Contributor's Note: Richard Black of the legendary Sunset Strip band Shark Island appeared on The Don's Hit List with The Don & The Grizz for the 201st episode via FAB Radio International. In this episode, Richard discusses playing live in Los Angeles at the Sunset Strip and having to compete amongst a sea(no pun intended) of … Continue reading (The Don’s Hit List with The Don & The Grizz Ep. 201): Richard Black of SHARK ISLAND
I want to share this playlist with you. Honestly, I thought we hit the pinnacle when we shot Warped Tour. If you would've told us we would've covered Blink 182, Tool, Godsmack(twice) and New Kids On The Block in the same year, I would've been dreaming. As the editor of Madness To Creation, I want … Continue reading We Nerd Out Vol. 109: Bands MADNESS TO CREATION Covered in 2019! Year End Playlist!
It was a wild night of nostalgia, loud guitars, and a great crowd for a Sunday night as L.A. Guns featuring Phil Lewis and Tracii Guns headlined with special guests Wildstreet and Venrez at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, New York. Venrez was the first to take the stage. Venrez was the first band … Continue reading (Concert Review) LA GUNS featuring PHIL LEWIS & TRACII GUNS Live at Le Poisson Rouge in New York, New York (11/10/2019)
It was a wild night of hair-metal music and nostalgia as one of the most talented bands out of the genre, Tesla ripped through their brand of hair-metal at The Paramount in Huntington, New York. Regional metal mainstays Voices of Extreme and Bad Marriage served as special guests on this night of music. Boston's own … Continue reading (Concert Review) TESLA with special guests VOICES OF EXTREME & BAD MARRIAGE Live at The Paramount in Huntington, New York (9/17/2019)
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)
It is that time of the year where families and friends are gathered around to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. Temacula, California's own The Forty Nineteens are leading the Yuletide festivities with their recently released single entitled "It's Christmas Time Again". The Forty Nineteens bring the pizzazz, fun, and unique arrangements(with a … Continue reading (Single Review) “It’s Christmas Time Again” by THE FORTY NINETEENS!
There is something that is definitely need to be said about just taking over at a club in the Midwest. Especially when a well-known, well-respected band that is becoming a major influence in the mainstream rock world does this simply because they want to be on a stage. That's exactly what Gemini Syndrome did as … Continue reading Gemini Syndrome Tears Down Iowa!