Author: M. Perez-Vega

Michelle is an award-winning professional journalist/managing editor/editor whose career has spanned more than 30 years with many notable national and international publications. She is married to an Episcopal priest who thinks it is awesome what his significant other does for a living.
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BLACK LABEL SOCIETY DEBUT NEW TRACK, “TRAMPLED DOWN BELOW”

Black Label Society (Zakk Wylde – Vocals/Guitar / John DeServio – Bass / Dario Lorina – Guitar / Jeff Fabb – Drums) has debuted a brand new track titled “Trampled Down Below” from their brand new LP, Grimmest Hits, due out this month.

The single is the third song the band has made available to the public. Just last month the band released a “Room Of Nightmares” and “All That’s Once Shined” music videos.

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VEXES ANNOUNCE ALBUM DETAILS

From the ashes of renowned Pennsylvania/New Jersey-based rock and metal groups A Life Once Lost, Fury of Five, Vessl and Downstage rises a vital new lifeform – VEXES – the experimental, eclectic, groove-infused new post-rock outfit featuring frontman Charlie Berezansky, guitarist John Klagholz, drummer Justin Graves, and the band’s newest member, bassist Bobby Carpenter.
 

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THE TRUE STORY OF THRASH METAL IS UNLEASHED!

San Francisco has birthed many exceptional thrash bands since the early ’80s, but the fact remains – Los Angeles is the rightful birthplace of three of the “Big 4” thrash bands and is the breeding grounds for unconventional thrash/punk-metal bands. From legendary thrash icons Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth, to punk/metal renegades Suicidal Tendencies and combative thrash stalwarts Dark Angel and Hirax, they all generated from this pretentious, megalopolis hellhole we call Los Angeles.

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SONY MUSIC SIGNS DREAM THEATER TO A LONG-TERM DEAL

Dream Theater is pleased to announce that they have signed with Sony Music worldwide, through Sony’s leading progressive music label imprint InsideOutMusic, for the release of the band’s forthcoming 14th studio album. They join an impressive roster of bands, many of which wouldn’t exist without Dream Theater blazing a trail before them, and inspiring young musicians since the early ’90s.