RUSH Covered in Metal – Ep286

RUSH Covered in Metal – Ep286

Chris & Aaron continue the love-fest for Geddy, Neil, and Alex this week with RUSH Covered in Metal. There are a lot of cover versions of RUSH songs out there by a lot of different artists. What your hosts found out in research for this episode is that there are a lot of bad RUSH covers. However, this week you’re gonna get the best gems that they could find in a sea of mediocrity. Clearly,…

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The Best of 2016 (Decibel Geek Staff Picks)

The Best of 2016 (Decibel Geek Staff Picks)

Hello, and welcome to Decibel Geek. For the uninitiated, we are a hard rock/heavy metal website and weekly podcast. Decibel Geek began as a weekly podcast presented by hosts Chris Czynszak and Aaron Camaro and has grown into what you find here today. Alongside the weekly issued, absolutely free podcast episodes, our website features photograph galleries from live events around the world as well a direct feed to our YouTube channel, DBGTV. Our writing team encompasses some…

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Colin Starchild Francis’ Top Ten of 2016

My name is Colin Starchild Francis, Decibel Geek staff writer based in the U.K. and here are my top 10 albums of 2016. When people say rock is dead it makes me laugh. You just need to look for it! There are so many new and exciting bands out there and old bands releasing great albums. This list was so hard to compile as my taste for metal is so varied, everything from black metal…

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Radio Sucks Radio Show v26 – Ep250

Radio Sucks Radio Show v26 – Ep250

Chris and Aaron are back this week for Radio Sucks Radio Show v26; an hour-plus of classic tunes from Ozzy Osbourne, Sleeze Beez, and Steve Stevens. The guys also spin cool tracks from Jesus Chrysler and Local H as well as tons of new tunes from Denman, Volbeat, Faster Pussycat, Billy Talent, and Damon Johnson. It’s loads of great ear candy for you to inject. We hope you enjoy Radio Sucks Radio Show v26 and…

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BILLY TALENT – Afraid of Heights (Album Review)

BILLY TALENT – Afraid of Heights (Album Review)

Billy Talent is a Canadian rock band from Mississauga, Ontario. They formed in 1993 with Benjamin Kowalewicz as the lead vocalist, Ian D’sa on guitar, bassist Jon Gallant and drummer Aaron Solowoniuk with temporary drummer Jordan Hastings currently. I saw the band at Download Festival in 2009. That is how I got turned onto Billy Talent. They have released four fantastic albums previously so looking forward to this fifth effort. The album opens with “Big…

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WTFest – Brantford Ontario Canada – Saturday June 25th 2016

WTFest – Brantford Ontario Canada – Saturday June 25th 2016

            WTFest – Brantford Ontario Canada – Saturday, June 25th, 2016 When the 2nd annual WTFest lineup was announced back in January, I thought it would be a good time to go listen to some music and have a few beers with my son John as his birthday was close to the event. Even though the bands were a bit too “new” for an old guy like me, it was still rock music and not…

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