Darren Paltrowitz

Darren Paltrowitz

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.
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We had the pleasure of speaking with Dave Koz and discussed his work on the new Foo Fighters' release, goals, hobbies, and the smooth jazz legend's relationship with rock music.
on Feb 21, 2018
We chatted with Pop Evil drummer Hayley Cramer about the band's upcoming self-titled Entertainment One release, touring, British pubs and why she hits the skins.
on Feb 16, 2018
While on the road in support of We're All Alright!, we had the pleasure of chatting with Cheap Trick's lead guitarist and principal songwriter Rick Nielsen by phone.
on Feb 10, 2018
On February 7, 2018, it was announced that Mr. Big drummer Pat Torpey passed away due to complications of Parkinson's Disease at the age of 64.
on Feb 09, 2018
Audiophiles are the target audience for the 40th anniversary re-issue of ABBA - The Album from Universal Music Enterprises offshoot Polar Music.
on Feb 08, 2018
If you are a fan of Veruca Salt's hooks and fuzz-heavy guitars, this is a must-have. And if you are and/or were not a fan of Veruca Salt, well, that's a bummer.
on Feb 07, 2018
In celebration of the harder roots of PureGrainAudio -- and its recent acquisition of BrokenAmp.com -- here are 5 music videos which perfectly integrate metal and LEGO for maximum fun!
on Jan 25, 2018

9 / 10

If you are a fan of Jim Florentine's irony-skewering comedy, this book is a guaranteed A+!
on Jan 09, 2018
When talking with Mike Love by phone about the possibility of more unreleased material, it seems more will be coming from both The Beach Boys and Love vaults in the near-future.
on Jan 05, 2018
Inside Metal is a well-researched documentary, as it goes straight to the source to get the overall story of L.A. thrash.
on Jan 03, 2018
John Ondrasik - known for his work fronting Five for Fighting -- has also sold television shows, become an in-demand public speaker, and leads a variety of non-profit causes.
on Dec 29, 2017
Misfits recently played at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas and we were there to catch the show!
on Dec 29, 2017

8 / 10

So, long story short, buy this book for the smart, humor-having metalhead in your life.
on Dec 11, 2017

9 / 10

Unlikely most Bowie biographies you will find, Bowie: The Illustrated Story captures Bowie's career through the end, including the aforementioned Blackstar album.
on Dec 11, 2017
The latest Beach Boys release from Universal Music is Sunshine Tomorrow. If you are a Beach Boys completist, or are interested in their creative process, this is essential listening.
on Dec 11, 2017
To learn more about what's ahead for Japanese superstars MAN WITH A MISSION, we had the pleasure of speaking with vocalist/guitarist Jean-Ken Johnny.
on Dec 05, 2017

8 / 10

With Willie Nelson: American Icon, you have yourself an inspiring, good-looking, historically-accurate piece of literature that may be hard to put down.
on Nov 30, 2017
This 40th anniversary edition of A Farewell To Kings is the one that Rush die-hard fans have been waiting for.
on Nov 24, 2017

7.5 / 10

At the very least, with Unleash, Mike Love shows that he is capable of making interesting artistic decisions, rather than just "playing the hits."
on Nov 21, 2017

9 / 10

If you are a hoarder of all things Frankenstein, this book via Reel Art Press is an essential addition to your collection.
on Nov 21, 2017

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