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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.
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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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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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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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

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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