SoCalRock band PUMP5 is a touring band that has kept the wheels turning for the last 10 years. PUMP5 is comprised of respected and talented musicians Alex Kane on guitar, Andre Bonter on drums, Andrew Cates on bass, and Steven Todd Barnett on guitar and vocals. PUMP5 will release their latest full-length record titled ‘Full Service’ on HighVolMusic.Read More
BABYLON SHAKES; Trashy 70s inspired glam hits the rock n roll gutter. Former Last Call Messiahs frontman and guitarist Chris Clark along with drummer Jeff Mortimerand guitarist Gary Jordan (Last Nights Villain) and bassist Dave Elmore have combined forces to create the sleaziest high class fashion disaster this side of Hanoi Rocks. Heavily inspired by Aerosmith, NY Dolls and all things rock n roll, the band are currently writing and recording and preparing to release new music this Spring.
Lead vocalist and guitarist Chris Clark is no stranger to sleaze rock. As the songwriter and front-man for bands like Smashed Alley and Last Call Messiahs, he delivers catchy, dirty rock n roll songs with a distinct Hollywood rasp. BABYLON SHAKES rhythm section includes veteran musicians Gary Jordan and “Morty” Jeff Mortimer. Each with over 30 years of experience touring, recording, and performing live.Read More
Every once in a great – and blessed – while, a band comes along that encapsulates everything that’s great about rock-n-roll. The Prophets of Addiction is that band. These guys are so authentic and such masters at what they do that it’s like some mad scientist extracted the pure essence from their genre – Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, The Ramones, Hanoi Rocks, LA Guns, Lords of the New Church and all the best glam/punk bands – and gave rise to The Prophets of Addiction. With songs that will play in your head long after the CD stops and looks that kill, The Prophets of Addiction are the total package. It’s been way too long for a band like POA to come to us lovers of metal, mascara and musical mayhem.Read More
Cooter Brown is a groove-orientated heavy rock band from Los Angeles, CA. Guitar player Grant Masson and drummer Tom Oz have been playing together since 2007. They performed all over southern California with female fronted southern rock band Hallowed Engine. Towards the end of 2010, they decided it was time to take the band in a different direction and parted ways to form their own project, Cooter Brown. Bass player Scott Kessler, who is a longtime friend and most known for playing with the Alice Cooper Tribute Band Nightmare and his previous work with progressive metal band Scarred, was next to join the band in late 2011.
The three of them got right to work on creating groove-orientated, heavy rock music. The band wrote new music together and rehearsed diligently until they were ready to find a singer. That became quite a challenge…Read More
Staren Black is an explosive hard rock band telling stories about
rebellion and social struggle: Powerhouse vocals, guitar and an
Drummer Louis Schiavone and Guitarist Jeff Baldonado created WAR WITHIN in 2011. With the addition of Vocalists Mark McKinley and Bassist Craig Borchmann, they have become a driving force in the "metal" scene. WAR WITHIN have played all over the U.S. and created a whole new sound based on their collective experience and influences. The high desert-based band is currently working in the studio on a new album to be released in the fall of 2018.Read More
Suzy Wilson is a songwriter/vocalist from Houston, Texas. Her songwriting has been described as Joan Baez meets Judas Priest.
Her new release The Best Revenge features Dave Coronado on guitar, bass, and drums as well as Taylor Dennis also on guitar and bass. Those providing harmonies, backing and gang vocals include Andy, Jason & Taylor Yohn, Dewey Haggard, Chris Ellington, Suzy & Patrick Wilson, and Taylor Dennis.
All songs from The Best Revenge are now available for download on iTunes and Amazon.Read More
Generation Mangled is a Los Angeles based hard rock band formed in 2017. The band members consist of Nima Farahani on guitar, Lance Crane on drums, Joey Norris on Bass, and Donavan Germain on vocals. Generation Mangled is a Los Angeles based hard rock band formed in April of 2017. The band members consist of Nima Farahani on guitar, Lance Crane on drums, Joey Norris on bass, and Donavan Germain on vocals. Their self-titled explosive debut album was released May 15th, 2018. To date the band has shared a stage with The Led Zeppelin Experience, Enuff Z’ Nuff, and Motley Inc, and are in the process of lining up dates for the remainder of 2018.Read More
Tommy Henriksen is an American musician from Port Jefferson, New York best known for his work as a guitarist, bassist and songwriter with Alice Cooper, Hollywood Vampires and German metal band Warlock. He has also fronted punk rockers P.O.L. and released several albums as a solo artist. In addition, Henriksen is a sought-after songwriter, arranger, producer and mixer who has worked with artists such as Lady Gaga, Meat Loaf, Lou Reed, Halestorm, Kesha, and Daughtry. Henriksen is currently based out of Zurich, Switzerland where he lives with his family.Read More
Back with a vengeance, Canadian heavy metal artist SNAKE EYES SEVEN has their eye on the prize. Four years since the release of 13 Crows, founding member, guitarist, and chief song writer Cole 'The Madman' Stevens is ready to roll the dice one more time. Currently in the studio recording the latest opus titled 'Medicine Man' with legendary producer and now full time guitarist Cam MacLeod.Read More
Originating in 1994, the Los Angeles-based band The Militants are experienced in the art of creating dynamic extreme metal music. The Militant's sound is characterized by its guitar crunch, hardcore beats, and a brutal yet melodic primal vocal style. Influences include; Pantera, Metallica, Slayer, Ministry, Motörhead, The Dead Kennedys, Obituary, Iron Maiden, Venom, and Kreator.Read More
Ryatt formed in North Hollywood, California in November of 2016. The band consists of Charles Wiley on Drums, Sean Silas on Guitar, and Rob Cruz on Bass/Vocals. They recorded their debut EP entitled “Sleeping at Pannikins” in June of 2017 at Clearlake Recording Studios in North Hollywood, California and will be touring in the summer of 2018. Check back here for tour details.Read More
LIT SOUL, known for their substantial views on life and politics, and belief in a better world, are currently in the process of recording their sixth album, ‘Your Crusade,’ with legendary producer Bill Metoyer (Slayer/Armored Saint/Sacred Reich/Fates Warning) and Ronnie Borchert (M!SS CRAZY, Welcome to the Freakshow). The band are in the final mixing stages of the six-song EP and have a tentative release date of November 2017.Read More
Forming in the early 90's, EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE is no stranger to the music scene. After quickly arriving on the Memphis rock scene, word spread about their energy-packed live performances gaining them the attention of Clive Davis (Arista Records).Read More
Kevin Wesley Williams and Erin Accomando formed Detroit Rock & Roll band ELSIE BINX – EBX in January of 2015. They have released two albums to date and plan to release a third album in late 2018. They play live as a six or seven piece band, sometimes including two background vocalists as well as a keyboard player/background vocalist. They have played throughout the Metro Detroit area, in addition to Chicago, Toledo, and Philadelphia, and shared a stage with quite a few well-known bands including Queensryche, Geoff Tate, Doro Pesch of Warlock, Soul Asylum, TUFF, TRAPT, Stitched Up Heart, Rookie of the Year, and Adam Gontier of Three Days Grace.Read More
Defining 13 is an original rock band from Upstate NY. Self-described as "Stoner Rock with Attitude," this trio has combined their individual influences to create a musical style of their own. Some of their influences include Black Sabbath, Corrosion of Conformity, Black Label Society, Alice In Chains, and Clutch.Read More
Da Vang (pronounced: zah vang) is an Orange Country-based original progressive metal band. They have opened for national touring acts Dokken, Uli Jon Roth, and Adrenaline Mob, and have headlined some of the most prestigious clubs in West Hollywood including The Whisky and Viper Room. Da Vang are currently looking for touring opportunities in 2018.Read More
Hailing from Philadelphia, New Wave of Traditional Heavy Metal band Corners of Sanctuary (COS) formed in 2011 with a desire to bring back the sounds of Classic Heavy Metal to the modern music arena.Read More
Cold Blooded Sapphire release their debut album “I Am Sapphire” on November 15th, 2017. Cold Blooded Sapphire is a new hard rock band featuring Eliana Blanchard, Mark Matthews, Johnny Lee Middleton (Trans Siberian Orchestra/Savatage), Danny Elliott, TV Marcus, and Michael Gaudreau. With a combination of seasoned rock veterans and young, fresh talent, Cold Blooded Sapphire explores a distinctive sonic landscape of metal, hard rock, and theatre of the mind lyricism.Read More