The Sun is Out on the Summerland Tour – A conversation with Richard Patrick of Filter

Ah, summer. The biggest concert season of the year, and I can’t think of a better way to kick things off than with the Summerland Tour. This year, Everclear, Live, Filter, and Sponge hit the road for a trek that was both feel-good and hard-rockin’. Filter certainly brought the heavy to this tour, and… Continue reading

Korn still traveling the Path of Totality on 2013 North American Tour

Few bands have remained a force to be reckoned with throughout their entire career like Korn. Since their revolutionary arrival in 1994, the band has maintained mass appeal, critical acclaim, and success on the charts. Ground-breaking and heavy as hell, Korn continue their journey down the Path of Totality in 2013.… Continue reading

Connecting at Carolina Rebellion with Tobin Esperance and Tony Palermo of Papa Roach

I can’t believe it’s been this long, but Southern California rockers Papa Roach closing in on 20 years together as a band. Frontman Jacoby Shaddix has made it a point to tell audiences this at all the band’s recent shows. For a guy who remembers watching the video for their breakout hit “Last… Continue reading

Godsmack announce 2013 North American Tour

Boston bad boys Godsmack have announced an initial list of 2013 tour dates today. The tour will kick off on May 30 at the Boston Garden for Boston Strong: An Evening of Support and Celebration, a special benefit show for the Boston Marathon Bombings with Aerosmith, Boston, Extreme, J. Geils Band, James Taylor, and more. Proceeds from… Continue reading

Sevendust black out the Rebellion – Interview with drummer Morgan Rose

“Our setlist is so heavy. I hope this rain holds out, ’cause we’re gonna torch this place.” As Sevendust drummer Morgan Rose and I shared a quick handshake before our interview backstage at Carolina Rebellion, that’s what he said to me about the band’s upcoming set that day. Sevendust were already here to save the day,… Continue reading

Sevendust unleash an eclipse with ‘Black Out The Sun’

The kings of heavy have returned. Sevendust released their ninth studio album today, Black Out The Sun, on their label 7Bros. Records via Warner Music Group.  The video for the album’s first single, “Decay”, is out now as well. The highly-anticipated new record comes nearly three years after their previous effort, 2010′s Cold Day Memory. In… Continue reading