BLOODSTOCK 2019 – 4 More Acts Announced (Festival News)

BLOODSTOCK 2019 – 4 More Acts Announced (Festival News)

Bloodstock Metal Festival have added 4 more bands to the event happening at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, UK, in August next year. First up is special guests for Friday on the main stage known as the Dio Stage is the mighty Anthrax. One of the big 4 of thrash they will no doubt get the audience moshing and thrashing away to some unforgettable songs. They have graced the stage before and are always a popular…

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BLOODSTOCK 2019 – First Acts Announced (News)

BLOODSTOCK 2019 – First Acts Announced (News)

It seems like no time at all since Bloodstock 2018 finished, yet already plans are being made and bands being booked for the 2019 festival. Recently they announced the first headliner for Friday night in Sabaton from Sweden. They are a band that always put on a show and have graced the Dio stage before. In 2015 they had their tank stage and went down the proverbial treat. With a catalog of songs that need…

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DEE SNIDER – Alcatraz Festival Belgium (Photo Gallery)

DEE SNIDER – Alcatraz Festival Belgium (Photo Gallery)

DEE SNIDER – Alcatraz Festival Belgium (Photo Gallery) In 2016 Twisted Sister played their final and last European concert at Alcatraz Festival Belgium. The announcement that Dee is returning two years later with his new solo album For the Love of Metal made a lot of people very happy. Belgium and Dee Snider, it always has been something special and it will clearly stay like that. From the very first moment Dee got onstage, the…

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DEE SNIDER – For the Love of Metal (Album Review)

DEE SNIDER – For the Love of Metal (Album Review)

I wasn’t sure just what to expect from Dee Snider, the Twisted Sister frontman with his new solo effort, For the Love of Metal. Let’s face it, I was slightly afraid. Afraid that it would be an awful record. But I’m happy to report that it’s just the opposite! Mr. Snider has come through with a bombastically heavy, fist-pumping release with For the Love of Metal. According to the press release sent along with the…

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Rock Superpowers Unite with Marvelous Team-Ups Ep314

Rock Superpowers Unite with Marvelous Team-Ups Ep314

Things get explosive this week when Rock Superpowers unite with Marvelous Team-Ups! We’ve got collaborations that will leap bad radio in a single bound. This audio spread includes fantastic unions of Motorhead with CC Deville, as well as Dee Snider with Zakk Wylde. Marvelous Team-Ups You also get a Hollywood team-up of Lizzy Borden and Betsy Bitch.  Additionally, you get team ups of Axl Rose and Alice Cooper, Volbeat and Danko Jones, and Paul Stanley…

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My Top 10 Albums of 2016 – Shawn “Animalize” Irwin

Another year has passed with new music and what a year it has been. With over 100 releases for me to go through to try and break it down to my personal top 10 favorite, wasn’t easy! As a fan of different styles of music, it was hard to pick what I feel as my Top 10. One day it might be some heavier music where other days more melodic. So many other great releases came…

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DEE SNIDER – We Are the Ones (Sept 23, 2016)

DEE SNIDER – We Are the Ones (Sept 23, 2016)

DEE SNIDER‘s vibrant new solo album, We Are The Ones, is due out in October on Red River Records (distributed by BFD/RED). Produced by Grammy, Emmy and Oscar-winning songwriter Damon Ranger, We Are The Ones crackles with modern energy, from the call-to-arms manifesto of “Rule The World”, to the anthemic bonding of “So What” (complete with, yes, a string section) to the intensely synth-driven “Close To You”, to the thematically soaring “Superhero” (a song tailor-made…

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Album Review: Avantasia – Ghostlights

Album Review: Avantasia – Ghostlights

The greatest super group project is back with another album and a world tour. For me, this is the most anticipated album of 2016. Tobias Sammet decided to get back in the studio with his creation, Avantasia. Avantasia started out in 1999 as a metal opera concept album featuring a wide variety of singers and musicians. Sammet never had plans to tour but with the success and demand, the show eventually became a world-class tour….

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Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale Toronto

Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale Toronto

Decibel Geeks Wallygator & The Meister Attend Opening Night of Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale at The Winter Garden Theatre in Toronto Wallygator: I Wanna Rock! So The Meister and I headed downtown to the Winter Garden Theatre on Yonge St. in Toronto. Where else would you expect to see the Decibel Geek‘s Hoser Heavy Metal Twins on the opening night of Dee Snider’s Rock & Roll Christmas Tale? Decibel Geek readers are…

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The End Of Summer – Grand Rocktember Day 2

The End Of Summer – Grand Rocktember Day 2

“Summer ends and autumn comes, and he who would have thought it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night.” — Hal Borland I have no idea what the hell that means. It seemed deep. Grand Rocktember Day 2! Mr. Big singer Eric Martin started us off with his brand of drunk girl rock. Those who managed to shake off the previous night early enough to catch Eric’s set were treated to…

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