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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Metal Mama’s Top Ten of 2017

Metal Mama’s Top Ten of 2017

Be sure to check out the Decibel Geek website contributor’s collective compilation of the top albums: Best of 2017 Article Every year I think these top ten lists will get easier, but they don’t – and that’s a good thing. In 2017, we lost a few legendary musicians along the way but their legacy lives on in the high-quality music that was released this year. Although I wish it were otherwise, I could not personally…

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KICKIN VALENTINA – Imaginary Creatures (Album Review)

KICKIN VALENTINA – Imaginary Creatures (Album Review)

Just like I hope most of you do, I listen to every single episode of the Decibel Geek podcast. The podcast is a great way to hear interesting interviews and conversations, but most of all, it is the best way to find new music from hard rock/heavy metal artists. On Fresh Blood Volume 4 – Episode 239, Aaron Camaro introduced us to a band from Atlanta, GA called Kickin Valentina. I loved the song he…

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Farm Rock Nashville Primer – Ep240

Farm Rock Nashville Primer – Ep240

Chris and Aaron return this week to talk about festival season, and in particular, the awesome Farm Rock Nashville festival set to hit the Music City on June 3rd and 4th. In this hour plus solid block of audio you’ll hear tracks from Farm Rock Nashville artists such as Killer Dwarfs, Tora Tora, Faster Pussycat, Ted Poley, Vince Neil, Tom Keifer, Kix, John Corabi (The Scream), Rikki Rockett, Slaughter and Veilside! Also on this double…

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Fresh Blood vol4 – Ep239

Fresh Blood vol4 – Ep239

Chris and Aaron return this week to bring you Fresh Blood vol4; a jam-packed hour-plus of some of the best new hard rock and heavy metal out there that is sure to make your ears smile. In this block of fresh jams, you’ll get killer tracks from the likes of Taberah, Lionsault, Kickin Valentina, The Struts, Archer Nation, 20 Watt Tombstone, Love Razer, The Biters, Silent Jack, and Night Demon. If you thought rock was…

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Kickin Valentina – Super Atomic (November 6, 2015)

Kickin Valentina – Super Atomic (November 6, 2015)

Mix a little bit of sleaze, a little bit of blues, and a whole lot of rock ‘n’ roll attitude, and you have Kickin Valentina, a band that is quickly gaining attention while growing a solid fan base across the US and abroad. In 2015, Kickin Valentina began recording their follow-up CD Super Atomic at Muse Productions in Atlanta, GA with renowned Producer/Engineer Andy Reilly (Bruce Dickinson, UFO, Asia, The Quireboys), along with the first single…

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Meister’s MORC 2015: Pre-boarding Miami Days

Meister’s MORC 2015: Pre-boarding Miami Days

Well, here we go again! All year long, and that’s no exaggeration, I’ve been waiting for this! The 2015 MORC experience is already absolutely over the top awesome and we haven’t even gotten on the ship yet! The euphoria of meeting friends from all over the world as we arrive in Miami and run into each other at various hotels, pre-parties or at the CVS loading up on supplies (booze). So far, Wednesday and Thursday…

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Kickin Valentina-Super Atomic (April 28, 2015)

Kickin Valentina-Super Atomic (April 28, 2015)

Hailing from Atlanta Georgia the sleazy hard rock band Kickin Valentina emerged on the scene with their Kickin Valentina 5 song EP in 2013. Kickin Valentina was formed in early 2013 by guitarist Heber Pampillon and drummer Jimmy Berdine. After meeting vocalist Joe Edwards (whose distinctive style has been described as a “diamond in the dirt”), they began writing and rehearsing, then recruited bassist Chris Taylor to round out the lineup. The band was quickly picked up…

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