Podcast 3: Our show about nothing and everything

Apparently we were having way too much fun with this podcast because it is 95 minutes long. However, our guests Mike Walls of Queen Wolf and Jason "Mot" Waldmann of Iron Man (who also happens to be married to Mary), were quite engaging and had lots of cool things to talk about.  So give this …

Ranking the most metal cities in the USA

Ranking the most metal cities in the USA My blogging buddy Brandon "Johnny" Ringo has compiled a list of the top 10 metal cities in America. Baltimore/Washington, D.C. made the list (although if you ask anyone around here the two scenes can't really be lumped together). Brooklyn and the glam metal birthplace Los Angeles were …

Exhaustive book on metal proves not to be so much

Here's a well written review of a book on heavy metal that I never plan to read. Any book that gives just a few quotes to black metal is on my "do not support" list. Thanks to Lee Gardner for taking the time out of his life to review the 700+ page of Louder Than …

Podcast: Lita Ford’s no longer "Living Like a Runaway"

Lita FordGuitarist Lita Ford performs Tuesday, July 10 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md., in support of Def Leppard and Poison. I had the chance to talk to Lita Ford about life, music, her kids and her future. A full recording of my interview with Lita Ford can be heard here or you can click on …

INTERVIEW: Red Fang’s Bryan Giles with podcast

My first exposure to Red Fang was on a Relapse Records sampler. The song was "Number 13" from their album Murder the Mountains. As someone who listens to a lot of death and black metal, Red Fang's massive, swinging sound stood out to me as somehow "Southern." It wasn't what I usually listened to but, …

Days of the Doomed II to crush heartland this June

UPDATE- NEW VENUE!!!!!!!!!This news just in on Days of the Doomed 2 from Mercyful Mike Smith:"Just so everyone is getting the info, here it is again! Update: DAYS OF THE DOOMED FEST II will be moving to the Milwuakee area this June, and is now scheduled to take place at The Blue Pig on June 15th and …

Iron Man posts new song video on Facebook

Louis Strachan (left) and Alfred Morris III of Iron ManTraditional doom metal aficionados will be happy to learn that the legendary group, Iron Man, is working on new material. Today on their Facebook page and YouTube channel, they released a video of a new song performed recently at a benefit show in Brunswick, MD.  The …

I am a big metal fan

Do you have a vest as awesome as this? Do you show your devotion to metal in your clothing? This vest, made by Chris Woodford of Pittsburgh, is among the best I've ever seen anywhere. Can you beat it? Send me your photos and maybe I will feature it here.

Metal concert set for Feb 11 to benefit sick baby

Parents know that raising children presents challenges. But when your child has a chromosomal imbalance like 8-month old Delainie Simpson of Waynesboro, PA, every day can seem like a marathon with no finish line in sight.It was a seemingly uneventful pregnancy. Yet within minutes of Delainie’s birth, her need for nearly constant medical care has …