BLACK LABEL SOCIETY – Grimmest Hits (Album Review)

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY – Grimmest Hits (Album Review)

When I was but a young pup in high school, my buddy Satan tried to get me to like heavy metal. I didn’t get it at the time, but he did convince me that Ozzy was pretty good. So for my first ever concert, another buddy of mine took me to see Ozzy and Anthrax on the No Rest For the Wicked tour, giving a young guitarist named Zakk Wylde his first shot at stardom….

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GENERATION AXE Swings in Tokyo (Concert Review)

GENERATION AXE Swings in Tokyo (Concert Review)

It was a hot and smoky room as we filed into the Zepp Tokyo theater. Not to be confused with the Zepp DiverCity Tokyo theater just 1/2 a mile away, this one can be found under the giant Ferris Wheel on Tokyo Bay. The room was packed to the rafters – 800+ strong – and we all stood in anticipation. Suddenly there was a helpful announcement from the front – “This is a 3-hour show….

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BLACK SABBATH Ticket Forger Arrested

BLACK SABBATH Ticket Forger Arrested

Schemes involving the resale of fake tickets have caused many headaches for unsuspecting fans.  With the sophisticated methods available for duplicating tickets, it is very difficult for the average fan to detect fake tickets.   Recently a forger in Virginia was charged with attempting to pass off fake concert tickets to Black Sabbath’s August 21 show in Bristow Virginia. According to the Baltimore Sun, 35-year-old Shannon Michael Seeber was charged with forgery, possession of false government…

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PRODUCT OF HATE – Buried In Violence (Album Review)

PRODUCT OF HATE – Buried In Violence (Album Review)

PRODUCT OF HATE was formed in Wisconsin in 2007. The band is made up of vocalist Adam Gilley, drummer Mike McGuire, bassist Mark Campbell, and the guitar duo of brothers Geno (lead) and Cody (rhythm) Rathbone. The band has landed support slots for big hitters such as Lamb Of God, Meshuggah, Chimaira, Gwar and Hatebreed.   However, this is their first full album and it certainly is abrasive. This one is for fans of the above bands…

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