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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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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Rock n’ Skull 2016 Final Day…Finally.

Rock n’ Skull 2016 Final Day…Finally.

Finally, we come to the final day at Rock n’ Skull Festival 2016. It’s taken quite awhile to get to this point in the story, but here we go! After our now standard routine of hotel breakfast and returning to the odorous room to kill time before the venue, we prepared for the final day. This day was to be the shortest at Rock n’ Skull 2016, having less bands than on previous days. The leader…

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From Big Apple To The Stage At Rock N’ Skull (Blog Story)

From Big Apple To The Stage At Rock N’ Skull (Blog Story)

1981: I was a 12-year-old kid working for a tiny neighborhood record store called Big Apple Tapes & Records. Now, when I say working for, what I mean is…I made my presence known until they asked if I wanted to do some work for the store taking inventory, stocking, creating displays to post on the walls, etc. I wouldn’t be paid but, I could have access to promotional items like posters and advance copies of…

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STEPHEN PEARCY – Smash (January 27, 2017)

STEPHEN PEARCY – Smash (January 27, 2017)

Frontiers Music Srl is thrilled to announce the January 27th release of Stephen Pearcy‘s fourth original solo album, Smash.  Stephen Pearcy, best known as the original vocalist and founding member of the platinum rock band RATT, has been working hard to complete his highly anticipated new album, while at the same time keeping busy performing shows across the U.S. The first audio offering from Smash, entitled “I Can’t Take It” appears below. “It took long enough…

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RATT Discussion with Alexi Lalas – Ep259

RATT Discussion with Alexi Lalas – Ep259

Soccer legend Alexi Lalas joins the guys this week for a RATT Discussion; breaking down all eight studio albums and discussing the history of the band. RATT was one of the most notable bands to emerge from the burgeoning Sunset Strip era of the early 1980’s. From the self-titled EP that earned them a roster spot on Atlantic Records to the breakthrough success of Out of the Cellar, RATT let the world know early and…

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Stephen Pearcy Live At The Rockpile (Concert Review)

Stephen Pearcy Live At The Rockpile (Concert Review)

Stephen Pearcy   Live –  Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, April 29th, 2016  The Rockpile Back in 1983 at 12 years old I finally found my preference in music. The days of listening to my parent’s music and pop music in the early 80’s came to an end. Once I put on the Defenders Of The faith LP by Judas Priest I was hooked. “Love Bites” had me addicted to a new form of music. From there it…

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