Contributor's Note: Anne Autumn of Detroit, Michigan "opera/metal" band Upon Wings returns to The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 273rd episode via FAB Radio International. On March 26th, Upon Wings released their single "Eternal Way", which features Ralf Scheepers of Primal Fear via Spotify, iTunes and Amazon. They also … Continue reading (The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 273): Anne Autumn of UPON WINGS
Contributor's Note: Late 2020 will prove to be a busy time for first wave thrash metallists Trauma, as they will release their fourth full-length release overall, as well as touring throughout Europe on a bill also featuring Ross the Boss and Burning Witches. Comprising members Donny Hillier - lead vocals, Kris Gustofson - drums, Greg Christian … Continue reading Donny Hillier of TRAUMA Discusses his Career and Cliff Burton in Trauma with Mark Dean of Madness To Creation
Contributor's Note: In an era where heavy rock supergroups have become the norm I was ready to dismiss yet another.However the personnel comprising this particular one certainly made me sit up and notice. Consisting of heavy metal icons Bobby Blitz (Overkill) on vocals, drummer Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, Sons of Apollo), bassist Mark Menghi … Continue reading Bobby Blitz(OVERKILL) & Mark Menghi(METAL ALLEGIANCE) of BPMD Discusses “American Made” & Covid-19 with Mark Dean of Madness To Creation
On February 21st, legendary Saxon frontman Biff Byford released his first ever solo album entitled "School of Hard Knocks" via Silver Linings Music. Based on interview with Madness To Creation a couple of years ago, we learned that Biff was quite the history buff. Here is what we had to say in regards to "School … Continue reading (Album Review) “School of Hard Knocks” by BIFF BYFORD
Editor's Note: A few years back, I remember seeing very funny comedy Don Jamieson on VH1's "That Metal Show" featuring Jim Florentine and Eddie Trunk and thinking not only he's a very funny guy, but he is a metal aficionado. On February 21st, Don Jamieson released "Denim and Laughter" with the help of Biff Byford … Continue reading DON JAMIESON Converses with Madness To Creation on “Denim and Laughter” and the Art of Comedy!
It is no secret that Judas Priest were the premiere band leading the charge of the NWOBHM movement of the late 70's and 80's. Fans couldn't help but be enthralled with the piercing voice of Rob Halford or their epic arrangements. Judas Priest packed The Paramount in Huntington on May 14th with Uriah Heep playing … Continue reading (Concert Review) URIAH HEEP Live at The Paramount in Huntington, New York (5/14/2019)
It was a rainy night at The Myth in Maplewood, Minnesota, which was appropo for this evening as the fans at The Myth in Maplewood, Minnesota turned out to see Dio Returns live on this rainy night. This night was essentially a tribute to legendary metal vocalist Ronnie James Dio, who lost his battle to … Continue reading (Concert Review) DIO RETURNS Live at The Myth in Maplewood, Minnesota (6/15/2019)
Editor's Note: The one and only Don Thatcher, out of Florida, makes his debut with Madness To Creation and with his brand new podcast entitled THE DON'S LIST! In this podcast, we combed through lyrics and arrangements in regards to one of the greatest bands in the world in Rise Against. Don's vision was that … Continue reading We Nerd Out Vol. 8: THE DON’S LIST Debuts his Podcast featuring Interview Clips with RISE AGAINST and Nerding Out Through their Entire Discography!
Editor's Note: Let me tell you, this was one of the most chill interviews I have ever done. Trevor Phipps of Unearth was like a long lost friend that I reconnected with. Unearth was getting ready to dominate the Vans Warped Tour and we talked about everything from games on smartphones, to Vinnie Paul and … Continue reading Trevor Phipps of Unearth Converses with Madness To Creation on Poker Tips, Remembering Vinnie Paul, and America’s Screwed Up Environmental Policies!