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December 18, 2014, Comments Off on Meeting a Monster: Mr. Lordi Tells of Monsters and Ghosts

I woke up bright and early to call Mr. Lordi, creator of the Finnish Monster Metal Band Lordi, to catch him (in the evening) for a fun, interesting, and educational […]

A Great White Christistmas at The Morongo Casino

December 18, 2014, Comments Off on A Great White Christistmas at The Morongo Casino

Photos by Heidi Horvath Photography I was extremely fortunate to have been invited to the 96.7 KCAL Christmas Party at the Vibe Nightclub/Morongo Cas ...

Lit Soul: “Professional Gods of Music and Humble Men”

September 25, 2014, Comments Off on Lit Soul: “Professional Gods of Music and Humble Men”

A sign of a good song is that it gets stuck in your head when you least expect it. The entire Lit Soul CD ‘Love At War’ does just that. […]

Crack in the Shell – ‘After Life’

September 25, 2014, Comments Off on Crack in the Shell – ‘After Life’

The variety that Crack in the Shell (CITS) has, both vocally and musically, absolutely astonishes me. They released a seven a song EP titled ‘Afterl ...

  • DistortedFate, Motorbreath, and The Iron Maidens
    September 25, 2014, Comments Off on DistortedFate, Motorbreath, and The Iron Maidens

    Packed at Paladino’s: DistortedFate, Motorbreath, and The Iron Maidens DistortedFate, Motorbreath, and The Iron Maidens all put on great performances at Paladino’s on Saturday, September 6th. Usually Paladino’s doesn’t fill [&hellip ...

  • Mark Slaughter Just Wants to be Musical and Make a Difference
    June 26, 2014, Comments Off on Mark Slaughter Just Wants to be Musical and Make a Difference

    Mark Slaughter, who is most known from Vinnie Vincent Invasion/Slaughter, has recently released his first ever solo single “Never Givin’ Up.” Mark was inspired to record this song because he […]

  • Music Creators Unite for the 9th Annual ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo
    June 26, 2014, Comments Off on Music Creators Unite for the 9th Annual ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo

    Loews Hotel – Hollywood, CA. The 9th annual ASCAP “I Create Music” Expo covered all genres of music and offered songwriters, composers, and producers a variety of panels, performances, workshops, […]

  • ‘The Shred Demon’ David Shankle is about to release his 3rd DSG CD!
    April 24, 2014, Comments Off on ‘The Shred Demon’ David Shankle is about to release his 3rd DSG CD!

    David Shankle is one of the top shredders and fastest guitar players out there today. Nicknamed ‘the shred demon,’ this former Manowar guitarist is about to release his third DSG […]

  • NAMM 2014
    The 2014 NAMM Show
    February 6, 2014, 4 Comments

    at the Anaheim Convention Center: January 23rd – 26th It’s a Rock n’ Roll Reunion! Written by Alison “MetalBabe” Cohen The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) was founded in […]

  • Michael Angelo Batio
    February 6, 2014, 1 Comment

    Michael Angelo Batio, who was the lead guitarist of Nitro in the 80’s and 90’s, has been playing the Los Angeles area quite a bit over the past few months. […]