ALL Geared Up

Anthony Sestito has been performing and helping to record local acts in and around Toronto and the GTA for a while now. With his knowledge of the loc…
By on Jun 11, 2011
Sal Abruscato is a busy man. Not only was he a co-founder of Type O Negative and the drummer for Life Agony, but he's also now the lead vocalist and…
By on Jun 09, 2011
I recently had the opportunity to speak with Eric Hersemann, guitarist and bassist for the death metal band Gigan. These guys play an extremely techn…
By on Jun 08, 2011
Kenny Coull is a founding member of Ontario Deathcore band In The Act Of Violence. Having to differentiate their sound from other bands a unique soun…
By on May 20, 2011
Rodrigo Wilde has been stirring up a storm in Toronto, Ontario and will soon be hitting the road. Currently in the studio recording their debut singl…
By on May 17, 2011
Montreal's hot, new rock band, Endeavors, is currently building their fanbase with their sick, heavy riffs. Providing half the riffs for the band is…
By on May 10, 2011
Tommy Giles Rogers has been very busy. He just released his solo album Pulse and his other band, Between The Buried And Me, also just released an EP…
By on May 09, 2011
For years now the industrial metal act Klank has been pounding out molten metal and deeply infectious grooves. Their music splices the mosh pit with…
By on May 05, 2011
Luc Hess has been drumming in The Ocean for a short time now. Recently I got the chance to sit down with him in Toronto and ask about his Meinl Byzan…
By on May 03, 2011
As the originators of guitarcore, it's no surprise that LoNero take their guitar sounds and tones seriously. The band has been hard at work in the st…
By on May 02, 2011
Guitarist and vocalist Masaki Murashita of the Arizona based metal band Hemoptysis spoke with me recently about that one piece of gear he uses to obt…
By on Apr 26, 2011
Job For A Cowboy have been dominating the deathmetal/core scene for the past few years, during which they've been on some of the biggest tours imagin…
By on Apr 25, 2011
Since 1989 the Swedish death metal band Vomitory has been punishing their listeners with a vicious and brutal metallic assault. In order to obtain th…
By on Apr 23, 2011
Nixon Cutz is the sole guitarist for rock band Mary And The Black Lamb. As such, he's had to make sure he always uses the right guitar in order to cr…
By on Apr 14, 2011
Sean Mackin, violinist and vocalist for the pop punk/alternative rock band Yellowcard, recently took some time out of his busy schedule to answer a f…
By on Apr 05, 2011
Friends With The Enemy guitarist Stu Petrie is a hard-working Australian axeman known for his sweet punk rock licks. As a punk musician, Stu strives…
By on Apr 02, 2011
The beats provided by Jean-Jacques Tartaglia, aka JJ, have been a major part in providing a distinguishable sound for the hip hop-tinged metal act, F…
By on Mar 29, 2011
If you're looking for a hardcore band with poppy choruses and super-heavy riffs, look no further than Dancing With Paris. The band achieves their hea…
By on Mar 28, 2011
Randell Stringer's band King Cobra are calling it quits, but they're going out with a band, playing Barrie, ON one last time. To aid with this show,…
By on Mar 25, 2011
Guitarist and producer Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal spoke with me recently about that one piece of gear he uses to obtain his signature sound. Ron is a very…
By on Mar 23, 2011

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