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Liz Ramanand

Liz Ramanand has been a concert junkie and metal head since the ripe age of 9 years old.  Now that passion has turned into an obsession. While working for AOL's heavy metal unit Noisecreep.com as well as Roadrunner Records, she graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Journalism and English from  Brooklyn College.  She makes it her priority to attend at least four concerts a week any less would make her a very unhappy metal head.
Dez Fafara

DevilDriver’s Dez Fafara Talks Music Influences, Offers Industry Advice + More

With over two decades of experience under his belt, Dez Fafara is one of the most notable and raw frontmen you can ever see live. We got the chance to catch up with the DevilDriver vocalist as he spoke about some of the younger bands that interest him as well as what first caught his attention when he began listening to music. He also gives some very informative advice to his younger self that maybe helpful to those newer bands out there.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos
Photo By Joe Dilworth
Photo By Joe Dilworth

The Oath Vocalist Johanna Sadonis Talks New Album, Fascination With Death + More

European band the Oath are putting out some of the most interesting music today as they take you back decades with their old school, raw and heavy sounds. Loudwire had the opportunity to pick the brain of vocalist Johanna Sadonis, who discussed the group's new self-titled album (available at iTunes) and some of the tracks from the disc. Sadonis also spoke about working with Watain’s Erik Danielsson, plus she offers her thoughts on death and the beyond. Check out our interview below:

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Kyng
Razor & Tie

Kyng Frontman Eddie Veliz Discusses New Album ‘Burn the Serum’

Following their powerful debut album, ‘Trampled Sun,’ Kyng are back with their sophomore disc ‘Burn the Serum.’ We had the chance to chat with frontman Eddie Veliz about the brand new disc, due out April 15 via Razor and Tie Records. Veliz talked about the creative process of ‘Burn the Serum,’ as well as some of his favorite tracks from the album. Check out our interview with Eddie Veliz of Kyng below, then stream the entire 'Burn the Serum' album in the player at the bottom of this post:

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Photo by Brandon Cox
Photo by Brandon Cox

Early Preview: Linkin Park’s ‘The Hunting Party’

Linkin Park recently released their new single, ‘Guilty All the Same,’ giving fans a taste of the direction of their upcoming album, ‘The Hunting Party,’ due June 17. We were one of the lucky few who spent a morning at MSR Studios in New York City to listen to a handful of new tracks presented by none other than Linkin Park's very own Mike Shinoda.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Stars in Stereo Guitarist Jordan McGraw Reveals New Album Title, Release Plans

Whether you’ve seen Stars in Stereo on tour with Bullet for My Valentine, Halestorm, P.O.D. or Flyleaf, it’s likely that the band has come through your town at least once. This California rock outfit has toured from coast to coast on their first record and now they are gearing up for the release of their follow up disc. We recently had the chance to speak with guitarist Jordan McGraw who revealed the title of their new album, the aptly monikered ‘Leave Your Mark.’

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Relapse Records
Relapse Records

Human Furnace of Ringworm Talks New Album ‘Hammer of the Witch,’ Musical Influences + More

With countless years of music, Ringworm have been pummeling ears for decades. Frontman Human Furnace and his crew are gearing up for the release of their brand new record, ‘Hammer of the Witch.’ They are also hitting the road in the spring in promotion of the new album.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Steel Panther Give Fans a Taste of ‘All You Can Eat’ With Acoustic Show at Album Release Party

Even though the members of Steel Panther are from Los Angeles, they celebrated the release of their brand new album 'All You Can Eat' with an intimate gig in New York City. The very glamorous and hilarious group performed five acoustic songs in front of a small crowd at the legendary, high-end burlesque club The Box last night (April 1).

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Living Colour Official Site
Living Colour Official Site

Living Colour Discuss ‘Vivid’ Songs, Brooklyn Parties, New Album + More

In Part 1 of our interview with Living Colour, the band spoke all about their experience on ShipRocked 2014 as well as the making of their classic album ‘Vivid,’ which recently celebrated it’s 25th Anniversary. They also talked about their musical roots in New York City and much more. In Part 2 (which you can watch above), the members discuss specific tracks on ‘Vivid’ at length and explain that each of the songs have a different story and personal meaning behind them.

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Category: Articles, Rock, Rock News, Videos
Chris Howorth of In This Moment 2

In This Moment Guitarist Chris Howorth Discusses Upcoming Album + More

It’s no secret that In This Moment’s latest album, ‘Blood,’ has had massive success, and the reception to both the album and the live performances have made the band one of the most unique and interesting rock acts today. The music and production definitely won over ShipRockers as the band performed on the Norwegian Pearl for ShipRocked 2014 earlier this year. While on the cruise we spoke to guitarist Chris Howorth and in Part 1 of our interview he talked about memorable fan moments, the growth of the band and much more.

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