Conversation with Damon Johnson – Ep326

Conversation with Damon Johnson – Ep326

Damon Johnson joins us this week for a discussion of his incredible career. At the present time, Damon has his hands full with Black Star Riders and his upcoming solo album Memoirs of an Uprising. Damon Johnson really brings it in this long-form talk with some great stories from his career and life. From Brother Cane‘s early days opening for such legends as Van Halen, Aerosmith and Robert Plant among others. Additionally, Damon shares his…

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JUDAS PRIEST Brings Firepower To The Armory (Concert Review)

JUDAS PRIEST Brings Firepower To The Armory (Concert Review)

The Twin cities and greater Minnesota Metal Community were represented well at the Minneapolis Armory on April 2nd, as Judas Priest brought their Firepower Tour to the North Star state.  Renovated and revamped as a concert arena for last February’s Super Bowl, the Armory is starting to line up a lot of heavyweight concerts, with Priest being one of the early headliners.  Bringing along Black Star Riders and Saxon for this trek, there is sure…

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The Best of 2017 (Feature)

The Best of 2017 (Feature)

First of all, 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 consequently grown into what you find here today. Alongside the weekly issued, absolutely free podcast episodes, our website features photo galleries from live events around the world as well a direct feed to our YouTube channel, DBGTV. Our website team encompasses some 40 authors and contributors…

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DAMON JOHNSON Reveals He Sings Lead Vocals On A Lost DAMN YANKEES Song

DAMON JOHNSON Reveals He Sings Lead Vocals On A Lost DAMN YANKEES Song

Guitarist Damon Johnson has revealed he sings lead vocals on a lost album by supergroup Damn Yankees, recorded in 2000, which he still hopes will be released. Johnson, currently with Black Star Riders, told the White Line Fever podcast he remained fond of the mothballed record, which was done under the tutelage of A&R guru John Kalodner. “I’d love for it to come out; I’m certainly proud of it,” the former Alice Cooper axeman tells…

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BLACK STAR RIDERS Premiere New Video for Title Track “HEAVY FIRE” (News)

BLACK STAR RIDERS Premiere New Video for Title Track “HEAVY FIRE” (News)

 U.S./Irish hard rockers BLACK STAR RIDERS released their hotly-anticipated third album Heavy Fire on February 3rd via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Recently, the band premiered the new lyric video for “Heavy Fire,” the album’s thundering opening track. Lead vocalist/guitarist Ricky Warwick explains about the track, “Only fools would believe that rock n roll can rejuvenate a world in the throes of a collapsing civilization that’s coming under heavy fire from all asunder. But what if the would-be…

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BLACK STAR RIDERS – Heavy Fire (Album Review)

BLACK STAR RIDERS – Heavy Fire (Album Review)

I had a girlfriend once who wanted to celebrate every anniversary. The first time we saw a movie. First time we kissed. First time we made love. I didn’t buy into it. Firstly, I’m not an anniversary type of guy, usually. But this is one anniversary worth celebrating. Irish rockers Thin Lizzy celebrate 40 years of rocking the world this year. Now that’s something to pop the bubbly over! Things look a little different in…

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BLACK STAR RIDERS – Heavy Fire (February 3, 2017)

BLACK STAR RIDERS – Heavy Fire (February 3, 2017)

Nuclear Blast are pleased to announce the release of Black Star Riders third studio album, Heavy Fire,in February 2017. The band will support the album with a full UK and Ireland tour in March 2017. The band’s previous album, The Killer Instinct was released in 2015 to widespread critical acclaim and went on to score multiple radio playlists. A solid year of worldwide touring culminated in December 2015 in a UK arena tour alongside Def Leppard and Whitesnake….

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Ricky Warwick-When Patsy Cline Was Crazy/Hearts On Trees (February 26, 2016)

Ricky Warwick-When Patsy Cline Was Crazy/Hearts On Trees (February 26, 2016)

Black Star Riders frontman Ricky Warwick has announced that he will release not one but TWO new solo albums next year! When Patsy Cline Was Crazy (And Guy Mitchell Sang The Blues) and the beautifully acoustic Hearts On Trees will be released as a double CD on 26th February 2016 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The artwork for the double albums reflects the tone of each – When Patsy Cline Was Crazy… showcases the electric rock and roll side of Ricky, while Hearts On Trees veers more…

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Best of 2015 – Ep222

Best of 2015 – Ep222

This week your favorite hosts are back to share their very favorite albums and songs of the past year with Best of 2015! In this supersized episode, Chris and Aaron discuss and play their top 12 songs of the year. Why 12? Because there was way too much good stuff released to contain their lists to 10! You’ll get great tracks from The Darkness, Bulletboys, Local H, Eclipse, Scorpions, W.A.S.P., Clutch, The Dead Daisies, Mark…

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Meister’s MORC 2015: Bon Voyage!

Meister’s MORC 2015: Bon Voyage!

Ready to perform my absolute best cattle impersonations we arrived at the Port of Miami a little earlier than we were supposed to for boarding The Monsters Of Rock Cruise, but when have I ever followed the rules? To my great surprise there were hardly any lineups at all and we were rather quickly ushered into the terminal, through customs and then into a mild cattle line as we waited to check in, receive our…

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