Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----At first listen, Mötley Crüe’s “New Tattoo,” its eighth studio album, feels like an underwhelming effort. You might find yourself wondering what Nikki Sixx was thinking when,... Continue Reading →
On May 3, Amon Amarth will release its 11th full-length, "Berserker", via Metal Blade Records (North America)/Sony Music (International). For a preview of the album, the video for the first single, "Raven's Flight", can be viewed below. Directed by Roboshobo, "Raven's Flight" will be the first of a trilogy of music videos from "Berserker," each... Continue Reading →
Weezer's string of "colorful" albums had hits and misses but all together eventually propelled them from MTV darlings to pop-rock cult status to where they are now 25 years later: bonified arena rock headliners.
Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----Mötley Crüe had made an album with new frontman John Corabi—self-titled, released in 1994—that moved the band in a darker, less frivolous direction that fit a time... Continue Reading →
Original art exhibitions, enhanced onsite experiences and expanded food and beverage offerings have been revealed for the first-ever Sonic Temple Art + Music Festival, set for Friday, May 17, Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, The festival, produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, will include performances from Foo Fighters, System of a... Continue Reading →
Review and photos by Greg Maki-----The crowd that came out for a rock show on a Friday night at Baltimore’s Fish Head Cantina wasn’t quite ready for music/art project September Mourning. The bill on this stop of Smile Empty Soul’s “Oblivion of Souls” tour featured five straight-up rock bands—bands that are about music and nothing... Continue Reading →
Leading up to the March 22 release of "The Dirt" on Netflix, Live Metal is taking a look back at each of Mötley Crüe's studio albums.-----Review by Greg Maki-----One thing you can never accuse Mötley Crüe of is being predictable. In 1989, “Dr. Feelgood” became the band’s first number one album and went on to... Continue Reading →
Symphonic metallers, Delain recently released a live album + BluRay "Hunter’s Moon" on Napalm Records. Now you can watch the stunning live performance of “Nothing Left” featuring Nightwish’s Marco Hietala and get a taste of what to expect on "Hunter’s Moon."
Eluveitie’s new single “Ambiramus” is just too good to not post about. The song puts the spotlight on new female vocalist Fabienne Erni and she doesn’t disappoint. The Swiss metal pack will release its new studio album, “Ategnatos,” on April 5th via Nuclear Blast.
Watch the video for “Ambiramus” inside!