? By STEVE JOHNSON ? Metallica has been labeled many things, from America’s great heavy metal band, to whiny rock stars who fought against illegal downloading of their music through Napster.?No matter how you feel about Metallica, there is no denying that the band remains an influential and relevant force in modern metal and hard […]
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Michale Graves discusses past, his songwriting, the upcoming release of Illusions Live/Viretta Park, making the jump to the silver screen with his role in Perkins 14, the possibilites of Misfit’s reunion, and much more.
Hailing from the underground in Chicago, Fashion Bomb is one of the Mid-West’s best kept secrets, but not for much longer. The band is breathing new life into the metal scene and stands ready to take the nation by storm. Blending the dark visual aesthetics reminiscent of early Marilyn Manson with a healthy dose of Blade Runner, the band brings it’s sense of showmanship to life by backing it with a powerful musical prowess. Jason Price of Live-Metal.Net recently caught up with Fashion Bomb as they prepare to launch a global, no holds barred assault on the music scene. Val (vocals, programming) and Acid (guitar, backing vocals, programming, drums) were eager to discuss Fashion Bomb’s history, their recent signing to Full Effect Records, their powerful live performances, working with Fear Factory’s Raymond Herrera on their next album and what the future holds for this band on the rise.
Gilby Clarke sits down to discuss musical roots, his upcoming musical endeavors, his new role as a “Rock N’ Roll Fantasy Camp Counselor” and even a little Chinese Democracy.
? By STEVE JOHNSON ? Alice Cooper is a living legend of rock who’s career has spanned an amazing five decades.?His career has managed to shape modern heavy metal and introduce shock rock into the mainstream.?Most modern metal bands owe a huge thanks to Alice for helping usher in metal’s relevance in the music industry.?Alice […]
Faster Pussycat first came on the scene in the late eighties and wasted no time carving their own niche into Los Angeles’ highly competitive music scene. Founded and fronted by the multi-faceted Taime Downe, Faster Pussycat quickly rose to power and were crowned the undisputed “Kings of Sleaze Rock.” Even to this day, Faster Pussycat’s […]
Faster Pussycat, L.A. Guns & Bang Tango July 22 , 2008 Pierre’s Entertainment Center Fort Wayne, IN By JEN X Halfway through their U.S. tour on July 22, 2008, the legendary Faster Pussycat landed at Piere’s Entertainment Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana along with two supporting acts, L.A. Guns and Bang Tango. The fans in […]
L.A. Guns is one of the hardest rocking and most notorious bands to come off of the famed Sunset Strip. Helmed by ever-fearless Tracii Guns, they continue to forge ahead, keep the creativity flowing and create powerful new material for their legions of devoted fans. Bands can encounter many bumps on the road of rock n’ roll and L.A. Guns is no exception. Faced with the departure of their former frontman Paul Black, The Guns found themselves in the middle of creating an album and preparing to embark on a massive tour when they were suddenly voiceless. Luckily for them, the answer to their troubles was right in front of them and already working with them on their forthcoming album. Enter Marty Casey, a charismatic frontman with a golden voice, incredible drive and impeccable songwriting skills. With Casey in place, the band is now set to launch the next chapter of the saga and take the world by storm. Jason Price of Live-Metal.Net recently spoke to Marty Casey about his past, his new role as the band’s frontman and what we can expect from this new era of L.A. Guns.
? By STEVE JOHNSON ? With their first studio album since 2000, Motley Crue is back with a vengeance.?Saints of Los Angeles, the first album featuring all of the original members of the Crue since 1997’s Generation Swine, is a sonic journey into the inner workings of a band who has lived life to excess. […]