscar Persson, Hannes Hellman and Thomas Ernemyr in Helsingborg, Sweden, after having played together in various bands over the years. ...

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NICK PERRI GROUP BECOMES ‘MOUNT HOLLY’ RELEASES ‘IT AIN’T EASY’ SINGLE & MUSIC VIDEO

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Accompanying an official music video release for the group’s debut single, “It Ain’t Easy,” – now available for download on iTunes and other music networks – Nick Perri announced the new moniker of his blues-rock quartet this morning: Mount Holly. Formerly titled The Nick Perri Group, the band has garnered attention over the past six months through brief East and ...

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UNHERALDED SEVENTIES BAND WITH TIES TO EIGHTIES ROCK, KELAKOS, FINALLY GETS ITS DUE WITH 15-SONG ‘UNCORKED’ CD

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The early 21st century has seen the rediscovery of several rock acts from yesterday that never got their due back when they were recording and performing (artists such as Pentagram and Rodriguez immediately come to mind). And there is another overlooked ’70s group that should now finally get the attention it has long deserved: Kelakos. Recording and working out of Ithaca, NY, ...

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