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.
If you are a hoarder of all things Frankenstein, this book via Reel Art Press is an essential addition to your collection.
When it comes to holiday albums, few recordings are more universally-loved than the Vince Guaraldi Trio's A Charlie Brown Christmas.
We chatted with Greta Van Fleet bassist Sam Kiszka about the Lava Records act's first releases, his first concert, and Michigan.
News of the World showcases a top band in peak form, and this new release from Hollywood Records ought to appeal to new fans and Queen die-hards alike.
If you want to learn more about AC/DC, this is an essential purchase. It is interesting, easy to read and will look great on your coffee table.
When talking to JUNO Award-winning artist Exco Levi, it became apparent that the Brampton-based reggae star still feels that there is much to prove to the masses.
The Beserker Blóthar has taken over as GWAR's lead vocalist and we spoke to him about the new Metal Blade Records release The Blood Of Gods, masturbation & more.
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.