Andrew J. Stewart is a self-taught guitarist, drummer, pianist from South Jersey. The singer-songwriter has a solo project called ANDRUM that delivers a blend of influences which include metal, rock, jazz, rap, funk and others. A quick run through the project’s ever-growing catalog shows that ANDRUM opens on a hard
During 1980 British heavy metal band Judas Priest released their 6th album, “British Steel”, which was their first gold album in the USA. The project produced 3 hit singles, “Breaking The Law”, “United” and “Living After Midnight”. This latter track which speaks to the hedonistic, rebellious spirit of the late
KILJIN is a 4 piece Metal band out of Michigan. They have just released their 11 track debut album, “Master Of Illusion” which is now available on all major digital stores. One of the most remarkable things about this debut studio album is that the band manage to get practically everything right here.
Zoey The White Lioness has the most incredible and unusual female voice you’ll hear this year. She can bring the heavy while keeping the melody in check, delivering thought provoking angst-filled lyrics. She’s amazing, really. The guitar riffs are tight, massive, and atmospheric, while, the presentation is both bombastic and
Born in Sicily, Maria Grazia Rago is an Italian pianist and composer, who now resides in Illinois USA. She initially studied piano with Lea Cumbo and Eliodoro Sollima, and then continued her musical education in Rome with Bruno Canino and Marcello Abbado. Her composition studies came at the Conservatoire National
Right now the music industry is totally overly saturated with female pop singers, so may figure that the female fronted Skelectory could be yet another sugar-coated pop-rock band carefully projected overnight for a top 40 spot. Wrong. The melodic industrial-rock band from Maryland, started out as a one-person project around
The way one should approach “Psychedelic Darkness”, the full length album by Psychedelic/ Post metal band Psydonia for the first time, is in one large binge, without distraction, chatter nor interval. You need simply to experience it all in one go. It is a vast, sprawling work, in which every
Hailing from Tulsa Oklahoma, 3Mind Blight has carved out a stylistic niche that prevents him from being boxed into any of rap’s cliques. He sounds grizzled and moody when he raps, yet wildly rambunctious in the same breath. His ever-shifting aesthetic makes him one of the most invigorating prospects to come
All-In Moment is a hard rock/independent metal band, based out of Staten Island, NY. The band members took their creative instincts and formed the band in 2016, perfecting the lyrics and sounds that are loved by metalheads from all over. After a quick lineup change, the band officially consists of
Guitar shredding instrumentalist Seismic Anamoly has released his newest CD “Krank Tha Mutha Up”. The CD contains 8 original tracks giving those not yet acquainted with Seismo a thorough dose of smokin’ hot, funked-up ear kandy. The CD has been proudly published at CD Baby. Containing Rock and Metal Guitar
Blending bone-crushing rock instrumentation with electronic music and its many sub-genres, has been on the rise lately. Many big-name artists have been teaming up together to create unique sonic hybrids, but few have done it on an ongoing long term basis, and as well as Spanish collective, Gomad! and Monster.
Formed in 1996, Ars Amandi are the greatest exponent of “Rock Castellano”, a label that defines a particular style that fuses rock, hard rock and metal with traditional wind instruments of Spanish folklore, such as the “dulzaina” or the “pito castellano”. After publishing six studio albums and one live album,
VITNE’s music has influences ranging from 80’s glam metal and power metal, to folk and classical RPG-soundtracks. His latest concept album “Aria”, was written, to sound and feel, beginning to end, like the experience of a Japanese-style epic RPG. While I have always been a fan of VITNE’s off-the-rails creativity
The Jevil Project is a France-based instrumental metal act, who does not perform live, but prefers to create music meant to be listened to. Jevil Project is proficient at marrying sludge metal riffery with dirtier post-rock guitar melodies. Trudging, down-tuned riffs drive each song, while subtle melodic movements develop on