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You should listen to Army of Freshmen! Of all the independent, unknown and obscure bands I've come across in recent years, Army of Freshmen are proba…
By on Oct 05, 2010
Probably best known as the lead vocalist in Dream Theater, James LaBrie is definitely a veteran of the rock world. Since his first release with Dream…
By on Sep 29, 2010
In 2009, Ryan Ross and Jon Walker left the very successful pop-outfit Panic! At The Disco due to musical differences. The duo longed to leave the pop…
By on Sep 20, 2010
Few artists are rarely ever able to break away from successful bands and go solo. We’ve seen it done so many times before, from Chris Cornell’s less…
By on Sep 09, 2010
Wheatus is an odd band. They had a major hit back in 2001 with "Teenage Dirtbag", followed it up with an Erasure cover, then due to a dispute with th…
By on Sep 08, 2010
Long live grunge rock. It’s nice to see bands aren’t yet forgetting the best movement in rock and roll since the 1960s. Atom Smash, a five piece band…
By on Sep 06, 2010
When you think of the music scene in Boston, Massachusetts, you most likely immediately visualize a crowd cheering their pints of beers to the sounds…
By on Sep 01, 2010
The dynamic and genuine bringers of raw doom known as Place of Skulls have been evolving their sick sound since 2000. In their music fancy guitar rif…
By on Aug 31, 2010
It’s unfortunate but a lot of people aren’t aware that Canada has a fairly healthy hard rock/metal scene going. Several new bands are writing and rel…
By on Aug 16, 2010
Influenced by everything from Tool to Black Sabbath and The Beatles and everything in between, The Reptilians have not let anything get in their way…
By on Aug 12, 2010
I have a lot of pet peeves - more than someone as unattractive as I reasonably should to still expect to be well-liked, but that's beside the point (…
By on Aug 05, 2010
The Real McKenzies' style of punk music includes bag pipes... lots and lots of bag pipes. They produce a really merry kind of punk music which boasts…
By on Aug 05, 2010
I'd like to take a minute, and quote the people at Steamwhistle Breweries in Toronto: "do one thing, really, really well". Hero Destroyed a.k.a. Zach…
By on Jul 29, 2010
Members of ORBS pooled their musical talents to create their debut album Asleep Next to Science. The group of musicians boast various musical backgro…
By on Jul 21, 2010
Typically, when a band is called "metal" , I usually think that means they are one of the following: A) Loud B) Fast and/ or C) Aggressive. When I li…
By on Jul 05, 2010
I remember the first time I saw Kathleen Turner Overdrive, they hit the small stage and got right into it thrashing around with high amounts of energ…
By on Jun 28, 2010
After only playing a couple shows and shooting a video for their song “Year of The Rat”, Citizen, already received a nomination for Best Original Ban…
By on Jun 15, 2010
MySpace isn’t all that bad (well okay maybe it got to the point where I log in every 100 days), but, had I not signed up eons ago I would never have…
By on Jun 11, 2010
Check out this exclusive Top 10 list from rockers Sugar Red Drive. Lead singer, Archit Tripathi gives us his Top 10 Comic book villains and why each…
By on Jun 07, 2010
May 16, 2010 Ronnie James Dio passed away after a battle with stomach cancer. This was a sad day for metal fans worldwide. But instead of mourning hi…
By on May 28, 2010

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