LIVE PHOTOS: Testament - 04/24/17 - Rams Head Live - Baltimore, Maryland
3 days agoLIVE PHOTOS: Testament – 04/24/17 – Rams Head Live – Baltimore, Maryland
LIVE PHOTOS: Sepultura - 04/24/17 - Rams Head Live - Baltimore, Maryland
3 days agoLIVE PHOTOS: Sepultura – 04/24/17 – Rams Head Live – Baltimore, Maryland
LIVE PHOTOS: Periphery - 04/21/17 - The Fillmore Silver Spring - Silver Spring, Maryland
5 days agoLIVE PHOTOS: Periphery – 04/21/17 – The Fillmore Silver Spring – Silver Spring, Maryland
LIVE PHOTOS: The Contortionist - 04/21/17 - The Fillmore Silver Spring - Silver Spring, Maryland
5 days agoLIVE PHOTOS: The Contortionist – 04/21/17 – The Fillmore Silver Spring – Silver Spring, Maryland
LIVE PHOTOS: Norma Jean - 04/21/17 - The Fillmore Silver Spring - Silver Spring, Maryland
5 days agoLIVE PHOTOS: Norma Jean – 04/21/17 – The Fillmore Silver Spring – Silver Spring, Maryland

Band performance times for the seventh annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion have been announced, along with week of show ticket prices. The mid-Atlantic’s biggest rock festival—May 5, 6 and 7 at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina—features more than 60 bands on four stages, led by Soundgarden, Def Leppard and Avenged Sevenfold.

Band performance times are as follows (subject to change): Read the rest of this entry »

Photos by Greg Maki Read the rest of this entry »

Photos by Greg Maki Read the rest of this entry »

Italian metal icons Lacuna Coil will join Dutch symphonic metal band Epica on the North American leg of the band’s “Ultimate Principal” tour in September.

The monthlong trek will mark Lacuna Coil’s first U.S. tour dates in more than a year, as the band continues to support its latest full-length release, 2016’s Delirium. Insomnium and Elantris will join Lacuna Coil and Epica on the tour. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. local time Friday, April 28.

Tour dates; Read the rest of this entry »

Photos by Greg Maki Read the rest of this entry »

Photos by Greg Maki Read the rest of this entry »

Photos by Greg Maki Read the rest of this entry »

Photos by Greg Maki Read the rest of this entry »

Rex Brown

Multi-platinum selling artist Rex Brown (Pantera, Down, Kill Devil Hill) has debuted a new single titled “Crossing Lines” and will release his debut solo album, Smoke on This … on July 28 via Entertainment One Music (eOne Music).

“My motto these days is ‘Shake some shit up,'” Brown said about the new LP. “I’ve had my ups and downs, like anybody in this business. I wanted to feel like a true artist again, where I can write and record songs without worrying about any of the bullshit.” 

“Crossing Lines” is also available on all streaming platforms and as an iTunes instant gratification track, meaning fans who pre order the LP today will get the track as a download instantly. The artwork and track listing are available below, along with digital and physical preorders options. Read the rest of this entry »

Zakk Sabbath, the Black Sabbath all-star cover band featuring guitarist/vocalist Zakk Wylde (Black Label Society, Ozzy Osbourne), bassist Blasko (Ozzy Osbourne, Rob Zombie) and drummer Joey Castillo (Danzig, Queens of the Stone Age, Bl’ast!), will release the limited edition Live in Detroit LP on June 16 via Southern Lord Recordings.

Preorders for Live in Detroit are available now via Southern Lord at this location.

The three tracks comprising Live in Detroit were captured at the band’s performance on Oct. 26, 2016, at tThe Fillmore in Detroit, Michigan. Southern Lord will release Live in Detroit as a one time, vinyl-only pressing in multiple color variants. Additionally, the band will have the Live in Detroit LP available for purchase throughout its upcoming tour (see dates below).

Zakk Sabbath also has released a music video for “War Pigs,” directed by Justin Reich. Read the rest of this entry »

John 5

LIVE PHOTOS
—–
Review by Greg Maki
—–
Instrumental rock music can be a tough sell, even for someone who loves music as much as me. Too often, it comes across as self-indulgent, with endless noodling and shredding. It’s as if the musicians forget the song is what matters most.

Over his eight solo albums, John 5 has avoided that common pitfall, and when John 5 and the Creatures came to the area earlier this month, I jumped at the chance to see them live for the second time in two years. Read the rest of this entry »

Lexxi Foxx, Michael Starr and Satchel of Steel Panther

LIVE PHOTOS: Steel Panther, Citizen Zero
—–
Review by Greg Maki
—–
It’s nothing short of amazing that Steel Panther, a band originating from–and still based on–a joke, still is going strong today. The ‘80s hair metal parody act just released its fourth studio album, Lower the Bar, and is out on a headlining tour across the United States. It nearly filled Baltimore’s Rams Head Live on a recent Friday night, and for good reason–you won’t find a better rock ‘n’ roll party. Read the rest of this entry »