As 2008 comes to a close, our staff takes a look back to present you with what they feel are the breakthrough artists of the past year! Steve Johnson’s Pick: There were a lot of bands that emerged in 2008 who absolutely rocked and are worthy of being named breakthrough artist, but there is one […]
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The Staff of Icon Versus Icon put their heads together to bring you their takes on the Best Interviews of 2008. Read on to find out what they thought went above and beyond! Best Interviews of 2008 Steve Johnson’s Pick: Of all of the interviews in 2008, one stands out as the best from a […]
Hitman:?My Real Life in the Cartoon World of Wrestling ? Bret Hart’s account of his professional wrestling career is almost literally blow-by-blow, with detailed descriptions of the choreography of many of his most prominent matches in the former World Wrestling Foundation and the now-defunct World Championship Wrestling. (And, yes, he freely admits that the outcomes […]
Today, three decades after setting out on her musical journey, Lita Ford stands ready to return to the limelight and once again take the industry by storm. Get the skinny on her highly anticipated return to the realm of rock n’ roll.
? 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 […]
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 […]
? 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. […]