Posts Tagged ‘artist’

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Gas Monkey Live was a prime destination for progressive metal lovers on this Thursday night. Monuments kicked off the night; and while I didn’t arrive early enough to see them, I heard they were incredible. Animals as Leaders was no different. Their instrumental pieces…

King Diamond has confirmed what has been rumored for several weeks: the band will return to North America for a full tour this Fall! The tour will wrap up with the previously announced performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX, and begins on October 11 in Atlanta, GA. A limited edition King Diamond jacket will be a…

The Rockstar Energy UPROAR Festival kicks off year five on August 15 in Detroit with a powerful lineup that includes multiplatinum mainstage bands  Godsmack   Seether Skillet Buckcherry Pop Evil Escape The Fate, Redlight King, 3 Years Hollow, Within Reason, New Medicine, Sons of Revelry (2013 UPROAR Battle Of The Bands…

(Wilmington, NC) – The swampy rock band He Is Legend has announced that their new album Heavy Fruit will be out via Tragic Hero Records on August 19th. It is their first new record since 2009’s It Hates You and was produced by Mitch Marlow (In This Moment, Filter) and mixed by Bob Marlette (Rob Zombie, Alice Cooper, Sa…

– Interview by James Villa – Big Dad Ritch and John Exall took a few minutes before their performance at Rocklahoma to speak with On Tour Monthly.  They discuss their new album “Ride On”, John Exall’s unstoppable energy on stage, “Red Dirt Metal”, and what it’s like to be a part of “Ride for Dime”…

– Interview by Amanda Kennedy – On Tour had a chance to speak with Rick DeJesus at this years Rocklahoma Festival.  Where he discussed the new album “Stuck”, lineup changes, working with producer Nick Raskulinecz, and life on the road.

Rocklahoma Festival 2014 (Pryor, OK) – Words by Jordan Buford // Photos by James Villa- By the time the final day of Rocklahoma rolled around, the festival had already proven that one of their strongest suits were mixing the new with the old, as hard rock and even some heavy metal collided with classic rock. One of tho…

– Interview by James Villa – On Tour caught up with Nothing More after their performance at this years Rocklahoma Festival.  They discuss what inspires them, their new self titled release “Nothing More”, and their favorite song lyrics.