hard rock

Olympia Hard Rockers Quayde LaHue’s Full-Length Debut Streaming In Full

November 8, 2019

Quayde LaHüe, featuring members of Christian Mistress, hit that sweet spot between muscular hard rock and nascent heavy. metal

Video Premiere: Jess By the Lake – ‘Under The Red Light Shine’

June 24, 2019

Finnish hard rockers Jess By the Lake, featuring Jasmin Saarela from Jess and the Ancient Ones, debuts their brand-new video “Under The Red Light Shine.”

Demo:listen: Omen Stones

May 31, 2019

This week’s Demo:listen features Richmond’s hard-hitting and mercurial Omen Stones.

Suzi Quatro: Hell Bent for Leather

March 8, 2019

Suzi Quatro discusses her five-decade career, new album No Control and her influence on women in rock.

Track Premiere: Verni – ‘Lost in the Underground’

September 7, 2018

Stream a new song from founding Overkill bassist Verni‘s solo debut.

Q&A: David Andersson (The Night Flight Orchestra) Sails Into Yacht Rock Waters

July 30, 2018

An interview with The Night Flight Orchestra’s David Andersson about “Sometimes the World Ain’t Enough”.

Watch: We Sell the Dead – ‘Pale and Perfect’

February 6, 2018

Watch a new animated video from We Sell the Dead (In Flames, Firewind, Spiritual Beggars)!

Track Premiere: Hyborian – ‘Maelstrom’

February 15, 2017

Hyborian‘s first record will tell the story of an intergalactic traveller. You can hear the first part of the tale now. 

Track Premiere: Hark – ‘Disintegrate’

January 3, 2017

The newly-expanded quartet rips into sludgy hard rock on “Disintegrate.” 

John Gält Is A Sleaze Rocker

August 13, 2013

Here are the two main things you need to know about Kharkiv, Ukraine’s future sleaze rock superstars John Gält: 1. The band’s superb debut full-length Served Hot is a brash, hook-filled throwback to hard rock’s better days, marrying a bit of Motörhead aggro and Priest-y chug-soar-chug to an old school Mötley Crüe swagger n’ sneer….

2012 Hard Rock/Metal Grammy Noms Revealed, Hilarity Ensues

December 6, 2011

Sure, ripping the annual Grammy nominations (and then later the inevitable head-scratching winner, see above) is like shooting fish in a barrel, but we must point out that to be so utterly clueless about a major part of the music business (metal) for so long really does take some effort. At this point we can’t…