Journalist (Long Beach, NY, USA)
- Darren Paltrowitz is a New York resident (and Long Island native) with over 15 years of entertainment industry experience. He began working around the music business as a teenager, interning for the manager of his then-favorite band Superdrag. In the years following, he has worked with a wide array of artists including OK Go, They Might Be Giants, Mike Viola, Tracy Bonham, Loudness, and Rachael Yamagata.
Josh Todd is a rock and roll survivor! And he spoke to us recently about Josh Todd & The Conflict's new album, Buckcherry, Go-Karting and much more!
To learn more about the band and upcoming Halloween Blowout at Toronto's Danforth Music Hall, we chatted with Chunk O' Funk vocalist MC Laysalot.
If you were a fan of Powerman 5000 at its commercial peak, New Wave is worth checking out.
Dimevision Vol 2, as released by Metal Blade Records, is the second in a series of compilations of unreleased and rare footage featuring Dimebag Darrell.
Are you a guitarist? If not a guitar player yourself, are you a fan of the guitar craft? If not a follower of that craft, what about a fan of classic rock? If the answer to any of those questions is "yes," this would be a worthwhile purchase.
Are you a big fan of Jimi Hendrix? If the answer is yes, no need to read further than this paragraph -- just buy this book.
In turn, this release is for already-established fans of the Flat Duo Jets who ought to love every second of it.
Led Zeppelin: All The Albums, All The Songs is yet another fine literary work from Martin Popoff, and I look forward to seeing which artist he profiles next in long-form.
To learn more about Phantom Anthem, we spoke with August Burns Red frontman Jake Luhrs who, as it turns out, is a health-conscious and driven individual. Perfect for a Pumping Metal feature!
If you enjoy reading about the history of popular music, this is an undeniable 10 out of 10.
We had the pleasure of speaking with The Coronas guitarist/vocalist Danny O'Reilly via e-mail, asking about Trust The Wire, touring, and much more!
The New York City metro area rarely has more than a handful of worthwhile outdoor festivals to check out each year. September 15 through 17, 2017 brought the third annual edition of The Meadows Music & Arts Festival.
To learn more about the new Steve Albini-recorded album Keep The Coffins Coming, we had the pleasure of doing some Q&A with Frank Iero.
Glen Campbell deserves to be regarded of as both one of the all-time great country singers and one of the top session musicians of the 1960s, and Live Anthology 1972 - 2001 helps cement that legacy.
Taped on February 2, 1994, the two-disc set features a combination of live performances, conversation, and traditional interviewing.
The concert performances included are top-notch and showcase everyone in fine-form. Truly a must-watch for anyone interested in rock guitar.
Let's get the rating out of the way...If you are a long-time fan of Slipknot, this is a must-purchase item.
Also announced today was Clio Music Honorary award recipient Kasseem Dean, better known worldwide as Swizz Beatz.
Q&A with Douglas Harr about his incredible coffee table book, Rockin' The City Of Angels.
Heart guitarist Nancy Wilson's new star-studded band with Liv Warfield, Roadcase Royale, is now on tour with Bob Seger