STEELER – STEELER – DEBUT ALBUM – FROM THE VAULT
Aug11

STEELER – STEELER – DEBUT ALBUM – FROM THE VAULT

Today we take a trip back to 1983 and the classic debut studio album released over 30 years ago (September, 1983) by one of my favorite Los Angeles metal bands, STEELER (not to be confused with the German band Steeler). Recorded in Cotati, California at Prarie Sun Studios and produced by Shrapnel Records President, Mike Varney, the creator of the U.S. Metal album guitarist series, which showcased such then-up-and-coming artists like...

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AND THE 2014 REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS SHIT SHOW WINNERS ARE…
Apr24

AND THE 2014 REVOLVER GOLDEN GODS SHIT SHOW WINNERS ARE…

Every year the Revolver Golden Gods Awards comes and makes the industry look ridiculous. From a lack of credible nominees to a not-so-democratic way of picking winners (to put it lightly), this event is simply a show to toot your own horn by those who have weight in the heavy music world. The good thing about the Golden Gods? Heavy music didn’t get any recognition at all in the past and now we actually have something to pat...

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MOTLEY CRUE – SHOUT AT THE DEVIL – FROM THE VAULT
Apr07

MOTLEY CRUE – SHOUT AT THE DEVIL – FROM THE VAULT

Today’s installment of From The Vault takes us back to 1983 and to Motley Crue’s second album “Shout at the Devil.” The album  is often regarded as the heaviest sounding Motley Crue album by both critics and fans with themes including sex, violence, drugs and rebellion. Side one begins with engineer Geoff Workman and Nikki Sixx’s narration for the introduction to Shout at the Devil: In the beginning, good...

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THE HOTTEST GUYS IN HEAVY METAL: PART 5
Jan31

THE HOTTEST GUYS IN HEAVY METAL: PART 5

And lo, we end our countdown with Carol’s Freaky Friday picks. It’s been real, and obviously, feel free to post your picks on our Facebook wall and/or Twitter page! 1. Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake) There are so many adjectives I could use to talk about Rudy but even at 63 he is still HOT, HOT, HOT. Brown hair, blonde hair, long or short he does it every time. 2. Nikki Sixx (Motley Crue) One of the biggest bad...

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BOBBIE BROWN – DIRTY ROCKER BOYS – BOOK REVIEW
Jan14

BOBBIE BROWN – DIRTY ROCKER BOYS – BOOK REVIEW

“She’s my cherry pie, cool drink of water, such a sweet surprise, tastes so good, makes a grown man cry, Sweet Cherry Pie In her new book, Dirty Rocker Boys, Love and Lust on the Sunset Strip, Bobbie Brown, who will forever be remembered as the “Cherry Pie” girl gives us an intimate view of her life and shows us that sometimes the lights don’t always shine as bright as they seem and that having it all doesn’t always constitute...

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