Judas Priest

JUDAS PRIEST: “SCREAMING FOR VENGEANCE” 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION IS COMING!

Can you believe that Judas Priest released “Screaming For Vengeance” thirty years ago?!? Well it’s true! The classic CD that features “Electric Eye“, “Pain And Pleasure“, “Screaming For Vengeance” and “You’ve Got Another Thing Comin’” came out in 1982 and the band is ready to celebrate the occasion! The “Screaming For Vengeance – Special 30th Anniversary Edition” is on it’s way

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TOP TEN LEAST NECESSARY METAL COVER SONGS EVER

Photo credit: GizmoInsider.com The idea to write about cover songs came to me while I listened to a mediocre but serviceable thrash cover of “Eleanor Rigby” by the now-defunct Realm. Even when covers aren’t great, they’re usually at least interesting. Hearing a familiar song in an unfamiliar style can be pretty cool, especially for a music nerd like myself. However,

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STEVE ‘ZETRO’ SOUZA INTERVIEW

Last week I had the great opportunity to interview Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza who sang with Exodus from 1986–1993 and again from 2002–2004. Steve, while the ultimate professional, was so down to earth and really excited to talk about what was going on with him and especially his new band. Steve has a number of musical projects going on including Dublin

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3 IINCHES OF BLOOD’S “METAL WOMAN” PREMIERES ON LOUDWIRE.COM

So it’s about us, it’s an ode to us, but is it FOR us? Short answer: kinda. 3 Inches Of Blood have just premiered their video for “Metal Woman” on Loudwire.com, and I must say — I’m kind of charmed! Women in various stages of dress appear in the gritty black-and-white video, and the camera focuses on them as much

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My Metal New Year’s Resolutions

Ringing in the New Year in my awesome Hypoxia shirt at Duff’s Brooklyn. You’ve heard it all before — “I resolve to lose those last 10 pounds,” “I resolve to eat right,” “I resolve to be kind to my fellow man,” and so on and so forth. Well, I started losing weight before 2012, I already have a taste for

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Calling Out Metal Misogyny

Me posing in my Týr shirt like the lying slut that I am. Disclaimer: I can already predict the reactions to this article. By men and women alike, I will be labeled a jealous killjoy, I will be labeled an uptight bitch who can’t take a joke, I will be labeled a cunt or worse, my looks will be called

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My Top Five Bands of All Time

Often when hanging out with friends, we get into debates about who we think is the greatest singer, band, musician etc of all time. You see Top 5 lists and quite often I find very similar favorites but I find many differences as well. This led me to think about how my favorites ranked. For this post I chose my

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MY 2011 TUSKA OPEN AIR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE

This year, I attended the Tuska Open Air Festival in Helsinki, Finland for the third time. It goes without saying that each festival experience differs, but this time, I went to the festival facing some particularly unusual circumstances. I had about $50 to my name (hey everyone, make sure that when you buy a plane ticket 3 months in advance

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STEVE ‘ZETRO’ SOUZA INTERVIEW

Last week I had the great opportunity to interview Steve ‘Zetro’ Souza who sang with Exodus from 1986–1993 and again from 2002–2004. Steve, while the

My Metal New Year’s Resolutions

Ringing in the New Year in my awesome Hypoxia shirt at Duff’s Brooklyn. You’ve heard it all before — “I resolve to lose those last

Calling Out Metal Misogyny

Me posing in my Týr shirt like the lying slut that I am. Disclaimer: I can already predict the reactions to this article. By men

My Top Five Bands of All Time

Often when hanging out with friends, we get into debates about who we think is the greatest singer, band, musician etc of all time. You

MY 2011 TUSKA OPEN AIR FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE

This year, I attended the Tuska Open Air Festival in Helsinki, Finland for the third time. It goes without saying that each festival experience differs,