Gigantour touched down in New York City at none other than the legendary Hammerstein Ballroom on August 7th. The opulent venue was originally constructed as an Opera House in 1906, but tonight’s show would be a much different type of music than it was a designed for, a music that will rock the old ballroom off its foundation and possibly level it.
Tuesday night, June 11th, the legendary Iridium Jazz Club in New York played host to guitarist, Zakk Wylde, for his Book Tour of Doom. It was the second of three sold out nights!
Considered to be one of the pioneers of heavy metal, Deep Purple have captivated the music world throughout the past four decades.
Deep Purple is one of the most easily identified bands associated with rock and roll. Each and every one of their members is absolutely legendary, thanks to the high quality talent poured into their musical work both inside and out of Deep Purple.
A dampening shadow is cast over the valley. You break into a fast run, but the metallic beast is faster than anything you’ve ever seen, as you’re pursued by the new release by the legendary Judas Priest.
One of the latest and largest of hard rock supergroups, WhoCares features an all-star cast of musicians, including Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath, Ian Gillan of Deep Purple, bassist Jason Newsted of Metallica, and Iron Maiden percussionist, Nicko McBrain.
After a 14-year hiatus, Accept emerged from their metal hibernation in 2010, boasting a new powerhouse lead singer, Mark Tornillo, as well as their most successful and arguably strongest album yet, Blood of the Nations.
Envision in your mind’s eye a stage that resembles a demented Santa’s workshop straight from Hell, a pants-less Santa Claus, several wicked snow blowing elves, and three sexy girls pulling Dee on a hot rodded sleigh. Sound like a Christmas fairy tale? Not quite, more like the Twisted Christmas Spectacular at the Best Buy Theater in New York City!
From the stage of the sold out Izod Center in New Jersey, Rob Halford told the crowd that Judas Priest were playing tonight in front of 7,000 Metal Maniacs! No truer words could have been spoken.
As a lifelong Rush fan and a nascent (“wanna-be”) drummer, it was with no small level of excitement that I popped in the new Neil Peart instructional DVD, Taking Center Stage. With a track listing comprised of Rush’s 2010/2011 “Time Machine” tour set list, which featured the entire Moving Pictures album, this release is a fulfillment of many Rush fans’ long-held wishes, as it offers a chance to see what Peart is actually doing on many classic Rush songs.