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  • Review: Crowbar at St. Vitus Bar
    Review: Crowbar at St. Vitus Bar
    December 8, 2004 will go down as one of the most tragic moments in metal. On that date, Pantera guitarist Dimebag Darrell was performing with Damageplan when he was shot and killed by Nathan Gale at the Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. News of...
  • Napalm Death
    Upcoming - Napalm Death
    Napalm Death, incorporating genres of hardcore punk and metal, is a Grindcore - Metal band originating from the United Kingdom, signed to Century Media Records. Having been around since 1981 (around thirty-years) with fifteen albums, they have...
  • 'Strange Waste' by Child Bite
    'Strange Waste' by Child Bite
    Michigan four-piece Child Bite is the ultimate crossover band, being that its members incorporate grind punk, art metal, post-hardcore and a number of other subgenres into their mad sound. This is in full evidence on their latest full-length...
  • 2015 concerts
    What metal and hard rock concerts can Columbus expect in 2015?
    The start of a new year is often a time of reflection and contemplation for many. Reflection on the year just relegated to the history books, and contemplation on what lies ahead during the next 12 months. It is while in this self-examining frame...
  • Best local rising stars
    Local bands to watch in 2015
    Now that 2015 is upon us, the question is now: what bands are going to make their presence known and steal the spotlight in the local scene? In a scene that hosts so many talented artists and performers it was a difficult task to narrow down this...
  • Wednesday 13 interview
    Uncovering monsters, UFOs, and conspiracies with Wednesday 13
    Wednesday 13 has been making music filled with spooks, ghouls, and things that go bump in the night for ten years. He's been involved with several different projects and his solo work has gained him a cult following. Though he put out an...
  • Periphery 'Juggernaut' Tour
    Periphery announces extended ‘Juggernaut’ tour for 2015 album
    Progressive metal “djentalmen”, Periphery, have announced an extended tour to coincide with their upcoming third studio album, “Juggernaut: Alpha & Omega”, set for release on January 27, 2015.Periphery fans have been...
  • Anvil live during 2013 show in New Jersey - Theo Wargo - Getty
    Anvil announces 2015 U.S. tour
    Anvil has presented fans in the U.S. with an early holiday treat. The legendary Canuck metal band will bring their Hope In Hell Tour south of the border for a return visit beginning in February.According to a news release posted Dec. 23 at...
  • Upcoming shows at Spokane's Knitting Factory
    Rock music concerts at Spokane's Knitting Factory in December 2014
    Here is a list of upcoming rock music concerts (by date) taking place at the Knitting Factory Concert House in Spokane, Washington. Subscribe to my articles to get updated concert information and any additional show or band information.Knitting...
  • Lagwagon Hang cover
    Lagwagon keeps fans waiting 9 years for a "hanging"
    Lagwagon is one of those bands that is always there but never in the forefront like many of the other punk veterans of their era. They have made some memorable albums and still find long time label Fat Wreck Chords home. Their 2005 release "...
  • Review: Black and Gold Art Deco Clutch by VincentVdesigns
    Review: Black and Gold Art Deco Clutch by VincentVdesigns
    A little gold in a clutch can go a long way, especially when it's paired with black, and when you look at theBlack and Gold Art Deco Clutch by VincentVdesigns, you can tell it's going to be a special touch to your outfit, especially if you...
  • Brass Metal Stacked Bangle Bracelets by Hampton Bangle Company
    Review: Brass Metal Stacked Bangle Bracelets from Hampton Bangle Company
    Every lady needs a set of bracelets that can go with a variety of outfits, whether you're rocking the little black dress or a t-shirt and jeans. Unfortunately, many of the bracelets you'll find on the market break, bend, scratch, scuff, or...
  • iHome (iB18) noise isolating metal earbuds: Review
    iHome (iB18) noise isolating metal earbuds: Review
    The iHome iB18 are well and attractively packaged and are available in turquoise, magenta, gray, lime green and violet. They stop background noises before they reach your auricles and feature an in-line microphone (which is compatible with most...
  • Consinity
    Consinity Interview
    I was given an opportunity to interview the popular local Hard Rock/Metal band “Consinity” from Tampa, Florida. Check out the Q&A with Jack Rose who plays bass for the band!Q: What is the meaning behind the band’s name?A:...
  • Alive Like Me Only Forever album cover
    Only Forever from Alive Like Me
    Not many bands get off to an amazing start in the fashion Alive Like Me did. Born and bred in Eugene, OR, the 5 piece came out swinging with a loyal hometown following that quickly spread across the Pacific Northwest. This caught the attention of...