New Noize 5 – Ep369

New Noize 5 – Ep369

With the ROCKNPOD Expo around the corner, we’re back this week to kick back and talk about some current rock and metal happenings with New Noize 5! There’s some strange doings in the world of Rock and Metal and we’re tackling a few of them this week. In this relaxed discussion we share our thoughts on a guy butt-smuggling a cell phone in jail, the untimely passing of a Sunset Strip legend, an iconic Heavy…

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This 1992 Live Video of Pantera is the Greatest Thing You’ll See All Week

This 1992 Live Video of Pantera is the Greatest Thing You’ll See All Week

In a sea of poorly shot, horrible sounding phone videos uploaded to Youtube, it’s a breath of fresh air when you stumble upon something good. It’s even better when you stumble upon an amazing live video of a rising Pantera playing a theater in Hollywood in 1992. Uploaded by a user named Concert Matrix 3.0, the video (most likely filmed on VHS tape) was uploaded in 2013 and boasts in the description that it’s a…

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An Evening with Philip H. Anselmo

An Evening with Philip H. Anselmo

Before we get started here, set aside everything you think you know about Philip H. Anselmo, frontman of the legendary juggernaut of a metal band, Pantera. Not to mention DOWN, Superjoint Ritual, and Philip H. Anselmo & the Illegals. Oh, let’s not forget being the head of his own label, Housecore Records (the word “rest“, is not in this man’s vocabulary ). Now picture a man humbled, remorseful and dead set on rebuilding his name and reputation…

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Interview: Leather Leone of Chastain

Interview: Leather Leone of Chastain

Legendary metal vocalist Leather Leone (Chastain) gave the scoop to Decibel Geek about her future plans, influences, being a massive Dio fan and getting escorted from tour buses! Decibel Geek:  We Bleed Metal (Chastain‘s latest) is a great album, with fantastic vocals and guitar.  Were there any specific songs that proved difficult to record for this album? Leather Leone: No songs, in particular, were more difficult than another.  The studio is always a challenge for…

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Album Review: King Parrot – Dead Set

Album Review: King Parrot – Dead Set

It’s pretty hard to believe that King Parrot has only been around since 2010 when you think about how much they’ve achieved in the last five years. This is one of the hardest working bands in heavy metal and their dedication to this project is what has got them to where they are in such a short amount of time. These guys truly live and breathe King Parrot. They’ve toured all over their homeland Australia,…

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