? By JASON PRICE ? It wasn?t long ago when the sounds of n?-metal were breathing life into the stale, struggling rock scene of the late ?90s and early 2000s. But as with any fad, it didn?t take long for the industry to figure out the formula and dilute the scene by churning out clones […]
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Round and Round with The Donnas: An Interview with Allison Robertson
For more than 15 years, The Donnas have brought their unique brand of balls-out rock n’ roll to the masses. These lovely, yet hard-rocking ladies are currently on tour supporting their seventh studio album, Bitchin’, on the latest leg of their “Feather the Nation Tour.” Jason Price of Live-Metal.Net recently caught up with guitarist Allison Robertson when the band stopped in New York City. She tells us all about how the band has managed to remain such a tight unit for so long, what it is like to perform alongside one of there biggest idols (Stephen Pearcy of RATT) and clues us in on the future of the band. Allison pulls no punches and quickly proves The Donnas are more than just a bunch of pretty faces.
Telsa: Live at Piere’s Entertainment Center
Telsa: America’s Band Live at Piere’s Entertainment Center March 1st, 2008 Fort Wayne, Indiana By Jen X The temperature outside might have been below freezing, but it was scorching hot inside Piere’s Entertainment Center in Fort Wayne, Ind., with a packed floor and upper deck. Tesla was hitting the stage once again, stopping by on […]
Shaw Blades: Live at Rams Head Tavern – Concert Report
An acoustic evening with Shaw Blades November 26, 2007 Rams Head Tavern Annapolis, Maryland By JASON PRICE Well over a decade ago, MTV brought us the acclaimed Unplugged series. VH1 followed suit with the breakthrough series Storytellers. Now seasoned rockers Jack Blades and Tommy Shaw have bottled the magic of these landmark series and taken […]
Sebastian Bach – ‘Angel Down’ – CD Review
? By JASON PRICE ? Some voices come along every so often that define a genre and even a generation. As time passes, the voices that once ruled the airwaves as the gold standard seem to fade and even the genres they once inspired seem to have little creative life left in them. Luckily for […]
Sebastian Bach: “Back in the Saddle” with Angel Down
Sebastian Bach is a man who needs no introduction. With more than two decades in the limelight, no one embodies the spirit of rock n’ roll quite like him. This jack-of-all-trades has run the gamut from rock frontman, to Broadway actor to reality TV star and back again. Bach is now ready to return to his metal roots and unleash his latest project. Jason Price of Live-Metal.net recently sat down with Bach to talk about what lies in store for fans on Angel Down, the evolution of the album, the re-emergence of W. Axl Rose and the burdens of being an unofficial mouthpiece for Gun N’ Roses.
Elvira, The Queen Of Halloween: Interview with an Icon
With more than 25 years as the undisputed “Queen of Halloween” under her belt, Elvira is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, she is looking to expand her reign of terror with an entire army of Elvira clones. Sounds like a horror movie, right? Well, actually it is reality TV. The Mistress of the Dark is set to star in her own Fox series, Search for the Next Elvira. Jason Price of Live-Metal.Net recently spoke to Elvira’s alter-ego Cassandra Peterson about the new series, her strangest moments through the years and the many exciting new projects she has up her spooky sleeves.
Within Temptation: Sweet Emotion with Sharon den Adel
It’s not every day that you get to interview one of metal’s leading frontwomen. And to think that Live-Metal.net has now had the chance to interview Within Temptation’s Sharon den Adel twice is simply amazing. Her beauty is unmatched and her voice is one of the most powerful and emotional in the music world. The band has had great success overseas, and now they have set their sites on America. The fans are making a strong statement, as the release of their latest album, The Heart of Everything, saw a No. 1 debut on the Billboard Heatseekers.
In May 2007, Live-Metal.net conducted its first interview with Sharon. At that time, Within Temptation was opening for Lacuna Coil on the Hottest Chicks in Metal tour and giving the headliners a run for their money every night. Now, in September 2007, Within Temptation has returned to the United States for their first headlining tour here. During the tour’s stop at the Recher Theatre in Towson Md, Jeff Maki and Jason Price sat down with the “ice queen” of Within Temptation before the show for a lengthy and insightful interview. Sharon discussed the headlining tour, the widespread appeal of Within Temptation’s music, the range of emotions she goes through onstage and gave us some early information on future releases.
No Rust On This Scrap Metal: An Interview with Mark Slaughter
What do you get when you put together a group of multi-platinum frontmen from the ?80s and ?90s that collectively sold 50 million records worldwide and have more hits than you can count? The answer is “Scrap Metal!” This powerhouse project is made up of such familiar faces and voices as Gunnar and Matthew Nelson (Nelson), Mark Slaughter (Slaughter), Kelly Keagy (Night Ranger) and Eric Martin (Mr. Big). Jason Price of Live-Metal.Net recently caught up with Mark Slaughter, one of the bands founding members, to discuss the project’s origin and its promising future, as well as what is on the horizon for Mark’s original band, Slaughter.