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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.
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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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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Facebook: Love and Death
Facebook: Love and Death

Love and Death Talk ShipRocked, 2014 Plans + More

Love and Death rocked both big and small stages during ShipRocked 2014 and when you see the guys onstage, it’s easy to see that they like to have a whole lot of fun. When we sat down with the wisecracking members during the cruise, it was a blast from start to finish.

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Chris Howorth of In This Moment

In This Moment’s Chris Howorth Talks Evolution of the Band, Memorable Fan Moments + More

In This Moment are no strangers to ShipRocked, and this year they performed two stellar sets on the Deck Stage and the Stardust Theater. We had the chance to sit down with guitarist Chris Howorth on the Norwegian Pearl as we made our way back to Florida during a full day at sea.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Sevendust Members Discuss New Acoustic Album ‘Time Travelers & Bonfires’ + More

In Part 1 of our interview with Sevendust, singer Lajon Witherspoon, bassist Vince Hornsby and drummer Morgan Rose spoke about their latest experience on ShipRocked 2014 and their forthcoming acoustic tour. In Part 2 of our interview (watch above), the band talks about their upcoming acoustic album and more.

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FIve Finger Death Punch

Five Finger Death Punch Talk ShipRocked 2014 + Upcoming Touring Plans

Anyone on this year’s ShipRocked cruise knows that Five Finger Death Punch could have completely powered the boat themselves with a pair of electric performances. The band was the very first to rock the boat on the first day as they hit the Deck stage as the Norwegian Pearl left Miami. Later in the cruise, they played another monster gig in the Stardust Theater. ShipRocked 2014 was definitely one to remember, especially if you are a 5FDP fan.

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Sharon den Adel of Within Temptation
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Within Temptation’s Sharon den Adel Delves Into New Song ‘Dangerous’

Within Temptation are gearing up for the release of their sixth studio album ‘Hydra,’ which drops Feb. 4 in North America via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. In the meantime, the single 'Dangerous' has been rocking the band's fans.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Track-by-Track Preview: Black Label Society’s ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican’

The Doom Crew are patiently waiting for Black Label Society’s forthcoming disc ‘Catacombs of the Black Vatican,’ which is due out on April 8 via eOne Records. Last week, a handful of die-hard fans as well as a few lucky members of the press (including us) gathered at the NYC offices of eOne Records and were privileged enough to get an early listen to the new record and it does not disappoint.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Zakk Wylde Rocks Apple Store With Q&A Session + Acoustic Performance in NYC

Some may go into the Apple Store to check out the latest iPad or iPhone, but Friday night (Jan. 17) metalheads gathered at the Apple Store in New York City's SoHo neighborhood for an intimate question and answer session along with an acoustic performance featuring the one and only Zakk Wylde.

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