By Lauren Wise
I was always one of those metal heads who claimed to listen to all musical genres -- except for country. But in the past year, I've realized that classic country songs, with their imagery and energy, are pretty hard to dislike. Take David Allan Coe's "If That Ain't Country," for exam ... More >>
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Friday, August 17
This young London lass arrives in L.A. fresh from opening a string of Midwestern arena shows for Coldplay, which has to rank among the least appropriate bookings ever: On You're the O ... More >>
Revolver Golden Gods
Better than ... Any hard rock show you'd see on the Sunset Strip nowadays.
Music awards shows generally suck. They are most often excuses for industry people to slap themselves on the back and perform crappy performances of songs you don't want to hear anywa ... More >>
Back in February, we broke the news that William Shatner was working on a star-studded new album with some of LA's most prominent metal session musicians (Read "William Shatner Is Recording Star-Studded Metal Album in L.A.: We Got the Details").
Well, now WilliamShatner.com (of course there' ... More >>
William Shatner is back in the studio working on yet another great big pile of Shat-mazing, Incredibly Strange music. ¬†It's been over a week since Shatner first formally proclaimed Zakk Wylde's mad skills via Twitter( http://twitter.com/WilliamShatner/status/30113065924034560 "Best, Bill"), but o ... More >>
If you felt like giving or receiving an award this weekend, L.A. was the place to be. Metal magazine Revolver celebrated the best of the genre with their annual Golden Gods Awards. Meanwhile, the tech community selected the best in web television for this year's Streamy Awards.
Revolver's Golden G ... More >>
For more quotes from Vinnie Paul, as well as Dave Mustaine, Lemmy Kilmister, Andrew W.K. and Zakk Wylde, read our coverage of Revolver's Golden Gods Nominations.
Vinnie Paul (Pantera, Hellyeah) is world renowned for his drumming skills, but did you know that he can cook too? At Wednesday's Golden G ... More >>
For more quotes from Andrew W.K., as well as Dave Mustaine, Lemmy Kilmister, Vinnie Paul and Zakk Wylde, read our coverage of Revolver's Golden Gods Nominations.
After we interviewed Andrew W.K. last fall about his album of cover songs from the Gundam franchise, we have been curious as to whether o ... More >>
It's one thing to hang out at the legendary Sunset Strip haunt Rainbow Bar & Grill and try to soak up as much metal as humanly possible. But when you're there in the afternoon for the announcement of Revolver's Golden God nominees and you realize that the guy who walked past you is Rob Halford, the ... More >>
Neil ZlozowerEddie Van Halen"Talking rock n' roll with Zloz is like discussing tan lines with Hugh Hefner or escort services with Charlie Sheen," boasts the Van Halen fans in the David Lee Roth Army (yeah, that's right, army). Not like we'd want to pick a fight with Diamond Dave's soldiers an ... More >>
This past weekend Ozzy Osbourne gigged BlizzCon, the convention held by top-tier gaming producer Blizzard Entertainment, the creator of, among others, World of Warcraft, Starcraft and Diablo.
From the photos that LA Weekly's Eric VanBeek snapped during the show at the Anaheim Convention Center, th ... More >>