New Years Day announces ‘Unbreakable’ headline tour

New Years Day has announced its headline Unbreakable Tour 2019. Diamante will join the run as direct support, and Savage After Midnight will open the show. Tickets are on sale at 10 a.m. local time Friday, April 26, and will be available for purchase HERE. "We are SO excited to finally be headlining on our... Continue Reading →

Breaking Benjamin announces tour with Chevelle, Three Days Grace

Breaking Benjamin will be joined by Chevelle as direct support on its North American tour this summer. Additional special guests joining on select dates include Three Days Grace, Dorothy and Diamante. Produced by Live Nation, the 35-city outing will kick off July 21 in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre and will make... Continue Reading →

From the tabletop to the swamp: Greg’s top 10 of 2018

By Greg Maki ----- Everyone is welcome to have an opinion, but with respect, anyone who still thinks rock is dead wasn’t paying attention throughout the year that’s about to end. In 2018, it was a rare week that didn’t feature at least one or two new releases in hard rock or metal to get... Continue Reading →

Breaking Benjamin announces 2019 headlining tour

Continuing the cycle for its latest release, "Ember," Breaking Benjamin has announced a headlining tour which will include support from Skillet, Asking Alexandria, Underoath, Fight the Fury and Diamante on select dates.

Diamante releases ‘Bulletproof’ video

Diamante has released her latest music video for the song "Bulletproof" from her debut album, "Coming in Hot." The clip showcases a training session with fitness motivator and celebrity trainer Melissa Alcantara—known on social media as @FitGurlMel and at Gold's Gym in Hollywood. "Thanks so much to the awesome @Fitgurlmel for the inspiring workout," Diamante said. "This song is a reminder that when something... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: John Boecklin of Bad Wolves

Without question, the breakout metal band of the first half of 2018 is Bad Wolves, with their cover of the Cranberries’ classic “Zombie” rocketing into the mainstream. Despite outward appearances, the success has not come overnight. All the band members—vocalist Tommy Vext (Divine Heresy, Snot, Westfield Massacre), guitarists Doc Coyle (God Forbid) and Chris Cain... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Diamante

With an anthemic, ‘80s-inspired sound and striking, blue-haired image, Diamante has stormed onto the national music scene in 2018. The 21-year-old Mexican-Italian-American’s debut album, “Coming in Hot” (read Live Metal’s review), was released on June 15 via Better Noise Records/Eleven Seven Music, following her duet with Bad Wolves on the song “Hear Me Now,” the... Continue Reading →

INTERVIEW: Danny Case of From Ashes to New

From Ashes to New, originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, started making a name for itself with its debut album, “Day One” (2016), fusing elements of nu metal with more modern sensibilities. Wholesale lineup changes ensued, however, leaving front man/rapper/programmer Matt Brandyberry as the only original member. The revamped band—which also includes guitarist Lance Dowdle, on board... Continue Reading →

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